Calif. Declares Storm Emergency In 3 More CountiesActing California Governor Abel Maldonado has declared a state of emergency in three more counties due to extreme weather and storm conditions that have caused flooding and strewn debris.
Newsom Elected Lieutenant Governor Of CaliforniaSan Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has been elected California's lieutenant governor.
Lt. Governor Signs 'Urgent' Bell Tax Refund BillLt. Gov. Abel Maldonado signed a bill Monday ordering the return of nearly $3 million in property taxes the state says was illegally collected in the blue-collar suburb of Bell, where one in six people live in poverty.
Scandal-Ridden City Of Bell Must Return Tax Dollars Homeowners in the small Southern California city of Bell should be receiving a total of $3 million in property tax refunds in the coming months.