Gavin Newsom

Law enforcement are seen at the scene of a shooting on highway 92 in Half Moon Bay, California on January 23, 2023. - An Asian farm worker was in custody January 23, 2023 after seven of his colleagues were killed in front of children at sites in California, days after a mass shooter killed 11 people at a Lunar New Year celebration near Los Angeles. The latest bloodshed to hit Asian Americans in California occurred at two farms around Half Moon Bay, a coastal community near San Francisco. (Photo by Susana BATES / AFP)

Grief grips Asian Americans after California mass shootings

Asian Americans were reeling Tuesday after two mass shootings in California targeting members of their community left 18 people dead — with the alleged gunmen in both cases being older men of
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Flames burn to the Klamath River during the McKinney Fire in the Klamath National Forest northwest of Yreka, California, on July 31, 2022. - The largest fire in California this year is forcing thousands of people to evacuate as it destroys homes and rips through the state's dry terrain, whipped up by strong winds and lightning storms. The McKinney Fire was zero percent contained, CalFire said, spreading more than 51,000 acres near the city of Yreka. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP)

Year’s largest fire burns through dry terrain to destroy California homes

The largest fire in California this year is forcing thousands of people to evacuate as it destroys homes and rips through the state's dry terrain, whipped up on Sunday by strong winds
2 years ago
CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES - JULY 11: Firefighters from Cleveland National Forrest intervene in Washburn Fire burning in Yosemite National Park forced the closure of the South Gate entrance Yosemite South Gate, CA, United States on July 11, 2022. The fire can be seen burning just inside the entrance Monday morning. Neal Waters / Anadolu Agency (Photo by Neal Waters / ANADOLU AGENCY / Anadolu Agency via AFP)

Thousands evacuated as California wildfire grows

A fierce California wildfire expanded early Sunday burning several thousand acres and forcing evacuations, as tens of millions of Americans sweltered through scorching heat with already record-setting temperatures due to climb even
2 years ago
ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 16: California Gov. Gavin Newsom looks on during a news conference after he toured the newly reopened Ruby Bridges Elementary School on March 16, 2021 in Alameda, California. Gov. Newsom is traveling throughout California to highlight the state's efforts to reopen schools and businesses as he faces the threat of recall. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

Fate of California governor in balance in recall vote

California voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to oust the Democratic governor of the most populous US state or have him serve out the remaining 16 months of his
3 years ago
ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 16: California Gov. Gavin Newsom looks on during a news conference after he toured the newly reopened Ruby Bridges Elementary School on March 16, 2021 in Alameda, California. Gov. Newsom is traveling throughout California to highlight the state's efforts to reopen schools and businesses as he faces the threat of recall. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

California proposes cash payments for two-thirds of residents

California's governor Gavin Newsom unveiled plans Monday to send direct cash payments to two-thirds of residents under a $100 billion plan to assist economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
3 years ago
(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 09, 2021 California Governor Gavin Newsom delivers the State of the State address at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. - A Republican-backed petition to recall California's governor has achieved its goal of forcing a special election, which is set to be held later this year, officials said April 26, 2021. The vote on Democratic governor Gavin Newsom's tenure will be only the second ever held in California, after the 2003 election that brought Arnold Schwarzenegger to power -- and the fourth in the nation's history. (Photo by Patrick T. FALLON / AFP)

California to hold recall vote as anti-governor campaign hits goal

A Republican-backed petition to recall California's governor has achieved its goal of forcing a special election, which is set to be held later this year, officials said Monday.
3 years ago
ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 16: California Gov. Gavin Newsom looks on during a news conference after he toured the newly reopened Ruby Bridges Elementary School on March 16, 2021 in Alameda, California. Gov. Newsom is traveling throughout California to highlight the state's efforts to reopen schools and businesses as he faces the threat of recall. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

California governor ‘worried’ over looming recall vote

California Governor Gavin Newsom is "worried" about a bid to recall him, an effort which has tapped into anger over his handling of the pandemic and appears on the cusp of triggering
3 years ago
This handout picture obtained courtesy of Rex Emerson taken on July 4, 2019 shows broken bottles and other goods in a store in Lake Isabella, California after a 6.4 magnitude quake hit Southern California. A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California on Thursday at 10:33 am (17:33 GMT) near the Searles Valley in San Bernardino County, the United States Geological Survey said. HO / AFP

Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude quake, strongest in two decades

Southern California was hit by its largest earthquake in two decades Friday, a 7.1-magnitude tremor that rattled residents who were already reeling from another strong quake a day earlier.
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