Gavin Newsom

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Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of Charlotte Shultz, Chief of Protocol for the State of California and Chief of Protocol for the City and County of San Francisco: Jennifer and I were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Charlotte Mailliard Shultz, an …continue reading

Cover art for OCB's 2021 November Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for November 14 through November 20 include an undetermined death and a police shooting in Long Beach, and the opening of Amazon Fresh in Cerritos. Top Ten Stories for November 14 through November 20 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

Ahead of Veterans Day, Governor Gavin Newsom today visited veterans receiving COVID-19 vaccines and flu shots at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he highlighted the state’s ongoing efforts to increase vaccination rates and promote booster shots for eligible populations and investments to address veterans’ homelessness. Joined …continue reading

Cover art for OCB's 2021 October Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for October 10 through October 16 include faith vs. COVID-19, a crowd-pleasing recipe, and a Long Beach traffic fatality. Top Ten Stories for October 10 through October 16 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Burned out …continue reading

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The California Restaurant Association (CRA) today praised California Governor Gavin Newsom and members of the legislature for paving the way to offer restaurants a less-bureaucratic way to serve alcohol in expanded outdoor dining settings, allow for carry-out restaurant meals to be sold with alcoholic beverages, and to increase the number …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Treasurer Fiona Ma after COVID-19

State Treasurer Fiona Ma extended her thanks and appreciation to Governor Gavin Newsom for signing Assembly Bill 340 (Ward) (AB 340) into law. This important piece of legislation sponsored by Treasurer Ma will modernize how funds in a 529 college savings account can be utilized to help families pay for …continue reading

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At Rowley Park, alongside legislators, community leaders and families of victims of police violence, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed legislation creating a system to decertify peace officers for serious misconduct. The Governor also signed legislation increasing transparency of peace officer misconduct records, improving policing responsibility and accountability guidelines, raising eligibility …continue reading

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Nearly a century after Bruce’s Beach was wrongfully taken from Black entrepreneurs Willa and Charles Bruce, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed legislation that will enable Los Angeles County to return the beachfront property to their descendants, continuing the state’s leadership to redress historical injustices and advance equity. The Governor signed …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for September 19 through September 25 include a new Lakewood festival, turmoil in Los Al Unified, and a Seal Beach car show. Top Ten Stories for September 19 through September 25 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and …continue reading

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In the face of unprecedented attacks on women’s health care and reproductive rights throughout the country, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the Administration’s participation in a new advisory group, the California Future of Abortion Council, to advance the state’s leadership on reproductive freedom and signed legislation furthering the state’s commitment …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order waiving the application of AB 361 until October 1, 2021, when the provisions of a prior executive order that established certain requirements for public agencies to meet remotely during the COVID-19 emergency will expire. AB 361 extends the flexibilities provided in the …continue reading