Emily Hoeven

writer for WhatMatters, CalMatters daily newsletter on CA policy and politics

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There’s a new twist in the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. On Monday, he filed a lawsuit against California Secretary of State Shirley Weber, who he appointed to replace Alex Padilla.

Facing recall, Gov. Newsom files lawsuit to be listed as Democrat on ballot

There’s a new twist in the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. On Monday, he filed a lawsuit against California Secretary of State Shirley Weber, who he appointed to replace Alex Padilla.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California plans to launch a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

California plans a digital vaccine verification system as it prepares for full reopening

California plans to launch a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With Xavier Becerra potentially leaving his job as California’s attorney general, Governor Gavin Newsom will have another important state position to fill.

Who might Gov. Newsom pick as new California attorney general if Xavier Becerra joins Biden’s Cabinet?

With Xavier Becerra potentially leaving his job as California’s attorney general, Governor Gavin Newsom will have another important state position to fill.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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On this week’s Life Examined, scientist and author of “Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old” Andrew Steele talks about the race to turn back the clock on the…

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The average person takes about 25,000 breaths a day but the majority of us give little thought as to how the air actually goes in or goes out of our lungs.

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Sandy Duvall, who owns Sierra Health and Fitness in Sierra Madre, says she has been threatened over her business policy to mandate COVID vaccinations to her members.

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Los Angeles County's new mask mandate is receiving pushback from individuals, businesses, and cities.

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El Segundo has roughly 16,000 residents, and nearly three-fourths of them are white, according to the 2019 Census .

from Greater LA

A federal judge has given final approval to the $73 million settlement of a class action lawsuit brought by more than 5,500 women against former UCLA gynecologist James Heaps.

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Patients infected with HIV have a higher chance of dying from COVID-19 by 30%, according to a new study from the World Health Organization.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Getting a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine usually means leaving the house, but not always.

from Greater LA

Heat and drought are both straining the state’s water supply, and Governor Gavin Newsom is asking residents to voluntarily reduce water consumption.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand