California AG Rob Bonta Launches Anti-Human Trafficking TeamsAttorney General Rob Bonta launched new anti-human trafficking teams to apprehend perpetrators and support survivors on Friday amid an alarming increase in labor and sexual exploitation statewide.
Newsom Signs Executive Order On Workplace Pandemic, Mask Rules Following Cal/OSHA VoteCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Thursday enabling revisions to the state's COVID-19 public health order after regulators approved revised worksite pandemic rules allowing fully vaccinated employees the same freedoms as when they are off the job, including ending most mask requirements.
Newsom Recall: County Officials Want Election Held Mid-September Or LaterCounty officials from across California are weighing in when they will be ready to hold the recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom. They say they can't do it until at the earliest mid-September.
CA Election Officials Want Newsom Recall Held After Mid-SeptemberCalifornia’s county elections officials are urging the lieutenant governor not to schedule the expected recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom before mid-September.
Even With California's Reopening, Many Business Customers Keeping Masks OnFrom small neighborhood bakeries to big-box grocery stores, large numbers of Bay Area customers Tuesday continued to wear face masks even though they were no longer required by state law.
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 Reopens: Where Do I Have To Still Wear A Mask? At the stroke of midnight Tuesday the majority of the lifestyle restrictions put into place to stem the deadly tide of the COVID-19 pandemic were lifted, but there was confusion over those that remain. The majority of the questions seem to center on wearing masks.
COVID: Excitement Builds As Bay Area Counts Down To June 15 ReopeningThe gradual reopening of California has been going on for months, but in 48 hours our COVID-19 world will look a lot different.
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.
COVID Reopening: The Challenge Of Recovering From Pandemic Weight GainAs the pandemic wanes, the hope is that Californians will be able to return to a more normal life but will there be a return to a more normal weight?
Cost of California Recall That Could Oust Newsom Estimated at $215MIt will cost California counties an estimated $215 million to stage an expected recall election this year that could oust Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, state analysts said Thursday.
California's 'Big City Mayors' Support Annual $1 Billion Budget For HomelessnessMore than a dozen mayors from the California’s largest cities issued a statement in support of a $1 billion annual budget allocation for homelessness.
Dr. Ghaly: State to Follow CDC Masking Guidelines June 15; No Masks Required for VaccinatedCalifornia public health officials on Wednesday announced that the state would follow CDC masking guidelines when the California fully reopens on June 15 with vaccinated residents being allowed to go without masks in most circumstances.
COVID: Cal/OSHA Calls Special Meeting To Reconsider Employee Mask RulesCalifornia’s workplace regulators are set to again reconsider controversial masking rules designed to protect employees against the coronavirus.