Gov. Gavin Newsom
California spends $6 billion on broadband
The state plans to fund major infrastructure projects to eliminate the digital divide and has created a new "broadband czar" role to oversee expansion efforts.
California launches statewide homelessness data platform
Officials said they hope the new data warehouse will allow them to better understand — and ameliorate — the state's homelessness crisis.
California 'strike team' found unemployment agency was 'reactive,' recommends two-week reset
An investigation led by Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka and state Operations Secretary Yolanda Richardson concluded Monday with recommendations to prevent the state's unemployment backlog from growing larger.
California Gov. Newsom unveils unemployment-tech 'strike team'
The new team includes Code For America Founder Jennifer Pahlka, who will help streamline an outdated process that has resulted in what Gov. Gavin Newsom called an "unacceptable" claims backlog.
California announces user-focused redesign of CA.gov
A forthcoming alpha version will be updated regularly based on user feedback, the project's lead said.
California CIO says wildfires website launched 'in record time'
As the state's technology agency dials in to daily meetings for emergency response for fires and power outages, Amy Tong says her role remains one of support.
Californians can now get earthquake warnings on their phones
The new system, which Gov. Gavin Newsom called the first of its kind in the U.S., will notify residents up to 20 seconds before the shaking starts.