Judge Could Order State To Vaccinate All Prison Staff, Inmate FirefightersCalifornia could be required to vaccinate all state prison employees and inmate firefighters for COVID-19 as a federal judge considers ways to boost vaccination numbers and stop the delta variant from surging there.
Recall Election: Republican Candidate Faulconer Slams Newsom on CrimeWith the date of the election where voters will decide whether to recall Governor Gavin Newsom less than two months away, one of the leading Republican candidates brought his campaign to San Francisco Tuesday.
Sunnyvale City Council Could Declare Water Shortage EmergencyThe Sunnyvale City Council plans to consider joining a long list of local governments this week in declaring a water shortage emergency.
VIDEO: Shoplifter Fills Up Backpack With Stolen Goods During Stroll Through San Francisco WalgreensAs local and state officials crack down on retail crime, a customer videotaped a shoplifter limping through San Francisco Walgreens filling up a backpack with stolen goods as a security guard and employee urge the thief to leave the store.
California Announces Change to Pay Unemployment Benefits FasterGov. Gavin Newsom’s administration on Thursday announced a major change in how California pays unemployment benefits, potentially unlocking payments for up to 100,000 people who have gone weeks or months without assistance.
California GOP Still Struggling To Find Governor Recall StrategyAfter months of gathering signatures, California’s gubernatorial recall ballot is set, but the state’s GOP still can’t seem to find a strategy to win the governor’s seat in a state that consistently supports Democrats.
California Recall: Judge Clears Way For Radio Host Larry Elder To Appear On BallotA California judge on Wednesday cleared the way for conservative talk radio host Larry Elder to join the field of candidates for an upcoming recall election that could remove Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office.
Newsom Signs Bill Aimed at Cracking Down on Organized Retail TheftSurrounded by law enforcement officers and mayors from across California, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced an aggressive enforcement plan Wednesday targeting a stunning surge in brazen retail thefts by organized gangs.
California Recall: Radio Host Larry Elder Files Lawsuit To Get On BallotConservative talk radio host Larry Elder has filed a lawsuit challenging a decision by California election officials to block him from running in the state's Sept. 14 recall election.
CoCo DA's Office Participating in State’s Resentencing Pilot ProgramThe Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office joined eight other counties around the state to participate in a resentencing pilot program funded by a budget bill Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Newsom Signs $12B In Funding To Support Housing For Homeless CaliforniansGov. Gavin Newsom signed a $12 billion funding package for housing and homelessness Monday, the largest such investment in sheltering and supporting homeless residents in the state's history.
Who's In? California Recall Candidate List Draws ConfusionThe official list of who’s running in California’s recall election of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom remained unsettled Sunday, with conservative talk radio host Larry Elder maintaining he should be included and state officials giving no details as to why he wasn’t.
State Officials Announce Gubernatorial Recall Candidates; Popular Radio Host Larry Elder Not On ListState election officials have released a list of 41 candidates running in the recall election targeting Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom.
State Gives East Bay Park District $13.5M For Wildfire PreventionThe East Bay Regional Park District received $13.5 million from the state this week to improve its ability to fight wildfires and remove fuels like dead and dying trees, district officials said Thursday.
California EDD Now Requiring Proof of Job Search To Collect Unemployment BenefitsAfter more than a year of a COVID-19 hiatus, California officials once again Sunday began requiring state residents to provide proof of an employment search to obtain their unemployment benefits.