Governor 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.
Gov. Newsom Asked To Pardon Late Gay Rights Leader 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.
Newsom Cheers Kaiser $25M Pledge To California Housing FundCalling California's homeless crisis a public health issue, hospital giant Kaiser Permanente on Friday pledged $25 million to a new state fund aimed at getting people off the streets.
State Buys FEMA Trailers as Part of Billion-Dollar Plan to House HomelessThe state of California is pouring millions of dollars into Oakland to house the homeless in 15 trailers, purchased from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, that once were used to house wildfire evacuees.
California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin To Retire After 25 YearsCalifornia Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin announced Wednesday that he plans to retire on Aug. 31 after nearly 25 years on the panel.
AG Becerra Joins Legal Battle Over San Mateo Condo Project, Affordable Housing LawAttorney General Xavier Becerra's office announced Tuesday that it will intervene in a battle over a proposed condo complex on the Peninsula.
California Voters May Consider Mandate To End HomelessnessAn advisory council appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom called Monday for California voters to consider a legally enforceable mandate to end homelessness, as the most populous state grapples with one of its most pressing and politically fraught problems.
Newsom Promotes $1 Billion Housing Plan On Statewide TourGov. Gavin Newsom began a week-long statewide tour Monday promoting his $1 billion effort to address one of California's most pressing and politically fraught problems — its growing homeless crisis.
Gov. Newsom Sends CA Disaster Team To Assist Earthquake-Stricken Puerto RicoA team of California disaster experts left for Puerto Rico Sunday, sent by Gov. Gavin Newsom to assist the island following a string of strong earthquakes.
California to Send Disaster-Recovery Team to Puerto Rico Following Saturday QuakeFollowing another damaging quake that rocked Puerto Rico Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the deployment of 31 disaster specialists to assist Puerto Rico as it rebuilds and recovers.
Gov. Newsom's Proposed Probation Changes Would Tackle Car-Burglary ScourgeGov. Newsom is proposing to overhaul California's probation system, reducing the time a convict is under supervised release but increasing rehabilitation programs at the outset of the probationary period, when they're the most effective.
'California Is Fighting Back'; Newsom Wants State To Become Its Own PharmacyCalifornia could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday.
Newsom Targets Homeless Crisis In Budget, Executive OrderCalifornia's governor said Wednesday that he is seeking $750 million in part to help pay rent for people facing homelessness in the most populous state's latest attempt to fight what he called a national crisis.
Judge Temporarily Blocks New California Law Outlawing Forced ArbitrationA federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new California law outlawing mandatory arbitration agreements that critics say can make it more difficult for workers to sue their bosses for sexual harassment.
Gavin Newsom's 1st Year As Governor A 'Baptism By Fire'During his inaugural address last January, California Gov. Gavin Newsom made only a passing reference to wildfires and never mentioned PG&E. Both soon became inescapable topics.