PG&E Exec Meets With Gov. Newsom Amid Bankruptcy CaseCalifornia's governor called the chief executive of a troubled utility to his office on Tuesday for a closed-door meeting as the company struggles to emerge from a high-profile bankruptcy while facing criticism for its practice of shutting off power for millions of people to prevent wildfires.
Trump Slams Newsom, Threatens to Cut Fed Funding for California WildfiresPresident Donald Trump is threatening to cut U.S. funding to California for aid during wildfires that have burned across the state this fall.
Gov. Newsom Seeks Quick Fix To PG&E BankruptcyCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that he wants to speed up the troubled Pacific Gas & Electric bankruptcy case so the company can be restructured in time for next year's wildfire season.
Public Utilities Commission To Launch Investigation Into PG&E Power ShutoffsIn the wake of a series of Public Safety Power Shutoffs taking place throughout Sonoma County due to the Kincade Fire, the California Public Utilities Commission on Monday announced it would be launching an investigation into the shutoffs.
Trump Administration Seeks To Block California As Global Climate LeaderThe Trump administration is suing to topple California as an international leader against climate change.
Gov. Newsom Orders Investigation Into California's High Gas PricesCalifornia's governor has asked the attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high, pointing to a new report suggesting big oil companies are "misleading and overcharging customers" by as much as $1 per gallon.
Newsom Gives Public Access To State's Exclusive 'Beaches Out Of Reach'A fight to open up a pristine stretch of California coastline is finally over.
Gov. Newsom Vetoes Bill Banning Early Morning Jail Inmate ReleaseGov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill that would have stopped the release of California jail inmates during early morning hours.
Gov. Newsom Calls On PG&E To Credit Customers For Losses During Power ShutoffAfter last week’s Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday called on the utility to give a credit or rebate to affected residents and businesses.
Newsom Hits Snooze Button; New State Law Targets Sleep Deprived School ChildrenHoping to help students improve grades and fight sleep deprivation, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law that will forbid middle schools from beginning their day before 8 a.m. and prohibit high schools from starting class before 8:30 a.m.
Governor Signs S.F. Lawmaker's Urgency Funding Bill for Recycling CentersGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a San Francisco assemblyman's urgency measure providing funding to bolster the dwindling presence of recycling centers in California. The bill takes effect immediately.