California Wildfire and COVID-19 Update: September 28, 2020
SACRAMENTO, September 23, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today 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 2035 and additional measures […]
OROVILLE, September 11, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom joined CALFIRE leadership in surveying recently burned areas of the North Complex fire today. “I want to express my condolences to those who lost their lives, loved ones or their homes during this deadly wildfire event,” said Governor Gavin Newsom. “California is in the midst of an […]
September 8, 2020 – California COVID-19 Update: September 8, 2020.
SACRAMENTO, August 28, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today unveiled the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, a statewide, stringent and slow plan for living with COVID-19 for the long haul. The plan imposes risk-based criteria on tightening and loosening COVID-19 allowable activities and expands the length of time between changes to assess how any movement […]
August 28, 2020 – California Wildfire and COVID-19 Update: August 28, 2020
SACRAMENTO August 18, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today declared a statewide emergency to help ensure the availability of vital resources to combat fires burning across the state, which have been exacerbated by the effects of the historic West Coast heat wave and sustained high winds. “We are deploying every resource available to keep communities safe […]
August 12, 2020 – For information on California’s response to COVID-19, visit covid19.ca.gov
August 3, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom will provide an update on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 17, 2020 – For information on California’s response to COVID-19, visit covid19.ca.gov
MCCLELLAN PARK, July 9, 2020 – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom visited McClellan Air Force Base to highlight the state’s wildfire mitigation capabilities and discuss new efforts to protect emergency personnel and evacuees from COVID-19 during wildfires. The Governor also announced the state would hire 858 more firefighters and six California Conservation Corps (CCC) crews through […]
SACRAMENTO July 1, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health today released guidance directing counties that have been on the County Monitoring List for three consecutive days or more to close indoor operations for certain sectors which promote the mixing of populations beyond households and make adherence to physical distancing and wearing face […]
SACRAMENTO June 28, 2020 – The California Department of Public Health and California Governor Gavin Newsom today released guidance on the closure of bars for counties on the County Monitoring List. The Department recommends that counties on the County Monitoring List for three or more consecutive days, but less than 14 days, close bars through local health officer order (or […]
SACRAMENTO June 22, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon today announced that they have reached an agreement on the 2020-21 state budget: “The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused a sudden and dramatic change in our nation’s and state’s economic outlook – and has had […]
SACRAMENTO June 5, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order that will help increase the availability of over-the-counter drugs, such as hand sanitizer, and medical devices, such as respirators, ventilators and masks, which are in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order allows the temporary manufacture of over-the-counter drugs and medical devices by firms […]
SACRAMENTO June 3, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring a statewide General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and signed an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the upcoming election. “We are committed to protecting the hard-fought right for […]
June 1, 2020 – Today’s press conference will begin closer to 12:30PM.
SACRAMENTO May 30, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom this evening authorized assistance after a request from the city and county of Los Angeles, and proclaimed a state of emergency in Los Angeles County. California approved the city and county’s request to deploy members of the National Guard to assist Los Angeles and neighboring communities. The […]
SACRAMENTO, May 22, 2020 – In the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom today launched California Connected, the state’s comprehensive contact tracing program and public awareness campaign. As part of California Connected, public health workers from communities across the state will connect with individuals who test positive for COVID-19 and […]