Gov. Newsom Declares State Of Emergency As Multiple Counties Battle WildfiresCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in five counties late Sunday as multiple wildfires continue to burn across the state following a weekend that brought both record high heat and record acres scorched.
New California Reopening Plan Announced; Hair Salons, Barbershops Allowed To Reopen Indoor OperationsGov. Gavin Newsom says California is dropping the coronavirus “watch list” for counties to simplify how and when areas can reopen parts of the economy.
Gov. Newsom Announces Deal To More Than Double California’s Coronavirus Testing CapacityCalifornia has signed a contract worth up to $1.4 billion with a company to provide a significantly cheaper coronavirus test that will allow the state to eventually more than double the number of people tested to 250,000 per day, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday.
Latinos Pressure Gov. Newsom On Possible US Senate AppointeeA Latino group openly pressured Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday to select a Hispanic replacement if U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris' seat becomes vacant, saying it was time for a historic pick that would reflect the growing influence of Latinos in the nation's most populous state.
Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mendocino And Sierra Counties Added To State Coronavirus Monitoring ListThe number of counties on California's monitoring list for coronavirus cases grew to 42 even as Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday the state's overall virus trends were heading in the right direction.
Talk Of Kamala Harris' Senate Successor Sets Off California Guessing GameThe possible election of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as vice president has set off a fierce competition in California to replace her, with contenders already pressuring Gov. Gavin Newsom for what could be a once-in-a-lifetime appointment.
California Begins Adding Backlogged Coronavirus Cases To RecordCalifornia began adding additional coronavirus cases to its public record Tuesday, a week after state officials acknowledged a data problem in late July had caused nearly 300,000 records not to appear in its health system.
Dr. Sonia Angell, California’s Top Public Health Director, Resigns; No Reason GivenCalifornia's top public health official has resigned, just days after the state announced a fix for a glitch that caused a lag in reporting coronavirus test results used to make decisions about reopening businesses and schools.
Newsom: State Deploys ‘Wildfire’ Fighting Strategy To Tame Central Valley Coronavirus SpikeGov. Gavin Newsom on Monday outlined how California was intervening to decrease the spread of coronavirus in the Central Valley, saying health officials were following the model that reduced the number of coronavirus cases in Imperial County in June.
'The Virus Is Spreading Out Of Control': California State Senator Calls For Return Of Strict Stay-At-Home Order"The fact of the matter is the virus is spreading out of control," Glazer said
Poll: 3 In 4 Americans Back Requiring Wearing MasksThree out of four Americans, including a majority of Republicans, favor requiring people to wear face coverings while outside their homes, a new poll finds.