So let me get this straight: The state government is telling us we can't hose down the driveway and should feel guilty about watering the lawn. But it's OK for somebody to pump all the groundwater he wants?
Splitting California into six chunks is still a crackpot idea, but maybe it's time to start taking this semi-seriously.
The San Joaquin Valley may be struggling to grow food because of the dust-bowling drought. But it's having no trouble producing Republican leaders.
Soon-departing state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg is one politician who frankly admits that successful legislating requires aggressive deal making.
Twenty years ago, same-sex couples wouldn't have shown affection in the Legislature as Speaker Toni Atkins and her spouse have.
How soon people forget: One spring day just three years ago so much water was rampaging down the Sacramento River nobody knew where to put it.
As lawmakers struggle to craft a water bond proposal for voters, there's a huge reservoir of wonderful, non-controversial project ideas. But practically everyone is suffering from tunnel vision. Literally.
Old-fashioned horse trading, back scratching and leveraging — the proven path to successful legislating, especially budgeting.