The petition to have the Democratic governor of California recalled has gained 1.4 million signatures. It will need nearly 1.5 million by March 17 to be successful.
The state's next gubernatorial election is not scheduled until late 2022, but a petition seeking to bring forward a vote has gathered most of the signatures it needs to trigger a contest.
Several rivals have voiced their desire to stand against Newsom if a recall petition hits the required number of signatures.
During the debate over the admissions policy of an elite school, the board member didn't mince words.
Jose Albert Lizarraga Garcia, from the city of Indio, died two weeks ago after being arrested for alleged "suspicious" behaviour.
A look at those to have been named as nominees for the coveted prize, before the winner is revealed later in the year.
The remains were found by hikers along a trail near Summit Avenue and Summit Crest Drive in San Diego County.
"I understand we got some good chicken, but man," a cook at the restaurant in Pasadena told local media.
"The Board of Education and the school district have had more than 10 months to roll out a concrete plan to get these kids back in school. So far they have earned an F. Having a plan to make a plan doesn't cut it," said San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera.
The poll, which was conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), found 52 percent of likely voters in California saying they approve of the job Newsom is doing as governor, while 43 percent said they disapproved and five percent said they didn't know.
Former San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer has promised to lead a "California comeback" if the governor is ousted.
"Lives are literally hanging in the balance of your corporate actions and decisions," the representatives wrote in response to the Facebook-organized Dodger Stadium anti-vaccine protest Saturday, "you must do more."
Last week, the Biden administration rushed additional vaccines across the nation, providing some California health systems much needed relief in their vaccine rollouts, while others scramble for more.
The Democratic governor has faced growing calls to be recalled from office, with critics pointing to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Visitors arriving by vehicle or motorcycle will need to book a day use reservation to enter Yosemite National Park.
Kevin Faulconer is the third candidate to throw his hat into the ring as the recall petition against California's governor nears threshold.
Conservative commentator Mike Cernovich and billionaire venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya are considering a run.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order halting oil and gas drilling. California environmentalists are pushing their governor to get on board.
About 40 to 60 demonstrators gathered at the stadium holding signs promoting anti-vaccine and anti-mask beliefs and shouting at drivers who were in line for their vaccination appointments.
Unions are calling for teachers to be vaccinated, but Newsom is refusing to budge and pushing on with his plan to reopen schools.
Authorities at the Los Angeles Fire Department closed the vaccination site's entrance for about one hour on Saturday afternoon, as a precautionary measure.
A report from California State Auditor Elaine Howle said that the Employment Development Department did nothing to stop paying fake claims for months.
High favorability and a looming turning point in the pandemic bodes well for Gavin Newsom, according to former California Governor Gray Davis, who was recalled in 2003.
"I write this letter to you with great dismay, and great concern for the perversion of history that is being perpetrated by the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum," the letter to California's governor says.
The recall petitioners pointed to a state auditor report that revealed costly unemployment claim fraud in the state.
A photo shared on Facebook by the Monterey office of the California Highway Patrol shows mud and debris on the highway near Rat Creek.
Localized amounts of up to 31 inches of snow are expected in parts of Northern California as the state faces a winter storm.
The California Democrat is lifting stay-at-home restrictions, removing essential workers from the state's vaccine priority list, and championing a complex deal that allows landlords to pursue evictions.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murders of Ian Hirschsohn, 78, and Kathy Harvey, 73, who were found at the bottom of a well in northern Mexico.