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What you need to know about Gavin Newsom’s inauguration

Updated 2:30 p.m. Jan. 7.

Gavin Newsom was sworn in Monday as California’s 40th governor in downtown Sacramento. The celebration is the most extensive, star-studded and public for a California governor in two decades.

Here’s what you need to know about Monday’s swearing-in ceremony — and about Newsom, his emerging policies and his plans to move to Sacramento. (And a really cute moment during the inauguration speech, brought to you by Newsom’s 2-year-old son.)

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Sunday’s celebrations

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How to watch Newsom’s inauguration

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