Newsom Bounces Back in Recall PollingNew polling numbers show that the recall race has gone from a statistical tie, to a 22 point advantage in Governor Gavin Newsom's favor.
New Bill in State Legislature Paves Way for More Prescribed BurnsA newly passed bill in the California state Legislature would increase legal protections for private entities setting controlled fires, paving the way for more prescribed burns as a wildfire suppression tool.
Bay Area Recall Candidate Runs on Anti-Mask PlatformFairfax resident Holly Baade who is running to replace Gov. Newsom is no Trump supporter but she is anti-mask and calls the COVID vaccine a poison.
Democrat Paffrath Stands Apart From Crowded GOP Field in Newsom Recall ElectionDemocratic gubernatorial candidate Kevin Paffrath, a Ventura real estate investor with quite a following on YouTube, is determined to grab the spotlight among the long list of mostly-Republican challengers.
Newsom Recall Could Upend National Democratic Political Strategy in 2022A recall of California governor Gavin Newsom, which has steadily gained support over the past few weeks, would become a marquee contest with national implications, a barometer of the public mood heading toward the 2022 elections.
UPDATE: GOP Challenger Emerges As Recall Effort Against Gov. Newsom GrowsThe effort to recall California's Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom is growing, and his allies and Democrats are taking notice. Now, a serious GOP challenger has emerged.
Law Enforcement Officials Probe Rising Threats Against Gov. Newsom and His BusinessesLaw enforcement officials are investigating escalating threats of death and violence against California Gov. Gavin Newsom, his family and the wineries, shops and other businesses he founded.
COVID Politics: California Democrats Starting To Take Gov. Newsom Recall Effort SeriouslyA petition to recall Governor Gavin Newsom is gaining traction with nearly a million signatures already received. And it appears state Democrats are beginning to take it seriously.
COVID Restrictions: Campaign To Recall Newsom Ramps Up In Light Of Impending Stay-At-Home OrderCalifornia's looming COVID-19 restrictions based on regional intensive care unit capacities are reigniting an effort to recall Governor Gavin Newsom.
Update: Bay Area Political Leaders Congratulate President-Elect Joe Biden, Vice President-Elect Kamala HarrisElected leaders from the Bay Area reacted Saturday to major news outlets projecting that Joe Biden will be the next president of the U.S. and that Oakland native Kamala Harris will be the first female vice president in the country's history.
Gov. Newsom Says State Should Prepare For Protest-Driven Spike In Coronavirus PandemicGov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday California should prepare for higher rates of positive tests because of both the ongoing protests and the reopening of businesses now underway.
State-Wide Early Returns: Fate Uncertain For Prop 13 School Funding MeasureThe fate of Proposition 13--the state's measure to authorize $15 billion in bonds for public schools--was unclear following early returns on California Primary Election Day.
Assemblyman Ting Introduces Bill To Streamline Process For Cannabis RetailersAssemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) announced his introduction of a bill Wednesday to streamline the local processes of licensing cannabis retailers.
South Bay Lawmaker Pushes For Felony Charges In Car Thefts Targeting ElectronicsCar break-ins have become an epidemic in California and most of those crimes don't result in an arrest or successful prosecution. But one state lawmaker wants to change that.
Pete Stark, East Bay Congressman Who Reshaped Health Care, Dies at 88Former California Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark, Jr., an influential Democrat whose legislative work helped reshape America's health care system, has died. He was 88.