SACRAMENTO October 21, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced the retirement of California Highway Patrol (CHP) Commissioner Warren Stanley following nearly four decades of service to the people of California. The Governor also announced the appointment of CHP Deputy Commissioner Amanda Ray as the next CHP Commissioner effective November 17, making her the first […]
California Wildfire and COVID-19 Update: October 19, 2020
SACRAMENTO October 16, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that the President has approved California’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the state’s emergency response to wildfires across the state and support impacted residents in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, San Bernardino, San Diego and Siskiyou counties. “Just got off the phone with President Trump who […]
October 12, 2020 – California Wildfire and COVID-19 Update: October 12, 2020.
SACRAMENTO October 9, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the release of $147 million in the fourth round of awards for Homekey, California’s innovative, nation-leading $600 million program to purchase and rehabilitate housing – including hotels, motels, vacant apartment buildings and other properties – and convert them into permanent, long-term housing for people experiencing […]
SACRAMENTO October 5, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced his nomination of Justice Martin Jenkins (Ret.) for Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court. Justice Jenkins has held several prominent state and federal judicial positions throughout his career. He would be the first openly gay California Supreme Court justice and only the third African […]
October 5, 2020 – California Wildfire and COVID-19 Update: October 5, 2020.
SACRAMENTO, September 29, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed AB 1788 by Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) prohibiting the use of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides which are known to poison mountain lions and other wildlife. Recent studies have found that 96 percent of necropsied mountain lions and more than 80 percent of the raptors studied […]
SACRAMENTO, September 29, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed several bills to enhance protections for survivors of crime and abuse, including measures that establish an amnesty clause protecting survivors and witnesses of sexual assault, support victims in fertility fraud crimes and certain sexual assault cases in seeking justice, and relieve […]