Newsom calls for added security in anticipation of protests

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KRON) – With impeachment proceedings underway in Washington, D.C., California leaders say security is heightened with the possibility of more protests here in the state. More state leaders are echoing their support for the president’s removal, including the governor. With lawmakers back to work in Sacramento, the California Capitol was crawling with law […]

Bay Area ICU capacity drops to lowest level, near 0%

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON/AP) – Bay Area ICU capacity levels hit a dangerous low Monday as statewide deaths continue to surge. In a press conference Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said there has been a 6% statewide increase in hospitalizations over the last two weeks, but that is the smallest increase the state has seen in that […]

Trump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning days

The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” hitting the country with new sanctions that could hamstring President-elect Joe Biden’s promise to renew relations with the communist-governed island. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the step, citing in particular Cuba’s continued harboring of U.S. fugitives, its refusal to extradite a […]

Bar association seeks Giuliani ban over ‘combat’ remarks

By MICHAEL R. SISAK NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani is facing possible expulsion from the New York State Bar Association over incendiary remarks he made to President Donald Trump’s supporters last week before they violently stormed the U.S. Capitol. The organization said Monday that it has opened an inquiry into whether Giuliani should remain […]