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Gavin Newsom (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

After Cox Calls Him Out, Gavin Newsom Says He Was Wrong for Reporting Illegal Aliens to ICE as SF Mayor

California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom (D), who is competing against Republican John Cox to become California’s next governor, reportedly said he regrets implementing a policy while he was mayor of San Francisco that required law enforcement officers to report juvenile illegal aliens who were charged with committing violent crimes to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Jerry Brown balanced budget (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Trumpets Balanced Budget ‘Success’

Gov. Jerry Brown trumpeted his achievement of steering California through a seven-year financial turnaround as he signed his 16th and final general fund budget of $138.7 billion.

Amanda Renteria (Jacquelyn Martin / Associated Press)

‘Year of the Woman’ Might Not Happen in California After June Primary

Female candidates on the Democratic Party ticket in California, many of whom have built their candidacies on opposing President Donald Trump, may not experience the anticipated “pink tsunami” or “Year of the Woman” as so many have hoped in the upcoming June primary elections.

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Meg Whitman Leaving HP; Ready for Next Deal

Meg Whitman is leaving as Hewlett Packard CEO after a successful six-year turnaround, and seems ready to take on her next Silicon Valley Fortune 500 deal.

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Hydrogen Highway (Ann Johannson / Associated Press)

Hollywood Loves Climate Change Taxes; Public, Not So Much

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger teamed up at a CAA Foundation event this week to praise California’s Climate Change taxes that the public hates.

Jerry Brown (Alex Wong / Getty)

Gov. Brown Wants $5.2 Billion Tax Increase to Fix Transportation  

Gov. Jerry Brown wants the Democrat-controlled state legislature to hike unpopular registration fees and fuel excise taxes by $5.2 billion a year to fix transportation over the next decade — after years of diverting $1.5 billion in transportation infrastructure taxes to subsidize California’s General Fund bond payments.

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Newsom, Villaraigosa Tied in Early Governor’s Race Poll

A early Field Poll on the 2018 governor’s race shows Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa neck-and-neck in terms of voter support to replace Gov. Jerry Brown.