New Laws Taking Effect for Californians in 2023

Jan 12,2023

he new year brings new laws to California residents including those affecting traffic, labor and retail. The Alameda Sun selected some of the most prominent among the hundreds of new laws taking affect this year.

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Governor Newsom to End the COVID-19 State of Emergency

Oct 20,2022

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Monday, Oct. 17, that the COVID-19 State of Emergency will end on Feb. 28, 2023, charting the path to phasing out one of the most effective and necessary tools that California has used to combat COVID-19.

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Excessive Heat Watch for Labor Day Weekend

Sep 02,2022

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch beginning Saturday morning, Sept. 3, to Tuesday evening, Sept. 6. This increases the risk for heat-related illnesses, so take precaution during this time:
● Hydrate and dress for the heat
● Limit your time outdoors

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California Issues New Statewide Mask Mandate Before Holidays

Dec 16,2021

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced on Monday, Dec. 13, that all residents — regardless of vaccination status — must wear masks in all indoor public places beginning on Wednesday, Dec. 15th. The mask mandate will last until at least Jan. 15, 2022.

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A Summary of Latest Alameda County COVID-19 Health Orders

Jun 25,2020

Last Friday, June 19, Alameda County’s Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan releaseed an ordr that broadewns the scope of activities that the county will pemit. 

However, the order stresses the  importance of physical distancing and the wearing of face coverings while in public. 

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New Laws for 2020

Jan 07,2020

More than two dozen new laws in California went into effect as the calendar changed to 2020. The new laws include changes in employment practices, housing, criminal justice and more. 

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