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California 1st to Require Hourly Wages in the Garment Industry

California 1st to Require Hourly Wages in the Garment Industry

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed a bill that he dubbed a “nation-leading” measure requiring garment businesses to compensate employees by the hour instead of for each item they create. Supporters said that piece-rate compensation could be used to pay employees less than the federal minimum wage. CA is now the 1st state in …

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California Bans State-Funded Travel to Ohio Due to Anti-LGBTQ Law

California Bans State-Funded Travel to Ohio Due to Anti-LGBTQ Law

California’s attorney general, California Attorney General Robb Bonta, announced on Friday that the state will prohibit state-funded travel to Ohio as a decision of Ohio’s passage of the “Medical Practitioner Conscience” clause in June, which has been termed a “license to discriminate” and “the most homophobic legislation in the country.” When it comes to healthcare, …

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5 Places to See Fall Color Without Ever Having to Leave California

5 Places to See Fall Color Without Ever Having to Leave California

If you think California has no fall tale to tell and that the only way to see the splendor of autumn’s breathtaking foliage is in New England, John Poimiroo has some good news for you. Not only does California’s landscape embrace the fall season, but it also has the country’s longest autumn season and the …

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Gavin Newsom : California to Replace the Word ‘alien’ From Its Laws

Gavin Newsom : California to Replace the Word ‘alien’ From Its Laws

California will get rid of the term “alien” from its state laws, according to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who described it as an “offensive word for a person that has fueled a divisive and harmful narrative.” On Friday, Newsom signed a bill that removes the term from sections of the California state code. In 2015 and …

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Governor Newsom Announces California Secures Federal Assistance to Support Response to Fawn Fire in Shasta County

Governor Newsom Announces California Secures Federal Assistance to Support Response to Fawn Fire in Shasta County

Governor Newsom said that California had received a Fire Management Assistance Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure that critical resources are available to combat the Fawn Fire in Shasta County. The Fawn Fire has burned 5,500 acres in the Jones Valley and Mountain Gate areas as of this writing and is …

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Viral Tiktok Challenge Costs California School Districts Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Damage

Viral Tiktok Challenge Costs California School Districts Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Damage

A viral TikTok challenge that encourages youngsters to steal and damage school property has already cost one district $20,000 in damages. Police and educational officials are urging parents to have talks with their children about the trend and urge them to inform authorities if they witness any illegal activity. A new trend known as “Devious …

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California Now Has Nation's Lowest Virus Transmission Rate

California Now Has Nation’s Lowest Virus Transmission Rate

Following a spate of infections and hospitalizations in the summer, California has the lowest coronavirus transmission rate of any state. The most populous state, California, is the only one where “significant” coronavirus transmission has been observed, according to the CDC’s color-coded map. So is Puerto Rico. In all other U.S. states, virus transmission is classified …

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