California

Federal Government Warns of Potential Fraud Scams Surrounding COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. April 2, 2020 — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California and the Internal Revenue Service...

Know Your Health Care Rights: 6 Tips for CA Consumers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 2020 -  Consumer Watchdog released a “Know Your Rights” tip sheet today outlining 6 things consumers should know about their health care cost...

California has 9,191 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 203 deaths

SACRAMENTO April 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has...

California Public Health Officials Release Guidance on Use of Cloth Face Coverings

SACRAMENTO April 1, 2020 - California’s public health officials today released guidance on the use of cloth face coverings to protect against...

CDPH: California has 8,155 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 171 deaths

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 8,155 confirmed cases...

Train Operator at Port of Los Angeles Charged with Derailing Locomotive Near U.S. Navy’s...

LOS ANGELES April 1, 2020 - A train engineer at the Port of Los Angeles was arrested this morning on federal charges...

Governor Newsom Announces Agreement Between Teachers, Classified Employees and School System Management to Support...

SACRAMENTO April 1, 2020 - Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a major agreement between teachers, classified employees, school boards, superintendents, and principals...

Delay in California’s 2020 Recreational Ocean Salmon Opener

April 1, 2020 - California's recreational ocean salmon fishery will be delayed statewide through the month of April, despite plans made earlier...

March Precipitation Not Enough to Offset Dry Winter

SACRAMENTO, Calif. April 1, 2020 - The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today conducted the fourth manual snow survey of 2020 at...

Small Businesses, Nonprofits Eligible For New Coronavirus ‘Paycheck Protection Program’

Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program that is part of the...

162,000 LGB and 9,000 transgender elderly people in California at high risk for COVID-19...

April 1, 2020 - An estimated 162,300 LGB and 9,000 transgender people age 65 and older live in California and...

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Issues Statement on 2019-20 School Year Amid Current School Safety...

SACRAMENTO March 31, 2020 - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond released a statement Tuesday regarding the 2019-20 school year.

CDPH: California has 6,932 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 150 deaths

SACRAMENTO, Calif. March 31, 2020 – The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now...

Governor Newsom Launches Campaign to Protect Health and Well-Being of Older Californians During COVID-19...

SACRAMENTO, March 31, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the “Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In.” campaign urging Californians to help...

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Providing Relief to California Small Businesses

SACRAMENTO March 30, 2020 - Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will provide tax, regulatory and licensing extensions for...

CDPH: California now has 5,763 confirmed cases of COVID-19

SACRAMENTO March 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has...

Governor Newsom Announces California Health Corps, a Major Initiative to Expand Health Care Workforce...

SACRAMENTO March 30, 2020 - Governor Gavin Newsom today launched a major new initiative to expand California’s health care workforce and recruit...

AG Becerra Leads Coalition Asking FDA to Increase Access to Reproductive Telehealth Care During...

SACRAMENTO, March 30, 2020 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today led a multistate coalition of 21 attorneys general in sending a letter to the U.S. Department...

California State Parks Closes Vehicular Access at all State Parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. March 29, 2020 - California State Parks today announced it is temporarily closing vehicle access...

CDPH: California now has 4,643 confirmed cases of COVID-19

March 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 4,643...