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California COVID-19 Rent Relief Program distributes more than $3 billion to California low-income renters

May 4, 2022 / By

On Monday, during a meeting with U.S. Treasury Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo in Compton, Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency Secretary Lourdes Castro Ramírez announced that the California COVID-19 Rent Relief Program has distributed $3.1 billion of rent and utility assistance to over 275,000 households throughout the state to keep families housed.

Have you experienced fewer mosquito bites? The release of these genetically modified mosquitos could be why

April 25, 2022 / By
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On March 7, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the approval of genetically modified mosquitos in Fresno and Tulare counties as part of an experimental use permit (EUP).

Governor Newsom swears in Justice Patricia Guerrero to California Supreme Court, the first Latina to serve on State’s highest court

March 31, 2022 / By

Justice Patricia Guerrero was sworn into the California Supreme Court on Monday by Governor Gave Newsom.

Pfizer discusses the possibility of an additional COVID-19 vaccine dose

March 18, 2022 / By

Pfizer is currently working on getting a fourth dose approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA); additionally, the company is working on a vaccine that protects against all coronavirus variants.

CA Attorney General, DPR, and San Joaquin County District Attorney secure court decision against Alpine for illegal pesticide drift

March 10, 2022 / By
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On Tuesday, California Attorney General Rob Bonta, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), and San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar secured a decision by the San Joaquin County Superior Court against Alpine Helicopter Service, Inc.

How to order free at-home COVID-19 test kits

January 18, 2022 / By

Although the official launch is scheduled for January 19, some Americans are able to order free at-home COVID-19 test kits a day early from the new federal government website.