Luxury Vacations Are State's Latest COVID Vaccine IncentivesAs California plans to hand out $1.5 million in prize money Tuesday to 10 vaccinated residents, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday the vaccine incentives would continue with a giveaway of six vacation packages.
Gov. Newsom Signs Order Officially Marking End Of California Stay-At-Home OrderMost of California’s coronavirus rules governing public gatherings will officially disappear on Tuesday after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Friday afternoon that heralds the end of the pandemic’s hold on much of the state’s public life.
6 SoCal Residents Win $50,000 In Vax For The Win Drawing After State Pulled More Winners FridayFifteen more vaccinated California residents -- including three from Los Angeles County and one each from Orange, San Diego and Riverside counties -- won $50,000 prizes in the state's COVID-19 vaccine incentive program.
To-Go Cocktails, Outdoor Dining Allowed To Stay After June 15, Gov. Newsom SaysGov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday that California will continue to allow to-go cocktails and outdoor dining after COVID restrictions are lifted on June 15.
Newsom Says Most Californians Will Reap Benefits From State Budget SurplusTrying to dig himself out of a recall rut, Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday said the state budget was in great shape — thanks to a surprise tax windfall from the state's highest earners — and that most Californians will reap the benefits.
California's Mask Mandate Could End On June 15, Gov. Newsom SaysOn Wednesday, Newsom said the state may suspend the mask mandate in June as well, except for large, indoor gatherings.
Newsom Proposes $12 Billion Plan To Tackle Homelessness In CaliforniaThe homelessness crisis across the state continues to grow, but Gov. Gavin Newsom now believes he has a plan that will get thousands of people off the streets with the help of $12 billion.
Court Upholds Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Use Of Emergency Powers During COVID-19 PandemicCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom’s use of emergency powers to make far-reaching policies during the pandemic was upheld Wednesday by state appellate judges who rejected a lower court finding that the Democrat had done too much unilaterally.
Newsom Meets With San Fernando Small Business Owners, Signs $6.2B Tax Relief MeasureGov. Gavin Newsom Thursday met with San Fernando business owners who have been hit hard through the COVID-19 pandemic before signing legislation that will provide $6.2 bill in tax cuts for small businesses over the next six years.
California Secretary of State's Office Clears Path For Governor Newsom Recall Effort To Appear On Upcoming Ballot, Likely In The FallOrganizers of the recall effort against California Gov. Gavin Newsom collect enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot.
California Could Fully Reopen Without Tiered Schedule By June 15 If Infections, Hospitalizations Continue To DropDiscarding the colored tier system will allow restrictions to be lifted from all businesses, gatherings and recreational activities. However, a statewide mask mandate will remain in place.
Newsom Recall Faces Bureaucratic HurdlesA plodding, months-long review kicks off Wednesday to confirm what appears inevitable: California Gov. Gavin Newsom will face a recall election that could oust the Democrat before his first term ends.
California 'Not Going Back To Normal' Post-Pandemic, Newsom Says In 'State Of The State' AddressNewsom has remained largely silent on the recall question, often deflecting reporters' questions during coronavirus briefings, saying he remained focused on efforts to combat COVID-19.
California Theme Parks, Ballparks To Reopen April 1 If Counties Reach Less Restrictive COVID TiersThe updated reopening guidelines allows theme parks in California to reopen at 15% capacity as early as April 1 once their counties reach the red, or second most restrictive, tier of reopening.
'Absolutely Reckless': California Governor Slams Texas Move To Lift Mask MandateCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom sharply criticized an announcement Tuesday by his counterpart in Texas lifting that state's mask mandate.