A collection of commentaries by Dan Walters over the past week.
Newly inaugurated Gov. Gavin Newsom proposes his first budget, takes cautious approach to spending and outlines assault on housing shortage.
California chronically fails in using technology to improve state government operations, but Gov. Gavin Newsom is trying to fix it.
Donald Trump and Gavin Newsom have similar political problems in delivering on promises they made during their campaigns.
Jerry Brown tends to shun responsibility for problems in state government and he’s leaving behind a doozy for successor Gavin Newsom – a managerial mess in the Department of Motor Vehicles.
As Gavin Newson becomes governor of California, he’s writing a new chapter in the saga of four intertwined San Francisco families.