Gavin Newsom Holds Wide Margin Against Recall Effort

Gov. Gavin Newsom held a two-to-one advantage in early returns in California’s recall election, as he looked ready to easily prevail against a conservative challenge. The “no” campaign was winning close to 70% of the vote with about half the expected votes tallied, according to counts from CNN and the Los Angeles Times. CNN declared… Continue reading Gavin Newsom Holds Wide Margin Against Recall Effort

Jane Fonda Explored Run For California Governor: Report

Jane Fonda explored running for California’s governor in this year’s recall election, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, but ultimately decided to support Gavin Newsom, who is trying to retain his seat in the September 14 election. Fonda has spent much of her life active in politics and causes, but more recently… Continue reading Jane Fonda Explored Run For California Governor: Report

CDC, White House Say Fully Vaccinated People Can Stop Wearing Masks Indoors In Most Cases

The Centers for Disease Control announced on Thursday that fully-vaccinated people can ditch their masks indoors — in most cases. The announcement further eases federal government recommendations for safety during the Covid-19 crisis. In a tweet, the CDC said, “If you are fully vaccinated against #COVID19, you can resume activities without wearing a mask or… Continue reading CDC, White House Say Fully Vaccinated People Can Stop Wearing Masks Indoors In Most Cases

Stay-at-Home Order Extended for Southern California

California has extended regional stay-at-home orders for Southern California, it was announced during a livestream COVID-19 update from Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly. “The current orders will remain until ICU capacity projections are above or equal to 15%,” he said. The state will provide daily updates until the order is removed. On Monday, Newsom said that… Continue reading Stay-at-Home Order Extended for Southern California

Disneyland, Universal Studios Urge California Governor Gavin Newsom To Let Them Reopen

The California Attractions and Parks Association released a statement on Monday urging California Governor Gavin Newsom to issue guidelines that would allow the reopening of amusement parks in the state. The trade organization represents Disneyland Resort, Universal Studios, Six Flags Magic Mountain, SeaWorld San Diego, Knott’s Berry Farm and Legoland California Resort. Executive director Erin… Continue reading Disneyland, Universal Studios Urge California Governor Gavin Newsom To Let Them Reopen

California Governor Gavin Newsom Confronts Donald Trump On Climate Change, Wildfires: “57% Of The Land In This State Is Federal”

California Governor Gavin Newsom started his Monday meeting with President Donald Trump by thanking the Commander-in-Chief for his help with the California wildfires. Newsom said the president had acted very quickly and that his major disaster declaration “profoundly significant.” “I want to thank you and acknowledge the help that you’ve given,” said Newsom to Trump.… Continue reading California Governor Gavin Newsom Confronts Donald Trump On Climate Change, Wildfires: “57% Of The Land In This State Is Federal”

NCAA decision on student-athlete pay is 'a step in the right direction,' California Governor Newsom says

Today, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced that they will allow athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses. The Board of Governors for the NCAA, which oversees collegiate athletics programs across the country, unanimously voted for the change. "We must embrace change to provide the best possible experience for college athletes," said… Continue reading NCAA decision on student-athlete pay is 'a step in the right direction,' California Governor Newsom says

California Governor Supports Bill That Could Upend Uber, Lyft Model

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has come out in support of AB-5, legislation that would reclassify many gig economy workers from independent contractors to employees, guaranteeing them labor protections and benefits ― and potentially upending the business models of tech companies like Uber and Lyft. In an opinion piece in The Sacramento Bee on Monday,… Continue reading California Governor Supports Bill That Could Upend Uber, Lyft Model