"None of us had ever seen such sustained and enthusiastic wave riding from pinnipeds before."
Some Democrats, who have promised to fight for ordinary people, are reluctant to raise taxes on the rich.
Drivers and the SEIU are trying to overturn Prop 22, which exempted Uber and Lyft from state law saying drivers should be owed benefits and protections.
The veteran journalist had interviewed a woman who was forced to hold a funeral for her mother in a parking lot because of overcrowded funeral homes.
Health officials went to work administering all 830 of its coronavirus vaccine doses after finding the vials nearing expiration due to the warming temperature.
Gov. Gavin Newsom blamed distribution hiccups and logistical challenges for the delayed COVID-19 vaccinations.
One Los Angeles funeral home is averaging about 30 body removals a day — six times its normal rate.
“We’re exhausted and it’s the calm before the storm,” a nurse said of the state's ongoing surge of cases that have pushed nurses and doctors to the breaking point.
The state extended some stay-at-home orders as hospitals prepare for an expected surge in coronavirus cases from holiday travel.
Officials suspect the more contagious variant may be contributing to the troubling spike.