The Newsom recall election ends in one week, and campaigns on both sides are firing up efforts to reach Latino and Asian voters.
Will Newsom appoint an Asian attorney general?
Good morning, California. It’s Thursday, March 18. Surge in anti-Asian hate Pressure is mounting on Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint an Asian American or Pacific Islander attorney general amid a surge in anti-Asian harassment and violence, including Tuesday shootings in Atlanta in which a man killed eight people, six of whom were women of Asian […]
Together, the Coachella Valley is ready to solve our affordable housing challenge
A housing network has been created to leverage resources and produce 10,000 affordable housing units over the next 10 years.
Newsom loses biggest court battle yet
Good morning, California. It’s Monday, February 8. Churches can reopen indoors The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a major blow to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive authority when it knocked down California’s ban on indoor worship, ruling that the governor’s pandemic restrictions unfairly targeted churches in violation of the First Amendment. The 6-3 ruling issued late Friday […]
We intend to change government and make it work for you
We are a group of elected leaders who arrived at the same conclusion: Government too often does not work for the people we represent.
Vaccine rollout a critical test for Newsom
Good morning, California. It’s Tuesday, January 12. Only 27% of doses used Gov. Gavin Newsom has a lot of political capital riding on his goal of vaccinating 1 million additional Californians by this weekend. Apart from school reopenings, no issue looms larger for Newsom’s third year in office — and his ability to fend off […]
Unmasked: Doctors’ association execs joined Newsom at lobbyist’s birthday bash
Two California Medical Association executives attended the Nov. 6 French Laundry dinner party with Gov. Gavin Newsom. The governor has since apologized.
Cash blitz: Who’s spending the most to influence your vote for California’s Legislature?
State law caps the amount donors can give to a legislator’s campaign — but these special interests can spend as much as they like mounting their own campaigns to praise or trash candidates. And the money interest groups are pouring into these “independent expenditure committees” has reached dizzying heights. So far more than $31 million of […]
Las elecciones de la Asamblea Estatal que debe observar
Read this in English. Los demócratas de California alcanzaron un ápice en 2018 cuando ganaron tres cuartos de los escaños – “mega mayorías” – en la Legislatura del estado. Dos años después, los republicanos pretenden invertir esa tendencia. Pero en un estado cada vez más azul, y en un año de elecciones presidenciales que seguramente […]
Republican tug-of-war: Election raises a familiar GOP dilemma in California
How to be conservative enough for a conservative party but liberal enough for a liberal state? Primary election results in Orange County pose the question anew for California Republicans.