CALIFORNIA — Almost a year and a half after coronavirus restrictions befell residents in the Golden State, Californians will finally be able to return to "business as usual" on Tuesday — for the most part anyway. As the state barrels toward this long-awaited milestone, several mandates and a complex color-coded tiering system will cease.
It's really the perfect storm for potential scammers. Millions of vaccinated Californians are eligible for the “Vax For The Win” lottery. The next drawing will be for $1.5 million on Tuesday. The winners will get calls in the coming days. Many Californians are waiting for a random phone call that say they’ve won $50,000 or more than $1 million.
Vaccinated workers in California could go maskless under proposed rules Vaccinated workers in California could go maskless under proposed rules Unvaccinated Californians working indoors would wear masks while vaccinated employees would be able to go maskless in almost all job settings under a set of rules proposed Friday by California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health.
VISTA, CA - Gov. Gavin Newsom played emcee Friday for the selection of 15 more winners of $50,000 in the "Vax for the Win" lottery drawing, designed to incentivize Californians to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This was the second "$50,000 Friday," after 15 winners were drawn last week.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Several more Bay Area residents are $50,000 richer after the state announced the second group of prize winners in the “Vax for the Win” drawing on Friday. Gov. Gavin Newsom hosted the draw on a visit to San Diego County on Friday, where he also spoke to one of the winners from last week’s drawing.
Fifteen more Californians were chosen Friday to receive $50,000 cash prizes in the state’s coronavirus vaccine lottery program created to boost inoculation rates. Gov. Gavin Newsom hosted a second giveaway show from San Diego, with a video patch to California Lottery headquarters in Sacramento where the winners were selected by two state legislators and the lion-costumed Sacramento Kings mascot.
Fifteen Californians will soon be $50,000 richer — courtesy of a shot in the arm and the luck of the draw. "This includes you or it doesn’t," Newsom said. "You'll make that decision for yourself. I would highly encourage, if you’re on the fence, to go out and get vaccinated before Tuesday."
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Another 15 Californians have won $50,000 for getting vaccinated against COVID-19 – including one person in Sacramento County. The prize is part of the state’s “Vax For The Win” effort to try and get more people to get the vaccine.
OAKLAND (KPIX) — The statewide eviction moratorium is set to expire in 20 days, putting more than one million Californians at risk of losing their homes. Tenants rights groups want the state to extend AB 91, the law that was intended to pay back 80 percent of unpaid rent from the pandemic with federal and state funds.
The state announced Thursday that in an effort to help more Californians access $1.5 billion of rental assistance before the June 30 deadline they have simplified the application process. The simplification requires fewer documents and partnering with local organizations to help get people signed up. This comes after the state admits it has had challenges actually paying out and getting the money into the hands of renters who need it.
The pesticide Aldicarb is banned in more than 100 countries but was approved by the EPA in January to combat the disease citrus greening, which has been damaging to Florida's prized crop. The approval caused challenges from environmental groups. Aldicarb is responsible for one of the largest documented cases of pesticide poisoning.
Five more counties — including San Diego — officially moved into California's least restrictive category this week as part of the final update to the state's color-coded COVID-19 reopening roadmap. Tuesday's advancements have come late in the pandemic but still indicate progress achieved in California's battle against the virus.
California will fully reopen its economy on June 15, eliminating restrictions that have been in place for months. More than 53.1% of Californians were fully vaccinated as of Sunday. Daily COVID-19 cases continue to decrease to numbers not seen since before the peak of the pandemic.
CALIFORNIA — As the coronavirus pandemic intensified in California, so did the number of costomers unable to pay their utility bills. To protect struggling Californians, a moratorium was issued last year to ban companies from disconnecting services. When asked whether this moratorium should be extended, 55.8 percent said "yes," 36.1 percent said "no" and 8.1 perent were unsure.
Overturning CA’s assault weapon ban and comparing an AR-15 to a SWISS ARMY KNIFE is a disgusting slap in the face to those who have lost loved ones to gun violence. This is a direct threat to public safety and innocent Californians. We won’t stand for it.
About 21.5 million Californians are eligible to win some of the $116.5 million incentive. Sign up for our Newsletters The lottery is an effort to get more Californians vaccinated. Here's what you need to know about the lottery. Q: Do I need to sign up?