| Feb 22, 2009
Nearly two years before we learn the results of the 2010 governor's race, the identity of the likely winner is clear: Northern California.
More than half of California's population may live south of the Tehachapi Mountains, but the state -- in matters of...
| Mar 16, 2009
In 1987, then-Mayor Dianne Feinstein set off a civic soap opera in San Francisco, performing a public Hamlet act in weighing whether to seek the congressional seat made vacant by the death of Rep. Sala Burton, widow of legendary congressman Phil Burton....
| Apr 6, 2009
Meg Whitman struck it rich last month when she appeared on the cover of Fortune magazine, with a headline that asked if the Republican gubernatorial hopeful can "save California." It was a flattering profile, with friends and business associates attesting...
| Apr 9, 2009
Poor first impression
Re “A little too Reaganesque?,” Opinion, April 6
If the Fortune magazine cover photo reflects gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman's political instincts and sensibilities, she's a goner.
Former California Gov. Ronald...
| Aug 30, 2010
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D- Silver Lake) set up a table Saturday at the Burbank Farmers Market, meeting constituents and fielding questions on topics ranging from his mother to Medicare.
Gatto hosted a Government Fair at the market behind Burbank City...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 12:35 PM
Meg Whitman, the Republican candidate for Governor was in Folsom to tour "Altergy Systems."
The company is all about green energy and manufactures fuel cells.
The event was not open to public. It was instead open to business leaders, to share ideas...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 5:40 PM
Eighth-grader Vanuhi Khdryan heard the warning tone Monday outside Toll Middle School, but stuck around a few minutes waiting for her friends on their first day back from summer break.
Glenwood Road — which, according to the state...
| Sep 8, 2010
Jerry Brown uses the s-word.
"It's no secret that Sacramento isn't working," he said in a recent campaign commercial.
Meg Whitman uses the s-word too.
"Bring common sense back to Sacramento," Whitman said when she accepted the Republican nomination for...
| Sep 15, 2010
Hundreds of millions of dollars are, again, being spent on campaign ads this election season. There are ten initiatives on the ballot in California, a hotly contested US Senate race and the tone is growing more negative by the day. Worse yet: there's no...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 10:02 AM
While stumping for California governor hopeful Meg Whitman, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie found time to face-off with a heckler.
During a campaign event in Los Angeles, Christie was speaking when a man shouted at Whitman, asking why she wasn't the...
| Sep 25, 2010
San Quentin Prison's warden walked to the death row cell of Albert Greenwood Brown on Aug. 31 and read a warrant informing him of his scheduled execution this week.
Prison staff then examined the convicted rapist and murderer to ensure his veins were...