Biden To Restore California's Power To Set Auto Emission Rules, Reverse Trump DecisionThe U.S. Transportation Department is moving to reverse former President Donald Trump's bid to end California's ability to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards.
President Biden Announces Withdrawal Of All U.S. Troops From Afghanistan by 9/11President Biden announced Wednesday plans to pull all U.S. military forces from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, a move that will bring an end to America's longest war by the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon.
Biden Accepts Pelosi Invitation to Address Joint Session of CongressPresident Joe Biden will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on April 28.
President Biden Taps Former Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus As Customs and Border Protection CommissionerChris Magnus, former chief of the Richmond Police Department, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to be Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
President Biden Opens Up COVID Vaccine Eligibility For All Adults By April 19President Biden announced Tuesday that the deadline for adult eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines nationwide is being moved up to April 19. Mr. Biden had previously called for states and territories to make all adults eligible for shots by May 1.
Local Civil Rights Leaders Push For Ethnic Studies in CaliforniaCalifornia civil rights leaders joined educators Thursday in pushing the state board of education to approve the nation's first statewide model ethnic studies curriculum for high school students.
Senate Confirms Becerra To Lead Biden's Health DepartmentThe Senate confirmed California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday to be President Joe Biden's health secretary, filling a key position in the administration's coronavirus response and its ambitious push to make healthcare costs more affordable for Americans.
Governor, Health Experts Applaud Pres. Biden's Push to Expand Vaccination EffortsPres. Biden announced a plan to ask state health departments to open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all Americans over the age of 18. Bay Area public health experts say it’s going to be a massive logistical challenge but it is possible.
COVID Relief: Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan Act Into LawPresident Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act into law on Thursday, finalizing an early policy victory that will send much-needed aid to millions of Americans still struggling from the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Relief: Bay Area Lawmakers Laud Passage Of $1.9 Trillion Stimulus PackageBay Area legislators celebrated Wednesday following Congress' passage of the American Rescue Plan Act, a $1.9 trillion coronavirus pandemic relief and stimulus package.
House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Package; Bill Heads To President Biden's DeskThe House approved the final version of President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Wednesday, handing the new president a significant legislative victory as he works to stabilize an economy still struggling to rebound from the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic.