John Myers

John Myers joined the Los Angeles Times as Sacramento bureau chief in 2015 after more than two decades in radio and televisionnews, much of that as an award-winning reportercovering statehouse policy and politics. During a decade of work for San Francisco's NPR affiliate, his unique online projects included everything from one of Sacramento's original politicsblogs to California’s first politics podcast. He also served as the moderator of gubernatorial debates in 2014 and 2010. Often cited by state and national news organizations as one of Sacramento's top journalists, he's a graduate of Duke University and the University of California, Berkeley.
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Essential Politics: Debating debates and the Trump effect: It's crunch time for the midterms

California's top offices are up for grabs, but the candidates are doing much debating. And President Trump keeps holding rallies, but the events rarely get near America's biggest cities.

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No matter how Californians feel about daylight saving time, Proposition 7 promises to do precisely nothing

California voters will weigh the pros and cons of adopting permanent daylight saving time with Proposition 7 in November. But the measure can make very few promises, and only Congress can allow its provisions to actually take effect.