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Will L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti join crowded 2018 governor’s race?

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s landslide re-election win Tuesday led to inevitable speculation that he would join the crowded 2018 Democratic gubernatorial field. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, with his high profile and access to the deep-pockets of Bay Area and

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 23

Snack tax may soon be back Voter fraud test Cap and trade suit vital to state’s environmental policies Newsom: Thiel gubernatorial run could be “intriguing” Voters removed much wiggle room from budget Good morning! A tax on snacks may soon be back. 

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 10

After SF rail system hack, concerns remain Recent storms wash away drought in Northern California, SoCal issues remain Crunch time for Raiders, Chargers Newsom pitches CEQA to fight Trump wall Tobacco tax proponents fined for failure to disclose Tom Steyer

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – December 6

New session brings plan for bail reform Brown, Becerra take measured approach to Trump Report: Trump administration could be good for CA economy New bill would track law enforcement weapons  Former state senator falls up in game of political musical

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New legislative session puts bail-bonds industry under microscope

SACRAMENTO – At a press conference in the Capitol on Monday morning, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom explained that although he has long championed various reforms to the state’s criminal-justice system, he had in the past rarely even thought about

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California-style dominance eludes Democrats nationwide

  At a moment of unprecedented dominance in California, Democrats woke up on Election Day to a painfully changed national landscape, raising sharp questions about how poorly their approach to outsized success on the west coast is translating in vast

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – November 18

LAO: State could withstand mild recession Newsom calls for higher-ed “sanctuary campuses” CA is the new Texas Border Patrol union likes Trump’s wall idea Covered California prepares for Trump Good morning. TGIF. In non-Trump news, the state’s budget could survive a

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – November 16

Poll: Republican gubernatorial candidates would perform well behind Democrat Newsom CA congressional Republicans survived Trump-based attacks Large public union getting closer to a strike Sex worker union urging Gov. Brown to decriminalize prostitution Democrats officially get supermajority in Assembly, Senate still

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Poll: Republican gubernatorial candidates would perform well behind Democrat Newsom

Good news for California Republicans: In a field of nine candidates for the 2018 gubernatorial race, they have two of the top three names, according to a poll released Tuesday. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Ashley Swearengin, the termed-out

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New era of marijuana dawns in California, nationwide

  Californians have gone down in history as leading a nationwide charge to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. “Voters on Tuesday approved Proposition 64, making California the most populous state in the nation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana,”

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