California Proposes New Oil Drilling Ban Near NeighborhoodsCalifornia's oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health in what would be the nation's largest buffer zone between oil wells and communities.
New Executive Order From Gov. Newsom Aims To Alleviate Congestion At California's PortsGov. Gavin Newsom has issued an executive order that aims to address the shortage of truck drivers and container storage needed to move critical cargo out of California’s backed-up ports.
As Wet Weather Finally Rolls In, California Issues Statewide Drought Emergency ProclamationAfter California saw its driest year on record in nearly 100 years, the entire state is now under a drought emergency, officials said Tuesday.
Parents Stage Statewide Walkout On Monday Over California’s School COVID-19 Vaccine MandateA number of parents have pulled their children out of school on Monday to protest California’s looming COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
California’s Total COVID-19 Death Count Tops 70,000 As Cases FallCalifornia's coronavirus death toll reached another once-unfathomable milestone - 70,000 people - on Monday as the state emerges from the latest infection surge with the lowest rate of new cases among all states.
Gov. Newsom Rejects Decriminalizing JaywalkingCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday rejected an effort to decriminalize jaywalking, despite supporters framing the issue as a social justice reform.
Newsom Vetoes California Bill That Would Pay People To Stay SoberGov. Gavin Newsom has rejected a bill that would have made California the first state to pay people to stay sober.
Gov. Newsom Signs Law Extending Cocktails-To-Go And Parklets In CaliforniaCalifornia moved Friday to extend the sale of cocktails-to-go and keep alcohol service for outdoor dining at parklets as officials try to help restaurants recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
California Now 1st State To Let Parents Be Added To Their Children's Insurance PlansCalifornia is now the first state to let some adult children add their parents as dependents on their insurance plans, a move advocates hope will cover the small population of people living in the country illegally who don't qualify for other assistance programs.
California Oil Spill Renews Calls To Ban Offshore DrillingSpeaking from Huntington Beach on Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom acknowledged it's easier to resist new drilling than to wind down what already exists.
Gov. Newsom Signs New Law That Aims To Reduce Deaths Among Black MomsBlack women in California are more likely to die within a year of pregnancy than women of other races, prompting a wave of policy changes this year in the nation's most populous state that culminated on Monday with Gov. Gavin Newsom signing a new law aimed at reducing the disparity.
Parents Cheer And Jeer Gov. Newsom’s Push For COVID Vaccine Mandate For California SchoolchildrenParents in California on Friday had mixed reactions to Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to mandate coronavirus vaccinations for schoolchildren after they gain final federal approval.
Newsom Signs Police Reform Laws, Enacts Way To Strip Badges From Bad OfficersCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed into law several criminal justice reforms, including setting up a way to strip the badges of police officers who act criminally or with bias.
Gavin Newsom Writes Children’s Book About Boy With DyslexiaCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has written a children’s book that draws upon his own struggles with dyslexia.
Gov. Newsom Makes California’s Voting By Mail System PermanentGov. Gavin Newsom has made California’s universal voting by mail system for permanent.