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NEWS POLITICS REGION

Governor Gavin Newsom Calls for New Fuel Tax and Release of Winter Blend Gas

Amid rising gas prices, California Governor Gavin Newsom says fuel companies are ripping Californians off. He wants a new windfall tax on the oil refineries that would help ease the cost of fuel for millions in the state. Gas prices have increased almost daily in the last couple of weeks. Newsom also wants an early Read More…

FONTANA NEWS POLITICS

Governor Gavin Newsom Unveils California COVID “SMARTER” Plan

Speaking in a giant Fontana warehouse filled with PPE, California Governor Gavin Newsom laid his future “SMARTER” plan for the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. SMARTER is an acronym for Shots, Masks, Awareness, Readiness, Testing, Education and Rx. Newsom’s plan calls for a task force to handle any outbreaks, new variants and rapidly address Read More…

CORONAVIRUS NEWS POLITICS

California Mask Mandate to End February 15th

California Governor Gavin Newsom will end the statewide mask mandate on February 15th. Newsom sent out a tweet citing dropping COVID cases since the Omicron peak. Cases have dropped by 65%. Newsom says hospitalizations have stabilized across the state. The governor says unvaccinated people still need to wear masks in indoor settings. He also encourages Read More…

CORONAVIRUS NEWS POLITICS

Governor Newsom Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines for Students

Governor Gavin Newsom has announced California will become the first state in the nation to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all students starting at kindergarten age through high school. Once the vaccines receive full approval from the FDA, all students attending school will be required to get the shot. There is already a mandate in place Read More…

NEWS POLITICS

Governor Gavin Newsom Defeats California Recall

Governor Gavin Newsom will remain in his role as California Governor after yesterday’s recall election. Newsom has been challenged over COVID mandates, the ongoing homeless crisis, unemployment and a multitude of other issues plaguing California. The ballot had two questions. Should Gavin Newsom be recalled and who should replace him. Conservative talk show host Larry Read More…

Health NEWS POLITICS RIVERSIDE

Kaiser Out: Riverside County Appoints New Health Director

Dr. Cameron Kaiser has been ousted as the Riverside County Health Director. The board of supervisors met during a closed-door hearing to remove Kaiser from his position. Dr. Geoffrey Leung has been appointed in Kaiser’s place. Leung has led the county’s incident management team for the vaccine rollout. “I am honored to serve in this Read More…

CRIME/PUBLIC SAFETY NEWS POLITICS UPLAND

Upland Police Chief Placed on Leave

The Upland City Council voted behind closed doors to put Upland Police Chief Darren Goodman on paid administrative leave. Reasons were not given for Goodman’s leave of absence. City officials would only say Goodman’s leave has do with a “confidential personnel matter” and they cannot comment on it. Lieutenant Cliff Matthews has been temporarily promoted Read More…