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.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Places California National Guard On AlertGovernor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday placed the California National Guard on alert to prepare to potentially protect local communities in fighting the spread of COVID-19.
Legislative Analyst Criticizes California's Homeless PlanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget proposal likely won't have a meaningful impact on the nation's largest homeless population, according to a new analysis from the state's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office.
Gov. Newsom To Visit Oakland On Last Stop Of Homelessness TourCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom will arrive in Oakland on Thursday for the final stop of his statewide homelessness tour to preview executive actions to address the crisis, his office announced Wednesday.
Gov. Newsom's Proposed Probation Changes Would Tackle Car-Burglary ScourgeGov. Newsom is proposing to overhaul California's probation system, reducing the time a convict is under supervised release but increasing rehabilitation programs at the outset of the probationary period, when they're the most effective.
Pres. Trump Slams California Leaders Over SF Homelessness CrisisOver the Christmas holiday, President Donald Trump put the blame on House speaker Nancy Pelosi and California Governor Gavin Newsom for not cleaning up San Francisco's homeless problem.
PG&E's $13.5 Billion Deal With Fire Victims Removes Huge ObstaclesPG&E will be able to avoid two legal obstacles that could have tripped up its efforts to bounce back from bankruptcy if a $13.5 billion settlement with victims of catastrophic fires blamed on the utility's equipment is approved.
Sonoma Co. Supe: Effort To Control Kincade Fire Like Being In Eye Of HurricaneThe effort to control the remnants of the Kincade Fire, just ahead of the next wind event Saturday, is a situation one Sonoma County supervisor described as similar to being in the eye of a hurricane.
Governor Newsom Vetoes 'Complete Streets' Bike And Pedestrian-Friendly BillCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom on Sunday vetoed legislation that would've required Caltrans to prioritize pedestrian and bike safety.