A collection of commentaries by Dan Walters over the past week.
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The U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow for free speech when it struck down a California law that requires anti-abortion clinics to tell their clients about the availability of abortion services.
International financier George Soros has had some success in his dabbling in California politics. But he “hit a brick wall,” as he terms it, in trying to unseat three California district attorneys this year, and his support for challengers may have backfired.
California will get hit hard by a new federal tax law that limits deductions for state and local taxes. California politicians had hoped to sidestep the law, but the Internal Revenue Service has squelched that notion.
Los Angeles Unified, the state’s largest school district, faces a financial meltdown and the question is whether all California taxpayers should bail it out.