Gov. Gavin Newsom

California 'strike team' found unemployment agency was 'reactive,' recommends two-week reset

by • 4 weeks ago

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'

by • 3 months ago

The new team includes Code For America Founder Jennifer Pahlka, who will help streamline an outdated process that has resulted in what Gov.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

by • 12 months ago

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'

by • 12 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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.

California has a new plan to upgrade 911

by • 1 year ago

After years of false starts, Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state could now be getting the support it needs to deploy the next generation of 911 technologies.