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Doug Sovern @SovernNation San Francisco, California

Political Reporter @KCBSRadio. Author (https://t.co/y3FrjVfDWk). Bassist. Co-owner, Green Bay Packers. Mets fan. Host, @THEREOakland. Dad of twins!

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Joined Twitter 2/16/09


30 years ago, I was lucky to survive the Loma Prieta #earthquake. My housemate didn't. She died on the Cypress Fwy.… https://t.co/Crucf0lhqTCBS News poll: Majority of Republicans support Trump during impeachment inquiry and say GOP shouldn’t criticize him… https://t.co/k1AUxiJZng
Retweeted by Doug SovernThe East Bay has a new celebrity inmate, but only for the next 2 weeks https://t.co/hM6JaYRtZBHunter Biden says he did "nothing improper" in work for Ukrainian company https://t.co/BbwOGD4h1a https://t.co/qrMbZ0bmrQ
Retweeted by Doug SovernNational security adviser John Bolton was so alarmed by Rudy Giuliani's back-channel activities in Ukraine that he… https://t.co/ync8RrWulO
Retweeted by Doug Sovern.@SpeakerPelosi has been quoting Thomas Paine a lot this year. I couldn’t find the original quote, though, and 3 ac… https://t.co/jmHuYAVnY0
Retweeted by Doug Sovern @elizabe50286054 Including mine!That 4.5 quake looks like it was on the lesser-known Concord-Green Valley fault. So interesting that closer to the… https://t.co/CHVQ2cCK1C @antonejohnson Yeah it’s lesser known but extremely dangerous. @mel_huang Hey, how much pushing would you need to buy a Steinberger? Not much :-)Looks like Mother Nature wanted to make sure everyone paid attention to Thursday’s 30th anniversary of the Loma Pri… https://t.co/HsqvAMvZ8KBreaking (and shaking): That was a 4.7 #earthquake, centered near Pleasant Hill in Contra Costa County, but felt al… https://t.co/a8QEFtSwl5That quake was felt from the Santa Cruz mountains all the way to Vallejo, at least. It was two quick punches here i… https://t.co/PReVVtlDSvWhoa! Earthquake. Quick jolt, East Bay.
10/15
2019
CPUC orders @PGE4Me to restore power within 12 hours next time and improve communications, among other sanctions https://t.co/InLeaZmK9pBreaking news tonight - Pres. Trump called for an immediate halt to Turkey's invasion of Northern Syria in a phone… https://t.co/baSzZesyOr
Retweeted by Doug SovernI'm anchoring the afternoon news again this afternoon on @KCBSRadio, this time with my dear pal @MeganGoldsby. Plea… https://t.co/Yw1mK2YMqiGovernor @GavinNewsom just put out this letter, demanding that @PGE4Me make customers whole foe last week's #PSPS.… https://t.co/gdLOeFq6E0 @kamgharana @KCBSRadio Yeah that was the point :-)AHEAD: We're along the Syria-Iraq border, as 1,000 U.S. troops prepare to withdraw amid Turkey's invasion.… https://t.co/I2WobWjRtZ
Retweeted by Doug SovernGraphic video reportedly showing Trump-like figure assaulting critics and news media played at Trump resort… https://t.co/PJNwcDbY48
Retweeted by Doug SovernCalifornia is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining severa… https://t.co/wNc3inOeXF
Retweeted by Doug SovernThe Native American occupation of Alcatraz Island 50 years ago is commemorated with multiple events Monday, which h… https://t.co/oW4vx7YrYs
Retweeted by Doug SovernCalifornia will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most an… https://t.co/xtJx1vZLWu
Retweeted by Doug Sovern @thejdmorris I wouldn’t call it homophobic, just culturally ignorant. I didn’t know who she was until 2 months ago. @BungerKCBSRadio That’s where I was when the levee burst in New Orleans and Dory summoned me to fly to Katrina. @jamelbrinkley My kids often ask me how soon I will die, since I’m so old. In a quite matter-of-fact way.Proud and excited of @KCBSRadio for winning, again. Tired of so much winning? Nah. https://t.co/r2K5xoIWtw
10/14
2019
Okay just one more and I’ll stop: Mr. Trump is not given to hidin’ his disdain for the family Biden Without much c… https://t.co/EuALcmJ5zNForgive me, I’ve been bitten by the Twitter limerick bug (Twimerick?) and I just can’t help myself: There once was… https://t.co/Kl6uLbVSFZ🚬Jerry Brown's era of “If people can’t smoke even on a deserted beach, where can they?” is officially over as… https://t.co/IYeTTgT4yx
Retweeted by Doug SovernOnly in SF: @KarlTheFog, who of course is a mysterious phantom, makes a rare public “appearance” at @Litquake, as v… https://t.co/3c3AvhIdmNAn awesome night in SF: @Litquake Eureka night, with an astounding list of fabulous authors reading work that insp… https://t.co/w9COqkHSv8Just now: Governor @GavinNewsom declares state of emergency in Los Angeles & Riverside Counties due to fires… https://t.co/ByGm3jih41
10/12
2019
There once was a gov’nor named Newsom, Plagued by a company most gruesome, He said, “That PG&E Could be the ruin… https://t.co/MjlSmk9RVTGov @GavinNewsom announces urgent @fema assistance to help fight #Saddleridge Fire: “California thanks the White Ho… https://t.co/RvNJ5XfAHlTough to keep up with the flurry—no, blizzard—of bill signings by @GavinNewsom, but here are some more: he signed t… https://t.co/qSIXKkuEayGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a law that will make state the first to allow employers, co-workers and teachers… https://t.co/sjr9bJWGtj
Retweeted by Doug SovernCAMPUS UPDATE: Classes will remain canceled today but normal research activities may resume and special events may… https://t.co/agYbGpW6BR
Retweeted by Doug SovernCommission on Presidential @Debates announces sites & dates for 2020 general election debates. Tuesday, September… https://t.co/ltWJ8g58nM
Retweeted by Doug SovernWATCH: Several mountain climbers have reportedly scaled a replica of President Trump's border wall in under one min… https://t.co/FUEBVYfb7F
Retweeted by Doug SovernBreaking: @GavinNewsom signs #AB32, by East Bay Asm @RobBonta, banning private, for-profit prisons & immigration d… https://t.co/CMg8K2CJsH3rd Ukrainian linked to #RudyGiuliani arrested in SF, has detention hearing this morning before federal magistrate https://t.co/TKCZeb7zNH @Frannydink @Litquake @jackboulware @JaneGanahl @GabrielleSelz @jsilerauthor Yes, 3 crazy days.Desperation? Distraction? Doubling down on negative opponent framing? Or is this just the natural evolution of the… https://t.co/LoQBOMMnMr"Prince Estate will never give permission to President Trump to use Prince's songs": Estate hits back after Trump's… https://t.co/RfbzPNN1Vq
Retweeted by Doug SovernA wind-whipped firestorm roared into picturesque Southern California Granada Hills neighborhoods early Friday, dest… https://t.co/wQQKGyVDBD
Retweeted by Doug SovernPG&E restores power to over half of customers impacted by outages. #pgepoweroutage #pgeshutoff Latest Bay Area nu… https://t.co/ZLYp94T9ay
Retweeted by Doug Sovern @Frannydink @Litquake @jackboulware @JaneGanahl @GabrielleSelz @jsilerauthor Sorry I couldn’t make it last night. T… https://t.co/OQEWEd82THPower back on across #Oakland. Lights restored in the hills. #PSPS is over, here. Much rejoicing.EXCLUSIVE: PG&E gas officials wined and dined with top customers in Sonoma County just before their colleagues cut… https://t.co/dvXnOQTXpd
Retweeted by Doug SovernGov @GavinNewsom essentially reiterated the points he made to us in #Oakland two days ago, that he blames @PGE4Me f… https://t.co/lWSoWmKC4r"What's happened is unacceptable, and it's happened because of neglect. It's happened because of decisions that wer… https://t.co/gra8jEA9HSTrump's children take in millions overseas as president slams Biden's son https://t.co/XuRQKzagCN
Retweeted by Doug SovernHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will be donating to charity campaign contributions from two indicted associate… https://t.co/6hC47mFffa
Retweeted by Doug SovernAt news briefing, Gov @GavinNewsom says he wants to make "crystal clear" that "it's decisions" by @PGE4Me, not weat… https://t.co/VdsxXBchLC.@PGE4Me's "all clear" signal now extends to the entire Bay Area. The winds have died down and it's now remarkably… https://t.co/9QJyU8EeIFAwaiting Governor @GavinNewsom's briefing on the #PSPS #PGEOutage. Watch it live via @Cal_OES, or listen live on… https://t.co/pWLAdrtqv4
10/11
2019
.@PGE4Me issues an "all clear" for Alameda County. #RedFlag conditions have subsided. Now it's inspecting the lines… https://t.co/rgA2g1DzFkGovernor @GavinNewsom is the focus of a lot of criticism over the #PSPS #PGEOutage and he’s feeling the heat. He’s… https://t.co/eX9KMxa61T @RosettiRay Keeping one million listeners informed. And posting occasionally snarky tweets, I confess.#Oakland’s Flower Outlet & Gifts is open despite no power, hoping its supply doesn’t die before the refrigeration i… https://t.co/p6jX7Pj4knThe latest from ⁦@PGE4Me⁩: they’re turned power back on to about 20% of the 2m+ people blacked out by their #PSPS.… https://t.co/bNGQ0yP9mLShopping by flashlight in darkened Lucky, the only major store still open in #Oakland’s Montclair district. The few… https://t.co/KA3XFGqiDhIn blacked-out parts of #Oakland, the scene is surreal and post-apocalyptic, and there is palpable anger and frustr… https://t.co/DkjCilllcCIn surreal, spooky Montclair district of #Oakland, people are shopping by flashlight at the Lucky, which brought in… https://t.co/G50MEdFaBb @BrandonYu @sfchronicle @Litquake Wrong one, I guess. Sorry! @unefemmejames No you're right, that sounds more like pun-ishment. :-)In #Oakland, about 48,000 people remain without power (16,000 @PGE4Me accounts). Fire patrols continue in the hills… https://t.co/k5j9ssQik3 @unefemmejames Oh, that's totally cheating.A really lovely article by @BrandonYu in the @sfchronicle about the 20th anniversary of @Litquake, the annual Bay A… https://t.co/2cbrjG1pFqAlthough most of the Bay Area did not experience the #Windmageddon that was forecast, gusts did top out at 72 mph a… https://t.co/8gAjjg6jmP @unefemmejames You are a better reader than I am. Some day, maybe. On to War and Peace!In the first FEC filing of his fledgling presidential campaign, @TomSteyer reports raising only $2m in Q3, which pu… https://t.co/iGadK8kLWg @laura_nelson @NickRiccardi Too fine a distinction for late night comics and those who routinely dismiss us all as… https://t.co/oWFkbOZZ4Q @emart916 Yes, I know. It's an overbroad, 30,000' characterization, but it also reflects what I'm hearing from frus… https://t.co/tLLQOm6iPfCalifornia senator, Kamala Harris, plans to establish a chief advocate for LGBTQ+ affairs, if she's elected preside… https://t.co/Ekxro9vJyk
Retweeted by Doug SovernJUST IN: Two men who helped Giuliani probe Biden in Ukraine have been arrested on campaign-finance charges… https://t.co/oDAwm1ZlNA
Retweeted by Doug SovernUm, I'm not so sure that dog dressed as Dorothy is "thrilled." But he/she sure is cute! https://t.co/sCNQ6EpyOsA large number of schools and universities in the Bay Area have told students and teachers to stay home Thursday du… https://t.co/xnApAzaixK
Retweeted by Doug SovernYou can understand why the nation might laugh at California today, when the power was shut off to 2m+ people, in so… https://t.co/kwXA3ajpEONever felt even the slightest breeze at 500 feet in the #Oakland/#Berkeley foothills. Woke up wondering if the whol… https://t.co/M5jcs5J6yM @gameteopolis That is great work. @PamelaSchuur Harrison Bader is Jewish, Cards won.I don’t know anything about millibars. If you want to discuss minibars, I can help you. https://t.co/k93PBq73imThe last time a team representing Washington won a postseason series, Calvin Coolidge was President. At least DC wi… https://t.co/jRsSzgPvBNWhat a crazy day of baseball. Two Game 5’s, always exciting. Cards blow out the Braves in record fashion, then Nats… https://t.co/o40OI38aa9OMG. The #Nationals stun the #Dodgers with a comeback in the 8th & a grand slam in the 10th. On the verge of winnin… https://t.co/Y4bWD2gP2UAmong the bills signed today by @GavinNewsom: no more hotel toiletries, at least not in those little plastic bottle… https://t.co/70Sh0h5wnyAfter the original one failed miserably. #PSPS #Powerpocalypse #poweroutage https://t.co/UkWkw1G3qp @OakTribAli OMG!New: OUSD cancels class tomorrow at 9 schools due to #PSPS: The nine schools that will be closed because of the po… https://t.co/4NbfLJlbxINot sure which poll he's reading, but as I just tweeted, the new Fox News poll has that number at 51%, not 25. Impe… https://t.co/uKnjaTlxbS
10/10
2019
This is the 1st poll I've seen that shows such strong, majority support for actually *impeaching* @realDonaldTrumphttps://t.co/TJkfq09yhRAnd yet, 40,000+ #Braves fans still did the "Tomahawk Chop" relentlessly today (even though they're losing, 13-1).… https://t.co/hhcTitRfrlNew: California officials announce they will ban chlorpyrifos, a widely used agricultural pesticide linked to brain… https://t.co/8NcPtB1VMn @at_clausen I hate it. I like "Red Flag Blackout"We have the text of the #Whistleblower's memo on Trump's #Ukraine call now from @CBSNews. It describes a distressed… https://t.co/bDCYNZsPC4#PSPS jargon: Remember, always "upstaff" when you face a "post-sunset event." #poweroutage #RedFlagWarningLatest from the @NWSBayArea: winds are gusting to 30mph now in the Fairfield/Vacaville area and are expected to dou… https://t.co/VmdDNnZQ2D
10/9
2019

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