Will Congress Help California? Governor's Budget Banks On ItGov. Gavin Newsom may call California a nation-state, but he's hanging his hopes for avoiding drastic state budget cuts squarely on the federal government.
Back-To-School Could Be Delayed By California Budget CutsThe deep financial hole brought on by the coronavirus is striking home for California schools after Gov. Gavin Newsom released a dramatically revised state budget plan.
Financial Expert: Painful Cuts To California Budget Resemble Depression-Era NumbersGovernor Newsom announced billions in budget cuts Thursday in an effort to tackle a $54 billion deficit in the state budget.
Newsom: As California Reopens, Best To Stay Close To HomeCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom warned Wednesday it will “defeat the point” of letting some counties reopen more quickly than the state if they start attracting visitors from other areas with more restrictive measures still in place.
El Dorado County Businesses Prepared For Governor To Ease RestrictionsIt’s been months since anyone’s had a good sit-down meal inside of Chando’s Cantina in El Dorado Hills and they’re hoping the governor will change that.
Can The Governor Withhold Federal Emergency Funding From Counties Not Abiding By State Order?On Monday, the governor alluded to new guidelines that could make the relaxed county orders legal, but in the meantime, there are a lot of questions.
California Counties Push To Reopen Ahead Of State GuidelinesMore than two dozen California counties have asked for permission to loosen their stay-at-home plans beyond what the state allows, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday, promising a speedy review as more than 4.5 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in a coronavirus-induced economic downturn.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Restarts California Factory Amid LockdownTesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter Monday that the company has restarted its California factory in violation of local government orders.
Rural County Crackdown: State Warns Counties Could Lose Disaster Funding For Reopening EarlyGovernor Newsom's office is warning counties defying the state stay-at-home orders they could lose coronavirus disaster funding.
California Gov. Newsom Formally Endorses Biden For PresidentCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom formally endorsed Joe Biden for president on Friday, praising the former vice president for his “deep compassion and empathy" during a virtual high-dollar fundraiser in partnership with the Democratic National Committee.
Governor Offers Reopening Flexibility If Counties Can Meet RequirementsGovernor Gavin Newsom answered calls for local control over reopening Thursday during his daily press conference. 
What Does Phase 2 Reopening Mean For Small Businesses? We're Told: 'Not Much'Many businesses tell CBS13 the plan is a formality from the state as many have already been delivering products curbside for weeks.
A Battle For Independence: Counties Test Limits Of Shelter-In-Place OrderA battle for independence is brewing as the latest fight on the front lines turns inward.
California To Get $247M Refund As Masks Face Delivery DelayCalifornia will be refunded $247 million it paid to a Chinese company under a major deal for protective masks after the company failed to meet a deadline for federal certification of the masks, Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration said Wednesday.
Viral Sleuths Needed to Track California Coronavirus CasesCalifornia's ambitious plan to double the current number of coronavirus tests is being paired with a massive campaign to track down every person who may become infected by each new person who tests positive for the virus.