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Popular College Choice for Black Students Survives Lawmaker’s Shutdown Attempt
July 22, 2021
Since its inception, Calbright has had distracters. Much of its opposition comes from the community college faculty union. Critics, including many Legislators argue that Calbright programs are duplicative of those offered at traditional community colleges and that the millions of dollars allocated to it would be better used by the state’s underfunded community colleges. ... read more »
Loaded With “Comeback” Support, Lawmakers Approve California’s $267 Billion Budget
June 24, 2021
The California legislature approved Gov. Gavin Newsom’s $267 billion state budget for fiscal year 2021-22. It is packed with support for programs and policy initiatives intended to drive California’s economy out of the downturn caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
 Newsom Announces California Reopening
June 17, 2021
June 15, 2021 is a new historical benchmark; California has officially lifted COVID-19 restrictions that were in place since March 2020. ... read more »
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State to Award $50,000 Prizes Today to 15 More Vaccinated Residents
June 11, 2021
State officials will award $50,000 prizes today to another 15 vaccinated residents as part of a continuing financial-incentive program to encourage inoculations against COVID-19. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Announces New Rewards for Vaccinated Californians as Second Round of Vax for the Win $50K Winners is Drawn
June 11, 2021
In San Diego County, alongside a Vax for the Win program winner from last week’s drawing, Governor Gavin Newsom today helped announce the selection of the second round of 15 Californians to receive $50,000 as part of the state’s $116.5 million Vax for the Win program – the largest vaccine incentive program in the nation.  ... read more »
California Weighing Issues Around New CDC Masking Guidelines
May 15, 2021
California's governor said Friday that his office is weighing issues of enforcement and workplace safety in considering whether and when to adopt the latest federal guidelines around masking. ... read more »
Republican Opposition Leads Charge for Gavin Newsom Recall
April 29, 2021
A petition to recall California State Governor Gavin Newsom has collected enough signatures to become an effective ballot. Confirmed by State election officials on Monday, April 26; a ballot seen in this light would be the second of its kind in California history.   ... read more »
Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber Announces Threshold Met to Trigger Recall, Signature Withdrawal Period
April 26, 2021
 California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber has announced that the threshold of verified signatures reported by counties has been met for the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. The valid signatures in the 10th report are 1,626,042, which exceeds the total of 1,495,709 signatures required. Counties still have until April 29th to verify the validity of any remaining signatures. ... read more »
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As Cal Drops Age for COVID Shot, Black and Brown Nonprofits Demand Bigger Role
April 8, 2021
A history of racial disparities in the healthcare system has caused issues of mistrust and misinformation in Black and Latino communities, the community organization leaders say. ... read more »
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March 25, 2021
California Governor Gavin Newsom drops by local business ... read more »
California Governor Newsom Nominates Oakland Lawmaker Rob Bonta as Next Attorney General
March 24, 2021
After weeks of speculation, Gov. Gavin Newsom has picked his replacement for former California attorney Gen. Xavier Becerra. Last December, President Biden nominated Becerra to his Cabinet as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He was recently sworn into that role. ... read more »
Gov. Newsom Calls Out “Naysayers and Doomsdayers” in State of the State Address
March 11, 2021
California is determined to stay on a path to a brighter future and, “won’t change course just because of a few naysayers and doomsdayers,” said Gov. Gavin Newsom in his third State of the State Address as he reflected on California’s year-long battle against the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic instability it has caused. ... read more »
Dodgers and Governor Gavin Newsom Work to Bring Fans Back to Baseball Games
March 5, 2021
Los Angeles Dodgers President & CEO Stan Kasten today released the following statement: ... read more »
California State Governor Gavin Newsom Visits Kendren Hospital
February 18, 2021
California State Governor Gavin Newsom visited the vaccine distribution center found at the Kendren Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. Observing their protocols, the governor highlighted its success and stated that there should be hundreds more replicated, but in the current vulnerability of the state, every county is facing a different saturation of challenges that Newsom is looking to face head on. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Endorses Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton to serve as the next Attorney General of California
January 28, 2021
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) unanimously endorse and support Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton to serve as the next Attorney General of California. ... read more »
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