Gavin Newsom

California Governor Gavin Newsom made a surprise visit to Riverview Elementary School in Parlier, Calif. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
Ron Holman
All News KCBS Radio
August 29, 2019 - 7:54 am
Gov. Gavin Newsom has given up on a campaign promise to appoint a czar to handle the homelessness crisis that pervades California. He'd said during the campaign last year that such a czar would be a cabinet-level position within his administration. Rather than entrusting a single person with...
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New Housing Construction
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Doug Sovern
August 21, 2019 - 10:38 am
The cost to build in the Bay Area keeps going up. Housing impact fees can set developers back by $65,000 in Oakland and $165,000 in San Francisco. That's led to a tug-of-war between builders and local governments over the rising cost of construction and what it means for the Bay Area housing crunch.
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Jun 27, 2019; Detroit, MI, USA; A woman holds her citizenship paperwork before the game between the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park.
Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
August 16, 2019 - 7:04 pm
California’s governor and attorney general announced that they will sue to block the Trump administration’s new rule restricting green cards for many legal immigrants who are found to rely on some forms of government assistance.
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Paneez Kosarianfard on Aug. 14, 2019 tweeted the surveillance footage showing the suspect who attacked her outside of her condo building near the Embarcadero.
Paneez Kosarianfard
Doug Sovern
August 16, 2019 - 10:33 am
San Francisco Mayor London Breed speaks out against a judge's decision to release an assault suspect. Meantime, the victim of that assault asks Governor Gavin Newsom to step in.
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Coal is stacked in a pile at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Gallatin Steam Plant Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Gallatin, Tenn.
Larry McCormack / The Tennessean
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 13, 2019 - 2:53 pm
California is teaming up with a coalition of states and cities to sue the Trump administration over a plan to roll back Obama-era coal regulations.
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A member of the Richmond, California chapter of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) walks by an abandoned garage during a bus tour of foreclosed and blighted properties on July 13, 2012 in Richmond, California.
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Doug Sovern
August 08, 2019 - 9:17 am
Hundreds of millions of dollars would be dedicated to rental assistance and fighting home foreclosures in California under a new plan trumpeted by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during the California Democrats 2019 State Convention at the Moscone Center on June 01, 2019 in San Francisco.
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Doug Sovern
August 08, 2019 - 8:29 am
Gov. Gavin Newsom isn't surprised that he's a presidential Twitter target again, but he's choosing not to escalate his latest war of words with President Donald Trump.
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Harald Vaernes, operations manager at Christopher Ranch, pulls out a clove of garlic in Gilroy, Calif., on January 9, 2019.
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Holly Quan
July 25, 2019 - 5:08 pm
In the heart of California's $20 billion agricultural industry, there are tiny, low-income communities that have to survive on bottled water. That’s because their local systems are too small and can’t upgrade their facilities to adequately filter out the pesticides and contaminants from their local...
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A Department of Motor Vehicles office in San Jose.
Jennifer Hodges/KCBS Radio
July 23, 2019 - 12:19 pm
California's DMV will begin accepting credit card payments, upgrading its website and improving instructions on how to obtain a Real ID as part of an effort to improve customer service. The reforms to boost the Department of Motor Vehicles' performance come from a report released Tuesday and...
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avin Newsom speaks during election night event on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles.
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Doug Sovern
July 12, 2019 - 2:04 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law his sweeping plan to change how California pays for wildfire damage and regulates utilities, while also revealing his pick to be the state's top utility watchdog.
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