Gov. Newsom, Lawmakers Reach Deal To Get California Children Back In ClassroomsGov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders have reached an agreement aimed at getting most California public schoolchildren back in classrooms by the end of March.
California Revenues $10.5B Ahead Of Projections As Rich Get Richer During PandemicCalifornia's bank account is overflowing. As of January, the state's tax collections were $10.5 billion ahead of projections. By the end of the fiscal year on July 1, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state Legislature could have a $19 billion surplus to spend.
Richard Grenell To Meet With Trump Saturday To Discuss Potential California Governor RunRichard Grenell, who served in the Trump administration and is expected to meet with the former president Saturday, may consider a run for California governor if the campaign to recall Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom gathers the necessary signatures to qualify for the ballot.
California To Spend $28M To Help Arriving Asylum SeekersCalifornia will spend up to $28 million to help asylum seekers arriving from Mexico and being released in the U.S. until their court dates, a sharp contrast from other border states that have emerged as foes of President Joe Biden's immigration policies.
1.1 Million Single-Dose J&J Vaccines Expected In California Over Next 3 WeeksCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday said the state expects to start administering the new single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week and to receive more than 1.1 million of the shots over the next three weeks.
Appeals Court Eyes California Ban On High-Capacity MagazinesA federal appeals court said Thursday that it will reconsider a three-judge court's split ruling last year throwing out California’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, a decision with potential impact in other states.
Amendment Would Ban 'Servitude' By California Prison InmatesCalifornia relies on thousands of inmates to fight massive wildfires, churn out vehicle license plates, mop prison floors and myriad other tasks — all for wages that rarely top a few dollars a day.
Newsom's Vaccine Plan Aims To Reopen California ClassroomsGov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday released a new plan outlining how the state will allocate vaccines to education workers in a continued push to reopen more schools for in-person instruction.
California Supreme Court Upholds Ending Adult Trials For Teens Ages 14, 15The California Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the state's 2018 law barring 14- and 15-year-olds from being tried as adults and sent to adult prisons even for serious crimes such as murder, arson, robbery, rape or kidnapping.
Former Sacramento Republican Leader Charged In Capitol Riot Released From DC JailA former Sacramento Republican leader charged in the capitol riots has been released from a Washington D.C. jail.
GOP Working To Block Nomination Of Xavier Becerra As Health SecretaryPresident Joe Biden's pick for health secretary, Xavier Becerra, faces two days of contentious Senate hearings. Republicans are portraying the Californian as unfit, but Democrats are unfazed, accusing the GOP of playing politics despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Once Hailed As Heroes In COVID Fight, Governors Newsom, Cuomo Facing Political CrisesAt the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, two Democratic governors on opposite ends of the country were hailed as heroes for their leadership in a crisis. Now they're leaders on the ropes.
Recall Newsom Campaign Gathers More Than A Million Signatures, State Report SaysThe campaign to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom has now gathered more than a million signatures, according to a new report from the California secretary of state's office that suggests the effort is still on track as they inch toward a March deadline to qualify for the ballot.
'It's Not Enough': Sacramento Small Businesses Weigh In On California COVID Relief PackageExperts called the coronavirus relief package announced by California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday a drop in the bucket in relation to how much damage the pandemic has done to small businesses.
Newsom Gets Vaccine Tour Boost As Recall LoomsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has spent the past two weeks doing a vaccination roadshow, traveling to inoculation sites to tout the state's rapidly improving coronavirus numbers and efforts to build an infrastructure to provide millions of shots every week.