That the California Assembly would spend its first day of the year calling for the removal of President Donald Trump — a week after he sicced a mob of white supremacists, conspiracy theorists and hooligans on Congress — is about as surprising as summer fog in San Francisco. Democrats hold a super-majority in both chambers […]
The Newsom recall election ends in one week, and campaigns on both sides are firing up efforts to reach Latino and Asian voters.
Good morning, California. It’s Thursday, March 18. Surge in anti-Asian hate Pressure is mounting on Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint an Asian American or Pacific Islander attorney general amid a surge in anti-Asian harassment and violence, including Tuesday shootings in Atlanta in which a man killed eight people, six of whom were women of Asian […]
A housing network has been created to leverage resources and produce 10,000 affordable housing units over the next 10 years.
Good morning, California. It’s Monday, February 8. Churches can reopen indoors The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a major blow to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive authority when it knocked down California’s ban on indoor worship, ruling that the governor’s pandemic restrictions unfairly targeted churches in violation of the First Amendment. The 6-3 ruling issued late Friday […]
We are a group of elected leaders who arrived at the same conclusion: Government too often does not work for the people we represent.
Good morning, California. It’s Tuesday, January 12. Only 27% of doses used Gov. Gavin Newsom has a lot of political capital riding on his goal of vaccinating 1 million additional Californians by this weekend. Apart from school reopenings, no issue looms larger for Newsom’s third year in office — and his ability to fend off […]
Two California Medical Association executives attended the Nov. 6 French Laundry dinner party with Gov. Gavin Newsom. The governor has since apologized.
State law caps the amount donors can give to a legislator’s campaign — but these special interests can spend as much as they like mounting their own campaigns to praise or trash candidates. And the money interest groups are pouring into these “independent expenditure committees” has reached dizzying heights. So far more than $31 million of […]
Read this in English. Los demócratas de California alcanzaron un ápice en 2018 cuando ganaron tres cuartos de los escaños – “mega mayorías” – en la Legislatura del estado. Dos años después, los republicanos pretenden invertir esa tendencia. Pero en un estado cada vez más azul, y en un año de elecciones presidenciales que seguramente […]