State government

Gov. Gavin Newsom talks about housing bills he was signing during a ceremony at an apartment complex in Oakland on Sept. 28; however, this year he vetoed 66 pieces of legislation. (Jim Wilson/New York Times)

Why did the governor block California bills?

In 2021, Newsom proved more about what he has in common with his predecessors than how he is unique

  • Oct 12, 2021


The recall election for Gov. Gavin Newsom is Sept. 14, but Californians are encouraged to vote early. (Ray Saint Germain/Bay City News)

Aug. 30 is last day to register to vote in recall election

Aug. 30 is the last day to register to vote for the…


Gov. Gavin Newsom, pictured at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland in July, is spending big in attempts to get Democratic voters to turn out for September recall election. (Jim Wilson/ New York Times)

Can Gov. Newsom keep his job? Recall effort shows a dead heat

Election may hinge on ‘Democrats who are choosing whether to vote’

  • Aug 17, 2021