California Moves to Prevent New Oil Drilling

California Moves to Prevent New Oil Drilling

Sacramento, CA…Governor’s climate leadership includes moving to phase out oil production no later than 2045, reducing demand for oil by ending the sale of new gas cars by 2035, investing over $15 billion in climate action and bolstering the state’s green economy. Moving to protect communities as the state works to phase out fossil fuels, […]

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Help Tackle Supply Chain Issues

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Help Tackle Supply Chain Issues

Sacramento, CA…Formalizes state agencies’ partnership with the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to address state, national and global supply chain challenges.  Directs state agencies to develop longer-term proposals that support port operations and goods movement for consideration in the January 10 Governor’s Budget. Amid global disruptions to the goods movement supply chain, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed […]

Governor Newsom Expands Drought Emergency Statewide, Urges Californians to Redouble Water Conservation Efforts

Governor Newsom Expands Drought Emergency Statewide, Urges Californians to Redouble Water Conservation Efforts

Sacramento, CA…Proclamation authorizes State Water Board to ban wasteful water uses, boosting conservation efforts.  Following the second driest year on record and with near record low storage in California’s largest reservoirs, Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation extending the drought emergency statewide and further urging Californians to step up their water conservation efforts as […]

Caltrans Launches New Program Offering Volunteers up to $250 for Highway Litter Removal as Part of Clean California

Caltrans Launches New Program Offering Volunteers up to $250 for Highway Litter Removal as Part of Clean California

Sacramento, CA…Caltrans today announced a new Clean California pilot program that offers Adopt-a-Highway volunteers up to $250 for picking up highway litter. The Adopt-A-Highway program has been one of the longest-standing and successful government-public partnerships in the state. Since its inception in 1989, more than 120,000 Californians have cleaned and enhanced over 15,000 shoulder-miles of […]

Colin Luther Powell 1937 – 2021 Former National Security Advisor, Joint Chiefs Chairman & Secretary of State.

Colin Luther Powell 1937 – 2021 Former National Security Advisor, Joint Chiefs Chairman & Secretary of State.

Washington, DC…Colin Luther Powell April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021. American politician, diplomat and four-star general who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He served as the 16th United States National Security Advisor from 1987 to 1989 and as the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]

Virtual Roundtable on Collective Efforts to Address Global Supply Chain Bottlenecks

Virtual Roundtable on Collective Efforts to Address Global Supply Chain Bottlenecks

Washington, DC…Today, Vice President Harris, Secretary Buttigieg and Director Deese met with the leaders of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, as well as representatives of labor and the business community, to discuss solutions to the congestion at the two ports. The two ports discussed moving to 24/7 operations. Labor leaders made clear […]

Vice President Kamala Harris and an Astronaut? What A Day! Get Curious with Vice President Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris and an Astronaut? What A Day!  Get Curious with Vice President Harris

Washington, DC…Vice President, Border Czar & Chair of the Space Council Kamala Harris and an Astronaut? Get Curious with Vice President Harris. In honor of World Space Week, we’re visiting the Naval Observatory in Washington to talk to none other than Vice President Kamala Harris about the National Space Council. We also hear from NASA […]

2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to be Harvested in California on Oct. 24

2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to be Harvested in California on Oct. 24

Mad River, CA…After almost a year of planning, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 84-foot white fir nicknamed “Sugar Bear,” will be harvested from the Six Rivers National Forest in a virtual ceremony on  Oct. 24, 2021 at 10 AM.     The harvest ceremony will include a blessing by the Lassic Band of Wylacki-Wintoon Family […]

Reparations Task Force to Hear Testimony and Public Comment on the Impacts of Racism in California

Reparations Task Force to Hear Testimony and Public Comment on the Impacts of Racism in California

Sacramento, CA…As part of California’s historic Assembly Bill 3121 (AB 3121), the state’s Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans will hold full-day public meetings on Tuesday, October 12 and Wednesday, October 13. The meetings build on a series of previous public hearings initially launched on June 1, the 100th anniversary […]

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