CA Lawmakers Approve $262.5 Billion Budget Plan Restoring Cuts Made During PandemicThe $262.6 billion proposal now on its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk would restore spending cuts made last year when state officials thought they were facing a record budget deficit because of the coronavirus.
Environmentalists, Unions Square Off Over Oil Well Setbacks Putting Gov. Newsom in a BindHow close to private property may oil producers locate their wells? In California, that issue is dividing two Democratic voting blocs — labor and environmentalists — whose support Gov. Newsom needs with his recall election looming.
COVID: California's Largest Mass Vaccination Site Opens At Levi's StadiumGov. Gavin Newsom and Santa Clara County officials launched operations Tuesday morning at the state's newest and largest mass COVID-19 vaccination site located at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, home of the San Francisco 49ers.
Coronavirus: Sonoma County Moves To Late Stage 2 Reopening Of Dine-In Restaurants, MallsSonoma County is following in the footsteps of its North Bay neighbors and moving deeper into Phase 2 of reopening.
Contra Costa Supervisors Vote To Ask Newsom To Declare November Election Mail-In Ballot OnlyThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to ask Gov. Gavin Newsom to declare the November general election as mail-ballot-only.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Bay Area's Newly Unemployed Worry About Paying Bills, RentA record number of Californians are filing for unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic. Normally, the state sees 2,000 unemployment insurance applications a day. Governor Gavin Newsom said it received 150,000 on Monday and 1.6 million in total.
Coronavirus Update: California Legislature Suspends Until April 13, Approves $1B To Fight OutbreakThe California Legislature approved up to $1 billion in new spending on Monday to combat the coronavirus outbreak, then suspended their work for the next month to try and contain the illness.
California Closer To Becoming A 'No Kill' State Ending Euthanasia Of Adoptable Pets When running for governor, Gavin Newsom promised to end the euthanasia of adoptable pets in shelters across the state. Now his proposed budget includes money to begin that process.
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.
Newsom Orders Agencies To Find State Land To Use For Temporary Homeless SheltersGovernor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday directing agencies under his command to identify state land that could be used as temporary shelter locations for the homeless. 
New Law Requires California Public Universities To Provide Access To Abortion Pill On Campus A bill requiring California public universities to provide students access to abortion pills was signed into law.