A wide range of influential Californians, despite their range of vantage points and political leanings, identified many of the same opportunities for growth.
City Councilwoman Perry has been overshadowed, but she believes that will change as voters get to know her.
They have yet to prove either as revolutionary as their backers hoped or as obstructionist as their opponents feared.
Southern California needs the water, and Northern California has it. But let's not sacrifice the delta.
The former teachers union president misses his place at the education policy table.
The sharp cultural contrasts of Los Angeles are what make the city hum.