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California seizes more than 5.8 million fentanyl pills since January

News What you need to know: From January to April 2024, the state’s Counterdrug Task Force has helped law enforcement agencies seize more than 5.8 million pills containing fentanyl across California, including at ports of entry along the southern border. SACRAMENTO —...

Governor Newsom Proclaims Memorial Day 2024

News SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring May 27, 2024, as “Memorial Day” in the State of California. The text of the proclamation and a copy can be found below: PROCLAMATION On Memorial Day, we honor the heroic men and women who...

Ahead of Memorial Day weekend, Governor Newsom launches ready.ca.gov

News What to know: As we approach the unofficial start of summer, Governor Newsom today is launching ready.ca.gov and highlighting how the state is preparing for summer emergencies, extreme heat, and fires. SACRAMENTO – With seasonal challenges on the horizon as...

Acting Governor Kounalakis proclaims Harvey Milk Day

News SACRAMENTO – Acting Governor Eleni Kounalakis today issued a proclamation declaring May 22, 2024, as "Harvey Milk Day."The text of the proclamation and a copy can be found below: PROCLAMATION Today we honor Harvey Milk – a hero for not just his own community –...

Shorter lines, faster service coming to DMV as services move online

News What you need to know: The state is making it easier for Californians to access the DMV by bringing more services online. Over the past few years, the DMV has digitized many services, improved efficiency and made more than 90% of transactions available online....

Governor Newsom announces 10-point plan to beautify Bakersfield

News New multifaceted plan builds on recent successes from investing state’s resources in area What you need to know: Governor Newsom today released Caltrans’ 10-Point Plan to Beautify Bakersfield to support the city and surrounding region to improve street safety,...

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Enforcement efforts result in crime reduction in the Central Valley

News State partnership with local officials helping take down criminal activity in Bakersfield WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Governor Newsom’s ongoing collaborative enforcement effort in Bakersfield continues to improve public safety and reduce crime – with 302 arrests and...

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Governor Gavin Newsom

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