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Governor Gives Long Reprieve to State’s Death Row Inmates 
March 21, 2019
Newsom told the press during a conference call on March 19, that the nearly 800 prisoners on death row will not face execution during his administration.   ... read more »
CLBC Members Kick Off MLK Celebration In Capitol City  
January 24, 2019
 Gov. Gavin Newsom has been on the job for nearly two weeks and is already dealing with a teacher strike, a utility company that is threatening bankruptcy and the poor’s inability to access clean drinking water.  ... read more »
Thousands Gather for Third Annual Women’s March Downtown 
January 24, 2019
Both men and women filled the streets with picket signs that decried a variety of issues including immigration, the government shutdown and most notably women’s health and financial rights. ... read more »
CLBC Members Kick Off MLK Celebration in The Capitol City
January 22, 2019
The event was held at the Sacramento Masonic Temple. The Rev. Al Sharpton gave the keynote address. The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) serves as a body to ensure that pressing issues facing Black Americans in California are brought to the forefront of policy and budgetary decisions. Newsom praised the group for its continual work. Newsom said, “What you guys have accomplished in the last four or five years is extraordinary. What you guys did should be a point of pride. It’s not about the legislature versus the executive. ... read more / watch video »
‘On Strike For Our Students’: LAUSD Teachers Send Message To Beutner With Historic March  
January 17, 2019
More than 50,000 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) teachers, parents, and United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) members marched in front of the district’s headquarters on Monday, January 14 on day one of the strike, with their picket signs and bullhorns in hand in the rain, as they chanted, “Show me what democracy looks like, this is what democracy looks like!”   ... read more »
Governor Newsom Swears In New Board of Equalization Members 
January 10, 2019
Board of Equalization (BOE) Members Ted Gaines (1st District), Malia Cohen (2nd District), Antonio Vazquez (3rd district), and Mike Schaefer (4th District) were inaugurated on January 7, 2018, at the Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building in Sacramento. Governor Gavin Newsom administered the oath of office to the four statewide constitutional officers, who were elected in November 2018. Member Cohen is the first African American woman and Member Vazquez is the first Latino to be elected to the BOE since its inception.   ... read more »
Newsom Shares Vision for California in Inauguration Speech 
January 10, 2019
Former Mayor of San Francisco and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom was sworn in as California’s 40th governor on Monday to the backdrop of serene gospel music provided by Compton-based choir Voice of Destiny. Newsom’s first speech as governor touched on his vision for California and his plans to keep the Golden State in the national spotlight.  ... read more »
NATION’S LARGEST LONG TERM CARE UNION WELCOMES APRIL VERRETT AS ITS NEW PRESIDENT
January 8, 2019
The members of SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Local 2015, the nation’s largest long term care union representing over 385,000 home care and nursing home workers throughout California, are celebrating the new year with the start of April Verrett as their President. ... read more »
No on Prop 10
November 1, 2018
Los Angeles has been hit hard by California’s housing crisis. A critical shortage in affordable housing is putting real economic pressure on families throughout the region, making it harder to find safe, affordable places to live and creating economic stress. ... read more »
Prop 10 Will Do More Harm Than Good 
September 13, 2018
Los Angeles Sentinel Urges Community to Vote NO ON Proposition 10  ... read more »
Democrats Choose Newsom 
June 7, 2018
Leutinant Governor Gavin Newsom came out the front runner this week in the primary race for California’s next governor and Republican John Cox followed close behind, sending both to the general election in November. ... read more »
Local Black Leaders Announce Support of Villaraigosa for Governor 
May 10, 2018
On Thursday, May 3, 2018 a press conference was held at the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper announcing the support of former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor. Villaraigosa was surrounded by faith and community leaders, and local prominent political leaders from the City of Carson, Inglewood, and Compton.   ... read more »
National Icon John Lewis Endorses Isadore Hall For Congress
August 3, 2016
State Senator Isadore Hall recently secured the sought-after support of Civil Rights icon and legendary U.S. Congressman, John Lewis, in his bid for California's 44th Congressional District seat. ... read more »
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