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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.

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California to review any COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

California to review any COVID-19 vaccine

An independent panel of experts has been formed in California to review any federally approved Covid-19 vaccine. The move follows concerns that the White House could rush the process. Flora..

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California Opens Door to Slavery Reparations With Historic Bill Signing [Video]

California Opens Door to Slavery Reparations With Historic Bill Signing

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a first-of-its-kind bill to officially consider reparations for slavery.

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California to Phase out New Gas-Powered Car Sales by 2035 [Video]

California to Phase out New Gas-Powered Car Sales by 2035

California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the stateā€™s latest initiative to combat climate change.

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Disney Parks Chief Wants Clearance to Reopen From Governor | THR News [Video]

Disney Parks Chief Wants Clearance to Reopen From Governor | THR News

The Walt Disney Co.'s parks chief on Tuesday made it clear to Gov. Gavin Newsom that the company wants clearance to reopen the Disneyland Resort now.

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California Passes Bill to Help Ex-Inmates Become Firefighters [Video]

California Passes Bill to Help Ex-Inmates Become Firefighters

On Friday, California Governor Gavin Newsom approved a bill that will clear the path for former inmates to pursue a firefighting career.

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Trump Questions Climate Science Behind West Coast Wildfires [Video]

Trump Questions Climate Science Behind West Coast Wildfires

President Donald Trump questioned climate change science during a wildfires briefing in California. The US president told an official he does not ā€œthink science knows, actually,ā€ and claimed..

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Donald Trump dismisses science of climate change during California visit [Video]

Donald Trump dismisses science of climate change during California visit

US President Donald Trump has ignored the scientific consensus that climatechange is playing a central role in historic West Coast infernos during avisit to California. Mr Trump also renewed his..

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California gov. confronts Trump on climate change [Video]

California gov. confronts Trump on climate change

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday told U.S. President Donald Trump global warming was driving wildfires and reminded him that 57 percent of forests in the state were under federal management.

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Former California Inmates Who Fought Fires Can Now Have Records Expunged [Video]

Former California Inmates Who Fought Fires Can Now Have Records Expunged

Some prison inmates in California are trained to be firefighters, and they make a vital contribution to public safety. However, they were banned from pursuing professional firefighting careers after..

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Oregon's wildfires force mass evacuations [Video]

Oregon's wildfires force mass evacuations

Deadly wildfires raging across Oregon kept half a million people under evacuation alert on Saturday even as weary firefighters took advantage of improved weather to go on the offensive against the..

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Newsom details 'climate emergency' as fires rage [Video]

Newsom details 'climate emergency' as fires rage

California Governor Gavin Newsom, after surveying wildfire damage, told reporters "this is not a world that anyone should be experiencing" and said he recognized the need for accelerated efforts in..

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Fires torch 'historic' 2.3 million acres in CA -Newsom [Video]

Fires torch 'historic' 2.3 million acres in CA -Newsom

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday said that so far in 2020 there have been 7,606 fires and 2.3 million acres burned in the state compared to 2019, when there were roughly 5,000 fires and..

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California Passes Bill Banning Flavoured Tobacco Products [Video]

California Passes Bill Banning Flavoured Tobacco Products

On Friday, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill banning the sale of flavoured tobacco products in the state.

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California Wildfires Burn More Than 1 Million Acres [Video]

California Wildfires Burn More Than 1 Million Acres

Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Saturday that the state has received a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration.

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California Wildfires Kill at Least 5 People While Thousands Evacuate [Video]

California Wildfires Kill at Least 5 People While Thousands Evacuate

Governor Gavin Newsom said the state is currently battling about two dozen large complex fires, According to 'USA Today,' a total of 560 fires are currently ravaging California.

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When will Disneyland, Universal Studios be able to reopen? Theme park guidelines expected Tuesday

California Gov. Gavin Newsom hinted there may be different reopening rules for different sized theme parks.
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In California: Condors are feared lost in wildfires. Newsom's plan to conserve 30% of land

Plus: 'Hollywood' Trump sign getsĀ taken down, the state's unemployment payments system is still majorly backlogged, andĀ California colleges experience COVID outbreaks Ā 
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The August Complex wildfire has topped 1M acres in California. That's 'proof' of climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom says.

The AugustĀ Complex, at more than 1 million acres, is larger than all of California's wildfires from 1932 to 1999, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday.
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In California: Newsom's nominee for state Supreme Court would make history

If confirmed, Martin Jenkins would be the court's first gay Black member. Plus, California is the 6th happiest state and Uber and Lyft spend nearly $100MĀ to overturn a state law that would make them..
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AP Top Stories October 2

Here's the latest for Friday October 2nd: President Trump says he and Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus; White House advisor Hope Hicks also COVID-19 positive; Newsom visits Calif. fire..
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In CA: Newsom signs last-minute bills, says there could be a million-acre wildfire

Some counties may open quicker than others thanks to a new COVID-19 metric and Gov. Gavin Newsom speaksĀ of a 1 million-acre wildfire. Ā 
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Jay-Z & Meek Mill's REFORM Alliance Scores Major Victory in California

REFORM Alliance -- the criminal justice reform org launched by Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Michael Rubin and others -- is celebrating its first major victory with CA Gov. Gavin Newsom signing a new bill into..
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California bans chokeholds, shortens probation sentences

"Americans across the country took to the streets this summer rightfully demanding more and better of our criminal justice system ā€“ and of ourselves," Newsom said in a statement.
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New California law, the first of its kind, requires racial diversity on corporate boards of directors

CA Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law requiring publicly traded corporations based in California to appoint board members from underrepresented groups.
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In CA: Newsom gets high approval rating in new poll

While Americans are preparingĀ for the first presidential debate, Californians have given Gov. Gavin Newsom the nod of approval... on some issues. Ā 
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CA Passes Law Allowing Trans Prisoners to be Housed by Gender Identity

California Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a new law allowing transgender prisoners in the State to be housed based on their gender identity rather than their biological sex. Newsom signed SB 132..
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California to ban sales of new gas-powered cars in 2035

California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced plans to ban the sale of new gas-powered cars in the state starting in 2035 to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. CBS News' Danya..
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What to Know About Newsomā€™s Big Climate Plan

Thursday: Gov. Gavin Newsom announced plans to ban the sale of gas-powered new cars by 2035.
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Californians on 2035 new gas engine car sales ban

There was reaction Wednesday to an announcement from Gov. Gavin Newsom that California will halt sales of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks by 2035. Gov. Newsom says the move will cut..
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California's governor, Gavin Newsom, wants to ban gas cars by 2035. What does that mean for drivers?

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order calling on agencies to build a plan to phase out sales of all new gas-powered cars by 2035.
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California will ban new combustion-engine vehicles starting in 2035

california will ban new combustion-engine vehicles starting in 2035
Photo by Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an ambitious executive order Wednesday that would ban the sale of new combustion-engine..
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California to ban all new gas-powered cars by 2035 under order by Gov. Gavin Newsom

Newsom on Wednesday signed an executive order banning the sale of new gas-powered cars within 15 years to fight pollution, climate change
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California gov: 'optimism' on wildfire, virus battles

California Gov. Gavin Newsom expressed optimism on Wednesday over the state's fight against the coronavirus and the wildfires burning across the state. (Sept. 16) Ā 
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In California: Harris and Newsom visit Creek Fire; state's COVID-19 rate reaches new low

Also: Farmworkers say they can't get masks. The postal service's performance was 'spotty at best.' And stream El Grito tonight! Ā 
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Disneyland, Universal Studios call on California governor to reopen theme parks

A trade organization representing California's theme parks is urging California Gov. Gavin Newsom to issue guidelines for theme parks to reopen.
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California governor gently confronts Trump on climate

california governor gently confronts trump on climate
California Gov. Gavin Newsom had President Donald Trump one-on-one on live TV Monday, a perfect opportunity to spar with Democrats' public enemy No. 1 just 50 days before the election. ......
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Trump, Calif. officials clash over climate change

At a wildfires briefing in California Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials urged President Donald Trump to accept that "climate change is real." Trump replied: "It'll start getting..
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US wildfires leave dozens missing in Oregon, state governor says

California's Governor Gavin Newsom said the fires show the debate around climate change is "over".
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California governor asks Australia and Canada for help battling blazes

"We simply haven't seen anything like this in many, many years," Governor Gavin Newsom said.
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California declares state of emergency as it battles multiple wildfires

california declares state of emergency as it battles multiple wildfires
(CNN)California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in five counties late Sunday as multiple wildfires continue to burn across the state following a weekend that brought both record high..
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43 million Americans are baking under record temperatures

California Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency.
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In CA: Governor issues emergency proclamation facing record-breaking heat, wildfire risk

Gov. Gavin Newsom issues an emergency proclamation as California heads into a hot Labor Day weekend. Plus: Public health officials warn of a possible COVID-19 surge. Ā 
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California eviction ban continued through January

A bill signed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom bans evictions for tenants suffering financial hardships due to the pandemic through January, but only if the tenants pay at least 25% of the rent owed..
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In CA: Newsom's latest reopening plan draws criticism

A perceivedĀ lack of consistency in California'sĀ recently announced businessĀ reopening protocols has some proprietors feeling left in the dust. Plus, state lawmakers are reeling from an unusual..
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In CA: Newsom releases colorful framework for reopening the economy

Plus: Don't eat the peaches, TikTok stars face fines, and more protests Ā 
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What to Know About Californiaā€™s Coronavirus Testing Expansion

Thursday: Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a deal that would more than double the stateā€™s testing capacity and criticized federal guidelines.
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Newsom proves heā€™s no deer in headlights while managing several crises ā€˜of biblical proportionsā€™

newsom proves heā€™s no deer in headlights while managing several crises ā€˜of biblical proportionsā€™
SACRAMENTO ā€” Gov. Gavin Newsom has been keeping barely one step ahead of being trampled by rampaging disasters. He has survived on energy and agility ā€” and hasnā€™t frozen like the proverbial deer..
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California unveils plan to boost virus testing

California signed a contract worth up to $1.4 billion with a company to provide a cheaper COVID-19 test that will allow the state to eventually more than double the number of people tested to 250,000..
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Widespread lightning sparking California wildfires

California Governor Gavin Newsom says lightning continues to be a major challenge for firefighters. Lightning strikes have sparked huge blazes and scores of other fires around the state. (Aug. 24) Ā 
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California governor weighing potential replacements for Kamala Harris in Senate

California politicians are jockeying to be appointed to Kamala Harris' Senate seat if the Biden-Harris ticket wins in November. Whoever Governor Gavin Newsom picks will not have to run for election..
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Coronavirus live updates: Virus complicates California fire evacuations; US death count likely too low; Operation Warp Speed targets Nov. 1

Gov. Gavin Newsom said evacuation centers across California had protocols such asĀ marked spaces for physical distancing in shelters. Latest updates.
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Other states help California battle huge wildfires

As wildfires rage across Northern California, Gov. Gavin Newsom says he is seeking assistance from around the country. Cal Fire says there are nearly 12,000 firefighters battling nearly two dozen major..
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The race begins for Kamala Harris' Senate seat

If Joe Biden and Kamala Harris win in November, California Governor Gavin Newsom will name the person to take her place in the Senate.
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California governor emphasizes climate change threat at DNC

California Governor Gavin Newsom, appearing from a forest while wildfires ravage the state, used his time at the Democratic National Convention to emphasize the importance of recognizing the threat of..
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In CA: Uber and Lyft get a green light, chaos at L.A. Post Offices, and fires rage on

Plus: Will Joshua trees be designated endangered? Newsom skips the DNC. And meet a really fat bear (not in California) Ā 
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In CA: Newsom declares emergency over wildfires; a bear bites; bubonic plague arrives

Plus: The Golden State Killer hears from victims, hope for the U.S. Postal Service, promising coronavirus news and the governor declares an emergency over fires Ā 
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Millions of Californians Could Lose Power During Rolling Blackouts

Tuesday: Gov. Gavin Newsom demanded an investigation into rolling blackouts over the weekend. Also: The Democratic National Convention kicked off.
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In California: Wildfires, coronavirus and Newsom all raging

Plus: Your power may beĀ going out. But it's not all bad news. We've got a little magic too Ā 
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California parents challenge school closure order

A group of Calif. parents have filed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Gavin Newsom's order barring schools from opening for in-person instruction until their counties get off the state watch list for..
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California gov. hails Harris VP pick a 'proud moment'

California Governor Gavin Newsom calls the choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as Joe Biden's vice-presidential running mate a "proud moment", a "meaningful moment for California." (August 12) Ā 
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In CA: Big tuna, a big loss for Disney, and is COVID going to cancel Christmas?

Plus: That rosy coronavirus data Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday may not be accurate. And something that's definitely not accurate? The way the president pronounces Yosemite Ā 
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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 stateā€™s fight against Covid-19. Also: Taking stock of protests.
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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..
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$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) Ā 
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