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California News: Attorney General Xavier Becerra Joins Multistate Coalition Opposing Changes to Joint Employment Standards

SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 12, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today joined a multi-state comment letter opposing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) proposal to reverse its decision in BFI Newby Island Recyclery (2015), and dramatically narrow the definition of “joint employer.”  The NLRB’s proposal would diminish the ability of millions of workers … Continue reading California News: Attorney General Xavier Becerra Joins Multistate Coalition Opposing Changes to Joint Employment Standards

California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Statement on Death of Davis Police Officer, Natalie Corona

SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 11, 2019 – California Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of Davis Police Department Officer Natalie Corona: “Jennifer and I are terribly saddened to learn of the death of Officer Corona. Officer Corona was protecting her community from harm when she was tragically shot by an … Continue reading California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Statement on Death of Davis Police Officer, Natalie Corona

LOS ANGELES | SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

LOS ANGELES—January 11, 2019— A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 Iridium Communications satellites has blasted off from California. The rocket lifted off at 7:31 a.m. Friday at Vandenberg Air Force Base and arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. SpaceX will try to land the Falcon’s first stage on an autonomous vessel … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

California News: Appoints Management Expert to Lead DMV Strike Team

SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 9, 2019 – California Governor Gavin Newsom today tasked California Government Operations Agency Secretary Marybel Batjer, one of the most accomplished management experts in state government, to lead a comprehensive modernization and reinvention of the troubled California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and make recommendations for new long-term leadership and reform … Continue reading California News: Appoints Management Expert to Lead DMV Strike Team

California News: Prescription Drugs & Fights for Health Care for All

Governor Newsom signs first-in-the-nation executive order to create the largest single purchaser for prescription drugs and allow private employers to join the state in negotiating drug prices Governor Newsom’s first budget proposes that California move closer to health care for all by becoming the only state in the country to provide coverage to young undocumented … Continue reading California News: Prescription Drugs & Fights for Health Care for All

California News: Governor Gavin Newsom to Join Emergency Officials and Announce New Executive Actions on Emergency Preparedness

COLFAX, CA – Jan. 8, 2019 – In the wake of the deadliest and most destructive wildfire season in state history, Governor Gavin Newsom will travel to an area at high fire risk in the Sierra Foothills tomorrow, where he will join leaders from the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, CAL FIRE, California National Guard … Continue reading California News: Governor Gavin Newsom to Join Emergency Officials and Announce New Executive Actions on Emergency Preparedness

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | The Latest: Elsie Fisher’s Sunday: Globes, math homework

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Jan 06, 2019—The Latest on the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, being presented live Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Standing on the red carpet just a few hours before the Golden Globe Awards begin Sunday, “Eighth Grade” star and best actress nominee Elsie … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | The Latest: Elsie Fisher’s Sunday: Globes, math homework

California News: Governor Brown to Swear In Joshua Groban to California Supreme Court Tomorrow

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will swear in Joshua Groban to the California Supreme Court tomorrow in Sacramento, at a ceremony joined by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and other judicial and state officials.  Groban’s nomination to the court was unanimously confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments on December 21, 2018. … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown to Swear In Joshua Groban to California Supreme Court Tomorrow