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California PACEs Action

October 2023

California Gov. Newsom signs law fast-tracking affordable housing on surplus land owned by churches, colleges (

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks in Sacramento on March 16, 2023. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) To read more of the Associated Press' article, please click here. Gavin Newsom has signed two laws to fast-track low-income housing in California, a state that makes up almost a third of America’s homeless population. One of the signed laws will allow California developers to bypass many costly and lengthy rules to build affordable housing on surplus land owned by colleges and religious...

People selling home-cooked meals given a pathway to do business legally under California law (

To read more of John Ramos' article, please click here. Most people love a home-cooked meal, but charge people money for it and you're breaking the law. But now, in California, the law has changed to allow more people to use their skills in the kitchen to earn a living. Tacos Don Chai is one of the newest restaurants in Martinez. But if it's a dream come true, it's an accidental dream for owner Bryan Gonzalez, who in 2020 was helping manage a restaurant in San Francisco. "I was left jobless,...

Early Relational Health Innovators Partner In Program Supported by PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities Members in Twelve California Counties

Christina Bethell, Ph.D, MBA, MPH, founder of the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI), principal author of the groundbreaking study on positive childhood experiences, and creator of the free Well Visit Planner, among other innovations. Two internationally-respected leaders and innovators in complementary aspects of early relational health and childhood and maternal health equity recently launched a partnership they believe will benefit everyone from newborn babies and...

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