Gov. Gavin Newsom is sworn in by California Chief Justice Toni Cantil-Sakauye, right, with his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom and his four children by his side in Sacramento on Jan. 7, 2019.

In summary

Newsom baits Trump, Governor Dad is in the building, Pelosi, Huerta and other bigs turn out for Kounalakis and California school kids get a superintendent that can relate.

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