California Politics

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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
February 13, 2019 - 3:18 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — Facing strong headwinds from a recent Supreme Court ruling, union membership in the state of California has fallen to a 14-year low. An analysis by the Southern California News Group found a more than 3 percent drop in membership statewide in the last year. Nationally, there was a ...
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Doug Sovern
February 13, 2019 - 12:10 pm
At his first State of the State Address, Governor Gavin Newsom made several breaks with his predecessor, Jerry Brown, including a narrowing of the scope of the state’s contentious high speed rail project . Newsom also spurred a major shift for California’s water policies, and called for the...
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An aide to Sen. Kamala Harris says fake accounts regularly pop up on Facebook that seek to spread false information about the California senator.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
February 06, 2019 - 12:04 pm
A new Quinnipiac University Poll out this morning finds former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris are creating about equal amounts of excitement among Democratic voters.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
February 01, 2019 - 10:47 am
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown described his past romantic relationship with Sen. Kamala Harris "as a real love affair" and a "great friendship" that lasted two to three years.
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Mike Colgan
January 30, 2019 - 8:27 am
A group of Democratic state lawmakers are calling for an investigation into why California drivers have been inexplicably paying an extra 20 cents or more per gallon of gasoline for years.
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California Sen. Kamala Harris appears at a fundraiser for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., of which she is a member, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 in Columbia, S.C. Sen. Kamala Harris returned to South Carolina on Friday, using her first visit to this early-voting state as an official presidential contender to tap into a sorority network that could prove crucial as she develops her campaign. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
January 27, 2019 - 5:37 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she's the kind of leader who can unify the country and would fight for the needs of all Americans. The first-term California senator, who announced her candidacy on Monday, planned a speech at a rally in Oakland, her...
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Burned home in Paradise from CalFire map
CalFire
Doug Sovern
January 11, 2019 - 12:07 pm
Republicans in California are angry about the tweet posted by President Trump that threatened to withdraw federal disaster assistance.
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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (Photo credit: F. Sadou/AdMedia)
Doug Sovern
January 09, 2019 - 9:28 pm
Sen. Kamala Harris has decided to run for president in 2020 and will announce her candidacy on or around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, probably at a campaign rally in Oakland, sources close to the freshman senator from California tell KCBS Radio.
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In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, photo, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Ca., leaves a campaign event at Miami Dade College in Miami. As she nears a decision on whether to seek the presidency, California Sen. Kamala Harris is striking a delicate balance on what could be a hurdle in a Democratic primary: her past as a prosecutor. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
January 08, 2019 - 7:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As she nears a decision on whether to seek the presidency, Sen. Kamala Harris is taking on what could be a hurdle in a Democratic primary: her past as a prosecutor. In her memoir published Tuesday, the California Democrat describes herself as a "progressive prosecutor" and says it...
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FILE- In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, right, and Gov. Jerry Brown talk with reporters after their meeting at the Capitol, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom will be sworn in to office Jan. 7, 2019, concluding the 80-year-old Brown's four terms. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 06, 2019 - 11:52 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Gov. Jerry Brown cedes power to Gavin Newsom, it will be the first time since 1887 that California has had consecutive Democratic governors. But California isn't getting a carbon copy in substance or style. Newsom becomes governor Monday, concluding the 80-year-old...
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