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Covered California has $3 billion in federal aid for people who enroll this year or already are signed up. CALIFORNIA, USA — This story was originally published by CalMatters. Californians enrolled in health coverage this year will qualify for substantial savings as $3 billion in federal aid kicks in, including for people who are currently getting no …

Newport Beach, Calif., April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The COVID-19 pandemic is slowly fading thanks to science, social distancing and personal protections. The past year and a half has many people suffering from weight gain as many are working from home and staying at home, and the lack of physical activity is evident. Nuzuna …

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California prosecutor filed 33 criminal charges Tuesday accusing troubled Pacific Gas & Electric of inadvertently injuring six firefighters and endangering public health with smoke and ash in a 2019 fire blamed on its equipment. The nation’s largest utility denied that it committed any crimes even as it accepted that its …

The alleged gunman who fatally shot four people — including a 9-year-old boy whose body was found wrapped in the arms of his mother — locked the gates to the business complex before carrying out the slaughter, authorities said Thursday. The suspect was identified as Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez, 44, a Fullerton resident who had a …

After being closed for over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Universal Studios Hollywood will be reopening on April 16, 2021. Park tickets will be available online starting April 8. Currently, only California residents will be allowed in the park. This is the same as Disneyland, which is reopening April 30. There will be …

California businesses got billions of dollars from the federal government during the coronavirus pandemic, money that helped many survive public health restrictions that hobbled their livelihoods. But now Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration worries a new federal law could mean the state can’t exempt that money from taxes. The U.S. government changed the law so businesses …

(TNS) — Sonoma County is adding artificial intelligence to its wildfire-fighting arsenal. The county has entered into an agreement with the South Korean firm Alchera to outfit its network of fire-spotting cameras with software that detects wildfire activity and then alerts authorities.  The technology sifts through past and current images of terrain and searches for …

Credit: SF Sun Sentinel/Polaris Afternoon partiers crowd the sidewalk in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 4, 2021 as Spring Break is starting to ramp up on Fort Lauderdale beach and bars nearby. Credit: SF Sun Sentinel/Polaris Afternoon partiers crowd the sidewalk in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 4, 2021 as Spring Break is starting to …

(NEXSTAR) – The University of California, Davis is paying students who don’t travel for the upcoming spring break vacation. The Northern California campus is offering $75 to students who stay on campus as part of a partnership with Healthy Davis Together. The money can be obtained by signing up for a grant through the university. …

Warmer weather means that bears in many parts of the country are becoming active again. In Kings Beach, California – a small town at the northern end of Lake Tahoe – a family of black bears recently forced their way into a home, causing damage including a gas leak, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s …