California Governor To Address Homelessness, Mental HealthCalifornia's governor is expected to call for better mental health care to help the state's huge homeless population when he addresses one of the state's most pressing problems in his second State of the State speech.
Analyst Urges California To Reject Switch To Short ProbationGov. Gavin Newsom's proposal to sharply reduce the time a convict is under supervised release could wind up sending more criminals to jail or prison, the reverse of what he intends, the nonpartisan legislative analyst said Tuesday.
Legislative Analyst Criticizes California's Homeless PlanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget proposal likely won't have a meaningful impact on the nation's largest homeless population, according to a new analysis from the state's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office.
California Governor Gavin Newsom Wants To Grill PG&E About Financing PlanPacific Gas & Electric's plan to emerge from bankruptcy faced another threat from California Gov. Gavin Newsom during a Tuesday court hearing that set the stage for a potentially dramatic showdown later this month.
Governor Newsom Proposes New Water Rules For San Joaquin DeltaCalifornia's governor proposed rules on Tuesday that would keep more water in the fragile San Joaquin River Delta while restoring 60,000 acres of habitat for endangered species and generating more than $5 billion in new funding for environmental improvements.
California Closer To Becoming A ‘No Kill’ State Ending Euthanasia Of Adoptable PetsWhen running for governor, Gavin Newsom promised to end the euthanasia of adoptable pets in shelters across the state. Now his proposed budget includes money to begin that process.
California Asks For Surplus Federal Land To House HomelessCalifornia is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program.
Governor Gavin Newsom Aims To Block PG&E's Bankruptcy PlanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging a federal judge to reject Pacific Gas and Electric's blueprint for getting out of bankruptcy and renewing his threat to lead a bid to turn the beleaguered utility into a government-run operation.
Governor Gavin Newsom Asked To Pardon Late Gay Rights Leader Bayard RustinThe California Legislature’s LGBTQ and black caucuses on Tuesday asked Gov. Gavin Newsom to posthumously pardon a civil rights leader who was jailed for having gay sex nearly 70 years ago.
Governor Newsom Restarts Giant Water Tunnel ProjectCalifornia's governor has restarted a project to build a giant, underground tunnel that would pump billions of gallons of water from the San Joaquin Delta to the southern part of the state.
California Voters May Consider Mandate To End HomelessnessThe group wants state lawmakers to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot giving state and local governments one year to find solutions.
Governor Newsom Talks To CBS13 About $222 Billion Budget ProposalThe budget is expands funding for health care, education, and the homeless crisis.
Parole Denied For Man Who Buried California Victim AliveGov. Gavin Newsom has blocked parole for the killer of a developmentally disabled California man who was buried alive, it was announced Friday.
California Governor To Announce Budget Expanding BenefitsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom will announce his state spending plan on Friday, flush with a multi-billion surplus that state lawmakers expect he will use to give full health benefits to more low-income adults living in the country illegally.
Governor Unveils Billion-Dollar Plan To Solve Homeless Crisis Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a billion-dollar solution on Wednesday to solve the spiraling homeless crisis.