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Gov. Newsom outlines priorities in first California budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday released his first budget proposal, outlining $ 144 billion in general fund spending and $ 65 billion more from bonds and special funds. It kicks of five months of negotiations [...]

Gavin Newsom seeks to add more illegal immigrants to California health care plan

Newly sworn-in California Gov. Gavin Newsom, vowing to provide “sanctuary to all who seek it,” has proposed extending state health care coverage to more illegal immigrants living within the Golden State’s borders. Hours after assuming [...]

‘More aggressive and in your face’: Newsom takes power in California

Incoming California Gov. Gavin Newsom takes office Monday as the golden boy of the state Democratic Party’s self-styled resistance. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images California The incoming governor has a powerful ally in fellow [...]

Police: California officer killing suspect in US illegally

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The police chief of a tiny California town fought back tears as he described the officer gunned down during a traffic stop as a patriot who fought hard to serve his adopted country while the man suspected of killing [...]

The Latest: California governor pardons 5 Cambodian refugees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Latest on clemency actions by California Gov. Jerry Brown (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California Gov. Jerry Brown has pardoned five refugees from Cambodia and another immigrant from Honduras who faced the [...]

California muscles into 2020 presidential race

Sen. Kamala Harris is one of four homegrown would-be candidates out of California for the 2020 race. | John Locher, file/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> For decades, California has been an afterthought in determining [...]

California Editorial Rdp

Dec. 12 The Press Democrat on Congress and the president needing to fix FEMA: The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to mismanage disaster contracting, according to federal auditors. To paraphrase the Roman poet Juvenal, Quis procurabit [...]

California governor-elect seeks party chair’s resignation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Governor-elect Gavin Newsom is calling for embattled California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations. The incoming Democratic governor said in a statement Thursday [...]

T.J. Cox takes lead over David Valadao in California House race

LOS ANGELES — Democrat T.J. Cox has edged ahead of Republican U.S. Rep. David Valadao in California’s Central Valley, where votes continue to be counted. Cox trailed since election night but pulled ahead by 438 votes Monday, according to [...]

Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Democrat Gil Cisneros has captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six state congressional seats. Cisneros had been in a tight battle [...]