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Politics Oct 14California GOP says it won’t remove unofficial ballot boxes
Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Attorney General Xavier Becerra, both Democrats, say the boxes are illegal. They have ordered the party to remove them by Thursday.
Politics Oct 13California orders GOP to remove unofficial ballot boxes
Padilla's office sent Republicans a cease and desist letter ordering them to remove the drop boxes by Thursday. Attorney General Xavier Becerra threatened to prosecute anyone trying to improperly solicit ballots.
Nation Sep 30California to study reparations for Black Americans
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the law on Wednesday. It sets up a nine-member task force to come up with a plan for how the state could give reparations to Black Americans.
Nation Sep 29EPA administrator ridicules California’s proposed ban of new gas cars
Andrew Wheeler said the proposal raises significant legal questions and would increase electricity demand in a state. A spokesman for Newsom said California is leading the fight against climate change while the Trump administration tries to drive the country off…
Nation Sep 23California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars
California would be the first state with such a rule, though Germany and France are among 15 other countries that have a similar requirement.
Nation Sep 11At least 10 people confirmed dead, 16 remain missing amid North California wildfires
More than 2,000 homes and other buildings had burned in the fire, which began several weeks ago as a lightning-sparked collection of blazes northeast of San Francisco. The final toll is expected to be much higher.
Economy Aug 21California’s jobless rate improves, but economy still struggles to make a full comeback
California added more than 140,000 jobs in July and lowered its unemployment rate to 13.3%. But the unemployment rate is still higher than it ever was during the Great Recession a decade ago.
Nation Aug 17WATCH: California governor demands probe of power blackouts
The governor warned that customers could again lose power Monday. Newsom also sent an letter to state energy overseers demanding to know why blackouts occurred with such little notice to the public.
Nation Jul 22WATCH: California surpasses New York state in confirmed virus cases
California has surpassed New York for the most coronavirus cases in the country, reporting more than 409,000 infections after setting a record on Tuesday for the state's most confirmed new cases in a single day since the start of the…
Nation Jul 13WATCH: California governor shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms, churches
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and has ordered gyms, churches and hair salons closed in most places as coronavirus cases keep rising.