TODAY: Governor Newsom to Meet with Emergency Response Officials at State Operations Center

MATHER – Governor Gavin Newsom will meet with emergency response officials today at the State Operations Center in Mather regarding the ongoing response to two large earthquakes near Ridgecrest. A media availability with state officials will follow.

Yesterday, Governor Newsom issued a statement on the incident and declared a state of emergency to help mobilize disaster response resources and support the local evacuations.

The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services has activated the State Operations Center in Mather, California to its highest level and is coordinating with personnel and with other local, state and federal emergency response officials to address all emergency management and mutual aid needs.

When: Today, Saturday July 6, 2019 The media availability will begin at approx. 10 a.m.

Where: Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Operations Center, 3650 Schriever Avenue, Mather, CA 95655

**NOTE: This availability is open to credentialed media only and will be streamed live here.