Democratic Fight Emerges Ahead Of Appointment To Fill Kamala Harris' Senate SeatA cross-country lobbying campaign for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' Senate seat has pitted factions divided by race, gender and geography against one another and heightened internal tensions within at least one influential caucus on Capitol Hill.
California Assembly To Meet In Golden 1 Center For New SessionThe Assembly will be trading its California State Capitol chambers for the Sacramento Kings' arena when it kicks off the new session Dec. 7 in an effort to limit coronavirus spread.
Some California Counties Winding Down 'Project Roomkey' Hotels For HomelessSome California counties are pushing ahead with plans to wind down a program that's moved homeless people into hotel rooms amid the coronavirus pandemic despite an emergency cash infusion from the state aimed at preventing people from returning to the streets in colder weather as the virus surges.
GSA Tells Biden Team They Can Begin Formal Transition ProcessThe General Services Administration has told President-elect Joe Biden they're ready to start the formal transition process, allowing Mr. Biden access to key funding, office space, classified intelligence briefings and agency access, according to a letter GSA sent to reporters
Feinstein To Step Down As Top Judiciary Dem Amid CriticismCalifornia Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced on Monday that she will not seek her position as the top Democrat on the State Judiciary Committee during the next session of Congress.
GM Flips Sides With California In Pollution Fight With TrumpGeneral Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards.
Gov. Newsom Says Family Is In Quarantine After Children Exposed To COVID-19Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Sunday night that his entire family tested negative for COVID-19 but they will be in quarantine after three of his children were exposed to a California Highway Patrol officer who tested positive.
1 Arrested As Trump Supporters, Protesters Gather At State Capitol In Downtown SacramentoDozens of President Donald Trump's supporters gathered at the California State Capitol in downtown Sacramento today for what they call a Stop The Steal rally.
Cabaldon Concedes, Martha Guerrero Wins West Sacramento Mayor RaceWest Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon has lost his race for reelection. 
Ballot Proposal Would Restrict California Governor's Virus PowersA ballot proposal cleared Thursday to begin collecting thousands of signatures needed to qualify for the ballot would, if approved, prohibit state and local officials from “issuing enforceable orders, regulations or ordinances to address public health emergencies resulting from epidemics, infectious disease outbreaks and similar conditions.”
California Attorney General Drops Lawsuit Against State Republican PartyCalifornia's attorney general has dropped a lawsuit seeking the names and contact information of every person who used one of the state Republican Party's unofficial ballot drop boxes.
'It's Hypocrisy': Neighbors Call Out Governor's Night Out, Local Lawmakers' Trip To Maui Amid COVID SurgeAfter a big night out in wine country and a trip to Maui, Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state leaders are being called out for their hypocrisy in adopting the "do as I say, not as I do" philosophy.

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Gov. Newsom Appoints New Head Of State's Troubled Recycling AgencyCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed a new head of the state's troubled recycling agency, who has pledged to overhaul its troubled bottle deposit system that has worsened during the pandemic.
Top California Air, Climate Regulator Hopes To Head Up EPA Under BidenOver four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump's effort to dismantle them.
Democratic Fight Emerges Ahead Of Appointment To Fill Kamala Harris' Senate SeatA cross-country lobbying campaign for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' Senate seat has pitted factions divided by race, gender and geography against one another and heightened internal tensions within at least one influential caucus on Capitol Hill.
California Sees Record-High COVID CasesCalifornia reported a record number of coronavirus cases Wednesday as Los Angeles restaurants prepared to close for three weeks and firefighters in Silicon Valley were being enlisted to enforce public health rules to try to halt the spread of infections.
Some California Counties Winding Down 'Project Roomkey' Hotels For HomelessSome California counties are pushing ahead with plans to wind down a program that's moved homeless people into hotel rooms amid the coronavirus pandemic despite an emergency cash infusion from the state aimed at preventing people from returning to the streets in colder weather as the virus surges.