Roger Hernandez

Opinion: A Sacramento state of mind

Good morning, everyone. This is Matthew Fleischer, web editor of The Times' Opinion section, in my last week filling in for Paul Thornton.

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While the shallow spectacle of the 2016 presidential election continues to draw the lion’s share of media attention, here in California, we’re seeing actual, life-changing legislation pass. From the right to die, to automatic voter registration, to ending the state’s controversial school exit exams, California...