Gauging Gavin: Political Commentators Look Ahead To California’s Next Governor Monday, January 7, 2019 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. California Gov. Gavin Newsom On the West Steps of California’s Capitol in Sacramento, Governor-elect Gavin Newsom will take the Oath of Office at noon today. Newsom has been a politician for many years, but what kind of governor will he be? In this segment we'll hear from a variety of people who have worked with him or covered him through the years, including Lisa Dickey, co-author of his 2013 book, "Citizenville."