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"Station. KCBS still a chance of a shower. But it's about a fifty fifty flip more prevalent toward the north bay today. Good morning. I'm stand bunker. I'm Susan Lee Taylor. Here's what's happening. It is a generational changing of the guard today in Sacramento that noon, Gavin Newsom will be sworn in as California's fortieth governor. And we're getting an early look at what he will say during his inaugural address saying his administration, and we're quoting will offer an alternative to the corruption and incompetence in the White House KCBS political reporter, Doug, sovereign says Newsom is promising that his administration will quote offer an alternative to the corruption and incompetence at the White House and will focus on kids, and poverty is fifty one years old a father of four and ready to step out of the shadow of eighty year old Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom plans to do it. With bold proposals to spend almost two billion dollars expanding early childhood education, including daycare and pre kindergarten for the poor Newsom tells KCBS governor Brown turned the stay. Eight around financially now it's his job to help those still left behind during the recovery. That's the plan for greatness. What's the journey? We can go on to gather to address this issue. And that is the issue for my perspective, the issue of wealth and income inequality. These your social mobility Ford ability, the issue of a state that is the richest and the poorest state. How do we address that stubborn issue Newsom inherits a fourteen billion dollar budget surplus? He only has until Thursday to submit his first budget proposal to the state legislature will be there when he's sworn in at noon today. Doug, sovereign KCBS, most Californians know, the name Gavin Newsom the woman taking over his old job. Well, it's probably safe to say a lot of people voted for didn't even know her Eleni Kuna Alaska's being sworn in today's the new Lieutenant governor of California KCBS Jeffrey Schaub with a look at her life, and what her job will mean. Kuna lock is a native Californian served as a Basset order Wall Street under President Obama is affiliated with Sanford. Cisco's progressive democratic community and the daughter of Greek immigrants. She spoke with Phil matere on KPI x five I ran for office. Because I believe that the California dream the American dream is truly being compromised, it's harder for people to work hard and get ahead. The way my family did. And I want to try to help keep that pathway open to your knowledge that the job of Lieutenant governor is seen as a place center somebody to fill in when the governor is out of town. But the fact is the job has been used on a lot of different ways. Liam McCarthy had a whole legislative agenda when he had the job governor elect Newsom has really used to to supplant form to advance a couple of high profile initiatives including gun control and cannabis. Coudl lock is will serve on the UC, California. Board of regents and is chair of the state lands commission. Jeffrey, Schaub KCBS, a huge state budget surplus is bringing high hopes for education, but can the new governor deliver KCBS Scotla. Terry says there are competing interests for the extra billions in. The state coffers as the state's new governor Gavin Newsom will face a rare opportunity to put his Mark on the world's largest education system with a fourteen point eight billion dollar surplus Newsom has pledged free community college and an influx in the public education and a significant boost his words in spending. And you see but says professor Bill Evers research fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution. There are going to be many many interest groups sprang to get their hands on that budget departing governor Jerry Brown has warned that you know, what seems to be a fat. Putting me may not be the economy starts going down. Newsome's campaign statements on increases in education, often did not provide specifics other than free community college for two years, and there are ambushes plans. Both cates. Well, Annan higher education the spend that money also said he wanted to increase the number and size of Cal grants. Scotland Terry KCBS just ahead on KCBS. If you went skiing over the weekend, you might not be home yet. KCBS first for traffic. Here's Peter Scofield in for Kim Wunderle, Peter where restarting starting we're starting in the north bay. In fact, most of the standing water in the flooding. We saw over the weekend is drained away by now except in Shelbyville. That's where."