California Enacts Law On Police Use Of Lethal Force Only When 'Necessary'On Monday Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a landmark bill that was once described as one of the toughest police use-of-force standard in the country, but some believe the law is watered down from its original version.
Trump Campaign, GOP File Lawsuit Over California Presidential Tax Return LawThe Trump campaign and Republican Party sued California on Tuesday over a new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to run in the state's primary.
Suit Filed To Block California Tax Return Law Aimed At TrumpFour California voters have sued to block a new state law aimed at forcing Republican President Donald Trump to release his personal income tax returns.
Trump Slams California as Nation's Hub of Homelessness; Numbers Back Him UpThe president told supporters at a rally that California has half of the homeless in the country. KPIX political reporter Melissa Caen checked his numbers.
Newsom Signs Law Limiting Youth Full-Contact Football PracticesCalifornia's governor has signed a law limiting full-contact practices for youth football teams to reduce brain injuries.
Newsom Signs Bill Requiring Presidential Hopefuls To Release Tax ReturnsCalifornia's Democratic governor signed a law Tuesday requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on the state's primary ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald Trump.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Announces Changes At Troubled DMVCalifornia's DMV is trying to improve customer service, but Gov. Gavin Newsom cautioned Tuesday the agency's long wait times and other troubles aren't over.
Newsom: Soaring Number Of Fracking Permits Led To State Top Oil Regulator's FiringGov. Gavin Newsom defended the firing of California's top oil and gas regulator Friday, strongly voicing his opposition to fracking and to the future of the controversial practice in the state.
California OKs Health Benefits For Adult Undocumented ImmigrantsCalifornia has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to adults living in the country illegally.
California Lawmakers Take Up Key Wildfire ProposalsCalifornia lawmakers are rushing to pass bills aimed at stabilizing the state's electric utilities and putting a renewed focus on a safety in the face of devastating wildfires caused by utility equipment.
Newsom: Earthquake Alert System Is On Its WayFor many Californians, the legend of "The Big One" seems to feel more urgent and real after a terrifying sequence of earthquakes rattled the region last week.
Gas Tax Hike, Ammo Purchase Restrictions Among New State Laws Coming MondayCalifornia's nation-leading gas prices are set to climb even higher Monday, when the state gas tax increases another 5.6 cents a gallon.
California Assembly Committee Backs Tougher Rules For Vaccine ExemptionsA California Assembly committee backed new rules for vaccination exemptions on Thursday following a raucous, hours-long hearing.
Newsom, Lawmaker Reach Compromise On Tougher Vaccine Rules California Gov. Gavin Newsom and a state lawmaker have reached a compromise on legislation aimed at cracking down on fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations.
Gov. Newsom Reverses Decision To Grant Parole To Manson Cult Follower Leslie Van HoutenGovernor Gavin Newsom has reversed a recommendation to grant parole to Manson cult follower, Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted in the 1969 murder of grocer Leno LaBianca and his wife at their their home in Los Angeles, in 1969.