Under a new law, employees in California are guaranteed five paid sick days a year, two days more than previously. Worker advocacy groups say the benefit is needed, but business groups warn of additional costs.
Gov. Newsom and the Legislature cut a California cannabis tax, but not everyone is convinced it’s enough to stabilize the legal market. Social equity operators say the changes don’t do nearly enough to help them.
Monthly poll panelists believe that mandatory lockdowns aren't necessary because of widespread availability of vaccines, and roughly half believe that Sheriff Laurie Smith should resign or serve out the balance of her term and not seek re-election.