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State budget process is broken

Well, they’ve done it again. Since the passage of Proposition 25 more than a decade ago, the California Legislature has passed what can only be described as fake budgets. The 2021-22 “budget” passed last week is no exception. Despite the self-congratulatory preening of Democratic leadership, the “on-time” budget is neither on-time nor is it a real budget. The bill laughingly labeled the budget bill (AB 128) is not a true annual spending plan for the state, as it leaves many issues unresolved. An...
Tags: California, Opinion, Uncategorized, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, Sacramento Bee, Dan Walters, Newsom, Jon Coupal, Opinion columns


A $1 million lottery incentive in North Carolina has increased COVID-19 vaccinations by only 1%

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper. AP/Chuck Burton Ohio vaccination rates went up by just 1% after the announcement of a $1 million lottery incentive. "We're hoping over the next few days and few weeks that we will see some significant improvement in our numbers," Gov. Roy Cooper said on Friday. Other states that announced lottery incentives have seen a significant boost in vaccination rates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Since announcing a $1 million lottery incentive ...
Tags: Health, Science, California, US, Trends, Ohio, Vaccine, North Carolina, Gavin Newsom, Cooper, Johns Hopkins University, Roy Cooper, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova, COVID-19, COVID


Newsom denies parole for Manson Family follower Bruce Davis

LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday rejected parole for Bruce Davis, a one-time Manson Family follower who was convicted of two killings in 1969. A state parole board panel had recommended parole for the 78-year-old inmate in January, but the governor found that Davis “currently poses an unreasonable danger to society if released from prison at this time.” This file photo provided Jan. 29, 2013, by the California Department of Corrections shows Manson family member Bruce Davis. (AP Photo...
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Day of history, discussion, hope: LA County joins nation to mark first Juneteenth national holiday

Daphne Glass, 70, of Rancho Cucamonga dances during the 31st Annual Pomona Valley Juneteenth Family Jazz and Arts Festival at Ganesha Park on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The event comes after Juneteenth, a day commemorating the emancipation of African American slaves, was officially recognized as a federal holiday. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer) Community members gathered to celebrate the 31st Annual Pomona Valley Juneteenth Family Jazz and Arts Festival at Ganesha Park on Sa...
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California Hydropower Plant May Have to Shut Down as Record Heat Wave Drains Key Reservoir

The record heat wave searing the West Coast has drained one of California’s largest reservoirs so much that its hydroelectric power plant may be forced to shut down for the first time this summer, officials told CNN this week. This would be the first time the plant has shut off since it opened more than five decades…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Environment, Drought, Cnn, Oroville, West Coast, Gavin Newsom, Lake Oroville, California Department of Water Resources, Feather River, Oroville Dam, Reservoir, Oroville California, California State Water Project, States Of The United States


Senate Bill 12 would kill housing construction

Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state housing crisis in 2019, calling for 3.5 million new homes to meet the state’s booming economy. California business organizations joined with the Building Industry Association of Southern California, Orange County Business Council, and BizFed LA in supporting that declaration and call to action. Lack of housing supply in all price ranges is the underlying driver increasing homelessness, reducing housing affordability, higher rents, longer commutes, a dying middl...
Tags: California, Opinion, Senate, Sport, Soccer, New York Times, Bill, Orange County, EMS, Black, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Thomas Edison, Los Angeles County, Lucy Dunn, Guest Commentary


Take a look at some of the lakes in California that have been swallowed up by the 'megadrought'

Associated Press California has been hit by a "megadrought" that has dried up key reservoirs in the state. Entire lakes have shrunk exponentially, leaving yachts and docks beached on dry land. Nearly 95% of the state is experiencing "severe drought" and is susceptible to wild fires. See more stories on Insider's business page. California is facing its worst drought in over four years.Over 37 million people have already been impacted by the "megadrought" and nearly 95% of the state has...
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California just avoided a blackout, but experts say the risk remains for the rest of the season

The Western US has seen extreme temperatures so far this year Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images California just avoided potential blackouts after days of extreme heat. Experts say the high temperatures and drought conditions increase the risk of blackouts. Elevated temperatures are predicted throughout the summer. See more stories on Insider's business page. California avoided blackouts from the latest drought, but the threat is far from over for this summer, experts war...
Tags: California, Trends, Ap, Gavin Newsom, Western US, Patrick T Fallon, Southwest US, Bloomberg Read, Elliot Mainzer, Gary Ackerman, Mary Meisenzahl, Getty Images California, Morgan McFall Johnson, Manzier, Lake Orville


California just avoided blackouts, but experts say the risk remains for the rest of the season

The Western US has seen extreme temperatures so far this year Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images California just avoided potential blackouts after days of extreme heat. Experts say the high temperatures and drought conditions increase the risk of blackouts. Elevated temperatures are predicted throughout the summer. See more stories on Insider's business page. California avoided blackouts from the latest drought, but the threat is far from over for this summer, experts war...
Tags: California, Trends, Ap, Gavin Newsom, Western US, Patrick T Fallon, Southwest US, Bloomberg Read, Elliot Mainzer, Gary Ackerman, Mary Meisenzahl, Getty Images California, Morgan McFall Johnson, Manzier, Lake Orville


Californians Asked To Conserve Energy For 2nd Straight Day; Downtown Sacramento Hits Record High Heat

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Friday marked a second consecutive day of calls for energy conservation as California continues to face a brutal heatwave. The California Independent System Operator (CAISO), which manages the state’s power grid, put a flex alert in place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. CAISO called for residents to set thermostats to 78 degrees or higher, turn off unnecessary lights and avoid the use of major appliances. As of 5:45 p.m., CAISO’s website showed the state’s current energy deman...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Sacramento, Gavin Newsom, CAISO, California Independent System Operator CAISO, Governor Gavin Newsom, California ISO, CBSN Sacramento Feed


Western US power grids are straining to keep up as sweltering heatwaves persist

Power grids in the West are struggling during recent heat waves. Associated Press Sweltering heatwaves in the Western US are straining power grids. Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency, asking residents to reduce energy use. Grid operators say the grid is in better shape to withstand surging demands than in previous years. See more stories on Insider's business page. California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency on Thursday as its power grid struggles to...
Tags: Energy, News, Climate Change, California, US, Trends, Drought, Ap, West, Salt Lake City, North America, Accuweather, Gavin Newsom, Power Grid, Calif, Western Governors Association


California Unemployment Rate Improves, State Adds 100k Jobs For 4th Straight Month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — As of May 2021, California has regained more than half of the 2.7 million jobs it lost at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Friday, a trend driven by restaurants and hotels hiring more people as the nation’s most populous state reopens its economy. Employers added 104,500 new jobs this May as California’s unemployment rate improved slightly to 7.9% from 8% in April. Though California is still among the highest unemployment rates in the nation, ...
Tags: California, Gavin Newsom, Sacramento Calif, Dee Dee Myers, Newsom, Duane Morris, California Employment Development Department, Sung Won Sohn, Office of Business and Economic Development, Michael Bernick, Loyola Marymount University Nationwide California


Homeless man throws water bottle at California Gov. Gavin Newsom

As the California Governor was set to visit Marshawn Lynch’s Beastmode Barbershop in Oakland, Newsom was reportedly approached by what...
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California Gov. Newsom accosted by man who was arrested and charged with assault

California Gov. Gavin Newsom was reportedly approached in an aggressive manner by a man in Oakland on Friday, with authorities arresting...
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Newsom Assaulted by 'Aggressive' Man on Oakland Street

Authorities have arrested a man on suspicion of assaulting Gov. Gavin Newsom during his visit to downtown Oakland yesterday.
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Photos show historically low reservoirs across California as drought and a heat wave threaten power plants

Low water levels at California's Lake Oroville, June 16, 2021. Water levels in reservoirs across California and the Colorado River are dipping to historic lows. A key California reservoir is so depleted, it may force a power-plant shutdown for the first time. Drought and an early heat wave are drying out the US West and Southwest, straining power grids. See more stories on Insider's business page. California's reservoirs are shriveling up as drought and an early heat wave aff...
Tags: National Weather Service, Science, News, Climate Change, California, Mexico, US, Trends, Drought, Cnn, West, United States, Accuweather, Folsom Lake, Power Plants, Gavin Newsom


Man accused of assaulting Gov. Newsom in Oakland allegedly threw water bottle at him: Report

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting Gov. Gavin Newsom during his visit to downtown Oakland, authorities said Friday....
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Here’s how to use California’s new COVID vaccine verification system

Vaccinated Californians now have a new way to show they are inoculated against the coronavirus without carrying around a flimsy paper card. The state on Friday launched a new digital tool that lets residents access their COVID-19 vaccine record from the state’s immunization registry. The tool is available at myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov. People will be asked to enter their name, birthdate, and an email or phone number associated with their vaccine record. They’ll create a 4-digit PIN that can be ...
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California launches new digital tool to show your COVID-19 vaccine record

Vaccinated Californians now have a new way to show they are inoculated against the coronavirus without carrying around a flimsy paper card. The state on Friday launched a new digital tool that lets residents access their COVID-19 vaccine record from the state’s immunization registry. The tool is available at myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov. People will be asked to enter their name, birthdate, and an email or phone number associated with their vaccine record. They’ll create a 4-digit PIN that can be ...
Tags: California, US, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Lausd, Gavin Newsom, Russell Westbrook, CRENSHAW, LA County, Rick Klau, UTLA, California Department of Technology, Amy Tong, Erica Pan, LA Public Library System


What’s Open And Closed On Friday Now That Juneteenth Is A Federal Holiday

(CNN) — Most federal government employees across the country will have Friday off after President Joe Biden signed legislation establishing Juneteenth as a US federal holiday. But the introduction of a new federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States has created a patchwork of responses — leaving some government offices, schools and businesses open, while others close to observe the holiday. “Agencies should direct such employees to not report to work on Friday — unless...
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Lake Oroville Expected To Fall So Low That A Hydro-Power Plant Will Shut Down For First Time Ever

(CNN/CBS13) — Water in a key Northern California reservoir will fall so low this summer that its hydroelectric power plant will be forced to shut down for the first time, officials said Thursday, straining the state’s already-taxed electric grid. An unrelenting drought and record heat, both worsened by the changing climate, have pushed the water supply at Lake Oroville to deplete rapidly. As a result of the “alarming levels,” officials will likely be forced to close the Edward Hyatt Power Plant ...
Tags: News, California, California Drought, Cnn, United States, Electricity, Gavin Newsom, Hyatt, Northern California, Power Outage, Lake Oroville, California Energy Commission, Hoover Dam, DWR, Newsom, Whitmore


California Gov. Newsom declares state of emergency amid extreme heat

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Thursday to address power grid concerns as the western U.S. faces a...
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California’s Grid Operator Says It Predicts No Rolling Blackouts Thursday Evening

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No Rolling Blackouts In California Thursday Evening, Grid Operator Says

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Cash Payments Take Center Stage In Gov. Newsom’s 1st Recall Ad

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As both summer and the scheduling of a recall election date loom, Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make sure Californians know about the cash payments and prize money he is doling out. “Newsom is delivering money to your pocket,” a narrator says over a video of a smiling family gathered on a couch in a campaign ad Newsom released Thursday, his first of the recall. It references $1,100 in one-time cash payments he proposed in his state budget. The spot is one of three now airi...
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Second flex alert issued for Friday as heat wave continues into weekend

The second flex alert of the week — this one for Friday evening — was issued Thursday by the California Independent System Operator in an ongoing effort to urge energy consumers to reduce stress on the state’s electrical grid and avoid power outages amid a heat wave that is expected to linger through the weekend. On Wednesday, state energy officials issued their first flex alert of the year, urging residents to cut back on their energy consumption on Thursday, June 17, between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m....
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Counties Around Sacramento Region Could See Rolling Blackouts Thursday Evening

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Newsom Declares State Of Emergency, Grid Operator Urges Power Conservation For Second Day Amid High Heat

LOS ANGELES (AP/CBS13) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday declared a state of emergency and the state’s power grid operator called for a second day of energy conservation as a triple-digit heatwave hits the West. Friday’s Flex Alert will be in place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday’s Flex Alert was the first of the year and was issued from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to help relieve stress on the state’s power grid. The California Independent System Operator (CAISO), which manages the grid, called f...
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Cash Payments Take Center Stage in Newsom's 1st Recall Ad

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make sure Californians know about the cash payments and prize money he's doling out as the scheduling of a recall election date looms.
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Californians Must Actively Look For Work To Get Unemployment As Of July 11

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Californians will need to actively apply for jobs in order to receive unemployment benefits, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration announced Thursday. Federal law requires people who are out of work to be actively looking for jobs to be eligible for unemployment benefits. But the federal government let states waive that requirement during the pandemic because so many businesses were ordered to close. California’s Employment Development Department has waived its work-...
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