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In CA: Governor scolds rural counties reopening ahead of his orders, says it's 'big mistake'

USATODAY.com Wednesday, 6 May 2020
Gavin Newsom says Yuba and Sutter counties are putting employees and residents at risk. In other news, the state sues Uber and Lyft for failing to comply with new gig worker rules. And the high court hears a case on 'pension spiking.'
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News video: State Cracking Down On Rural Counties For Reopening Early

State Cracking Down On Rural Counties For Reopening Early 02:10

Governor Newsom's office warned counties defying the state stay-at-home orders they could lose coronavirus funding. 

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California California State in the western United States

Search continues for missing Glee actress Naya Rivera [Video]

Search continues for missing Glee actress Naya Rivera

Naya Rivera’s four-year-old son told police he watched her disappear beneath the water at the California lake she is feared to have drowned at, an officer has said.Police told the PA news agency that Josey Hollis, who is safe and well, observed his mother disappear under the waves during their boating trip on Wednesday.There is no evidence to suggest Rivera, 33, left Lake Piru, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office sergeant Kevin Donoghue said.

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COVID Causes California To Consider Release Of 8,000 State Prisoners [Video]

COVID Causes California To Consider Release Of 8,000 State Prisoners

Thousands of inmates in California state prisons could be released as early as August. This is in an attempt to curb the spread of covid-19, a frequently deadly disease. The disease itself is caused by the novel coronavirus strain SARS-CoV-2 reports Gizmodo. An estimated 8,000 incarcerated individuals could be released by the end of next month. This measure is meant to create space to allow prisons to better implement safety protocols.

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In CA: Can anyone or anything, even the coronavirus, take away your right to sing?

There are no signs caseloads are easing in California and across the Southwest. And as schools furiously debate reopening and how, a rumor swirls about whether..
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The Search Of 'Glee' Actresses Body Continues [Video]

The Search Of 'Glee' Actresses Body Continues

Of Friday, the search for the body of "Glee" actress Naya Rivera resumed. CNN reports that Rivera went missing from a lake in Southern California. She is presumed dead following a boat ride she took Wednesday with her four-year-old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey. Rivera came to Lake Piru in Ventura County, California, north of Los Angeles, around 1 p.m. PST on Wednesday. Officials said more that 80 people were involved in the search for Rivera.

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Sutter Health’s Request to Delay $575 Million Settlement Is Denied

The large California hospital system wanted to postpone an agreement reached in a state antitrust case, as coronavirus cases rise.
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Gavin Newsom Gavin Newsom 40th Governor of California

Newsom promises wildfire mitigation amid COVID-19 [Video]

Newsom promises wildfire mitigation amid COVID-19

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday said there has been a "significant increase" in wildfires this year compared to last year and encouraged residents to mitigate "the loss of lives and property" due to wildfires "in the same spirit" of COVID-19 mitigation.

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California Gov: 50,000 hospital beds now available

California now has hospital capacity to treat 50,000 COVID-19 patients, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday. Newsom made the announcement as the state recorded one of..
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CA Governor stresses continued deadly impact of COVID-19 [Video]

CA Governor stresses continued deadly impact of COVID-19

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday gave an update on fatalities and new coronavirus cases in his state, as cases soared in California over the July Fourth weekend,

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In CA: In the city with the highest pay in the state, your house isn't likely to burn down

It's a battle to win hearts and minds in California, and Gov. Newsom and friends are ready to spend big to do it. And I'll tell you the story of the city that on..
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New closures as California confronts virus spike

California took a step back in reopening its economy as Gov. Gavin Newsom shut down inside restaurant dining across most of the state for three weeks amid..
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Uber Uber American peer-to-peer ridesharing, freight, food delivery, and transportation network company

Uber to acquire Postmates for $2.65 billion after losing out on Grubhub deal

Uber is going to acquire Postmates for $2.65B. The move would come after Uber's business took months of major losses due to coronavirus.

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Uber Looking To Buy Postmates [Video]

Uber Looking To Buy Postmates

The NY Times and Business Insider report that Uber is holding acquisition talks with food delivery startup Postmates. Earlier this year Uber was reported to be holding acquisition talks with Grubhub. But those talks reportedly fell through. In mid-June Grubhub announced it was merging with Just Eat. Postmates is smaller than Grubhub, and would be more amenable to a take-over.

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Americans mark Juneteenth from coast to coast [Video]

Americans mark Juneteenth from coast to coast

Thousands marched in U.S. cities to mark Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of Black slavery that carries special resonance this year. Gavino Garay has more.

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Grubhub Gets Acquired By European Food-Delivery Service [Video]

Grubhub Gets Acquired By European Food-Delivery Service

Just Eat Takeaway, a food-delivery service based in Europe, bought Grubhub. According to Gizmodo, while sales have spiked, operation costs have also been high. The acquisition of Grubhub makes it the largest digital food delivery service operator outside of China. Stories analyzing the deal pointed out a European deal was less likely to get blocked by antitrust regulators. Before Just Eat Takeaway acquired Grubhub, Uber wanted to also buy the food-delivery service.

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Lyft Lyft American transportation network company

'He's going to kill us:' Woman says Lyft driver shot her niece in the leg

"This individual was shooting at women, and terrorizing them," a family attorney said.

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Lyft’s Plan To Make Autonomous Cars Safer [Video]

Lyft’s Plan To Make Autonomous Cars Safer

Lyft’s Plan To Make Autonomous Cars Safer

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Uber And Lyft Drivers Are Now Supported By Employee Laws [Video]

Uber And Lyft Drivers Are Now Supported By Employee Laws

California's Public Utilities Commission made an order Tuesday regarding Uber and Lyft drivers. All drivers are "presumed to be employees" under AB-5, the state's new gig work law. The agency said they must now comply with existing regulations related to employees. The ruling is a significant defeat for Uber and Lyft, which had argued publicly and in lawsuits. Their argument was that their drivers were properly classified as independent contractors.

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Lyft: Rides Slowly Rebounding [Video]

Lyft: Rides Slowly Rebounding

Reuters Lyft said some cities were starting to see significant rebounds following the coronavirus' decimation of ride-hailing requests. Overall, US rides were up 26% in May compared to April, with some cities like Austin, Texas up as much as 73%. Shares of Lyft rose about 4% in after-hours trading as investors welcomed the rebound. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

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Uber, Lyft, and Lime Suspending Services In Cities With Curfews [Video]

Uber, Lyft, and Lime Suspending Services In Cities With Curfews

Uber and Lyft said they'll suspend rides and deliveries in cities where curfews are issued. Over the weekend, Uber temporarily shut down in parts of country says Business Insider. California, Minnesota, New York City, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and others have enacted curfews. Rentable scooters have also become a mainstay of protests. Lime says it's removing vehicles from select cities. The companies hope to discourage people from using their companies to get to protests.

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