Sun. Jun 13th, 2021


Welcome to the weekend! I’m Winston Gieseke, philanthropy and special sections editor for The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, where the sun is always shining and the pool towels are oh, so fluffy. Here are some of the latest headlines from this amazing state of ours.

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Newsom attends dinner party, regrets decision

Gov. Gavin Newsom wears a protective mask on his face while speaking to reporters at Miss Ollie's restaurant during the coronavirus outbreak in Oakland, Calif., on June 9, 2020.

After the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife attended a dinner party on Nov. 6, Newsom is admitting that he should have set a better example for the state, which just exceeded 1 million coronavirus cases

The outdoor dinner for 12, which took place at The French Laundry in Yountville in Napa County, was a 50th birthday celebration for Newsom’s longtime friend and political adviser Jason Kinney.



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