California saw a historic spike in job creation allowing the governor’s office to report a restorative number of jobs available since the pandemic began.
On October 18, the State of California held its first-ever Extreme Heat Symposium to harness the collective power of extreme heat industry experts, community leaders, state policymakers, scientists, and community members to set the stage for extreme heat actions throughout the state in the upcoming years.
Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the signing of Assembly Bill (AB) 2369, which will encourage more survivors to seek Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVROs) by requiring the court to order abusers to pay for a survivor’s attorney’s fees and costs.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children as young as five years old will soon be authorized to get the updated COVID-19 booster vaccine beginning in the middle of October.
In order to curb climate change, the California Air Resource Board (CARB) voted on August 25 to ban the sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035.
On August 31, Senate Bill (SB) 1137, a bill that will prevent new permits for oil and gas drilling within a 3,200-feet comprehensive health and safety zone, was voted 25-10 by Senators to advance to the Governor’s desk.