Newsom Declares Statewide Wildfire Emergency; 'We Are Deploying Every Resource Available'Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency Tuesday as wildfires raged across the San Francisco Bay Area, charring thousands of acres and forcing dozens from their homes from Wine Country to the South Bay.
City of Pride: San Francisco Led Nation With Decades of LGBT ProgressThis June, the City by the Bay can take a little bit more pride in Pride: a lot of historic firsts involving the LGBT community took place here.
Coronavirus Update: Newsom Says California Nail Salon Source Of 1st Community Spread CaseCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom nonchalantly dropped a major revelation during Thursday's coronavirus briefing: California's first case of community spread started at a nail salon.
Coronavirus Update: Newsom Lifts Statewide Hospital Restrictions On Essential SurgeriesGov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that he was lifting the restrictions placed upon hospitals that had put on hold all scheduled surgical procedures in anticipation of a massive wave of COVID-19 patients overwhelming the state's health care system.
Coronavirus Update: State Analyst Believes Up To 15 Percent Of Californians Have Lost JobsGov. Gavin Newsom expects to spend up to $7 billion this year battling the coronavirus and the economic disruption it has unleashed as state budget experts warned lawmakers to prepare for revenue loss akin to the Great Recession.
Oakland Council President Asks For State, Local Help In Sheltering Homeless In Hotel RoomsOakland city councilmember Rebecca Kaplan late Wednesday asked Governor Newsom, other city leaders and Alameda County officials to provide safe places for Oakland's homeless to shelter in place amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Newsom, Health Experts Say COVID-19 Testing Must Ramp Up Before Reopening StateWhen it comes to beating the coronavirus pandemic and reopening the state, a lot more testing for the virus has to be conducted, medical experts and California governor Gavin Newsom say.
Coronavirus Pandemic: California Court Leaders Suspend Evictions StatewideCalifornia judicial leaders on Monday adopted a statewide emergency order suspending evictions to help deal with the COVID-19 crisis that has crippled the court system.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Emergency Officials Say Bay Area Just Days Behind New YorkA source who works at the San Francisco Emergency Management Dept. tells KPIX 5 officials they believe the Bay Area is 5 to 10 days behind New York, and that this week will be crucial toward determining whether it will be different here.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Newsom Warns Of Dramatic Rise In Coronavirus Cases Among The HomelessAs the state was moving forward with housing the homeless at two Oakland hotels to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom says that up to 60,000 homeless in the state could end up infected and overwhelm health care providers.
Coronavirus Update: California Launches Website With Info, Public Service AnnouncementsPublic information and notices about COVID-19 coronavirus will be organized in a new website launched by Gov. Gavin Newsom's office Wednesday.