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  • 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...
  • What ails workers' comp?

    What ails workers' comp?
    Already struggling to cope with the recession, California businesses recently learned that their workers' compensation insurance premiums could swell this summer. Last month, a state board that tracks workers' comp costs recommended a rate increase of...
  • Recession can be fatal for those too poor for insurance

    Those looking for good news last week were not drawn to the subject of healthcare. The Los Angeles County public health system reported that it was facing enormous budget deficits that are expected to balloon to $1.2 billion annually by 2011....
  • Steve Poizner's background

    Steve Poizner Political party: Republican Occupation: state insurance commissioner Age: 53, born Corpus Christi, Texas City of residence: Los Gatos, Calif. Personal: wife Carol, one daughter Education: bachelor's degree in electrical engineering,...
  • Meg Whitman Says Pornography Attack Ad Is An Act of Desperation

    Meg Whitman Says Pornography Attack Ad Is An Act of Desperation
    Meg Whitman says Republican gubernatorial rival Steve Poizner is desperate in airing an ad saying she created a porn site on e-Bay. The ad says, "Whitman created a division to sell only pornography. The porn site became one of the largest on the internet....
  • Campaign kickoff fills tavern

    Kelly Boyd supporters jammed the Marine Room on Monday to kick off the tavern owner's City Council reelection campaign. The crowd included representatives of business, the art community, nonprofit organizations and elected city officials, past and...
  • Tuesday Primary State Election Results

    Election results as of 8 p.m. for Tuesday California Primary: Governor's Race: Democratic Candidate: Jerry Brown 202,917 votes and 82.6 % Republican Candidates: Meg Whitman 169, 873 votes and 65.4 % , Steve Poizner 65,367 and 25.2% Lt. Governor's...
  • TRANSCRIPT: GOP Governor Candidate Meg Whitman's Victory Speech

    TRANSCRIPT:  GOP Governor Candidate Meg Whitman's Victory Speech
    I just received a very gracious phone call from Steve Poizner conceding the race. I want to commend Commissioner Poizner and his supporters for the energy they brought to their campaign. It has been a tough campaign, but I'm a stronger candidate...
  • 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...
  • California's best years have passed, voters say

    Frustrated at California's woes, voters are sharply pessimistic about whether the next governor will be able to move the state in the right direction, and most believe California is in the midst of a long-term decline, a new Los Angeles Times/USC poll...