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California Gov. Gavin Newsom talks with reporters in Los Angeles Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. With hundreds of thousands of Californians again in the dark amid high wildfire danger Thursday, Newsom had a message for voters: "I own this." Newsom again blistered California's utilities, most notably Pacific Gas & Electric, for failures to modernize electrical systems that have led to the need to shut off power to avoid wildfires. But he also went further in personalizing the crisis. "It's on me to make sure this doesn't happen again." (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
AP News
October 24, 2019 - 5:18 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With hundreds of thousands of Californians again in the dark amid high wildfire danger Thursday, Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom had a message: "I own this." Newsom again blasted California's utilities — most notably Pacific Gas & Electric — for failures to modernize...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, on Facebook's impact on the financial services and housing sectors. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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October 23, 2019 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company's new globally ambitious project to create a digital currency while also dealing with widening scrutiny from U.S. regulators. Representatives also grilled...
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom (L) talks with California environmental agency secretary Jared Blumenfeld (R) during a news conference at the California justice department on September 18, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
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October 23, 2019 - 9:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday sued to try to block California from engaging in international efforts against climate change, charging that the state exceeded its constitutional authority by joining with a Canadian province in a program to cut climate-damaging fossil fuel...
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Ambassador William Taylor is escorted by U.S. Capitol Police as he arrives to testify before House committees as part of the Democrats' impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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October 22, 2019 - 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat testified Tuesday that President Donald Trump was holding back military aid for Ukraine unless the country agreed to investigate Democrats and a company linked to Joe Biden's family, providing lawmakers with a detailed new account of the quid pro quo central to...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks in the House of Commons in London during the debate for the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill, Tuesday Oct. 22, 2019. British lawmakers have rejected the government’s fast-track attempt to pass its Brexit bill within days, demanding more time to scrutinize the complex legislation and throwing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s exit timetable into chaos. (Jessica Taylor, UK Parliament via AP)
AP News
October 22, 2019 - 2:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — For a brief moment Tuesday, Brexit was within a British prime minister's grasp. Boris Johnson won Parliament's backing for the substance of his exit deal but lost a key vote on its timing, a result that inches him closer to his goal of leading his country out of the European Union —...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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October 22, 2019 - 12:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump triggered outrage Tuesday by comparing the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry to a lynching, assigning the horrors of a deadly and racist chapter in U.S. history to a process laid out in the Constitution. "That is one word no president ought to apply to...
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Central American migrants seek asylum in Texas
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Melissa Culross
October 21, 2019 - 4:47 pm
Immigrants detained at the U.S. border could have their DNA taken and stored in a criminal database.
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Californians Go To The Polls June 5
All News KCBS Radio
October 21, 2019 - 4:13 pm
(KCBS Radio) - The California Secretary of State announced today that independent voters in California will be allowed to vote in the state's upcoming Democratic presidential primary which could tip the scales in the highly competitive race. However, that won’t be case for the Republican contest...
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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 06: An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters on December 6, 2012 in Oakland, California. Oakland City officials have come to an agreement to forfeit broad power over the Oakland Police Department
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All News KCBS Radio
October 21, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Former Oakland City Councilman Wilson Riles Junior is fighting back against criminal charges, after he said he had attempted to resolve an argument at the city's Planning and Zoning Department earlier this month.
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San Francisco mayoral candidate Ellen Zhou has been criticized for displaying this billboard.
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Bob Butler
October 21, 2019 - 12:53 pm
San Francisco mayoral candidate Ellen Lee Zhou is under fire for campaign billboards that elected officials have compalained have racist imagery.
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