Gov. Newsom threatens possible PG&E takeover if no plan is made

California's governor on Friday threatened a possible takeover of the troubled utility blamed for sparking deadly wildfires across the state with its outdated equipment unless it can emerge from bankruptcy ahead of next year's wildfire season with a plan focused on safety.

Child sex abuse victims empowered by new California law

A new law signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom will allow victims of childhood sexual abuse to have more time to file civil suits against alleged suspects and the institutions that employ them. KTVU's Jesse Gary reports on who Assembly bill 218 impacts the most.

Gov. Newsom signs slate of new gun regulations

The package includes five bills that will strengthen gun violence restraining orders, which are judicial orders prohibiting gun possession for people determined to be at risk of harming themselves or others. 

California to end its use of for-profit, private prisons

California has been at the forefront of resisting President Donald Trump's efforts to deport those who are in the country illegally and has a so-called sanctuary state law that restricts police from asking people about their immigration status or participating in federal immigration enforcement actions.