- Governor Gavin Newsom is taking fundraising steps often used by potential presidential candidates, setting up multiple committees that in their first three months have raised and spent millions of dollars. These Newsom-affiliated committees are a political action committee, a SuperPAC, and a joint fundraising comittee. Forming the trio of fundraising committees allows prospective candidates like Newsom to begin building a base of support and explore a run for federal office without saying it outright, according to political analysts. Click here to read more.
- The Sacramento City Council is announcing another new plan designed to relieve the city's worsening homeless crisis. They approved a plan to allow the city manager to find and open sites where homeless people can put up tents. They also voted on more enforement to clean up the streets. Click here to read more.
- The York Fire burning in the Mojave Desert is crossing into Nevada and is threatening more of the Josua Tree National Park. Click here to read more.
- A mysterious developer, known as Flannery Associates LLC has purchased 52,000 acres of land surrounding Travis Airforce Base and is now suing farmers in the region who refuse to sell their land to them. Click here to read more.