Photo of Gavin Newsom

Full Transcript of Newsom’s 2020 State of the Address

Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered his State of the State address on homelessness before a joint convention of the California Legislature on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Sacramento. Below is the text as prepared for delivery. (Editor's note: Sub-headlines have ...
Photo of men holding up signs at a rally outside of City Hall in Oakland, Calif.

High-Profile Housing Bill SB 50 Fails to Pass State Senate

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers have failed to pass the most ambitious proposal yet to combat a growing housing crisis in the nation's most populous state, voting down legislation twice in two days that would have overridden local zoning laws to let develope...
homeless

California Asks for Surplus Federal Land to House Homeless

SACRAMENTO — California is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program. “You could match our commitment by similarly providing free surplus federal land ...