California Economic Summit

FILE - Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at Asian Health Services in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. Newsom, who has been absent from public life in nearly two weeks after canceling his planned trip to Scotland for the United Nation's climate conference, is expected to appear at the the 2021 California Economic Summit in Monterey, Tuesday Nov. 9,2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Gov. Newsom reemerges after 2 week disappearance

California Governor Gavin Newsom is rationalizing his absence from the public eye and the United Nations Climate Change Conference. On Tuesday, the Democrat made his first public appearance in 13-days at the California Economic Summit in Monterey.