COVID: California Opens Vaccine Eligibility for All Residents Over Age 16As California began offering vaccinations to everyone age 16 and over Thursday, Gov. Gavin Newsom urged more residents to sign up for appointments and not let apprehension over inoculations get in the way of protecting themselves against the illness.
Gov. Newsom Announces $536 Million Plan for California Forests Ahead of Fire SeasonCalifornia will authorize $536 million for wildfire mitigation and forest management projects before the worst of the fire season strikes later this year, Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders said Thursday.
COVID Reopening: California To Allow For Indoor Gatherings, Concerts April 15; Testing Or Vaccination RequiredCalifornia will allow indoor concerts, theater performances and other private gatherings starting April 15 as the rate of people testing positive for the coronavirus nears a record low.
COVID Vaccines: Gov. Gavin Newsom Gets J&J Dose As Eligibility Expands In CaliforniaCalifornia's governor received his “one and done” Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine Thursday, as people 50 and older became eligible for inoculations in the most populous state in the country.
Gov. Newsom Approves Funding To Hire Nearly 1,400 Additional State FirefightersWith the official start of wildfire season approaching, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday more than $80 million in funding to hire nearly 1,400 additional state firefighters.
In Likely Newsom Recall, Energizing Latino Voters Is KeyWith a special election on whether to keep or replace Newsom now a near certainty for the fall, Latino advocates say their communities will be looking for engagement and a more robust policy response to address the effects of the pandemic.
Newsom Nominates East Bay Assemblyman Rob Bonta For Vacant State Attorney General PostGov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that he was nominating East Bay Assemblyman Rob Bonta to the role of California Attorney General.
Newsom: Residents Older Than 16 Eligible for Vaccine by End of AprilGov. Newsom laid out a timeline Friday afternoon for when all California residents over age 16 could be eligible for a COVID vaccine. He said the goal is to move to open eligibility in five and a half weeks.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Admits Mistakes During 1st Reopening In Interview - 'Could Have Done A Much Better Job'California Gov. Gavin Newsom acknowledged mistakes in communicating with the public last year before the first loosening of coronavirus restrictions led to an early summer spike in cases.
California Legislature OKs Expansion Of Paid Sick LeaveThe California Legislature on Thursday voted to expand paid sick leave for about 10.4 million workers.
Signature Deadline Arrives For Newsom Recall Campaign; Backers Claim Support Beyond GOPThe signature deadline in the effort to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has arrived and the back and forth is heating up.
California Officials Make Appeal To Newsom For Asian Attorney GeneralElected officials from California's Asian and Pacific Islander communities urged Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday to appoint an attorney general of Asian descent, saying it's critical to have a top law enforcement official who understands and will combat anti-Asian violence.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Decries Recall Effort As 'Sideshow' Ahead Of Signature DeadlineAs the deadline looms for gathering signatures in the effort to oust Gavin Newsom from office, the governor has begun to push back at recall campaign.
COVID Update: Progress On Tiers Means 90% Of California’s Indoor Businesses Can ReopenMore California counties received permission to re-open for business thanks to low coronavirus case rates throughout the state, meaning around 90% of residents can enjoy a meal inside a restaurant, watch a movie at a theater and workout inside a gym.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Launches Campaign Against Likely Recall - 'I Will Fight It'California Gov. Gavin Newsom established a political committee Monday to begin raising money to defend his seat in a potential recall election, the strongest acknowledgment to date that he expects to be on the ballot this year.