5/12 Empire KVCR Midday News: New Testing Sites in Victor Valley, SoCal Gas Bill Relief, and More

May 12, 2020

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. San Bernardino County is partnering with the state to operate new testing sites in the Victor Valley Community.
  2. Governor Newsom says the 14.7% national unemployment rate doesn’t represent the true number of those out of work.
  3. SoCal Gas is offering up to a 20% discount on monthly bills to the region’s recently laid off workers.
  4. A growing number of California businesses are going cashless for fear of spreading the coronavirus, but a bill introduced in February would require businesses to accept cash.