Dec 14, 2022: SFGate: These California counties soured the most on Gavin Newsom in 2022
California Gov. Gavin Newsom easily won reelection in 2022, but he underperformed his margins in both last year’s recall election and the 2018 gubernatorial election.
Dec 14, 2022: Los Angeles Times: Paul Pelosi’s alleged attacker also targeted Tom Hanks, Hunter Biden, Gavin Newsom, investigator says
The judge ruled at Wednesday’s preliminary hearing that prosecutors had presented sufficient evidence to move forward with a trial — evidence that included body camera footage, as well as testimony from an officer who first responded to the 911 call and an investigator who said DePape had a “hit list” that included actor Tom Hanks, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and President Biden’s son Hunter Biden
Dec 12, 2022: Los Angeles Times: Newsom slams Republicans for blocking immigration reform on visit to Mexican border
While visiting a state-funded migrant center that provides services to asylum seekers near the Imperial County border with Mexico on Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized Republicans in Congress for politicizing immigration while failing to support comprehensive reforms.
Dec 12, 2022: Newsweek: Gavin Newsom Visits Border After Biden Said He Had 'More Important' Issues
On Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom's office announced in a vaguely-worded release that the Democrat and potential presidential candidate had left the state on a single-day trip to the border in an effort "to discuss immigration reform and [his] commitment to supporting immigrant communities and the border region."
Dec 1, 2022: KTLA: Newsom, state leaders, meet to discuss ‘CARE’ Court rollout
California Governor Gavin Newsom met virtually with state, city and social services leaders on Wednesday to discuss rollout of CARE Court, which aims to provide resources to vulnerable Californians who are at risk of becoming homeless or ending up incarcerated.
New York Times: The Uncomfortable Truths That Could Yet Defeat Fascism
In California, why has Gov. Gavin Newsom’s feisty postrecall persona, calling out his fellow governors on the right, brought such applause? Because, as Anat Shenker-Osorio, a messaging expert who advises progressive causes, has said, people “are absolutely desperate for moral clarity and demonstrated conviction.”10.17.22
CBS Los Angeles: Newsom to call special legislative session over gas prices 10.27.22
Christian Post: John MacArthur warns Gov. Newsom his soul 'lies in grave, eternal peril' after abortion campaign
The open letter from Grace Community Church Pastor John MacArthur dated Sept. 29 quotes the Bible numerous times in response to the campaign earlier this month, which MacArthur said “shamelessly” misquoted Mark 12:31 for Newsom’s own political purposes. 9.30.22
Dec 12. 2021: Vox: How California plans to copy Texas abortion tactics for gun control
The proposed bill, according to a press release from Newsom, would allow Californians to sue “anyone who manufactures, distributes, or sells an assault weapon or ghost gun kit or parts” for damages — the same injunction-skirting mechanism Texas has used to ban all abortions after six weeks, which has so far been permitted by the Supreme Court.
Dec 12, 2021: Dead State: Gavin Newsom: If Texans can sue abortion providers, Californians can sue gun makers
Responding to Texas lawmakers who empowered their state’s private citizens to sue abortion providers and anyone else who “aids and abets” women trying to terminate a pregnancy after six weeks, California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he plans to utilize the same tactic against gun manufacturers.
Oct 13, 2021: The Bond Buyer: Newsom vetoes California judgment obligation bond disclosure bill
California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that asked municipalities to post information on their websites on the cost of settlements and judgments resulting from allegations of improper police conduct, including any bonds issued to pay for them.
Oct 2, 2021: People: Britney Spears Says She's Focused on 'Healing' After Dad Jamie Is Suspended from Conservatorship
On Friday, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that seeks to reform the state's conservatorship laws, particularly when it comes to those with estates valued at over $1 million.
Oct 10, 1967: Gavin Christopher Newsom was born in San Francisco, California
May 14, 1991: Newsom and his investors created the company PlumpJack Associates L.P.
January 8, 1997: Newsome became a Member of the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors
from the 2nd district
Nov 4, 2003: Newsom placed first in the general election in a nine-person field. He received 41.9% of the vote to Green Party candidate Matt Gonzalez's 19.6%
January 8, 2004: Newsome became the 42nd Mayor of San Francisco.
Oct 27, 2004: Newsom joined UNITE HERE union members on a picket line in front of the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.
January 31, 2007: Newsom's close friend, campaign manager, and former chief of staff Alex Tourk confronted Newsom after learning from his wife, Ruby Rippey-Tourk, that she and Newsom had an affair in 2005, when she was Newsom's appointments secretary. Tourk immediately resigned.
Nov 2, 2010: Newsom won the election for Lt Governor.
January 10, 2011: Newsom was sworn in as lieutenant governor under Jerry Brown.
Feb 7, 2013: Newsom's first book is released: Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government
Nov 4, 2014: Newsom was reelected as lieutenant governor
February 11, 2015: Newsom announced that he was opening a campaign account for governor in the 2018 elections
February 24, 2017: in response to pro-enforcement statements by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Newsom sent Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump a letter urging them not to increase federal enforcement against recreational cannabis firms opening in California. He wrote: "The government must not strip the legal and publicly supported industry of its business and hand it back to drug cartels and criminals ... Dealers don't card kids. I urge you and your administration to work in partnership with California and the other eight states that have legalized recreational marijuana for adult use in a way that will let us enforce our state laws that protect the public and our children while targeting the bad actors."
January 7, 2019: Newsom was sworn in as 40th governor of California.
February 28, 2006: Newsom and Kimberly Guilfoyle divorced.
March 13, 2019: Newsom declared a moratorium on the state's death penalty, preventing any execution in the state as long as he remained governor. The move also led to the withdrawal of the state's current lethal injection protocol and the execution chamber's closure at San Quentin State Prison.
February 21, 2020: A recall petition was introduced by Orrin Heatlie, a deputy sheriff in Yolo County. The petition mentioned Newsom's sanctuary state policy and said laws he endorsed favored "foreign nationals, in our country illegally"; said that California had high homelessness, high taxes, and low quality of life; and described other grievances.
March 4, 2020: Newsom declared a state of emergency after the first death in California attributable to the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
June 10, 2020: California secretary of state approved the recall petition of Newsom recall for circulation
June 10, 2021: Newsom called federal Judge Roger Benitez "a stone cold ideologue" and "a wholly owned subsidiary of the gun lobby of the National Rifle Association" after Benitez struck down California's statewide ban on assault weapons.
June 23, 2021: the NPR station CapRadio reported that Newsom and Cal Fire had falsely claimed in January 2020 that 90,000 acres (36,000 ha) of land at risk for wildfires had been treated with fuel breaks and prescribed burns.
September 14, 2021: The Associated Press announced the failure of the recall election to obtain the majority of votes required to remove Newsom
Oct 1, 2021: Newsom signed a bill that seeks to reform the state's conservatorship laws, particularly when it comes to those with estates valued at over $1 million.
January 13, 2022: Newsom denied parole to Sirhan Sirhan on January 13, 2022, the 1968 assassin of Robert F. Kennedy who had been recommended for parole by a parole board after serving 53 years in prison.
June 30, 2022: Newsom signed a $307.9 billion state budget that "pledges to make all low-income adults eligible for the state's Medicaid program by 2024 regardless of their immigration status."
July 1, 2022: Newsom signed two gun control bills (AB 1621, 2571) passed by the legislature. Assembly Bill 1621 restricts privately manufactured ghost guns, which were found to be linked to over 100 violent crimes in Los Angeles. Assembly Bill 2571 prohibited the marketing of firearms such as the JR-15 to children.
July 22, 2022: Newsom signed Senate Bill 1327, a law enabling private citizens to sue anyone who imports, distributes, manufactures or sells illegal firearms in California. The law requires courts to award statutory damages of at least $10,000 and attorney's fees.
Dec 12, 2022: Newsom, While visiting a state-funded migrant center that provides services to asylum seekers near the Imperial County border with Mexico, said: "With the respect to the federal government, we’ve been doing their job for the last few years at scale. But we cannot continue to absorb that responsibility. Everyone needs to get off their ideological perch and start dealing with the reality in a comprehensive manner. ”