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  • Weary voters glad it's over

    Many voters Tuesday expressed relief that a campaign season filled with record expenditures and negative political ads was drawing to an end. With epic battles to replace Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer drawing two wealthy...
  • Chasing Down The Muse: Politics brings change — and stasis

    Did you vote for change, or to maintain the status quo? Elections bring out the best and the worst of mudslinging and spit-hurling. I for one, am grateful that the votes have been cast and I no longer need to listen to endless dispersions of one...
  • Editorials: Local elections done with class

    It was a long and brutal campaign season, marked by slurs, wild accusations, charges of racism, attack ads and partisan bickering. Outside of Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, that is. Californians, and Americans in general, can be forgiven for...
  • Jerry Brown: Now and Zen

    Jerry Brown: Now and Zen
    For many Californians, 72-year-old Jerry Brown's return to Sacramento for another go at being governor brings with it more than a little dab of déjà vu. Consider: He is inheriting the job from a Republican actor/politician, American soldiers are...
  • Meg Whitman in brief

    Meg Whitman Party: Republican Occupation: Former chief executive, EBay online auction business Age: 53, born Long Island, New York City of residence: Atherton (Bay Area) Personal: husband Griffith Harsh, two sons Education: Bachelor's degree in...
  • Can lean times also be green times?

    As the giant cargo cranes at the Port of Long Beach loomed behind him, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week cut quickly to a debate gaining intensity in his Republican Party: Should the state's passion for environmental protection survive a foundering...
  • Where is California's next governor? Probably up north

    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...
  • Groups name their picks

    Jon Coupal was among friends May 27 when he was the guest speaker at a Laguna Beach Taxpayers Assn. meeting. Coupal is the president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., founded by Jarvis and his wife, Estelle, to rein in property taxes in California....
  • Mayor now looks to Nov. 2

    With all precincts reporting, Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor won the Republican primary in the 68th Assembly District and, due to voter registration in the district, could very likely head to Sacramento after the November election. Because voter...
  • Will Feinstein run for governor?

    Will Feinstein run for governor?
    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....
  • Advice for California's GOP candidates for governor

    Advice for California's GOP candidates for governor
    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...