Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom submitted a revised 2020-2021 budget proposal to the State Legislature today.

San Diego, California - Rendezvous in the Zoo (R·I·T·Z), the premier fundraising gala for San Diego Zoo Global, is going virtual for 2020—and this year, the public is invited to participate for free, from the comfort of home. The Roaring Twenties: Puttin’ on the R·I·T·Z—GONE VIRTUAL speakeasy event will provide online guests with a multitude of exciting activities, including an online silent auction, guest appearances by San Diego Zoo’s Rady Animal Ambassadors, toe-tapping music from Wayne Foster Entertainment, stories about wildlife and updates on the organization’s worldwide conservation efforts, and other fun surprises.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments:

Sacramento, California - Lost markets and lost off-farm income related to the COVID-19 pandemic have proven doubly difficult for many California farmers and ranchers, according to a survey by the California Farm Bureau Federation.

Escondido, California - On Mother’s Day (today), a 1-month-old giraffe calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park received her name after more than 18,000 fans cast their ballots in a week-long online voting campaign. Voters were asked to choose between two names - Zeena and Zahara, and by popular vote, the female youngster will now be called Zahara, which is derived from Arabic origins.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order that empowers schools to focus on responding to COVID-19 and to provide transparency to their communities.