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  • GOP gubernatorial candidates have uphill climb in conservative stronghold

    GOP gubernatorial candidates have uphill climb in conservative stronghold
    Every weekday morning, the old boys gather out at the airport, inside hangar 51, to gas about matters big and small and give each other the business. On a recent day the talk ranged from the drought gripping California to New York's new 9/11 museum to...
  • Donnelly's guerrilla campaign captivates ardent GOP members

    Donnelly's guerrilla campaign captivates ardent GOP members
    As GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly concluded an address to activists in Riverside recently, alongside such conservative stalwarts as firebrand Ann Coulter, he explained why he chose education as his subject. "I could talk about the 2nd...
  • Jerry Brown, Tim Donnelly lead California governor's race, poll finds

    California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown holds a commanding lead in his bid for reelection and Republican tea party favorite Tim Donnelly, an assemblyman from Twin Peaks in San Bernardino County, remains his strongest challenger, according to a new...
  • GOP rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari trade shots in radio debate

    Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari, the leading Republicans vying for the chance to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall, clashed Thursday in a scrappy debate that highlighted the split between the tea party and establishment factions of the state GOP....
  • How to pay for teachers' pensions

    Gov. Jerry Brown deserves credit for finally proposing a solution to the long-festering fiscal problems at CalSTRS, the state teacher retirement fund. His revised budget includes a plan to eliminate CalSTRS' unfunded liability over 30 years, at a cost...
  • Gov. Brown says UC divestment from coal is a possibility

    Gov. Brown says UC divestment from coal is a possibility
    Gov. Jerry Brown suggested Thursday that UC should study the possibility of divesting its endowment of any connection to the coal industry, a move that could echo a recent decision by Stanford University. Concerned that fossil fuel burning is...
  • Fast-food workers rally worldwide for higher pay

    Fast-food workers rally worldwide for higher pay
    Fast-food workers around the world rallied for a higher minimum wage Thursday in what organizers called the largest protest of its kind. The movement, which began as a single walkout in New York in 2012 before spreading across the U.S. last year,...
  • The reason for California's tax volatility: We soak the rich

    The numbers are in, and they're eye-catching: Gov. Jerry Brown's "soak the rich" tax increase really did drench them. And it made California's harmful tax volatility that the governor regularly rails about even worse. Tax volatility — the...
  • Legislative analyst's budget outlook brighter than Brown's projections

    Legislative analyst's budget outlook brighter than Brown's projections
    California's tax revenues will rebound more strongly than Gov. Jerry Brown's spending plan predicts, according to the Legislature's top budget advisor, a finding Democratic lawmakers are expected to seize on to challenge the governor's continuing call for...
  • 9th Circuit rejects Brown's prison oversight appeal

    9th Circuit rejects Brown's prison oversight appeal
    A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's challenge of a lower court ruling that requires the state to provide three months' warning before seeking to end federal oversight of California's prison system. Medical care within...
  • Surprise! 'Pro-business' policies hurt state economic growth

    Surprise! 'Pro-business' policies hurt state economic growth
    Conservative economic pundits just love to justify "business-friendly" policies to state governments as keys to job growth, which after all is the whole ballgame in economic policy-making. As Menzie Chinn of the University of Wisconsin has now shown,...