State of Emergency

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In response to the monkeypox outbreak, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a State of Emergency on August 1 to bolster the state’s ability to coordinate education, prevention, and treatment across the state. The proclamation supports vaccination efforts to increase the state’s monkeypox defense strategy being led by the California Department …continue reading

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Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer – the leading recall candidate – released the following statement joining State Senator Andreas Borgeas, California state legislators and Central Valley agricultural leaders in calling on Gavin Newsom to declare a state of emergency for California’s drought: “It’s clear that California has entered another …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an emergency proclamation for Los Angeles and Riverside counties due to the effects of several fires, including the Saddleridge, Eagle, Sandalwood, Reche, and Wolf fires, which have destroyed structures, threatened homes and critical infrastructure, and caused the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents. Earlier …continue reading