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Butler pick draws praise, mounting speculation over 2024 plans

Tuesday, October 03, 2023

Laphonza Butler, a Democratic adviser and labor leader, is set to be sworn in as a U.S. senator representing California. Her appointment could disrupt a crowded primary race.


San Francisco residents pay tribute to Dianne Feinstein

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Dianne Feinstein is being remembered in San Francisco by her constituents who say even as a senator with powerful committee assignments, she focused on the needs of her district.


California voters reject measures to legalize sports betting

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

Proposition 26 would have legalized sports betting at tribal casinos, while allowing them to also offer craps and roulette. Proposition 27 would have approved online and mobile sports betting.


2 California initiatives would legalize sports betting at tribal casinos and online

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

California voters will see a pair of dueling initiatives to legalize sports betting in the state. The campaign has sparked historic spending from tribal gaming groups and national betting companies.


Gov. Newsom Keeps His Seat As A Majority Of California Voters Reject The Recall

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

According to the AP, voters have decided not to recall California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. He will remain the leader of the country's most populous state until at least 2023.


Newsom Needs Latinos To Turn Out For The Recall, But He May Not Have Their Attention

Friday, September 10, 2021

To survive the recall election, Gov. Gavin Newsom must have the support of California's Latino voters. But in Imperial County, many of those voters stayed home or shifted toward Donald Trump in 2020.


For Calif. Gov. Newsom To Stay In Office, He Needs Latinos To Vote

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Latinos make up about 85% of California's Imperial County and many there are registered Democrats. Gov. Newsom wants them to vote "No" in his recall, but there are worries they won't turn out to vote.


Gavin Newsom Defends His Pandemic Decisions Ahead Of A September Recall Election

Saturday, August 07, 2021

Small businesses in California are criticising Gov. Newsom ahead of the recall election in Sept., saying that his COVID-19 restrictions shut them down. Now he's touting his own business-owner past.


California Voters Will Decide Whether To Remove Gov. Newsom From Office

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

California's top election official has announced that organizers of a campaign to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom have submitted enough valid signatures to place the question before voters later this year.


Voters May Tax Tech Companies To Fight Homelessness

Saturday, November 03, 2018

Some big tech companies in the Bay Area have embraced the idea that tax hikes on big business are necessary to tackle problems like homelessness in the region.


Former Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums Dies At 82

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Former U.S. Representative and Oakland mayor Ron Dellums has died. He was known for helping found the Congressional Black Caucus and speaking out against apartheid in South Africa.