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.
Gov. Newsom Signs Bills Banning Fur Sales, Wild Animals in CircusesCalifornia will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Newsom.
Gov. Newsom Signs Slate of New Gun RegulationsGov. Gavin Newsom signed 15 bills into law Friday that will enact new gun regulations in California.
California To Allow Employers, Co-Workers, Teachers To Seek Gun Violence Restraining OrdersGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a law that will make state the first to allow employers, co-workers and teachers to seek gun violence restraining orders.
California Schools May Allow Medical Cannabis On Campuses Under New LawCalifornia schools will get to decide if parents can administer medical marijuana to their children on school campuses.
New California Law Expands Same-Day Voter RegistrationCalifornia will allow voters to register on Election Day at all polling places in 2020.
Newsom: Californians Should Be 'Outraged' Over PG&E Power ShutoffsGov. Gavin Newsom: The estimated 800,000 customers across California who will be affected by a Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E starting on Wednesday should be "outraged" and "infuriated."
California To Ease Mandatory Sentences, Ban Facial Recognition On Police Body CamerasCalifornia will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on body cameras.
Newsom Places $15 Billion Schools Bond On March BallotCalifornians will vote next year whether the state should issue $15 billion in bonds for school construction and modernization projects.
Newsom Signs Bill Banning 'Deep Fakes' Within 60 Days Of ElectionsCalifornia is trying to stop the use of deceptively edited videos and audio aimed at influencing elections.
Newsom Signs 22 New Laws Taking Aim At California Wildfire DangerCalifornia is adopting nearly two dozen laws aimed at preventing and fighting the devastating wildfires that have charred large swaths of the state in recent years and killed scores of people.