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In this June 8, 2020, file photo, Rodney Ott, owner of The Loft, makes mixed drinks from behind the bar for patrons as he reopens fully for the first time amid the coronavirus outbreak in downtown Flint, Mich.
Bars Are Giant Petri Dishes for COVID-19. That’s Why States Are Closing Them Down Again.

Many large outbreaks of COVID-19 have been tied directly to bars. An Orlando, Florida, bar has been linked to as many as 150 cases and more than 130 infections have been tied to a single bar in East Lansing, Michigan.

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Why NBA Players Can Get Tested for Coronavirus But You Can’t

A Los Angeles man whose wife died of coronavirus is now in quarantine with symptoms. He still cannot get a test.

Why an accurate census is important for California
A Massive Effort Is Underway to Ensure California Latinos Get Counted in 2020 Census

The Latino Community Foundation in San Francisco is one of several groups in the state working to help connect the dots for people on how participation affects their day-to-day lives.

Rep. Rouda stops Republican stunt from delaying climate action

Republicans in Congress have routinely criticized Democrats for neglecting legislation in favor of impeachment proceedings against President Trump. But one stunt that got little attention shows how Republicans tried to block actual legislating in favor of focusing on impeachment.