April 30, 2016

Political Stories Top stories  Jerry Brown gives counties $16.3 million more for election costs – Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that directs $16.29 million to counties to help pay for expected high turnout in the June 7 presidential primary and to process a coming deluge of petitions from groups seeking to qualify November ballot measures, including […]


April 29, 2016

Political Stories Top stories California Democrats are using ‘Trump Republican’ to insult their opponents – Democrats targeting two San Joaquin Valley, California, congressional incumbents are placing their bets on Donald Trump. In a preview of coming campaign attractions, the challengers to Reps. Jeff Denham of Turlock and David Valadao of Hanford joined with Democratic strategists Thursday […]


April 27, 2016

Political Stories Top stories Here are all the sports events California lawmakers attended for free — Being an elected official in California has its perks. Want proof? Consider all the free tickets to sporting events that members of the Legislature accepted last year as gifts from utilities, unions, law firms and other firms. LA Times article Dan Walters: No wounds […]


May 26, 2016

Political Stories Top stories Assembly Democrats seek $1.3 billion boost for affordable housing — Assembly Democrats hoping to alleviate California’s affordable housing crunch are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to sign off on more than a $1.3 billion boost. Sacramento Bee article; San Francisco Chronicle article  Kamala Harris in driver’s seat at California’s first U.S. Senate debate – The first […]