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S.C.V. History
July 2
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon

Newsom Launches ‘Homekey’ in COVID-19 Response to Protect Homeless Californians
Wednesday, Jul 1, 2020

PITTSBURG, California – Governor Gavin Newsom visited a Project Roomkey motel in Northern California Tuesday to launch Homekey, the next phase in the state’s effort to protect vulnerable homeless Californians from the COVID-19 pandemic. Newsom also highlighted the progress the state and counties...

California COVID Cases Surge; Newsom Urges ‘Dimmer Switch’ on Reopening
Monday, Jun 29, 2020

California Governor Gavin Newsom said Monday there was a COVID cases surge of 45% in the state in the past week compared to the week prior, leading the state to add to a list of counties under intense monitoring by health officials. Local public health directors across California have boosted the number...

Newsom Orders Statewide Halt to Residential Tenant Evictions
Friday, Mar 27, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order Friday banning the enforcement of evictions of residential renters affected by coronavirus COVID-19 through May 31, 2020. The order prohibits landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent and prohibits enforcement of evictions by...

Janice Hahn Appointed to California Film Commission
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn to the California Film Commission on Tuesday. “California is the world’s leader in motion picture, television and commercial production, thanks to the creativity and hard work of people across our State,” Hahn...

Newsom Forms Homeless, Housing Task Force Headed by Ridley-Thomas, Steinberg
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

OAKLAND – Just days after Bay Area counties released their homeless point-in-time figures showing significant increases in their homeless populations, California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday announced the formation of the Homeless and Supportive Housing Advisory Task Force and its co-chairs, Los...

Former California Governor George Deukmejian Dead at 89
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

By Maria Dinzeo, Courthouse News Service George Deukmejian, a two-term Republican governor of California known for his fiscal conservatism, tough stance on crime and collaborative, bipartisan approach to politics, died Tuesday at his Long Beach home. He was 89. “I will always remember Governor Deukmejian...

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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker