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Newsom Emerges Victorious in Recall Election
September 14, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom trampled his Republican competitors to emerge victorious in the gubernatorial recall election, which means that he’ll serve the remainder of his term. ... read more »
Rights and Rules: 5 Things You Should Know If You’re Voting on Election Day
September 8, 2021
The election to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom is about a week away. Some mail-in ballots have already been counted. In person voting is now possible at voting centers and voting continues by mail, ... read more »
Sec. of State Shirley Weber Urges All Californians to Vote in Upcoming Recall Election
August 5, 2021
California Secretary of State Shirley Weber says all registered Californians should vote in the special election to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom. It is scheduled for Sept. 14. ... read more »
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California’s Reparations Effort Takes Shape as Governor Appoints Five Members to Task Force
May 13, 2021
Last week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his allotment of five of nine representatives to the nation’s first-ever Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The state task force is being assembled to meet the mandate of the Assembly Bill (AB) 3121, a landmark legislation Gov. Newsom signed into law last September 2020 that aims to promote racial justice and equity. ... read more »
White Person Who Jumped Vaccine Line in Black Area Shares Their Story
March 4, 2021
On Feb. 22, a White Pasadena resident says “they” received an e-mail from a friend containing access codes to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in a nearby neighborhood that is predominantly Black. The problem? Those codes were meant for people in Latino and Black communities that have been hit hardest by the pandemic. ... read more »
Gov. Newsom Meets with L.A. Black Leadership To Discuss Getting Black Community Vaccinated
February 25, 2021
Gov. Newsom Meets with L.A. Black Leadership To Discuss Getting Black Community Vaccinated ... read more / view gallery »
Assemblymember Holden Reintroduces ‘George Floyd Law’
December 10, 2020
Assemblymember Chris Holden reintroduced his police reform legislation, AB 26, that establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement. ... read more »
Pressure on Gov. Increases to Appoint Rep. Bass or Rep. Lee to Replace Sen. Harris
November 19, 2020
A loudening chorus of voices from across California and around the country are putting pressure on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA-37) or Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) to fill the state’s soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.  ... read more »
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Gov. Newsom Appoints Drake Dillard to Calif. Commission on Disability Access
November 19, 2020
This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. ... read more »
Gov. Newsom’s Nominee for State Supreme Would Be Third Black Justice on High Court
October 8, 2020
On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom nominated Martin Jenkins, a San Francisco native, and a former prosecutor and judge, to the California Supreme Court. If confirmed, Jenkins, 66, would be the third African American to serve on the state’s highest court.   ... read more »
Sentinel Exclusive: Governor ‘Reimagines Policing’ with Criminal Justice and Policing Reforms
June 11, 2020
Erasing all doubt about actions needed following the killing of George Floyd, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced his unequivocal support for criminal justice and policing reform on June 5. According to Newsom, his staff will work towards developing a statewide standard for policing peaceful protests and ending the carotid hold, the major factor leading to Floyd’s death on May 25. ... read more »
L.A. Eviction Moratorium has been adjusted to cover all of Los Angeles Region
April 15, 2020
Wednesday, April 15. L.A. Board of Supervisors welcomed county departments of Health and Business and Consumers to provide the latest news affecting their offices, amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. The conference covered concerns about rent stabilization, financial economy, and the environmental health as we prepare for spikes in positive coronavirus cases. There have been discussions about plans to re-open local businesses, but alongside California State Governor Newsom, L.A. Mayor Garcetti are very strategic on the process of re-opening local businesses. If this is not handled properly, the city could be facing multiple spikes in contracted COVID-19 cases, in addition to a higher fatality rate. Governor Gavin Newsom created a California goal list before the Stay at Home Order be totally lifted. ... read more »
L.A. Public Officials Explain The “Room-Key” initiative and what it means for the Homeless population during COVID-19 Pandemic
April 9, 2020
  Wednesday, April 8. The L.A. Emergency Operations Center provided the latest updates surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic. All county departments and partner agencies are looking for innovative ways to serve the Los Angeles community during this time of uncertainty.  ... read more »
Governor Newsom Announces New Help for Small Businesses & Workers Displaced by COVID-19
April 2, 2020
Beginning tomorrow, California small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis can apply for a loan from the federal government for up to $10 million. Importantly, the program is first-come, first-serve and the Governor encourages all eligible California small businesses to contact their lender to learn more. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order Protecting Homes, Small Businesses from Water Shutoffs
April 2, 2020
Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order that will restrict water shutoffs to homes and small businesses while the state responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
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