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Death Penalty Sought in ‘Golden State Killer’ Case

SACRAMENTO — California prosecutors announced Wednesday they will seek the death penalty if they convict the man suspected of being the notorious "Golden State Killer" who eluded capture for decades. The move comes less than a month after Gov. Gavin Newsom ...
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Newsom Meets Salvadorans Who Tried to Reach US

PANCHIMALCO, El Salvador — David Escobar Fuentes fled El Salvador because gangs were extorting his ranching family, while Bryon Melgar Menjivar wanted to escape the pressure to join a gang that started when he ...
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Newsom Says His El Salvador Trip a Counter to Trump

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Sunday his visit to El Salvador serves as a counter-narrative to what he called President Donald Trump's demoralizing and toxic rhetoric about Central American...
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Troubled PG&E Names New Chief Executive, Board

The Pacific Gas & Electric logo on a sign at their customer center in Hayward. (AP File) SACRAMENTO — The troubled California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. named a new chief executive and board members Wednesday amid a bankruptcy proceeding....
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Gov. Newsom Criticizes PG&E’s Plan for New Board

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. plans to remake its board of directors with hedge fund financiers and people who have little experience in utility o...