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14-Day CA Quarantine Called For Travelers, Residents

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The state is taking aim at non-essential travel amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the country. Gov. Gavin Newsom and state public health officials issued a travel advisory Friday morning, asking anyone arriving in the Golden State after recreational travel to self-quarantine for 14 days. This comes after California just reported a "sobering threshold" of 1 million...
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Government Resources for Relief Due to COVID-19

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FEDERAL UPDATE: Friday afternoon, President Trump signed the CARES Act - a $2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide relief to many groups affected by the coronavirus. This plan will offer assistance to tens of millions of American households affected by the coronavirus by providing stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment coverage, student loan changes, differe...
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Census 2020 – Are You Ready To Be Counted?

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Census 2020 is around the corner. The results will determine not only our representation in Congress, but how more than $115 billion is spent every year on California schools, healthcare, housing, transportation, and other vital programs in our neighborhoods. But we won’t get an accurate count in 2020 unless everyone participates. Your 2020 Census invitation should arrive in your mailbox this mo...
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Collect $3,000 — Free — To Retrofit Your Home

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When a big earthquake hits your area, your house might fly off its foundation and collapse if: It’s wood–framed Built before 1980 Has a crawl space and/or a cripple wall It’s never been retrofitted before The good news is that this year the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) is offering as much as $3,000 each to 4,400 California homeowners to help pay for retrofitting their pla...
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Today Is California’s Last Day To Register To Vote in the 2018 Election

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If you aren't registered to vote by Monday night, you'll have no say on the gas tax, daylight savings time, the governorship, or Congress. Monday is the deadline to register to vote in California, and here are just some of the ways the Nov 6. Election will affect you: it will determine whether you have to change your clocks twice a year and set your alarm earlier, how much you pay at the gas pump...
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New State Law: AB 1719 now in effect: In case you didn’t know

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In case you weren’t aware, a new CA state law (AB 1719) just went into effect (August) that now requires mandatory hands-on CPR training in all High Schools and Charter Schools – grades 9-12. Hands-on CPR training is now a graduation requirement. This new law was enacted to help increase survival rates for victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest, a major cause of death striking more than 1,000 persons/da...
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California Assembly District 45 Candidate Panel – February 21

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For those of you that live in Assembly District 45, there is a special election to fill the vacant seat. The Candidate Panel will be held West Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday February 21 at 6:00 PM. Click here for a map of CA Assembly District 45: https://a45.asmdc.org/district-map More info regarding the upcoming special election on April 3, 2018: http://www.sos.c...
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SoCal Edison Investigated for its Possible Role in CA Wildfires

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Fire Investigators may be looking at the role Southern California Edison utilities could have played in the region's wildfires. Southern California Edison on Tuesday said it believes fire officials are investigating the company for its possible role in the catastrophic wildfires raging across the region. About 250,000 acres have been burnt by multiple wildfires since last week, triggering some...
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California’s Smoking Age Raised to 21: Gov. Brown Signs New Laws

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The Governor also signed a bill which groups vaping into the same category— and thus restrictions— as traditional tobacco products. It'll soon be more difficult for California's youth to get their hands on a pack of cigarettes or an electronic smoking device. Starting this summer, the legal smoking age in the state will be 21. On Wednesday evening, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a handful of...
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