“THANK YOU,” one Republican ally told the president who has repeatedly threatened to punish California by cutting off wildfire assistance.
"I am not here in spite of the struggle; I’m here because of the struggle," Justice Martin Jenkins said.
Signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday, the law also requires officers to address trans inmates based on the pronouns of their choice.
Blazes continue to burn homes in Napa, Sonoma and beyond, and five of the six largest fires in state history have occurred this year.
“Tonight ― and every night ― we’re eternally grateful for the firefighters and first responders," California Gov. Gavin Newsom said.
Evacuation orders and warnings are in place for residents at more than 1,000 homes in foothill and desert areas.
The outbreak is large enough to mandate many local businesses close or restrict indoor operations.
President Donald Trump and Democratic governors are clashing over the role of climate change in the wildfires ravaging the West Coast.
“This is a climate damn emergency,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said as massive, deadly wildfires blazed across the state.
“This bill that I’m about to sign will give those prisoners hope of actually getting a job in the profession that they’ve been trained,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said.