For many underserved communities of color in the Central Valley, the New Year started on the right track as the new California Gov. Gavin Newsom made access to safe and affordable drinking water a priority in the state.
Natalie Corona, 22, a Davis, California, police officer, was shot and killed after responding to a car crash and died at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. After a manhunt, the suspect killed himself, cops say.
With the start of the new legislative session in Sacramento, state’s Senate and Assembly legislators are calling for urgent action to stop California’s mental health crisis by improving mental health services and delivery to those in need of the services.
Fernando Valenzuela, former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, received the ‘Spirit of California’ medal award as one of the eight Californians inducted into the 12th class of the California Hall of Fame on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the California Museum in Sacramento.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 10 signed Senate Bill 100 authored by Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Kevin De León, which accelerates California’s 2030 Renewable Portfolio Standard target from 50 percent to 60 percent and creates a policy goal of 100 percent clean energy by 2045.