California

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order on Judicial Council Emergency Authority

SACRAMENTO March 27, 2020 - Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to enhance the authority of California’s Judicial Branch to...

Governor Newsom Takes Executive Action to Establish a Statewide Moratorium on Evictions

SACRAMENTO March 37, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order banning the enforcement of eviction orders for renters affected...

Harris Pushes for Closure of CA National Park Units for Remainder of Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 27, 2020 – U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Thursday sent a letter to U.S. Department of the...

AG Becerra Reminds Wholesalers and Manufacturers They are Subject to California’s Price Gouging...

SACRAMENTO March 27, 2020 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued the following statement reminding businesses that California's law prohibiting price gouging during a time...

DMV Field offices will be temporarily closed to the public statewide beginning March 27...

Sacramento March 27, 2020 - The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is moving to offer Californians essential services online starting next week...

Forest Service closes developed recreation sites in California until April 30

VALLEJO, Calif. March 26, 2020 - USDA Forest Service appreciates the public’s interest in outdoor recreation, particularly in light of current events....

Sierra Recreation to close developed recreation sites until April 30th on the Sierra National...

CLOVIS, Calif., March 26, 2020 – USDA Forest Service appreciates the public’s interest in outdoor recreation, particularly in light of current events....

AG Becerra Urges Trump Administration to Fully Invoke the Defense Production Act and Provide...

SACRAMENTO, March 24, 2020 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today sent two letters – one on behalf of California and one...

CDPH: California now has 2,102 confirmed cases of Coronavirus

SACRAMENTO March 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has...

California State Parks Announces Steps to Reduce Crowds at State Parks to Help Slow...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. March 23, 2020 - California State Parks today announced that it is taking additional safety measures to reduce crowds and help...

Chief Justice Issues Statewide Order Suspending Jury Trials

March 23, 2020 - California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Monday issued a statewide order suspending all jury trials in California's...

FAC Urges Compliance with California Public Records Law Amid COVID-19 Crisis

March 23, 2020 - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, some government agencies in California have announced that they intend to stop...

Update from the Cal Guard’s Humanitarian Response to COVID-19

Photo from the Sacramento Mission SACRAMENTO, Calif. March 23, 2020 - Responding to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s alert...

CDPH: California has 1,733 confirmed cases of Coronavirus

SACRAMENTO March 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has...

Senate Leader Atkins Urges Healthy, Eligible Californians to Donate Blood

SACRAMENTO March 23, 2020 - Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D – San Diego) is calling on all healthy and...

PG&E Reaches Plea Agreement on State Charges Related to 2018 Camp Fire

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. March 23, 2020 - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (“PG&E” or the “company”) today announced it has resolved all...

California Secures Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to Support State’s COVID-19 Emergency Response

SACRAMENTO March 22, 2020 - Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that President Donald Trump has approved California’s request, submitted earlier today, for a presidential...

Governor Newsom Requests Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for State’s COVID-19 Response Efforts

SACRAMENTO March 22, 2020 - In a letter to President Donald Trump, Governor Gavin Newsom today requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to...

CDPH: March 22 | California now has 1,468 confirmed cases

SACRAMENTO March 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on novel coronavirus (COVID-19). California...

Governor Newsom Signs Order to Protect Public Health by Expanding Vote-by-Mail Options and Extending...

SACRAMENTO March 22, 2020 - Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order to permit vote-by-mail procedures to be used in three upcoming special...