In The News

Excerpted from the Orange County Register

By Greg Mellen

"When Gov. Gavin Newsom visited the new HOPE Center in Fullerton a few weeks ago, he gushed about the facility as an example of what can be accomplished with collaboration that is “all about data, all about outcomes.”

Excerpted from Fox11 News

By CNS Author

"Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday hailed a new center in Fullerton that will aim to address the root causes of homelessness.

The Homeless Outreach and Proactive Engagement, or HOPE, Center will be a "unified command center" for social workers and local law enforcement to work together on helping transients get off the streets. The North Orange County Public Safety Collaborative, which comprises officials from 11 cities, has received $35.8 million in state funding to address homelessness in a variety ways.

Excerpted from CBS Los Angeles

By CBSLA Staff

"Teresa Posada has a lot to celebrate; it's the 85-year-old's birthday and she just moved into a new home.

After years of struggling with homelessness, she finally decided to reach out for help after a stranger tried to break into her car as she was sleeping inside.

'What am I going to do if he gets in?' she said. 'He's probably going to take the car and kill me.'

Excerpted from the Orange County Register

By Tess Sheets

"In an unassuming single-story building, tucked between the YMCA and Providence St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, a new “unified command center” is where north Orange County officials and service providers will collaborate on addressing some of the biggest challenges in the region and the state.

Excerpted from the Sacramento Bee

By Andrew Sheeler

"With Election Day six weeks away, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill intended to protect election workers from harassment.

Excerpted from the Mercury News

By Eliyahu Kamisher

"As California election officials scramble to mail out more than 20 million ballots next month, the hangover effects of conspiracy theories that snowballed in the 2020 election are weighing heavily on this year’s elections administrators.

Excerpted from ABC10

By Mariah Pearlson

"California government officials are making it easier for people to vote as midterm elections are weeks away. Officials say voting access is expanding and becoming more protected.

“With midterm elections nearing, the safety and peace of mind of hardworking election workers should be a top priority," said Senator Josh Newman.

Excerpted from the Orange County Register

By Kaitlyn Schallhorn 

With a looming deadline to sign or veto bills fast approaching, Gov. Gavin Newsom OK’d an array of legislation this week, ranging from protecting election workers to ensuring pay equity for women in the workplace to shoring up stability for victims of domestic violence.

The governor has until Friday, Sept. 30 to sign or veto bills passed by the legislature this year.