California Imposes More Safeguards On Youth OrganizationsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom approved new legislation Thursday aimed at providing more protections for youth service organizations against future child abuse complaints like those that drove the Boys Scouts of America into bankruptcy last year.
California Enacts 2 Laws To Slice Through Local Zoning RulesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday approved two measures to slice through local zoning ordinances as the most populous state struggles with soaring home prices, an affordable housing shortage and stubborn homelessness.
Audit Finds California Risks Forfeiting Millions For RentersCalifornia has been slow to distribute rental assistance money for residents struggling during the coronavirus pandemic, and the state risks forfeiting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds, auditors said Thursday.
Covered California Director To Step Down In FebruaryThe director of Covered California said Thursday he will step down early next year, prompting a national search for a new leader of the nation's largest state-based health insurance marketplace.
Report: More Than 5,200 Afghan Evacuees To Be Resettled In CaliforniaCalifornia is projected to take more Afghan evacuees than any other — more than 5,200 people, according to State Department data for the Afghan Placement and Assistance program obtained by The Associated Press.
Sequoia National Park’s Giant Trees Still Threatened As 2 Wildfires Grow More firefighting resources were being brought in Thursday to battle two forest fires that have shut down California's Sequoia National Park and threaten its ancient trees.
Democrats See A Midterm Map In California Recall SuccessFew Democrats were surprised to see Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom swat down a Republican-driven recall campaign in bright-blue California. But they were pleased with how he did it.
Democrats To Push For Reformed California Recall SystemA day after Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated an effort to remove him from office, California Democrats said on Wednesday they will push for changes to make it more difficult to challenge a sitting governor.
World’s Largest Trees Threatened By Pair Of Wildfires In Central CaliforniaA pair of wildfires burning in California's parched Sierra Nevada mountains have forced the closure of much of Sequoia National Park -- including its most treasured areas, home to some of the largest trees on Earth.
‘This Recall Is Close’: Newsom’s Dire Warning Helped Turn California Recall Election TideAn ominous four-word message issued by California Gov. Gavin Newsom's campaign on the morning of Aug. 5 served as the shock Democrats needed.
GOP's Elder Concedes California Recall, Hints: 'Stay Tuned'A defiant Larry Elder conceded his fight to become California’s next governor but indicated his first campaign might not be his last. “Stay tuned,” the Republican talk radio host told supporters.
Stay Or Go? Californians To Decide Fate Of Gov. Gavin NewsomAfter a year of debate that laid bare divisions in America's most populous state, Californians on Tuesday will be deciding whether Gov. Gavin Newsom keeps his job, or if the state goes in a more conservative direction.
Comedian Norm Macdonald Dies At 61Legendary comedian, actor and writer Norm Macdonald has passed away at the age of 61.
Republicans Need A Historic Polling Miss To Win The California RecallThe 2021 California gubernatorial recall election is in the final stretch, and there is a clear trend in the data.
Gov. Newsom, Top Contender Larry Elder Trade Barbs In California Recall CampaignCalifornia Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom urged voters Sunday to vote no in the recall election that could remove him from office, while leading Republican Larry Elder broadly criticized the media for what he described as double standards that insulated Newsom from criticism and scrutiny throughout the contest.