A bulldozer clearing debris from Highway 140 in California. (Photo: Caltrans District 10)

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.