News for San Diego CA - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in San Diego California. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/san-diego-ca News for San Diego CA - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/san-diego-ca https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Wed, 07 Dec 2022 21:26:28 -0600 Padilla Applauds House Passage of Legislation Protecting Noncitizen Veterans from Deportation WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) applauded the House of Representatives’ passage of the Veteran https://www.americantowns.com/news/padilla-applauds-house-passage-of-legislation-protecting-noncitizen-veterans-from-deportation-31500703-monterey-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/padilla-applauds-house-passage-of-legislation-protecting-noncitizen-veterans-from-deportation-31500703-monterey-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Padilla, Feinstein Urge Increase in Pay for California’s Federal Employees WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Alex Padilla and Dianne Feinstein (both D-Calif.) this week called on the Biden administration to support the https://www.americantowns.com/news/padilla-feinstein-urge-increase-in-pay-for-californias-federal-employees-31500707-pasadena-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/padilla-feinstein-urge-increase-in-pay-for-californias-federal-employees-31500707-pasadena-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Padilla Leads Call for Additional Emergency Food and Shelter Program Assistance for NGOs, States, and Localities Serving Migrant Families WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, https://www.americantowns.com/news/padilla-leads-call-for-additional-emergency-food-and-shelter-program-assistance-for-ngos-states-and-localities-serving-migrant-families-31500710-fremont-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/padilla-leads-call-for-additional-emergency-food-and-shelter-program-assistance-for-ngos-states-and-localities-serving-migrant-families-31500710-fremont-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Feinstein, Whitehouse, Colleagues Ask Biden to Require Disclosure of Political Spending by Federal Contractors Washington–Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and a group of their colleagues to call on President https://www.americantowns.com/news/feinstein-whitehouse-colleagues-ask-biden-to-require-disclosure-of-political-spending-by-federal-contractors-31500712-merced-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/feinstein-whitehouse-colleagues-ask-biden-to-require-disclosure-of-political-spending-by-federal-contractors-31500712-merced-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 California Ramps Up Commitment to Clean Energy With Historic Offshore Wind Sale SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement after the first-ever offshore wind lease sale for America’s West Coast, https://www.americantowns.com/news/california-ramps-up-commitment-to-clean-energy-with-historic-offshore-wind-sale-31500943-palm-springs-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/california-ramps-up-commitment-to-clean-energy-with-historic-offshore-wind-sale-31500943-palm-springs-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 THURSDAY: Governor Newsom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, and Tribal Leaders to Celebrate the Largest River Restoration Project in American History KLAMATH RIVER – Along the Klamath River, Governor Gavin Newsom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, and https://www.americantowns.com/news/thursday-governor-newsom-oregon-governor-kate-brown-interior-secretary-deb-haaland-and-tribal-leaders-to-celebrate-the-largest-river-restoration-project-in-american-history-31500944-klamath-river-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/thursday-governor-newsom-oregon-governor-kate-brown-interior-secretary-deb-haaland-and-tribal-leaders-to-celebrate-the-largest-river-restoration-project-in-american-history-31500944-klamath-river-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Top 10 Reasons for a Price Gouging Penalty on Big Oil SACRAMENTO – Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s announced proposal for a price gouging penalty, here are the top 10 reasons why https://www.americantowns.com/news/top-10-reasons-for-a-price-gouging-penalty-on-big-oil-31500947-santa-barbara-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/top-10-reasons-for-a-price-gouging-penalty-on-big-oil-31500947-santa-barbara-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Newsom Announces Appointments 12.6.22 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Victor Duron, 40, of Sacramento, has been appointed Chief https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-newsom-announces-appointments-12622-31500948-san-bernardino-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-newsom-announces-appointments-12622-31500948-san-bernardino-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Farmer and Businessman John Duarte Declares Victory in California's Thirteenth Congressional District Merced, CA – After the posting of last night’s results from Fresno County, and with very few votes left to be counted, John Duarte https://www.americantowns.com/news/farmer-and-businessman-john-duarte-declares-victory-in-californias-thirteenth-congressional-district-31499837-merced-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/farmer-and-businessman-john-duarte-declares-victory-in-californias-thirteenth-congressional-district-31499837-merced-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Newsom Unveils Price Gouging Penalty on Big Oil’s Excessive Profits to Protect Californians from Being Ripped Off After big oil hiked gas prices and made record profits, Governor Newsom convened a special session of the Legislature and called for a price gouging https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-newsom-unveils-price-gouging-penalty-on-big-oils-excessive-profits-to-protect-californians-from-being-ripped-off-31500167-santa-monica-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-newsom-unveils-price-gouging-penalty-on-big-oils-excessive-profits-to-protect-californians-from-being-ripped-off-31500167-santa-monica-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Newsom Announces Appointment 12.5.22 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointment: Laura Capps, 50, of Santa Barbara, has been appointed Supervisor https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-newsom-announces-appointment-12522-31500168-long-beach-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-newsom-announces-appointment-12522-31500168-long-beach-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Kim, Grassley, Smith Renew Push for Student Loan Reform Bill Following Alarming GAO Report Kim, Grassley, Smith Renew Push for Student Loan Reform Bill Following Alarming GAO Report Washington, DC – Today, the Government https://www.americantowns.com/news/kim-grassley-smith-renew-push-for-student-loan-reform-bill-following-alarming-gao-report-31500309-earlimart-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/kim-grassley-smith-renew-push-for-student-loan-reform-bill-following-alarming-gao-report-31500309-earlimart-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Pelosi Statement on November Jobs Report Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement on the November jobs report, which showed that the U.S. created 263,000 https://www.americantowns.com/news/pelosi-statement-on-november-jobs-report-31499650-fresno-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/pelosi-statement-on-november-jobs-report-31499650-fresno-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Rep. Aguilar Statement on the Election of Reps. Joe Neguse, Veronica Escobar, Dean Phillips and Lauren Underwood as Chair and Co-Chairs of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) WASHINGTON, DC —Rep. Aguilar, released the following statement on the election of Reps. Joe Neguse, Veronica Escobar, Dean Phillips and Lauren https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-aguilar-statement-on-the-election-of-reps-joe-neguse-veronica-escobar-dean-phillips-and-lauren-underwood-as-chair-and-cochairs-of-the-democratic-policy-and-communications-committee-dpcc-31499665-monterey-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-aguilar-statement-on-the-election-of-reps-joe-neguse-veronica-escobar-dean-phillips-and-lauren-underwood-as-chair-and-cochairs-of-the-democratic-policy-and-communications-committee-dpcc-31499665-monterey-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Padilla, Local Leaders Celebrate Senate Passage of Respect for Marriage Act SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) hosted a press conference with San Francisco Mayor https://www.americantowns.com/news/padilla-local-leaders-celebrate-senate-passage-of-respect-for-marriage-act-31499307-san-francisco-ca.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/padilla-local-leaders-celebrate-senate-passage-of-respect-for-marriage-act-31499307-san-francisco-ca.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600