Gavin Newsom at a campaign stop in Los Angeles. Photo by Damian Dovarganes, Associated Press

In summary

As Gavin Newsom begins the somber duty of declaring disasters, issuing statements of reassurance and condolences, and lowering the capitol flag to half-staff, here are some disruptive ideas for keeping the spirit of California up–ideas he may not hear from those around him responsible for putting out the day-to-day fires.

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