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SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Trump blames California wildfires on forest mismanagement

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — Jan 09, 2019—President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to withhold money to help California cope with wildfires a day after new Gov. Gavin Newsom asked him to double the federal investment in forest management. Trump once again suggested poor forest management is to blame for California’s deadly wildfires and said he’s ordered the … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Trump blames California wildfires on forest mismanagement

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California’s Newsom rebukes White House in inaugural

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — January 07, 2019—California Gov. Gavin Newsom was sworn in Monday and immediately drew sharp battle lines with President Donald Trump, pledging to enact “progressive, principled” policies as the antidote to the White House’s “corruption and incompetence.” “People’s lives, freedom, security, the water we drink, the air we breathe — they all hang … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California’s Newsom rebukes White House in inaugural

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California’s Newsom rebukes White House in inaugural

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom was sworn in Monday and immediately drew sharp battle lines with President Donald Trump, pledging to enact “progressive, principled” policies as the antidote to the White House’s “corruption and incompetence.” “People’s lives, freedom, security, the water we drink, the air we breathe — they all hang in the … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California’s Newsom rebukes White House in inaugural

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California’s Newsom to rebuke White House in inaugural

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Incoming California Gov. Gavin Newsom will draw immediate battle lines Monday with President Donald Trump in his inaugural address, portraying California’s “progressive, principled” policies as the antidote to the White House’s “corruption and incompetence.” “People’s lives, freedom, security, the water we drink, the air we breathe — they all hang in the … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California’s Newsom to rebuke White House in inaugural

HOUSTON | Prosecutors say shooting death of 7-year-old girl in Houston stemmed from a case of mistaken identity

HOUSTON —Jan 06, 2019—Prosecutors say shooting death of 7-year-old girl in Houston stemmed from a case of mistaken identity. By Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Jerry Brown wraps a 5-decade history in California politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California Gov. Jerry Brown will leave office Jan. 7 after a record 16 years leading the nation’s most populous state. The son of former Gov. Pat Brown first became governor at 36 and will leave at age 80. He’s gone from an idealist who resisted the traditional trappings of money and power to … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Jerry Brown wraps a 5-decade history in California politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Insurance claims from last month’s California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state’s insurance commissioner announced Wednesday. About $7 billion in claims are from the Camp Fire that destroyed the Northern California city of Paradise and killed at least 86 people, making it the deadliest U.S. wildfire … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif | California lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicion

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California state lawmaker Joaquin Arambula was arrested Monday on suspicion of misdemeanor child cruelty, Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer said. The arrest came after officials at Dailey Elementary Charter School discovered an injury on a child who came into an office Monday afternoon, Dyer said. He did not describe the injury or Arambula’s … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | California lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicion