The Sun’s coverage of the 2021 California Recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom.
As Newsom survives recall, what happened and where Calif. goes from here
Late results Tuesday night indicated a resounding defeat of California's second-ever gubernatorial recall. Here are key take aways and Newsom's likely next steps.
September 15, 2021
McGowan blasts Newsom’s wife bribe attempt to muzzle Weinstein sex assault story, backs Elder
Actress Rose McGowan alleged Jennifer Siebel Newsom called her in an attempt to suppress her bombshell claims of assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.
September 12, 2021
Gavin Newsom is a pro-business Governor. But there’s a major catch.
It's time to dispel the notion that Gov. Gavin Newsom isn't pro-business. He's an ardent supporter of businesses – so long as they’re political allies, writes Paso Robles distiller Aaron Bergh.
September 9, 2021
Newsom drops into Fresno just days before recall – with barbs for Elder, Nunes
Just five days ahead of the recall election, Gov. Gavin Newsom swung through Fresno to drum up support among local labor union advocates in an effort to remain in office.
September 9, 2021
Elder rails at Newsom, rallies hundreds at Clovis gas station stop in final Recall push
Talk host Larry Elder rallied four hundred Valley residents over their collective exhaustion with California's sky-rocketing cost of living led by – you guessed it – gas prices.
September 7, 2021
Larry Elder, Bakersfield crime victims assail Newsom as “soft on crime”
California's accelerated decriminalization efforts are to blame for the state's woes, recall contender Larry Elder and Kern County DA Cynthia Zimmer argued on Thursday.
September 2, 2021
“It’s not over”: Larry Elder, backers warn of Calif.’s last-minute vaccine mandate push
The effort to force a statewide vaccine mandate by controversial legislative switcheroo only stalled "because of the recall," a top Democratic backer of Larry Elder said on Wednesday.
September 1, 2021
Faulconer gets briefed on Calif. drought – “a human crisis by design”
Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer received a water education from members of the Latino Water Coalition, Fresno County Supervisors, and an assemblage of some of the top water experts in the region.
August 29, 2021
Newsom incurs Calif. reporters’ wrath, grants rare recall interview to national magazine
"Let's call it like it is: the governor has very little interest in speaking to the news outlets whose primary audience... are his constituents," one Sacramento news chief said.
August 27, 2021
“Tone deaf”: Biden, Harris pilloried over Newsom recall campaigning amid crises
A Harris-led recall campaign stop in the Bay Area one day after U.S. Marines were killed assisting evacuation efforts in Afghanistan was charitably described as a "bad look," by a top California Republican.
August 26, 2021