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Donald Trump waves to the crowd during a campaign rally on April 28, 2016 at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, Calif. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Pro-Trump Californians hope his victory can fuel a GOP revival in the Golden State

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Hundreds of Donald Trump’s California supporters gathered over…

Donald Trump waves to the crowd during a campaign rally on April 28, 2016 at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, Calif. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
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US economy creates a modest 156,000 jobs in December

Job growth slowed at the end of last year while the unemployment…

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Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, left, and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers, right, testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee about cyber threats to the United States and fielded questions about effects of Russian government hacking on the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill Jan. 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, left, and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers, right, testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee about cyber threats to the United States and fielded questions about effects of Russian government hacking on the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill Jan. 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
U.S. Attorney Eric Holder Jr. poses for pictures at the 50th Anniversary of the march on Washington and Martin Luther King's Speech, August 24, 2013.(Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

California Legislature enlists former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to defend against Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Bracing for an adversarial relationship with President-elect Donald Trump,…

U.S. Attorney Eric Holder Jr. poses for pictures at the 50th Anniversary of the march on Washington and Martin Luther King's Speech, August 24, 2013.(Photo courtesy Shutterstock)
North Korean soldiers at the military parade in Pyongyang of the 60th anniversary of the conclusion of the Korean War. Pyongyang, North Korea. Circa July 2013. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Trump has four main options for stopping North Korean missiles

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Jong Un became the first head of…

North Korean soldiers at the military parade in Pyongyang of the 60th anniversary of the conclusion of the Korean War. Pyongyang, North Korea. Circa July 2013. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)
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Congress opens with an ambitious Republican agenda for the Trump era

WASHINGTON — A Republican-controlled Congress opens Tuesday with the most sweeping conservative…

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GOP readies swift Obamacare repeal with no replacement in place

The first major act of the unified Republican government in 2017 will…

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Trump names Bossert as homeland security, counterterrorism adviser

 President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Tom Bossert would serve as his…

Donald Trump met with select Silicon Valley leaders in a  conciliatory session at Trump Tower. (Courtesy Twiiter)

Scoop: Trump, tech heads make nice, say little at tower summit

It’s hard to know if anything significant really was said at the…

Donald Trump met with select Silicon Valley leaders in a  conciliatory session at Trump Tower. (Courtesy Twiiter)
Just hours before his death, sitcom actor Alan Thicke tweeted about liking his current project, "Fuller House." (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: RIP Alan Thicke — we’ll always remember Dr. Seaver

Perhaps New Jersey social media pro and pop culture nerd Vicki Marziale…

Just hours before his death, sitcom actor Alan Thicke tweeted about liking his current project, "Fuller House." (Courtesy Twitter)
Rex Tillerson, Chairman, President and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation speaks during an Economic Club of Washington event on March 12, 2015 in downtown Washington, D.C. (Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa USA/TNS)

Trump chooses oil tycoon Rex Tillerson to head State Department

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump announced Tuesday he will nominate oil tycoon Rex…

Rex Tillerson, Chairman, President and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation speaks during an Economic Club of Washington event on March 12, 2015 in downtown Washington, D.C. (Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa USA/TNS)
At a 2015 panel at San Francisco State Univeristy of nearly a dozen undocumented students, John King, senior advisor delegated duties of deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, discussed the agency’s first-ever resource guide for educators to better support undocumented youths in high school and college. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)

California college leaders call on Trump to reconsider DACA

College and university leaders in California are calling on President-elect Donald Trump…

At a 2015 panel at San Francisco State Univeristy of nearly a dozen undocumented students, John King, senior advisor delegated duties of deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, discussed the agency’s first-ever resource guide for educators to better support undocumented youths in high school and college. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)

SF considers spending $7M to block deportations in Trump era

San Francisco may spend more than $7 million during the next two…

Gwen Ifill, pictured at the 2015 Women’s Media Awards in New York City, is being remembered for her integrity and groundbreaking journalism career. (Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan Co./Sipa USA/TNS)

Scoop: Obama talks Trump, honors Ifill, at news conference

During his first-post election news availability President Barack Obama -- among comments…

Gwen Ifill, pictured at the 2015 Women’s Media Awards in New York City, is being remembered for her integrity and groundbreaking journalism career. (Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan Co./Sipa USA/TNS)
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Sen. Barbara Boxer seeks to abolish Electoral College after Trump victory

Following Donald Trump's surprising victory in the presidential election last week, outgoing…

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House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, pictured at Mission High School in October 2014,  released a statement Monday regarding Trump's latest appointment to his cabinet. (Erica Marquez/2014 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Pelosi calls Bannon’s appointment an ‘alarming signal’ of Trump presidency

Nancy Pelosi, the Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, released a…

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, pictured at Mission High School in October 2014,  released a statement Monday regarding Trump's latest appointment to his cabinet. (Erica Marquez/2014 Special to S.F. Examiner)
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump on  Nov. 10, 2016 in the Oval Office of the White House in their first public step toward a transition of power. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Scoop: Underlying tension in first Obama, Trump meeting

The U.K. Daily Mail has an interesting take on Thursday’s White House…

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump on  Nov. 10, 2016 in the Oval Office of the White House in their first public step toward a transition of power. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
Steve Kerr didn't parse words when he was asked about the 2016 presidential election. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr on election of Donald Trump: ‘I thought we were better than this’

Steve Kerr has spoken intelligently about social issues like gun violence in…

Steve Kerr didn't parse words when he was asked about the 2016 presidential election. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Hillary Clinton is counting Katy Perry among her many celebrity supporters. (Courtesy Instagram)

Scoop: Last roundup (whew!) celeb presidential endorsements

Thank goodness, the election’s here (and almost over). In the spirit of…

Hillary Clinton is counting Katy Perry among her many celebrity supporters. (Courtesy Instagram)
BART rejected posting this ad in a San Francisco station. (Courtesy THINX)

BART rejects underwear ad poking fun at Trump comment

A woman’s underwear ad has been rejected by BART because of its…

BART rejected posting this ad in a San Francisco station. (Courtesy THINX)