Investigations have so far uncovered more than $400,000 in benefits paid to death row inmates, and more than $140 million given to other incarcerated people in California.
The latest restrictions to combat a surge in coronavirus cases require the vast majority of Californians to stay at home from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Police say they will not arrest or fine those breaking the month-long curfew which began Saturday.
A spokesperson for the California governor said he and his family have all tested negative for COVID.
At least four sheriffs of major counties in California say they will take a hands off approach in enforcing Governor Gavin Newsom's month-long COVID-19 curfew, which is set to begin in most of the state on Saturday
Latino organizations involved in a public effort to influence Gavin Newsom's decision told Newsweek it is time for a Latino to represent California.
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Thursday that a new "limited" stay-at-home order intended to slow the spread of COVID-19, with a curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. applying to more than 94 percent of residents, would take effect on Saturday.
The California governor has faced scrutiny for his attendance at the birthday of a friend, who is also a registered lobbyist.
A spokesperson for Khanna said the congressman is "so appreciative of all the support he's received."
Newsom has faced a backlash since it was revealed that he and his wife dined with at least a dozen people from multiple households at The French Laundry, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Napa County, on November 6.
California Governor Gavin Newsom made the announcement Monday of the state's "emergency brake" in response to a COVID-19 surge that has seen daily cases double over the past week.
Gavin Newsom's speculation about a state-wide lockdown left the two-time World Series champion none too pleased.
Gavin Newsom's mandate that all Californians receive mail-in ballots for the election was challenged by two lawmakers.
"We should have modeled better behavior and joined the dinner," California Governor Gavin Newsom said Friday.
The California governor received backlash on Twitter for announcing his kids are going back to in-person instruction at a private school, while many school districts remain closed.
Newsom told FOX 11 that another Trump presidency would mean "more of the same."
Among the new rules are; all gatherings must include no more than three households, masks must stay on after eating and drinking and singing, chanting and shouting are "strongly discouraged"—and many people are not happy.
All gatherings must last for two hours or less, while masks should be put back on after eating and drinking, according to the latest guidelines.
Kandace Rushiddin said she was not able to gather all of the ballots she discovered outside the Bank of America branch.
If appointed, Martin Jenkins would be California's first openly gay justice on the California Supreme Court and only the third Black man to be appointed to the state's Supreme Court.
The California governor has been quick to vow to confront the climate emergency, but has quietly been approving more and more new oil and gas permits.
President Donald Trump said Monday that wildfires in California may have been caused by fallen trees that can "just explode."
The wind-driven wildfire has nearly leveled both sides of Highway 162, which runs through Berry Creek, a town of about 1,200 people.
Gavin Newsom shared an update on the state's wildfires Tuesday, noting that 20 times more acres have burned so far in 2020 than during the same period last year.
The latest blazes, including the Creek Fire, Valley Fire and El Dorado Fire, have collectively burned tens of thousands of acres, while thousands of residents have been evacuated.
The fires raging across the state this weekend were also accompanied by extreme heat, with records tumbling in several locations.
"We've had a four-fer, with COVID, a heat wave, wildfires and the threat of roving power outages," said Janet Upton, a spokeswoman for Napa County.
Around 1.2 million of the total acres this year were burned in the past week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom confirmed.
Governor Gavin Newsom made the comparison on his Twitter account yesterday, trying to put the sheer scope of the damage into perspective while releasing fresh data about containment efforts.