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  • On train, tunnel, Newsom would change course from Brown

    On train, tunnel, Newsom would change course from Brown
    In a Gavin Newsom governorship, California's current bullet train project probably would be derailed. The delta twin tunnels, as presently envisioned, also likely would be buried. Those are Gov. Jerry Brown's two big legacy-builders. But Brown will be...
  • California's Medi-Cal program for poor grows to 12 million

    Since California embraced the federal health care overhaul, the state's Medicaid program for the poor has added more than 2.7 million people, a surprisingly high number that has left the state to grapple with making sure there are enough doctors to care...
  • Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials

    Feb. 12 The Sacramento Bee: Ex-PUC chief's tribute made everyone look bad It's one thing for the defenders of former Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey to stand by him. Before scandal erupted over his back-channel chats with execs of...
  • High-speed rail agency behind schedule in buying land

    California's $68 billion high-speed rail project is as much as a year behind schedule in buying the land needed to start construction on the first 29-mile stretch in the Central Valley, rail officials say. The state has bought 122 of the 540 parcels it...
  • La Cañadan kicks off her campaign for judgeship

    La Cañadan kicks off her campaign for judgeship
    Los Angeles County Deputy District Atty. and La Cañada resident Debra Archuleta has announced plans to run for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge next year, a move she hopes will bring new challenges to her law career, now in its 24th year....
  • Gavin Newsom is the first to enter 2018 race for governor

    In an unusually early announcement of political intentions, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom launched a fundraising committee Wednesday to run for governor in 2018. The move, for a race that is well over three years away, will allow Newsom to raise as much as $56,...
  • Gavin Newsom says he'll run for California governor in 2018

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Saying he had "no illusions of what's in store," California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced he was opening a campaign committee to run for governor in 2018. "I've never been a fan of pretense or procrastination. After all,...
  • California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will start raising money to run for governor in 2018

    California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who gained national attention as mayor of San Francisco for ordering then-illegal gay marriage licenses to be issued, said Wednesday that he will begin raising money to run for governor in 2018, a position he has long...
  • Finally, California lawmakers say vaccination is a social responsibility

    Finally, California lawmakers say vaccination is a social responsibility
    Early this morning, I posted about the newly vocal majority on vaccination—the parents who are willing to fight back against the anti-vaccination trend that has been implicated in the latest outbreak of measles. Cases have reached more than 100....
  • Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use

    Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use
    Facing few serious challenges for statewide posts in last year's election, many California politicians were free to make financial decisions with an eye toward the future, final campaign reports show. John Chiang had token opposition in his race for...
  • Californians make major water cuts in December, reach Gov. Brown's goal

    Californians make major water cuts in December, reach Gov. Brown's goal
    For the first time in seven months of state monitoring, Californians surpassed Gov. Jerry Brown’s water-conservation goal, reducing water use by more than 20% in December 2014 compared to the same month the year before.   The 22.2% statewide...