A resident relaxes in the living room ofat Aurora Concepcion's Residential Care Home in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, April 5, 2019.

In summary

Newsom faces test over wildfire proposals, board-and-care homes for the mentally ill are disappearing, conservative politician Mike Spence’s downward spiral ends

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.