John Myers

John Myers joined the Los Angeles Times as Sacramento bureau chief in 2015 after more than two decades in radio and television news, much of that as an award-winning reporter covering statehouse policy and politics. During a decade of work for San Francisco's NPR affiliate, his unique online projects included everything from one of Sacramento's original politics blogs to California’s first politics podcast. He also served as the moderator of gubernatorial debates in 2014 and 2010. Often cited by state and national news organizations as one of Sacramento's top journalists, he's a graduate of Duke University and the University of California, Berkeley.
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In State of the State, Gov. Gavin Newsom sprints out of the shadow cast by his iconic predecessor

Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his first State of the State address, sought in tone and tempo to revamp the agenda of his predecessor, former Gov. Jerry Brown, and to rethink some of his approach to governing.

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Essential Politics: Gov. Newsom calls Trump's border crisis 'manufactured,' removes California troops

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has decided to cancel the state’s National Guard deployment made to provide border assistance.