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West Coast governors announce updated health, masking guidelines

SPOKANE, Wash. -- As COVID-19 hospitalizations and case rates continue to decline across the west, many states are now updating their masking guidance. State leaders across the west coast, including Washington Governor Jay Inslee, California Governor Gavin Newsom and Oregon…

California recall fails; Gov. Gavin Newsom stays in office

The recall, which turned on Newsom’s approach to the pandemic, mirrored the nation’s heated political divide over business closures and mask and vaccine mandates, and both parties will dissect its outcome heading into the 2022 midterm elections.

Calif. governor seems unlikely to lift worker mask mandate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom appeared disinclined Friday to insert himself into the regulatory process for workplaces after a state safety board upset business groups by approving new rules that require all workers to wear masks unless…

California governor rejects PG&E's plan

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected the bankruptcy reorganization plan proposed by utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric, saying that the proposal would not result in a "company positioned to provide safe, reliable and affordable service to its customers."

California governor says state could take over PG&E

The state of California could take over Pacific Gas and Electric if the utility company does not pull itself out of bankruptcy by the middle of next year, California Governor Gavin Newsom said in a news conference Friday.

California to appeal Trump tax return decision

California Gov. Gavin Newsom informed a federal court on Tuesday that he will appeal its decision barring the enforcement of the state's law that requires presidential candidates to disclose income tax returns before their names can appear on the state's primary ballot.

California governor: Trump 'threatening' private business

California Gov. Gavin Newsom slammed the Trump administration and Republicans for their "complete silence on state's rights, but also free enterprise" in light of President Donald Trump's decision to curtail state-set emissions standards.

Trump raises $15 million despite war with top California officials

President Donald Trump is warring with California's Democratic officials over auto-emission standards and the state's homeless crisis, but here at the center of the resistance to his administration he's scooped up $15 million for his re-election campaign during a two-day swing through the Golden state.

Trump revokes California's auto emissions standards waiver

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he was revoking California's authority to set its own vehicle emission standards, the latest move in the Trump administration's ongoing fight with the Golden State and attempts to chip away at former President Barack Obama's environmental legacy.

California raises standard required for use of deadly police force

California's Democratic governor on Monday approved one of the the strictest police deadly force measures in the country, which says officers in the state can only use lethal force if it would prevent a suspect from killing or harming the officer or another person.