President Trump to discuss payroll tax relief and other coronavirus related economic relief measures with lawmakers. Cruise ship moored off California coast with coronavirus infected passengers docks in Oakland. California mayors urge protective measures for homeless individuals. Democratic lawmakers call for paid sick leave, local officials want eviction protections. Public defenders and immigrants rights activists … Continued
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Governments across the world scramble to contain coronavirus as cases near 100,000. San Francisco announces its first two cases of COVID-19 coronavirus. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. doesn’t have enough COVID-19 testing kits. Nurses and health care workers say hospitals are unprepared for coronavirus. Democrat Elizabeth Warren ends bid for presidency, gives no … Continued
Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are front runners in Democratic Presidential Primary. Billionaire, Michael Bloomberg drops out of Democratic Presidential race. California voters overwhelmingly vote for Bernie Sanders, reject Proposition 13. Bay Area voters reject SMART Train tax increase. Supreme Court hears abortion case, pro-choice advocates rally outside the court. California Governor declares state of … Continued
Special Pacifica Network wide coverage of Super Tuesday election results.
U.S. coronavirus deaths rise to six as overall cases rise above 100 across 11 states. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar drops out of race for presidential nomination, quickly endorses former Vice-President Joe Biden. Californians prepare to vote in Super Tuesday primary election. National, state and local candidates and issues to be decided.
The country’s 18 year war in Afghanistan may be nearing an end. Solano County health officials say dozens of people may have been exposed to a Vacaville woman ill with the coronavirus. Oakland activists want the OUSD to eliminate school police as part of a planned 20 million dollar budget cut. SF DA Chesa Boudin … Continued
World leaders scramble to respond to coronavirus and prevent widespread panic. HHS Secretary backtracks refusal to ensure coronavirus vaccine’s affordability after criticism. Governor Gavin Newsom says state is ready for virus, as new case of unknown origin reported. Democrats rally for gun control, day after mass shooting in Milwaukee. Lawmakers scrutinize reallocation of military funds … Continued
President Donald Trump declares a widespread U.S. outbreak of coronavirus isn’t inevitable, top CDC officials say more cases are likely. The top ranking black Congressmember, Jim Clyburn, endorses Joe Biden three days ahead of So Carolina primary. The House overwhelmingly approves anti lynching legislation named for Emmett Till. A “walker brigade” protests planned evictions at … Continued
World Health officials warn of a global pandemic as the death toll rises and coronavirus spreads. Democrats blast Trump administration’s response to coronavirus as unacceptable. Trump requests $2.5 billion for coronavirus response, lawmakers say it’s not enough. San Francisco Mayor London Breed declares local emergency to respond to coronavirus. Labor unions and Democrat Nancy Pelosi … Continued