Friday, July 10, 2020

Church singing ban strikes sour note with California pastor

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DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — Crossroads Community Church Senior Pastor Jim Clark wants to keep his 1,500 parishioners safe during the coronavirus pandemic...

California may release more than 10,000 inmates in pandemic response

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Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — California officials will soon release another 2,100 inmates from state prisons in response to the coronavirus pandemic and in...

California virus ‘strike teams’ issue few citations

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Adam Beam and Don Thompson, The Associated Press Newly formed “strike teams” of state inspectors contacted thousands of California businesses over the long Independence Day weekend...

Newsom orders halt to indoor dining, other activities as virus cases spike

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Responding to continued spikes in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered a halt to indoor dining Wednesday, July 1, and barred other...

California scrambles for more firefighters amid pandemic

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DON THOMPSON and DAISY NGUYEN Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — As California enters wildfire season, the state is scrambling to find sufficient firefighters amid a...

Newsom hopes California schools won’t be delayed by virus

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ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — Surging coronavirus cases in California prompted a warning on Wednesday from the nation's most populous county of a possible...

Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs during pandemic

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JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer Stanford announced Wednesday that it is dropping 11 sports amid financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The school will discontinue...

Columbus statue removed from California capitol rotunda

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CUNEYT DIL Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — Crews carried out a statue of Christopher Columbus from the center of the California Capitol rotunda on Tuesday,...
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Governors’ companies among recipients of virus relief loans

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JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Governors who ordered shutdowns as their states responded to the coronavirus pandemic were among millions of...

California counties warned: Enforce virus rules this holiday

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JOHN ANTCZAK and DON THOMPSON Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — California counties that fail to enforce health orders could lose state funding, the governor...