As part of a broader initiative to improve mental health care and treatment statewide, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the launch of, a website for people seeking mental health resources available to state residents.

Following California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order on Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) signed in 2023, the California Government Operations Agency has released procurement guidelines and a new toolkit for state agencies and departments as they consider and procure GenAI technology for state operations.

The latest assessment of California’s primary tech agency by the state auditor has identified severe weaknesses in Strategic Planning, Information Security, and Project Oversight that limit the state’s management of its multi-billion dollar IT portfolio.

In what has proven to be a most regrettable decision, former California Governor Jerry Brown back in 2012 foolishly eliminated the State CIO agency from his cabinet, and in the process returned the state’s IT management to a failed organizational structure of the past.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom has released Cal-Secure, the state’s first multi-year cybersecurity roadmap. In a press release, Gov. Newsom’s office said Cal-Secure is built on industry-leading best practices and frameworks, and addresses critical gaps in the state’s information and cybersecurity programs while enabling the state to manage existing and future threats more effectively.


California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation July 20 to help bridge the digital divide in the state by investing $6 billion in expanding broadband infrastructure and services for unserved and underserved communities.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state Senate and Assembly leaders have reached an agreement that backs a proposed $5.25 billion plan to expand the state’s broadband fiber infrastructure and increase internet connectivity for all Californians.

As we predicted two months ago, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) last week postponed the October 2021 deadline for Americans to have REAL ID compliant driver’s licenses or identity cards to fly or enter many Federal facilities. Several states – and especially California – were quite nervous about their departments of motor vehicles […]

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