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A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions
A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions

Six state propositions are on the ballot and none are sexy. All are snoozers. But each is significant. Some, in fact, are game-changers. Why else would the medical profession and insurance companies be spending well over $100 million to beat back Propositions 45 and 46? Prop. 47 would punish handgun thieves with a figurative slap on the wrist. Prop. 48 would set a precedent by allowing an Indian tribe to build a Vegas-style casino off the reservation in an urban area. Props. 1 and 2 have nothing in common except a simple word: "save." One measure is about saving water, the other tax money. And the weak link is saving Gov. Jerry Brown from having to talk about the fourth...

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