DMV to Close Offices Statewide for Half-Day ‘Operation Excellence: DMV Training’

Sacramento – The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will close its offices statewide for a half day on July 24, 2019, to better...

Congressman DeSaulnier Passes Effort to Exonerate the Port Chicago 50

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) successfully passed a measure that directs the Secretary of the United States Navy to publicly exonerate...

Governor Signs Wildfire Safety Law Co-Authored by Sen. Dodd

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, made the following statement today on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signing of major wildfire prevention and safety legislation: “Governing is...

California Lawmakers: Release Tax Returns or Be Left off Primary Ballot

On Thursday, the California State Senate approved legislation that would require Presidential candidates and candidates for the Governor of California, to release their tax...

Former U.S. Dept. Of Veteran Affairs Fiduciary Pleads Guilty To Embezzling From Disabled Veterans

OAKLAND – Raj Kumar Ditta pleaded guilty today in federal court to misappropriating and embezzling funds he held as a fiduciary for incompetent and...

Covered California to See Lowest Premium Increase Since 2014 at 0.8 Percent

California’s individual market will see a preliminary rate change of 0.8 percent in 2020, which is the lowest change since Covered California’s launch,...

CHP: 1,317 DUI Arrest Over July 4 Holiday, 36 Dead

According to the California Highway Patrol, over the extended July 4 Holiday weekend, data as of 11:59 pm July 7 shows 36 people died,...

Swalwell Announces End to Presidential Campaign

DUBLIN, CA – Congressman Eric Swalwell announced Monday that he has ended his campaign for President of the United States. “I ran for President to...

Kamala Harris Proposes $100 Billion Plan for Black Homeownership

On Saturday, Kamala Harris proposed a $100 billion federal program to help black people purchase homes as part of an effort to close the...

CA Fish & Wildlife Dept. Receives Funding to Defend Delta from Nutria Invasion

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), whose Assembly District encompasses a large cross-section of the Delta, announced that the California Department of Fish...

July 1: New California Ammo Law Requiring Background Checks Goes into Effect

Beginning July 1, those who wish to buy ammunition in California will be required to undergo a background check. The background check will be on...

AAA: Gas Prices Jump a Nickel Ahead of Independence Day Holiday

AAA reported Monday that after several weeks of pump prices declining, gas prices began increasing across the country with more than 25 states seeing...
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California to Become First State to Ban Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles

On Thursday, the California State Assembly approved the CROWN ACT in Senate Bill 188, which would ban discrimination based on hair associated with race. The...

Mitsubishi Motors to Move Headquarters from California to Tennessee

CYPRESS, Calif. – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA), the fastest-growing Asian brand in the U.S. for the second consecutive year*, will relocate its...

DeSaulnier Announces Legislation to Prevent Theft of Federal Law Enforcement Weapons

Washington, DC  – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act, a bill to create...

Legislature Approves Sen. Dodd’s Horse Racing Safety Bill

SACRAMENTO – Horse-racing safety legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that is prompted by deaths of horses at Santa Anita Park was approved by...

State Treasurer Creates Registry for Women Wanting to Serve on Boards of Publicly Held...

Sacramento – California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, in an effort to get more women to serve on corporate boards and help corporations comply with...

26-Year-Old Sacramento Police Officer Shot and Killed Responding to a Call

The following is information released by the Sacramento Police Department after Tara Christina O’Sullivan was killed in the line of duty. Prior to working for...

State Water Project Allocations Increase to 75 Percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced it will increase the 2019 State Water Project (SWP) allocation to 75 percent...

Grove Says Democrats Impose another Tax Increase

SACRAMENTO – Even with a $22 billion surplus California Democrats passed Assembly Bill 91 which will raise $1.9 billion in new taxes on small...

Eric Swalwell Releases Gun Control Plan

On Monday, presidential candidate Eric Swalwell released his Gun Control Plan which he calls a "epidemic" and is putting violence at the top of...

State Treasurer Announces More Than $105 Million in Affordable Housing Tax Credits

Los Angeles – California State Treasurer Fiona Ma kicked-off a 10-city housing regulatory tour today by announcing that $52.5 million in annual federal tax...
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California Republican Senators Slam California Budget Deal

California State Senate Republicans came out and blasted the approved $214.8 billion budget pointing out much pork and calling for better fiscal spending. The document,...

Assembly Republicans Not Happy With California State Budget Approval

California State Assembly Republicans came out and blasted the approved $214.8 billion budget pointing out much pork and calling for better fiscal spending. The budget...

Wife Admits to Conspiring With Rep. Duncan D. Hunter to Steal more than $200,000...

SAN DIEGO – Margaret E. Hunter admitted in federal court today that she and her husband, U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, knowingly and willfully...

State Agencies Seek Input on Creating Climate-Resilient Water System

SACRAMENTO—State agencies are asking Californians to help shape a roadmap for meeting future water needs and ensuring environmental and economic resilience through the 21st...

State Budget Reflects Long-Held Values and Priorities, Says Ting

SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, released the following statement about the State Legislature’s passage of...

Melendez Calls State Budget “A Failure to Solve Real Problems”

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, issued the following statement following the passage of the California State Budget: “Legislative Democrats are more than willing...

California Budget Calls for Increase in Housing and Homeless Spending

On Tuesday, a proposed Budget Deal that will be voted on later this week in the California State Assembly calls for a $214.8 billion...

California Budget Deal Calls for Healthcare for Undocumented Immigrants

On Tuesday, a proposed Budget Deal that will be voted on later this week in the California State Assembly calls for a $214.8 billion...