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Watch the Newsom Inauguration Live Here

To watch the inauguration of Gavin Newsom as California governor in Sacramento, just click on the picture in the tweet below. https://t.co/zw3XuVEPYQ — Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) January 7, 2019 ...
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State Says Seniors Abandoned in California Wildfire

SACRAMENTO — Staff at two senior care centers abandoned residents during an evacuation as wildfires swept through Northern California last October, state officials said Thursday as they moved to revoke licenses...
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Vidak Urges Passage of Revised Drinking Water Bill

State legislation to fix outdated drinking water systems in California has gotten a boost from a key change in the way the program would be funded. Under an updated bill in Sacramento, a voluntary fee on all public water system users in the state would be u...
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Bill to End Bail in California Heads to Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO — A bill approved Tuesday by the California Senate to end bail and replace it with a risk-assessment system is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown, who has indicated he supports it. "Today, the legislature...
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California Lawmakers Consider Proposal to Eliminate Bail

SACRAMENTO — California would be the first state to completely end bail for defendants awaiting trial under a proposal unveiled Thursday that would create a new system to instead jail people based on their risk level. "We have baked into our law a system th...