Today at Noon: Governor Newsom to Visit Small Business in Sacramento as State Prepares for Stage 2 Reopening

Later in the day, the Governor will host a digital roundtable with manufacturing workers and small business owners as part of his Economic Recovery & Reinvention Listening Tour

SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom will meet with a small business owner in Sacramento today to discuss how businesses are adapting to reopen while continuing to preserve public health.

Continuing the Economic Recovery & Reinvention Listening Tour, the Governor will host his second virtual roundtable later in the afternoon with manufacturing workers and small business owners on their experiences and insights for what recovery can and should look like in a new economic landscape coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Governor yesterday announced that based on the state’s progress in fighting COVID-19, the state can begin to move into Stage 2 of modifying the stay at home order this Friday, allowing for the reopening of some lower-risk businesses, with guidelines for some sectors to be released Thursday.

Pooled Press Conference

WHEN: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at approx. 12:00 p.m.

LIVESTREAM@CAgovernor Twitter page and California Governor Facebook page.

**NOTE: Pool footage of the Governor’s visit will be available to media. KRON4 reporter Ashley Zavala will be asking reporter questions during the press conference. To submit a question, media may contact

Pool TV footage: TV stations may contact for satellite coordinates and for B-roll footage.

Digital Roundtable – Manufacturing Workers & Small Business Owners

WHEN: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at approx. 2:15 p.m.

LIVESTREAM: Governor’s YouTube page.

For the latest on the state’s COVID-19 response, visit