Photo of people waiting in line at the DMV in Van Nuys, Calif.

As Lines Grow, State Legislators Kill DMV Audit

Despite calls to hold the DMV accountable for hours-long wait times, a California legislative committee declined to approve an audit of the agency at Wednesday (Aug. 8) hearing. Although none of the 13 assembly members and senators on the Joint Committee on...

Newsom in Fresno: Supports Prop. 47 and Gas Tax

Visiting Fresno for the first time since the primary election, California gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom expressed support for a state law that local law enforcement leaders say has increased crime. In...
Illustration of gas nozzle in front of California flag

Voters Will Get To Say ‘Yea’ or ‘Nay’ on Gas Tax Hike

SACRAMENTO — California voters will decide this November whether to get rid of higher gas taxes and vehicle registration fees imposed by the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown last year. Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Monday that initiative supporters c...
Antonio Villaraigosa and Gavin Newsome

Who Has Raised Most Money in California Gubernatorial Race?

If former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't make the run-off to decide California's next governor, it won't be for a lack of campaign money. While former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has raised the most at $35.7 million, Villaraigosa is a c...