Everyone was on their best behavior Saturday when President Trump, Governor Jerry Brown and Governor elect Gavin Newsom viewed the damage from California's two massive wildfires. the blazes have combined to kill more than 70 people and destroy nearly 14 thousand structures. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.
California is now part of 24 different lawsuits against the Trump administration. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed the most recent suit, against the U. S. Department of Interior, yesterday (Tuesday). Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports it follows a similar strategy as previous cases.
When Jerry Brown's 16 years as California governor come to an end on Monday, he'l hand the leadership of the naiton's largest state over to Gavin Newsom - the lieutenant governor and former mayor of San Francisco. The two democrats have worked with each other for years... and their families go back decades. In the second part of our exit interview with Brown, Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler talks with the outgoing governor about his successor. They spoke while touring Brown's ranch on a golf cart - with the governor behind the wheel.