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Team Trump to California: Send High-Speed Rail Funding Back

First, President Donald Trump tweeted criticism Tuesday of both California's high-speed rail project and the state's participation in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Then, later in the day, th...
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Gov. Newsom Wants Users to Profit From Online Data

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has set off a flurry of speculation after he said the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make by capitalizing on ...
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California Governor to Draw Down Troops at Border

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state's southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administration's request for support from border states. About 100 of the 360 troo...
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Parole Recommended for Manson Follower Leslie Van Houten

LOS ANGELES — A California panel on Wednesday recommended that Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten be paroled after serving more than four decades in prison. After a hearing at the women's prison in Corona, California, commissioners of the Board of Pa...

What Randa Jarrar Thinks of Ben Bergquam Arrest

Ben Bergquam, a Fresno based right-wing activist known for heckling at political events, was arrested earlier this week for trespassing at Gov. Gavin Newsom’s mansion. He calls it his latest political stunt. ...