| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Forty years have passed since Californians first elected as their governor a very young and quirkily charismatic Jerry Brown. Back then, voters made a conscious break from the past, choosing a 36-year-old Democrat with floppy collars and a philosophical...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:36 AM
If you cut one slow-moving mega-company in half, do you get two fast-moving innovators?
Not even Meg Whitman, chief executive of Hewlett-Packard Co., is promising that. Whitman announced Monday that the computer industry giant will cleave itself in two:...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Hewlett-Packard Co se dividirá en dos empresas que cotizarán en bolsa para separar sus negocios de computadoras e impresoras de sus operaciones de servicios y equipos corporativos, de más rápido crecimiento.
La empresa dijo que sus accionistas tendrán...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Hewlett-Packard Co. is planning to split into two companies, separating its personal computer and printer division from its business services unit.
The Palo Alto-based company, which markets personal and business technology products, announced the split...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Ah, commencement season, time for pomp, circumstance and controversy.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has become the latest public figure embroiled in a commencement spat, announcing Saturday that she would not give the graduation address...
| Apr 23, 2014
Re "Money won't buy you votes," Opinion, April 20
Law professor Peter H. Schuck makes the ridiculous suggestion that because the amount of money spent in the 2012 election was considerably less than what Americans spent on cosmetic surgery in 2011, we...
| May 25, 2014
| 8:08 PM
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...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 6:26 PM
This may be the most ho-hum statewide election ever held in California. But there couldn't be more at stake for ailing Republicans. They're teetering on life or death.
Does the state GOP begin the lengthy road back to recovery? Or does it fall into...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who many California Republicans hoped would run for governor, on Wednesday endorsed GOP candidate Neel Kashkari.
“Our party must champion policies and principles that make opportunity and the...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:24 AM
There are a host of primaries on Tuesday in states across the country, but for one that shows just how effective money can be in politics, look no further than Pennsylvania.
Four Democrats are competing to run against Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, widely...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Former investment banker Neel Kashkari, who is the Republican candidate for governor of California, staged a bravura act of political agitprop the other day.
Kashkari posed as an unemployed worker in Fresno for a week, searching for work, sleeping...