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On California Climate Action Day, CA Gov. Newsom Launches Nation’s First Statewide Climate Corps

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday (Sept. 24), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the launch of California Climate Action Corps, the country’s first statewide corps of its kind with the mission of empowering Californians to take meaningful action to protect their homes, health and communities against the harshest impacts of climate change. Originally published […]

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Leading on Climate Change Again, CA Gov. Newsom Announces Plan to Phase Out Gas-Powered Cars, Drastically Reduce Demand for Fossil Fuels

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he will aggressively move the state further away from its reliance on climate change-causing fossil fuels while retaining and creating jobs and spurring economic growth – he issued an executive order requiring sales of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Outlines Six Critical Indicators the State will Consider Before Modifying Stay-at-Home Order and Other Interventions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled six key indicators that will guide California’s thinking for when and how to modify the stay-at-home and other orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Gov. Newsom Outlines Six Critical Indicators the State will Consider Before Modifying Stay-at-Home Order and Other […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Issues New Executive Order Enhancing Government’s Ability to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom issued a new executive order further enhancing California’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among many initiatives, it readies the state to commandeer property for temporary residences and medical facilities for quarantining, isolating or treating individuals. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Gov. Newsom […]

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Calif. Public Health Experts: Mass Gatherings Should be Postponed Statewide to Slow Spread of COVID-19

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Wednesday that California public health officials this evening issued an updated policy on gatherings to protect public health and slow the spread of COVID-19. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Public Health Experts: Mass Gatherings Should be Postponed Statewide to Slow Spread of COVID-19

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for March 10 and 11, 2020 including Department of Developmental Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Nancy Bargmann, 58, of Long Beach, has been reappointed director of the California Department of Developmental Services, where she has served as director since 2016. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for March 10 and 11, […]

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Temecula’s 2020 State of the City to be held May 28 #TemeculaFUN

TEMECULA, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ — Temecula Mayor James “Stew” Stewart is all business, balanced with #TemeculaFUN. “As a businessman, family-man, 30-year Temecula resident, Old Town Temecula Rotarian, landlord, handyman and property manager of multiple rental properties, owner of five barber shops, Council Member and 2020 Mayor, I am all about hard work and grit,” states […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Declares State of Emergency to Help State Prepare for Broader Spread of COVID-19

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — As part of the state’s response to address the global COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Gavin Newsom today declared a State of Emergency to make additional resources available, formalize emergency actions already underway across multiple state agencies and departments, and help the state prepare for broader spread of COVID-19. Originally published on […]

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California Student Aid Commission commends Gov. Newsom for a strong budget that invests in higher education access

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Student Aid Commission commends Governor Newsom and his Administration for a strong budget that invests in higher education access, affordability, and success. “We are pleased to lead a working group on student loan debt issues, including the critical need to perform outreach about financial aid grants and loan […]

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Calif. Governor Newsom Proposes 2020-21 State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2020-21 State Budget proposal to the Legislature, which makes responsible investments in the state’s economic future while tackling head-on persistent challenges facing the state. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Governor Newsom Proposes 2020-21 State Budget

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Previews $1B Budget Proposal to Jump-Start New California Homeless Fund

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — As a national homelessness crisis spreads across the West Coast and cities across the country, Governor Gavin Newsom is continuing his Administration’s comprehensive response to the crisis through a combination of new accountability measures, unprecedented proposed new resources, and an executive order to significantly reduce and prevent street homelessness, connect […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for 1.7.20 including to the California Naturopathic Medicine Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments for January 7, 2020: First, Mary McComb, 62, of Davis, has been reappointed state public defender in the Office of the State Public Defender, where she has served as state public defender since 2016. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. […]

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Golden Gate Park 150th Anniversary: 150-Foot Observation Wheel to Offer ‘Bay to Breakers’ Views for Riders in 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed has announced an illuminated 150-foot observation wheel is among the attractions being planned for Golden Gate Park’s 150th anniversary in 2020. The wheel will provide riders with sweeping views from the ocean to downtown San Francisco. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Golden Gate […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Issues Proclamation Declaring November as Native American Heritage Month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring November 2019 as “Native American Heritage Month” in the State of California. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Gov. Newsom Issues Proclamation Declaring November as Native American Heritage Month

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CalRecycle and Cal OES announce completion of debris removal in Paradise after deadliest wildfire in California history

PARADISE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On the heels of the one-year anniversary of the Camp Fire, the most deadly wildfire in state history, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) joined the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) today to announce the completion of debris removal on nearly 11,000 properties. Originally published […]

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California Cracks Vegas-to-LA Beverage Container Smuggling Ring

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is announcing the arrests of 10 suspects accused of smuggling out-of-state beverage containers into California to defraud the state’s California Redemption Value fund. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — California Cracks Vegas-to-LA Beverage Container Smuggling Ring

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Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Nation’s Strongest Statewide Renter Protection Legislation

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, surrounded by dozens of legislative leaders, working families and rent advocates in the East Bay, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law today a series of bills to fight a key cause of our state’s housing crisis – rent gouging and evictions. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Oct. 8, 2019 including to Department of Consumer Affairs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Kimberly Kirchmeyer, 50, of Sacramento, has been appointed director of the California Department of Consumer Affairs. Kirchmeyer has been executive director of the Medical Board of California since 2013, where she was deputy director from 2011 to 2013. Originally published […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Sept. 10, 2019 including to the California African American Museum

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/– On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Yumi Sera, 60, of Elk Grove, has been appointed deputy director of statewide initiatives at the California Complete Count – Census 2020. Sera has been lead regional program manager at Census 2020 since 2019. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. […]

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Gov. Newsom issues proclamation declaring June 2019 as ‘LGBTQ Pride Month’ in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past week (June 4), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation declaring June, 2019, as “LGBTQ Pride Month” in the State of California. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Gov. Newsom issues proclamation declaring June 2019 as ‘LGBTQ Pride Month’ in California

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Launches Statewide ‘California for All’ Health Care Tour in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, in his first act as California’s 40th Governor, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a series of major, first-in-the-nation proposals to lower prescription drug and health care costs for all California families and move California closer to the goal of health care for all. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Gov. Newsom […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for May 10, 2019 including to California Natural Resources Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past Friday (May 10), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: First, Angela Barranco, 39, of Los Angeles, has been appointed undersecretary of the California Natural Resources Agency. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for May 10, 2019 including to California Natural Resources […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Releases Revised 2019 ‘California for All’ State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past week (May 9), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom released a revised state budget proposal that prioritizes saving for a rainy day ­– putting a record amount into the state’s reserves and making billions in fiscal pay downs of pension debt. It also prioritizes one-time investments aimed at tackling the […]

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Calif. Bill Clarifying Sale of Hemp-Derived CBD Clears First Hurdle in California Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Legislation that would clarify that hemp-derived CBD is legal for manufacture, distribution and sale in California has been approved unanimously by the Assembly Committee on Health (ref: AB-228). Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Bill Clarifying Sale of Hemp-Derived CBD Clears First Hurdle in California Assembly

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Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Antonia Hernandez to Council on Healthcare Delivery Systems

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced his appointment of Antonia Hernandez to the Council on Healthcare Delivery Systems. “When Antonia says that single-payer health care delivery is the ideal we need to work toward, she encompasses both the dream of serving all Californians and the practical attitude it […]

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Feb. 19, 2019 including to Tribal Negotiations Advisor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week (Feb. 19), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Tia Boatman-Patterson as Senior Advisor on Housing, Christina Snider as Tribal Advisor and Executive Secretary to the Native American Heritage Commission, and Anna Naimark as Tribal Negotiations Advisor in the Office of the Governor, along with the reappointment […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Marc Levine Introduces Legislation to Ban Smoking at State Beaches and Parks – AB 1718

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) this week (Feb. 22) introduced legislation that will prohibit smoking at state beaches and parks. AB 1718 (D-Marin County) is similar to legislation authored by Assemblymember Levine, which would have banned smoking at designated picnic areas on state beaches and state parks. […]

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CA Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Feb. 7, 2019 to the California Apprenticeship Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past Thursday (Feb. 7) Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Yvonne de la Pena, 53, of Elk Grove, has been reappointed to the California Apprenticeship Council, where she has served since 2015. De la Pena is executive director of the California Firefighter JAC, a position she […]

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Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Pedro Nava to Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced his appointment of Pedro Nava to the Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Pedro Nava to Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Proposes 2019-20 ‘California For All’ State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Newly elected Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2019-20 “California for All” budget proposal to the Legislature this week – a fiscal blueprint that builds a strong financial foundation by investing an unprecedented $13.6B in budget resiliency and paying down unfunded pension liabilities. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Gov. […]

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Calif. Speaker Rendon Reacts to Gov. Newsom’s 2019 Budget Proposal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom released his initial budget proposal: “Years of smart budgeting by legislative Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown give us a healthy fiscal picture and the opportunity to expand economic opportunity for all. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — […]

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Calif. Lt. Governor-elect Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis names Panorea Avdis as her Chief of Staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California’s 2019 Lieutenant Governor-elect Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis today named Panorea Avdis as her Chief of Staff. Avdis is the Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), the state’s leading agency for economic development and job creation programs. She was appointed to GO-Biz in 2012 by Governor […]

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Calif. Speaker Rendon Announces Assembly Leadership and Committee Assignments for 2019-2020 Session

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced assignments for the membership of Assembly leadership positions and standing committees for the 2019-2020 legislative session. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Calif. Speaker Rendon Announces Assembly Leadership and Committee Assignments for 2019-2020 Session

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 14, 2018 including to Carcinogen Identification Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Joseph R. Landolph, 70, of Altadena, has been reappointed to the Carcinogen Identification Committee, where he has served since 1993. Landolph has been a member of the University of Southern California Free Radical Institute since 2013 and […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 5, 2018 including to the California Conservation Corps

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Dec. 5, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Heidi Steinecker, 41, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of the Center for Health Care Quality at the California Department of Public Health. Steinecker has been health care executive consultant at Global Health Consulting […]

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City of El Monte CA Remembers Former Mayor Patricia A. Wallach for Service to the Community

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The City of El Monte is remembering former Mayor Patricia A. Wallach for her service and dedication to the community, after passing on October 27, 2018. Wallach was 81 years-old. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — City of El Monte CA Remembers Former Mayor Patricia A. Wallach for Service to […]

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