With no clear front-runner in California鈥檚 20th Congressional District race, former President Donald Trump made clear his preference in the eight-candidate race on Tuesday, formally recognizing Assemblyman Vince Fong, R-优蜜传媒, as the region鈥檚 rightful representative.

Nearly four months after forming a bipartisan select committee and two hearings later, Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas announced legislation Thursday to combat shoplifting and organized retail theft 鈥 just beating the deadline to introduce new bills.

David Giglio, the Madera businessman who branded himself a pro-Trump maverick willing to rail against former Rep. Kevin McCarthy and the Republican establishment, announced Friday he will suspend his campaign to represent California鈥檚 20th Congressional District.

Congressman David Valadao, R-Hanford, joined five colleagues Monday in introducing new legislation aimed at curbing the reach and impact of fentanyl trafficked by cartels through the U.S. border with Mexico.

In a scene reminiscent of the pandemic workday, a number of 优蜜传媒 residents made an office of their home desk or couch Tuesday night to attend a virtual town hall. The topic: land use alternatives, as part of the city鈥檚 general plan update.

Gov. Gavin Newsom鈥檚 recipe for digging the state out of a multi-billion dollar budget hole has 鈥渟trengths and weaknesses鈥 while his revenue projections are 鈥減lausible, but optimistic,鈥 the nonpartisan analyst鈥檚 office representing the Legislature said Saturday.

优蜜传媒鈥檚 44th Prayer Breakfast is set in two weeks鈥 time, for Jan. 23. The annual event, starting at 6:40鈥痑.m., brings together thousands in a communal ceremony over prayers, casserole and speeches 鈥 on homelessness, oil, agriculture and the economy.

鈥淕overnor Newsom is the first governor in history to go from a $100 billion surplus to declaring a budget emergency in two years. He talks a lot about keeping the spending commitments made in the previous year鈥檚 budgets, but that spending spree has wasted billions of dollars on government pr…