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A firefighter scrambles to stop the Pawnee fire as it spots across Highway 20 near Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on Sunday, July 1, 2018.
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Holly Quan
March 22, 2019 - 2:13 pm
In a rare move, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday declared a statewide emergency due the state's string of wildfires, clearing the way for dozens of tree-trimming projects primarily in Northern and Central California. Bay Area cities like Orinda, Lafayette and Woodside are on the list for vegetation and...
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Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on capital punishment on March 13, 2019.
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Doug Sovern
March 14, 2019 - 8:37 am
Opponents of capital punishment seized on Gov. Newsom's moratorium on execution and quickly announced they will again attempt to abolish the death penalty in California.
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Monte Rio in Sonoma County was underwater after the Russian River flooded in late February 2019.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
February 28, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Sonoma County, which experienced widespread flooding, mudslides and other damage from a powerful storm that inundated the region this week. The heavy rain led to the worst flooding from the Russian River in 20 years and cut off roads into the...
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FILE - This Feb. 26, 2015, photo shows a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train, displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million in U.S. money for California's beleaguered high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion it's already spent. The U.S. Department of Transportation announcement Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, came after President Donald Trump last week threatened to make California pay back the money awarded to build the train between Los Angeles and San Francisco. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
February 19, 2019 - 6:22 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent. The U.S. Department of Transportation announcement follows through...
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KCBS Radio Morning News
February 19, 2019 - 7:55 am
President Trump criticized the amount of money California has spent in its attempt build a high-speed train line while defending his plans to build a wall along the border with Mexico.
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Transbay Transit Center Support Columns
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KCBS Radio Midday News
February 13, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement that the state would prioritize the Central Valley section of its contentious high speed rail project, has increased worries that newly built, yet damaged Salesforce Transit Center will become irrelevant for train passengers.
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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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KCBS Radio Midday News
February 12, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that he will desert the project to build a high-speed rail link from San Francisco to Los Angeles that had been a priority of his predecessor Jerry Brown.
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AP Photo/Ben Margot
January 29, 2019 - 11:20 am
Faced with potentially ruinous lawsuits over California's recent wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in a move that could lead to higher bills for customers of the nation's biggest utility and reduce the size of any payouts to fire victims.
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Burned home in Paradise from CalFire map
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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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