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  • The politics of California's Proposition 187 in one chart

    The politics of California's Proposition 187 in one chart
    In 1994, California voters approved Proposition 187, a controversial ballot measure to deny public services, such as public education and healthcare, to people in the country illegally.
  • Poor California primary turnout explained: Contented people stay home

    Poor California primary turnout explained: Contented people stay home
    The cause of California’s embarrassingly low voter turnout Tuesday can be easily summarized by a simple equation: Relative contentment + a sense of predestined outcome = little incentive to vote. Voters come in many shades and flavors. Some are...

    Secretary of state candidate Schnur open about past legal problems

    The latest campaign mailer in the contest for California secretary of state features a photo of a man in handcuffs and reads, “YOU CAN SLAP THE CUFFS ON SACRAMENTO BY VOTING 4 DAN SCHNUR.” The mailer is in response to criminal cases filed...

    State takes on teacher evaluation

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Board of Education took up the controversial issue of teacher evaluations Wednesday, unanimously voting to create an online database to share information about local, state and national efforts to measure educators' effectiveness....

    Parents have the right to know

    SACRAMENTO -- Grading teachers based on how much their students learn should be a no-brainer. In fact, state law for more than three decades has required that pupil progress be one of the factors in evaluating teachers. But, as it turns out, when...