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Newsom: Virus Unlikely to Prompt Martial Law in California

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom has asked people to not gather in large numbers and generally stay inside during the coronavirus outbreak, and so far most are obeying. Schools and businesses have closed, sports leagues have suspended their seasons and Disneylan...
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Is Newsom Striking Right Balance in Coronavirus Response?

As the coronavirus spreads through California, the restrictions placed on the state's 40 million residents have varied by county and community, the result of Gov. Gavin Newsom's early decision to largely allow local governments to set their own rules. After...
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Judge OKs More DNA Tests From Alleged Golden State Killer

SACRAMENTO — A Northern California judge on Thursday approved prosecutors’ request to take more DNA samples from a man charged with being the infamous "Golden State Killer" who eluded arrest for decades. Gov. Gavin Newsom has a moratorium on executions whil...