Governor Newsom Grants Executive Clemency

Governor Newsom Grants Executive Clemency

Sacramento, CA…Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to enhance the authority of California’s Judicial Branch to take emergency action in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.  Specifically, the executive order empowers the Judicial Council and the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court to take necessary action to be able to conduct business […]

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order Establishing Statewide Moratorium on Evictions

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order Establishing Statewide Moratorium on Evictions

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order banning the enforcement of eviction orders for renters affected by COVID-19 through May 31, 2020. The order prohibits landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent and prohibits enforcement of evictions by law enforcement or courts. It also requires tenants to declare in writing, no more […]

Governor Newsom on Passage of Federal Supplemental Stimulus Bill

Governor Newsom on Passage of Federal Supplemental Stimulus Bill

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement on the federal supplemental stimulus bill passed today: “The stimulus bill passed today will provide critical support for California to fight COVID-19 and strengthen our hospitals and health care system. It means an additional $600 a week in Unemployment Insurance for the many Californians who have already […]

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 3,801 Cases, 88,400 Tests Done, 65,000 Test Results Pending, 78 Deaths

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 3,801 Cases, 88,400 Tests Done, 65,000 Test Results Pending, 78 Deaths

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 3,801 confirmed cases. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public Health website. COVID-19 in California by the Numbers Note: The following numbers reflect information received by local health jurisdictions as […]

California State Parks Block Vehicle Access to Additional Parks to Slow Spread of COVID-19

California State Parks Block Vehicle Access to Additional Parks to Slow Spread of COVID-19

Sacramento, CA… California State Parks announced it is temporarily closing vehicle access to 59 additional state parks and beaches to avoid dangerous visitation surges and help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the total number of state-operated parks and beaches closed to vehicle access to 98. A list of closures can be found […]

Forest Service Closes Developed Recreation Sites in California Until April 30

Forest Service Closes Developed Recreation Sites in California Until April 30

Vallejo, CA…USDA Forest Service appreciates the public’s interest in outdoor recreation, particularly in light of current events. The Pacific Southwest Region of the Forest Service, in response to the recent statewide shelter-in-place order issued by the Governor of California, is joining the cause to aggressively mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by closing developed recreation facilities […]

Pelosi on Senate Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Bill

Pelosi on Senate Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Bill

Washington, DC…Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement after the Senate passed the third coronavirus response bill: “Our nation faces the worst pandemic in over fifty years. Urgent action continues to be needed to address this threat to the lives and livelihood of the American people. “Tonight, the Senate voted on legislation which, thanks to the […]

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