Cell Tower 15676513647Telecom company officials testified today before a state Senate committee looking into problems utilities had during last year's planned power shutoffs.

Story by Drew Sandsor.

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gavin inaug12Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Wednesday requiring state agencies to find government property to serve as housing for homeless people. Newsom also proposed a $750 million fund that would pay for rental assistance.

Story by Chris Nichols.

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alex padilla cprnWith less than a month to go before ballots go out, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks about registration numbers.

Story by Steve Milne.

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