A collection of commentaries by Dan Walters over the past week.
The Legislature has now made it quasi- legal for state legislators to live outside their districts and one who had been prosecuted has been pardoned by Gov. Jerry Brown
Democrats enjoy political control of California, but are splitting into three factions that struggle for power within the party.
How California deals with the financial consequences of this year’s devastating wildfires will set a pattern for what Gov. Jerry Brown calls “the new abnormal.”
School reform advocates pumped big money into two statewide campaigns this year but lost both as the education establishment’s preferred candidates won the governorship and the superintendency of public instruction. Now the “Equity Coalition” must decide to continue their drive for structural change or back off.