Facebook Announces $1B Investment To Address California's Affordable Housing CrisisThe investment will be used to "help essential workers such as teachers, nurses and first responders live closer to the communities that rely on them," according to a news release.
Why Are California Gas Prices So High? Gov. Newsom Launches Investigation To Find OutCurrently, the state's average cost for gas is $4.14 per gallon while the national average is $2.65 per gallon.
California Bans 'Willful Defiance' Suspensions For K-8 StudentsThe new law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2020 – just in time for the 2020-2021 school year – bans schools from suspending students from kindergarten through eighth grade for showing “willful defiance” toward a teacher or administrator.
California Will Pay 2 Years Of Community College Tuition For First-Time StudentsGovernor Gavin Newsom will visit East LA College Thursday to talk about the expanded California College Promise program, which will now pay for two years of community college tuition for first-time, full-time college students in California.
California Files Suit Against Trump Administration's 'Public Charge' RuleCalifornia and several other states are fighting the Trump Administration's new immigration rule that would block people from being able to obtain green cards if they use Medicaid, food stamps or other public assistance programs.
President Trump, Republicans Sue California Over Law Requiring Release Of Tax ReturnsThe lawsuit claims California’s law is unconstitutional because it creates an additional requirement to run for president. It also claims the law would deny voters an opportunity to vote for their chosen candidates.
DMV Offices Across California Stay Closed For Half-Day Employee TrainingThe half-day training will prepare employees for the onslaught of federally-mandated REAL ID applications and reinforce training on customer service.
Fire Crews Begin Testing Night-Flying Helitankers To Combat WildfiresSouthern California has a new aerial weapon to help fight fires at night.
California Becomes First State To Offer Benefits To Immigrants In Country IllegallyCalifornia has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to young adults living in the country illegally.
New Laws Affecting Medical Patients, Ammunition Kick In July 1A 6.5-cent gas tax on top of the existing taxes that accompany every gallon of gas sold in California will affect the most people and their wallets, but several other laws kick in on July 1 that will also have wide-ranging effects.
California Gas Tax Increase Taking Effect July 1 Raises Fuel Prices Over 5 Cents Per GallonPlanning a Fourth of July road trip? A new California gas tax increase is hitting gas pumps just days before the national holiday.