Food Security in a Time of COVID-19 Insecurity: How the Virus Affects Farming Lori Pottinger March 30 2020 How will COVID-19 affect California agriculture—key to food supplies locally and nationally? We talked to farmer Cannon Michael about the pandemic’s impact on farmers and farmworkers.
How Will the Coronavirus Affect California’s Economy? Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune March 20 2020 As Californians limit their daily activities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the state's economy is poised to take a major hit. The effects are expected to be particularly large among certain occupations and regions.
The COVID-19 Crisis Is Affecting Low-Income Workers Caroline Danielson March 19 2020 As California responds to the coronavirus, low-income workers across the state will be deeply affected by the economic consequences of the pandemic.
Interactive: Many Californians Live in or Near Poverty Tess Thorman March 4 2020 Economic hardship does not end at the poverty line. More than 7 million Californians are “near poor”: out of poverty, but with annual resources of up to just 1.5 times the poverty threshold.