California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to give $20,000 stipends to teachers at high needs schools and extend health care to older low-income immigrants who are in the country illegally. He outlined the plans during an announcement Friday of his $222 billion budget proposal.
Newsom said the state will measure local governments’ success in moving people off the streets as a requirement for receiving more state assistance.
The report includes only the eight largest agencies: the CHP; Los Angeles police and sheriff’s departments; sheriffs in Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties; and police departments in San Diego and San Francisco.
The ban will extend to flavored e-cigarettes but not larger tank-based vaping products more commonly used by adults.
The U.S. grew from 2018 to 2019 by almost a half percent, or about 1.5 million people, with the population standing at 328 million this year, according to population estimates.
Hundreds of new California laws take effect with the start of the new year, including measures stemming from the devastating wildfires that have swept the state. Others address animal rights, criminal justice, businesses and health care.
A closure of Interstate 5 that began Christmas night continued in the mountains north of Los Angeles on the notorious Grapevine section of the key highway through towering Tejon Pass.
The law puts tough restrictions on who can be independent contractors or freelancers rather than employees.
Long Beach so far Monday had received 1.47 inches of rain (precipitation is measured at Long Beach Airport), according to the NWS.
Three people who traveled through Los Angeles International Airport last week had measles and may have exposed others to the disease.