Former California Gov. Gray Davis on Wildfire Crisis and Gov. Gavin Newsom's Response

23 min
at 10:00 AM
California Gov. Gavin Newsom holds a press conference at the Cal Fire Healdsburg station in Sonoma County on Oct. 25, 2019. (Michelle Wiley/KQED)

From statewide wildfires to PG&E power shutoffs, this October marks the first real crisis of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first year in office. It’s a situation former Gov. Gray Davis remembers too well -- California experienced rolling blackouts for months when he was governor. Forum will talk with Davis about the fires and get his analysis of Newsom’s response so far.

Guests:

Gray Davis, former governor of California

Marisa Lagos, politics correspondent, KQED News; co-host "Political Breakdown" podcast

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