Tag: Newsom, Gavin

Children Vulnerable to Abuse Are Imperiled as Caseworkers Stay Home

TOLLHOUSE, Calif. — In February, the child abuse hotline for Tollhouse, a small community in the Central Valley, received the first of several tips raising urgent concerns about the well-being of twin infant boys. Child welfare workers quickly concluded that the infants, just 2 days old, were at grave risk. When they visited the mother, […]

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California Is Once Again at the Center of the Coronavirus Crisis

LOS ANGELES — When everything shut down in March as the coronavirus took off in California, Canter’s Deli, a mainstay in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles, laid off dozens of employees. A few months later, it called them back to work. By then, the state appeared to have emerged from the initial virus crisis […]

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Inside the Failure: 5 Takeaways on Trump’s Effort to Shift Responsibility

WASHINGTON — President Trump and his top aides decided to shift primary responsibility for the coronavirus response to the states during a critical period of weeks in mid-April, eagerly seizing on overly optimistic predictions that the pandemic was fading so the president could reopen the economy and focus on his re-election, a Times investigation found. […]

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Newsom Order Would Keep Most California Schools Online

LOS ANGELES — Responding to soaring coronavirus infections and growing concern from teachers, Gov. Gavin Newsom of California announced new rules on Friday that would force many of the state’s districts to teach remotely when school starts next month. More than 80 percent of the state’s population lives in counties that would currently not quality […]

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