Gavin Newsom

40th Governor of California

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Gavin Newsom: 40th Governor of California
Gavin Christopher Newsom is an American politician and businessman who is the 40th governor of California, serving since January 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 49th lieutenant governor of California from 2011 to 2019 and as the 42nd mayor of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011.


Trump pushes for schools to reopen '100%' [Video]

Trump pushes for schools to reopen '100%'

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is comfortable with his son, Barron, and grandchildren going back to school, arguing that schools should be open despite concerns from many that..

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California barbershop moves business outside [Video]

California barbershop moves business outside

Californians are getting their lockdown locks tended to outdoors from Tuesday (July 21), in accordance with new protocols introduced by Governor Gavin Newsom.

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California barbershops move business outside [Video]

California barbershops move business outside

Californians are getting their lockdown locks tended to outdoors from Tuesday (July 21), in accordance with new protocols introduced by Governor Gavin Newsom.

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Virus cases uptick in California, beauty salons go open-air [Video]

Virus cases uptick in California, beauty salons go open-air

California reported a record increase of more than 11,800 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, according to a Reuters tally of county data, as the Trump administration pushes for schools to reopen to help..

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California governor lays out school re-opening plan [Video]

California governor lays out school re-opening plan

California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Friday that schools can start in-person instruction if they are in counties that have not been on the state's monitoring list for 14 days as cases continue to..

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As COVID Grows, California Shuts Down Again [Video]

As COVID Grows, California Shuts Down Again

California’s governor on Monday clamped new restrictions on businesses, reports HuffPost. The rules also include the state’s two largest school districts, Los Angeles and San Diego. He stated..

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Newsom promises wildfire mitigation amid COVID-19 [Video]

Newsom promises wildfire mitigation amid COVID-19

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday said there has been a "significant increase" in wildfires this year compared to last year and encouraged residents to mitigate "the loss of lives and..

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CA Governor stresses continued deadly impact of COVID-19 [Video]

CA Governor stresses continued deadly impact of COVID-19

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday gave an update on fatalities and new coronavirus cases in his state, as cases soared in California over the July Fourth weekend,

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California closes bars, indoor dining in most of state [Video]

California closes bars, indoor dining in most of state

Indoor activities at restaurants, movie theaters and other facilities will be banned in most of California for at least three weeks as COVID-19 infections surge, Governor Gavin Newsom said on..

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Party's Over For Seven California Counties As Governor Orders Closure Of Bars, Nightclubs [Video]

Party's Over For Seven California Counties As Governor Orders Closure Of Bars, Nightclubs

California has seen a jump in new novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases, and Gov. Gavin Newsom is cracking down. According to Business Insider, Gov. Newsom ordered bars and nightlife spots to close in seven..

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California Residents Must Wear Masks in Public Under New Order [Video]

California Residents Must Wear Masks in Public Under New Order

Governor Gavin Newsom issued the statewide order on Thursday.

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California Orders Residents To Wear Face Masks [Video]

California Orders Residents To Wear Face Masks

In light of rising covid-19 cases, Governor Gavin Newsom of California has made a change. Newsom has announced that the state would require all residents to wear face masks. Even just a simple covering..

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In CA: Big tuna, a big loss for Disney, and is COVID going to cancel Christmas?

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Coronavirus in California: Curbing the Central Valley's Outbreak

Tuesday: An announcement by Gov. Gavin Newsom signaled a shift in the state’s fight against Covid-19. Also: Taking stock of protests. - Published

In CA: Big Sur tribe gets back land stolen centuries ago; protesters chain themselves to Newsom's fence

A Big Sur tribe gets back stolen land. Gov. Gavin Newsom asks for $52 million for the Central Valley as coronavirus cases soar in the eight-county region. And speaking of Newsom, protesters chained.. - Published

$52 million to aid Central Calif. amid virus surge

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced additional funds will be going to counties in the state's Central Valley - a region where coronavirus cases are spiking. (July 27) - Published

In CA: More housing for essential workers; a quest for police records heads to court

Gov. Gavin Newsom sends a housing lifeline to workers on the front lines; millions of others wonder how they'll make August rent. Plus: Is your mail late? That could be intentional. - Published

H.I.V. Survivors Confront Painful Memories and New Risks in Pandemic

Monday: Around Palm Springs, survivors of the AIDS crisis found community, but old fears are returning. Also: Gov. Gavin Newsom announced school reopening rules. - Published

Calif. governor outlines strict school guidelines

California Gov. Gavin Newsom laid out strict criteria Friday for school reopenings that makes it unlikely the vast majority of districts will have classroom instruction in the fall as the coronavirus.. - Published

In CA: Some GOP elected officials accuse Newsom of issuing 'confusing orders' and don't appreciate being sidelined

The state sets tiers for who gets priority when it comes to COVID-19 testing. And all this authority-ing by Gov. Gavin Newsom isn't sitting well with some Republican elected officials, who say.. - Published

In CA: $320,000 in overtime when your base salary is $25,000; It's the life in the LADWP

Gov. Gavin Newsom calls it a dimmer switch, but for many Golden State businesses, it's lights out. Again. And it's a good gig if you can get it — a security guard at the Los Angeles Department of.. - Published

California returns to limits on indoor gatherings

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and has ordered gyms, churches and hair salons closed in most places as coronavirus cases keep rising in the.. - Published

California Gov. Newsom orders statewide closures, including gyms, churches in monitored counties

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday a list of businesses sectors that will be required to close amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. - Published

California Gov: 50,000 hospital beds now available

California now has hospital capacity to treat 50,000 COVID-19 patients, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday. Newsom made the announcement as the state recorded one of its largest one-day totals of new.. - Published

Second wave of virus closures wallops California restaurants

second wave of virus closures wallops california restaurants
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In CA: In the city with the highest pay in the state, your house isn't likely to burn down

It's a battle to win hearts and minds in California, and Gov. Newsom and friends are ready to spend big to do it. And I'll tell you the story of the city that on average pays its employees the most of.. - Published

New closures as California confronts virus spike

California took a step back in reopening its economy as Gov. Gavin Newsom shut down inside restaurant dining across most of the state for three weeks amid troubling increases in coronavirus cases and.. - Published

In CA: Consumer Privacy Act goes into full effect and much of the state shuts back down

Gov. Newsom orders most indoor business activities to close across much of the state as coronavirus cases continue a swift ascent. And let's revisit the nation's most comprehensive data privacy law.. - Published

California rolls back more openings due to virus

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered bars and indoor dining at restaurants to close in most areas of the state for the next three weeks amid a troubling surge of new coronavirus cases.. - Published

California Gov. Gavin Newsom closes bars, indoor operations for restaurants in 19 counties ahead of Fourth of July weekend

California's new restrictions, expected to last at least three weeks, come as coronavirus cases have surged since the state started reopening in May. - Published

Universal Basic Income in California? Here Are the Mayors Supporting it

Wednesday: A conversation with Mayor Michael Tubbs of Stockton about why he wants to make it happen. Also: Get ready for an update from Gov. Gavin Newsom. - Published

COVID-19 cases explode in California prison

covid-19 cases explode in california prison
Shares The number of COVID-19 cases has exploded in one of California's oldest prisons, San Quentin, as more than 1,000 inmates have tested positive for the virus, authorities in the US state announced..
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Is California Closing Again?

Tuesday: Businesses may have to close again. Also: Gov. Gavin Newsom signs the budget; and an ending for the Golden State Killer cases. - Published

San Quentin State Prison is 'deep area of focus and concern' in California: Nearly one-third of inmates have coronavirus

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced more than 1,000 inmates at San Quentin State Prison have tested positive for the coronavirus. - Published

How the Pandemic Is Making It Tougher to Study Whales

Monday: Whales are dying at alarming rates, but the pandemic is keeping researchers away. Also: Gov. Gavin Newsom closes bars in some counties. - Published

Coronavirus updates: More states close bars, slow reopening plans; Gilead Sciences sets price for remdesivir treatments

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered some bars to close. Arizona and Washington slow down reopenings. Latest coronavirus news. - Published

Newsom praises Disney for delaying park reopenings

As California sees a worrisome rise in the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, Gov. Newsom on Thursday praised Disney after the company announced it would delay reopening its California.. - Published

Coronavirus in California: How One Oakland Bar Is Navigating Reopening

Thursday: An update on the Hatch. Also: Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses a steep rise in cases. - Published

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Anyone making COVID-19 masks a 'political issue is an absolute moron'

Arnold Schwarzenegger said COVID-19 masks shouldn't be "a political issue" after California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a face mask order. - Published

In CA: The masks have it in California

In a move possibly designed to save neighbor v. neighbor fights, Gov. Gavin Newsom mandates masks be worn in most public spaces. And DACA recipients can stay, the U.S. Supreme Court rules, even as it.. - Published

California governor requires residents to wear face masks in most indoor, outdoor settings

Gavin Newsom said he's issuing order now because too many people are going out in public without face coverings and coronavirus cases are increasing. - Published

In CA: Workplace equality gets a major win; police can keep their immunity

The FBI joins the investigation into the death of a Black man found hanging from a tree in L.A. County. And the Supreme Court rules gay and transgender people should have equal workplace rights and.. - Published

How Paradise High’s Class of 2020 Got Its Graduation

The students and parents pushed and prodded over 10 weeks for an exception to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s shelter-in-place order. - Published

In CA: Hoses to septic tanks could work on rioters, longtime cop posts

The elected official apologizes for his social media post that rioters should be sprayed with septic tank-connected hoses amid growing calls for his resignation. Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for the end.. - Published

California moves to end state police use of carotid restraint

California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Friday that he would end state police training in the use of carotid restraints after a similar move was used on George Floyd, whose death in police custody in..
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Businesses should be reimbursed for damage by protesters, California governor says

Businesses damaged in protests over the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was asphyxiated in police custody in Minneapolis, should be reimbursed for their losses, California Governor..
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How Do Californians Feel About Governor Newsom?

Thursday: In a new statewide poll, his approval rating is up. But challenges are ahead. Also: Protest updates. - Published

Gov. Newsom on George Floyd Protests: More National Guard Troops to Be Sent In

Tuesday: Gov. Gavin Newsom and other liberal elected officials are navigating a tricky political situation. Also: More protest updates. - Published

In CA: The governor urges peace; the president warns of a military intervention

Protests in response to George Floyd's death in Minneapolis continue as President Trump promises a heavy-handed military response. And nearly half of counties cleared to reopen parts of their.. - Published

In CA: It's gonna be a hard 'no' on that budget, state Senate says. So let's defer and tax

State lawmakers aren't sold on Gov. Gavin Newsom's revised budget so they've offered a counter. I'll sum it up: Borrow. Defer. Tax. And some days, it seems life isn't ever going to go back to normal... - Published

Asserting Sovereignty, Indian Casinos Defy California’s Governor and Reopen

Some casinos swung open their doors last week despite health concerns. “This virus does not recognize jurisdictional boundaries,” Gov. Gavin Newsom wrote to tribal leaders. - Published

Calif. reopen rules to include barbershops, salons

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that barbershops and hair salons can reopen immediately in counties that have been cleared to move faster on lifting coronavirus restrictions. (May 26) - Published

Barbershops to open as COVID-19 rules ease in parts of California

Barbershops and hair salons may open with modifications in parts of California where public health officials can show it is safe, Governor Gavin Newsom said on Tuesday, as the most populous U.S. state..
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Coronavirus in California: When Will the State's Economy Recover?

Tuesday: Experts weigh in. Also: State leaders make good on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s promise to set rules for reopening houses of worship. - Published

Republicans sue to block California Gov. Newsom from mailing ballots to all voters

Republican organizations called the Democratic governor's order an illegal "usurpation of the legislature's authority." - Published

Memorial Day, California churches, 'SNL' marathon: 5 things you need to know Monday

Memorial Day ceremonies will be held across the United States, California Gov. Gavin Newsom to issue guidelines on reopening churches and more news you need to know Monday. - Published

Three Republican groups sue California governor over mail-in-vote order

The Republican National Committee (RNC) and two other Republican groups on Sunday filed a lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom over his executive orders to use mail-in ballots for the..
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In CA: Thousands to be trained on how to hunt coronavirus infections

Although Gov. Gavin Newsom loosened the standards to reopen the state, it appears more than 40% of counties are still behind on meeting them. Officials in one county who were singled out by Newsom.. - Published

California to give guidelines for restarting TV and movie production

California on Monday will roll out guidelines for the resumption of production of Hollywood movies and TV shows, but Governor Gavin Newsom warned that Los Angeles County would likely be excluded in the..
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