President-elect Biden Announces Key Nominations for the Department of State

President-elect Biden Announces Key Nominations for the Department of State

Washington, DC…. This is a team of experienced, crisis-tested leaders with diverse backgrounds and fresh perspectives ready to reinvigorate the State Department and U.S. diplomacy with a foreign policy that delivers for the American people Last Saturday, President-elect Joe Biden announced key nominations for the Department of State who will work closely with Secretary of […]

Statement from President-elect Biden on Religious Freedom Day, 1/16/21

Statement from President-elect Biden on Religious Freedom Day, 1/16/21

Washington, DC…. Two hundred and thirty-five years ago, the Virginia General Assembly passed Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Statute for Religious Freedom, laying a foundation of liberty to be enshrined in our Constitution and passed down through the generations. Today, Religious Freedom Day, is a symbol of that commitment — and a reminder that the work of […]

Readout of HHS Secretary-designate Xavier Becerra’s Meeting with Disability Community Organizations

Readout of HHS Secretary-designate Xavier Becerra’s Meeting with Disability Community Organizations

Washington, D.C…. Last Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary-designate Xavier Becerra joined leaders from disability organizations for a virtual roundtable discussion. Becerra first thanked the leaders for their time and counsel, their fight to make sure all people in this country are included when discussing access to quality health care, and for their critical work […]

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announce Additional Members of the Office of the Vice President

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announce Additional Members of the Office of the Vice President

Washington, D.C…. On Saturday, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced additional members of the White House staff. These qualified, experienced, and talented individuals will join the Office of the Vice President. “These experienced and qualified appointees bring diverse perspectives and a shared commitment that will be critical to tackling the many challenges […]

Traffic Update…..Fatal Vehicle vs Propane Tank Collision Near 23488 Summit Rd

Traffic Update…..Fatal Vehicle vs Propane Tank Collision Near 23488 Summit Rd

Los Gatos, CA…Traffic Update…..Fatal Vehicle vs Propane Tank Collision Near 23488 Summit Rd Incident: 00332 Type: Fatality Location: 23488 Summit Rd Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 37.128406 -121.950563 Detail Information 9:14 PM 20 [44] 1039 CHAZ ADVZD ANY TIME 9:13 PM 19 [43] 26-S6 ETA 1185? 9:10 PM 18 [42] 26-S6 RDWY OPEN 1023’G FOR 1185 8:37 […]

Nancy Pelosi on H.Res. 24, Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for Incitement of Insurrection

Nancy Pelosi on H.Res. 24, Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for Incitement of Insurrection

Washington, DC…Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks on the Floor of the House of Representatives in support of H.Res. 24, impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for incitement of insurrection. Below are the Speaker’s remarks: Speaker Pelosi. Thank you, Madam Speaker. I thank the gentleman for yielding and for his leadership. Madam Speaker, […]

Seniors 65+ Now Eligible to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine to Effectively and Efficiently Increase Vaccine Distribution, Reduce Hospitalizations and Save Lives

Seniors 65+ Now Eligible to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine to Effectively and Efficiently Increase Vaccine Distribution, Reduce Hospitalizations and Save Lives

Sacramento, CA…. In order to increase the pace of COVID-19 vaccine distribution to those at greatest risk, the state is prioritizing individuals 65 and older to receive the vaccine as demand subsides among health care workers. “There is no higher priority than efficiently and equitably distributing these vaccines as quickly as possible to those who […]

USFS Extends Developed Campground Closure on Stanislaus and Other National Forests

USFS Extends Developed Campground Closure on Stanislaus and Other National Forests

Vallejo, CA… USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, extended the developed campground closure on 12 National Forests in California, including the Stanislaus National Forest, to provide consistent COVID-19 mitigation response in accordance with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Stay-at-Home Orders. These regional orders will be in effect through Jan. 29, 2021. Campgrounds are closed on 12 national […]

President-elect Biden Nominates Merrick Garland for Attorney General

President-elect Biden Nominates Merrick Garland for Attorney General

Washington, D.C…. Today, President-elect Joe Biden announced key nominations for the Department of Justice: Judge Merrick Garland, nominee for Attorney General; Lisa Monaco, nominee for Deputy Attorney General; Vanita Gupta, nominee for Associate Attorney General; and Kristen Clarke, nominee for Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division. These nominees reflect the president-elect’s deeply held […]

Governor Newsom on Protest at U.S. Capitol

Governor Newsom on Protest at U.S. Capitol

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom has cancelled his COVID-19 update today out of an abundance of caution to ensure the safety of Governor’s Office staff and issued the following statement in response to the events transpiring at the U.S. Capitol: “Peaceful protest is an important mechanism of our democracy but what we are witnessing in our […]

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