A collection of commentaries by Dan Walters over the past week.
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The decades-long alliance between Democratic politicians and police unions has been eroded, as two legislative battles illustrate.
Gov. Gavin Newsom lays out ambitious agenda that sets a high mark for his political future.
Jerry Brown’s unwillingness to monitor how local school districts are educating their students is giving way to successor Gavin Newsom’s pledge to increase accountability.
California school districts set poor example for their students when they overspend revenues and then seek bailouts from Sacramento and/or voters.