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Steve Poizner

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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....
  • Poor California: No money and no leadership

    In the new movie "2012," whose video trailers were bombarding television airwaves last week, the world as we know it gives way three years hence under a siege of floods, eruptions, undulating continents and earthquakes. In other words, it's not much...
  • Money doesn't always buy the office

    Money doesn't always buy the office
    Like an out-of-town gambler trying to elbow his way into the big game, Steve Poizner announced last week that he'd ante up $15 million of his own money for his campaign to become California's next governor. He's hoping that money changes everything. Or at...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Meg Whitman launches ads in campaign for governor

     
    Republican Meg Whitman underscored the advantage of wealth in the 2010 race for governor, launching paid advertisements today for her campaign nine months before GOP voters will determine their nominee. The introductory ads, which the campaign said were...