Politics Sep 15

California recall election
California Gov. Newsom crushes Republican-led recall effort

Newsom cruised to victory in the recall election Tuesday, boosted by healthy turnout among an overwhelmingly Democratic electorate, ensuring the nation's most populous state will remain a laboratory for progressive policies.

Jun 15

California fully reopens after being 1st to shut in pandemic

Most of California's coronavirus restrictions are over, including capacity limits at businesses, masks and social distancing. Newsom pointed to the 40 million-plus doses of vaccine administered and the plunge in cases as the reason for the reopening.