Category: California

California: Gavin Newsom Orders Vote-by-Mail for November Election
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California: Gavin Newsom Orders Vote-by-Mail for November Election

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Friday signed an executive order permitting all registered voters in the Golden State to vote by mail in the upcoming presidential election, citing concerns stemming from the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. “I signed an executive order that will allow every registered voter in California to receive a mail-in ballot,” Newsom…

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California turns to vote-by-mail to keep residents safe come November
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California turns to vote-by-mail to keep residents safe come November

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday that his state would issue a mail-in ballot to every registered voter for November’s election. Newsom issued the decision as an executive order in coordination with other California officials. The order will require all county election officials to provide mail-in ballots to voters, but it also provisions for in-person…

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California Governor Issues ‘Stay at Home’ Order for Residents
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California Governor Issues ‘Stay at Home’ Order for Residents

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide order for all of the state’s residents to “stay at home” during the coronavirus pandemic. “We need to bend the curve in the state of California,” Newsom said in an announcement. “There’s a social contract here. People I think recognize the need to do more. They will adjust…

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California Senator proposes tighter regulations on direct-to-consumer genetics testing companies
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California Senator proposes tighter regulations on direct-to-consumer genetics testing companies

A state senator in California is introducing legislation designed to provide more direct oversight over direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies. The new regulations, introduced by Santa Ana’s Democratic Senator Thomas Umberg, builds on attempts in the California Consumer Privacy Act to regulate the ways data collected from genetic testing can be used by companies. “The fact…

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Police: California School Shooter Used .45 Caliber Handgun
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Police: California School Shooter Used .45 Caliber Handgun

During a Thursday press conference Los Angeles County Captain Kent Wegener said the Saugus High School shooting suspect used a .45 caliber handgun. Breitbart News reported the police response to a shooting at Saugus High School on Thursday morning. Initial reports highlighted that police were searching for the gunman, but Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office…

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California accuses Facebook of ignoring subpoenas in state’s Cambridge Analytica investigation
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California accuses Facebook of ignoring subpoenas in state’s Cambridge Analytica investigation

California’s attorney general Xavier Becerra has accused Facebook of “continuing to drag its feet” by failing to provide documents to the state’s investigation into Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. The attorney general said in a court filing Wednesday that Facebook had provided a “patently deficient” response to two sets of subpoenas for the previously undisclosed investigation…

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