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Pressure Mounts on Newsom Over Pick to Succeed Harris as California's New Senator

Newsom to Impose Sweeping New Stay-at-Home Order as COVID-19 Rates Soar

These Young, Queer Candidates of Color Are Changing Bay Area Politics

California Turned Over an Incarcerated Firefighter to ICE. Lawmakers Urge Newsom to End the Practice

Child Care System for Families in Need on Verge of Collapse, Warn Providers

Gov. Newsom Went to Party, Violated Own Virus Rules

Inside California's Pandemic Election: How COVID-19 Changes Could Shape the Future of Voting

California Labor Unions Deal With Mixed Election Results

'It's Important That We Celebrate' – How the Bay Area Savored a Biden-Harris Victory