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Covered California Hails the Signing of the American Rescue Plan Which Will Benefit Millions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California’s executive director, Peter V. Lee, issued this statement following President Joe Biden’s signing of the American Rescue Plan. The landmark legislation provides new financial help to people who receive their health insurance through Affordable Care Act marketplaces like Covered California. The measure will lower health care costs by providing new and expanded subsidies to more …

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Raya and the Last Dragon Emphasizes Trust and Community

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Raya and the Last Dragon” is an epic journey to the fantasy world of Kumandra. Raya embarks alone on her quest to find the last dragon to restore the fractured lands and its divided people. In her pursuit, she learns that it takes more than a dragon to save the world— it takes trust, teamwork, friendship, …

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Boyd Gaming, Wilton Rancheria To Commence Construction On Casino Project In Elk Grove, California

With Project Financing Secured, Tribal Casino Set to Open in Second Half of 2022 LAS VEGAS, March 2, 2021 – Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) and the Wilton Rancheria Tribe today announced plans to break ground on the tribe’s gaming resort in Elk Grove, California, on Tuesday, March 9, with construction commencing shortly thereafter. Located 15 miles south of downtown Sacramento, the property will be the closest casino …

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Just in Time for California Arbor Week, PG&E Offers New Safety Resource to Help Customers Plant the Right Tree in the Right Place

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is kicking off California Arbor Week (March 7-14) by unveiling its new comprehensive web resource for its customers and communities that includes rules, tips and guides for planting trees safely near electric and gas lines. The Right Tree, Right Place web resource can be found at pge.com/righttreerightplace and includes free downloadable brochures …

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California on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply

California to Move to Single Statewide Vaccine Eligibility Standard on March 1, Eliminating Confusion Caused by Varying County Standards State Vaccine Network Transition begins in phases starting March 1; Full Operation Expected by End of March My Turn to Become Leading Source for Scheduling Appointments Over Time SACRAMENTO –Taking another step to fulfill Gov. Gavin Newsom’s charge to build a …

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SacRT Offers Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) will begin offering free transit rides to everyone who needs to get to a scheduled COVID-19 vaccine appointment location beginning on Monday, March 1, 2021. The free rides include all vaccination sites in Sacramento County within SacRT’s service area, including hospitals, pharmacies, and other immunization locations. To ride free, customers need …

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PG&E Extends Its Ongoing Support to Customers Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic Through End of June

Numerous Customer Protection and Financial-Assistance Resources Continue During These Trying Times SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— In response to the ongoing economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) said it will extend the existing COVID 19 customer protections through June 30, 2021. The protections were set to expire on April 16. This comes after a vote …

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PG&E Launches EV Fast Charge Program to Help Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in California

Four New Electric Vehicle Fast Chargers are Now Open to the Public at 7-Eleven in West Sacramento SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Today, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced that the first public, electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers installed through its EV Fast Charge program are now open at the 7-Eleven® store in West Sacramento at 4010 Lake Road. Drivers …

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California Labor & Workforce Development Agency Launches New Employer Portal for COVID-19 Industry Guidance

 Employer Portal for COVID-19New portal serves as a central hub of workplace information for employers during the pandemic SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) recently launched a new Employer Portal, a one-stop hub for California employers to quickly find up-to-date state and local county COVID-19 guidance by business industry. The portal can be accessed at SaferAtWork.covid19.ca.gov, …

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Californians Have a New Incentive for Going Electric on Their Next Vehicle: Up to $1,500 Off the Price

PG&E, Air Resources Board, Other Utilities Team Up to Offer the California Clean Fuel Reward—a Point-of-Purchase Price Reduction for Eligible Vehicles SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — California has a new incentive for going electric. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and other electric utilities have teamed up with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to offer the California Clean Fuel Reward, …

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