Judge Blocks Vaccination Mandate For California Prison EmployeesA judge on Wednesday blocked an order due to take effect this week that required California prison employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
California 'Revenge Porn' Victims Receive More Time To Report Abuse After SB 23 Signed Into LawVictims of so-called "revenge porn" will have more time to report the abuse following enactment of a new law, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said Thursday.
California Secretary of State: Recall Vote Will Be Fair and SecureAs we learned from past elections, there's a good chance there will be claims of voter fraud or ballot tampering, and California's top election official is confident the state's upcoming recall election is secure.
Labor, Community Leaders Urge 'No' Vote On Newsom Recall At Oakland RallyCommunity and labor leaders and their supporters rallied in Oakland Wednesday to urge Californians to vote "no" on the effort to recall Governor Gavin Newsom.
KPIX 5 Interview: Gov. Newsom On Looming Recall Election, State's COVID ResponseCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom spoke to KPIX 5 anchor Allen Martin about the impending recall election and the state's COVID response.
UCSF Dr. Peter Chin-Hong On COVID Delta Variant Surge: 'Desperate Measures Are Needed In Desperate Times'UCSF Infectious Disease expert Dr. Peter Chin Hong believes the San Francisco Bay Area has reached a crossroads in the local battle against COVID's rapidly spreading delta variant, but his message for the path forward is relatively simple -- "it's vaccinate, not lockdown."
COVID Vaccine: Proof of Vaccinations or Weekly Testing to be Required For State Employees, Health Care WorkersCalifornia will require state employees and all health care workers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or get tested weekly as officials aim to slow rising coronavirus infections, mostly among the unvaccinated.
COVID: Marjorie Taylor Greene Lashes Out at Newsom on Twitter After Anti-Vax CriticismGeorgia congresswoman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene attacked California Gov. Gavin Newsom on social media Monday after Newsom singled her out for promoting COVID vaccine disinformation during a press event.
Gov. Newsom Declares Drought Emergency In 9 Additional Counties; Asks For 15% Water CutbacksCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom Thursday declared a state of emergency in nine additional counties because of the extreme drought gripping most of the state, and urged citizens and businesses to voluntarily cut water use.
Newsom Recall Election Process Begins With Verified Signature ReportThe widely-expected recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom has been formally initiated after a final report on verified signatures, the California Secretary of State announced Wednesday.
CHP: 'Aggressive' Man Approaching Gov. Newsom in Oakland ArrestedA man was arrested after trying to approach Governor Gavin Newsom during an event in Oakland Thursday, authorities said.
California Reopens: Newsom Marks End of COVID Restrictions, Awards $1.5M to 10 Vaccine RecipientsStanding in the entrance to Universal Studios as families poured into the amusement park free of COVID restrictions, Governor Gavin Newsom marked the end of such rules Tuesday and ushered in the state's full reopening, with the celebration punctuated by picking the winners of a $1.5 million cash giveaway to vaccinated Californians.
California Gov. Newsom Unveils Vaccine Vacation Incentive As State Funds Tourism Industry RevivalCalifornia is urging its citizens to help jump-start the economy on the eve of the state's reopening with a call to spend their vacation dollars in the state, while announcing help for the state's tourism industry and a new vacation incentive for people to get vaccinated.
Feds Restore $929 Million In California High-Speed Rail Funding Revoked By Trump AdministrationThe federal government has reached an agreement to restore nearly $1 billion in funding for California’s troubled bullet train, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced.
California COVID Vaccine Lottery Kicks Off; Multiple Winners From Bay Area CountiesThe largest vaccine incentive program in the U.S. was underway on Friday as Calfornia Gov. Gavin Newsom was to draw the first winners of the state's cash prize drawings.