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Statewide Poll Finds Good News for Newsom, Bad News for GOP Opponents

US Will Protect Gay and Transgender People Against Health Care Discrimination

Gavin Newsom speaking

Flush With Cash, California Set to Send Billions in Rebates to Taxpayers

New California AG Continues to Withhold Important Police Records Despite 'Effort to Increase Transparency'

Caityln Jenner at podium with arms raised

Caitlyn Jenner Offers Vague Generalities, Moments of Humanity in Fox TV Interview

San Francisco Approves Task Force to Study Reparations for Black Residents

Voting Rights Advocates Take Aim at Alameda Registrar After 'Devastating Errors' in 2020 Election

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California Justice Department on Sept. 18, 2019, in Sacramento.

Newsom: Recall Pushed by 'Extreme Right Wingers' Must Be Defeated

SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera Tapped to Take Over Scandal-Laden Public Utilities Commission That He Investigated