| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:54 PM
As Neel Kashkari enters the general-election campaign against Gov. Jerry Brown, he has two critical priorities this summer: raising money from donors who are skeptical that he can defeat the popular incumbent, and uniting the state's Republican voters,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:49 AM
Dashing toward an unprecedented fourth term, Gov. Jerry Brown romped to victory in Tuesday's state primary and in November will face Republican Neel Kashkari, who emerged from a fractious intra-party battle to win a chance to take on the incumbent....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:28 PM
A day after defeating his scrappy tea party rival in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary, Republican Neel Kashkari emerged politically scarred and drained of campaign cash for what his own supporters fear is a futile quest to bounce popular Democrat Jerry...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:51 AM
California GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Thursday challenged Gov. Jerry Brown to a series of debates, echoing a tactic Brown deployed four years ago against then-rival Meg Whitman.
“I guarantee you he is going to duck and hide...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:34 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a Republican candidate for governor, on Tuesday likened President Obama to dictators such as Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin on the issue of gun control.
The comparison, issued in a tweet, included an image...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly dismissed the nearly $1 million his GOP rival Neel Kashkari raised in the two weeks since entering the race, saying that the former U.S. Treasury official is too similar to incumbent Democratic Gov. Jerry...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:17 PM
SALINAS, Calif. — Tony Salameh and Danielle Clark weathered the Great Recession from two worlds just a few miles apart.
Salameh, 62, owns several restaurants in Carmel, the wealthy hamlet perched like a small jewel overlooking the sea. After a...
| May 24, 2014
| 5:11 PM
With Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown expected to romp to reelection this year against little-known rivals, many donors who gave Republican candidates more than $37 million in the last gubernatorial contest are now keeping their hands in their pockets.
| 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...