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  • Campaign donor, affirmative action bills go down without supermajority

    Campaign donor, affirmative action bills go down without supermajority
    SACRAMENTO — The Democrats' loss of a legislative supermajority stifled their push to change California's campaign finance and affirmative action laws Monday, potentially foreshadowing a return to partisan battles over their other priorities, such...
  • California's chief justice asks legislators to help rebuild courts

    California's chief justice asks legislators to help rebuild courts
    California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye warned Monday that the closure of budget-strapped courts has deprived more than 2 million residents of accessible justice and left the state “on the verge of a civil rights crisis.” "A three-...
  • Tim Donnelly gets 'unofficial' endorsement at GOP convention

    Tim Donnelly gets 'unofficial' endorsement at GOP convention
    BURLINGAME, Calif. -- The audience reaction told the story: For Neel Kashkari, polite applause; for his GOP gubernatorial rival, Tim Donnelly, a prolonged roar of cheers. With that, hundreds of Republicans wrapped up the state GOP convention near the...
  • Bill on anonymous political donations faces a test in state Senate

    Bill on anonymous political donations faces a test in state Senate
    SACRAMENTO — An attempt by California lawmakers to curb anonymous political donations, sometimes hidden behind secretive out-of-state groups, will test Democrats' ability to have their way without a supermajority. Dark money, as such contributions...
  • Delays would mean bigger costs for shoring up teacher pension fund

    Delays would mean bigger costs for shoring up teacher pension fund
    SACRAMENTO — The longer California's leaders delay shoring up the cash-strapped teacher pension fund, the more money it will cost taxpayers in the long run, according to an analysis presented to lawmakers on Wednesday. If lawmakers and Gov....
  • GOP candidates for governor fete delegates at state party convention

    GOP candidates for governor fete delegates at state party convention
    BURLINGAME, Calif. -- Republican gubernatorial candidates feted delegates to their state party's weekend convention late into the night Saturday with parties, cocktails and music. Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari had a cover band that...
  • Letters: Common Core is about teaching students to think

    Re "Common Core learning curve," Editorial, March 14 As a middle school language arts teacher, I see the new Common Core curriculum as a necessary improvement. It requires students to think deeply about what they have read and to justify their positions...
  • At low point for state GOP, gubernatorial rivals make their pitches

    At low point for state GOP, gubernatorial rivals make their pitches
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's reelection bid put their clashing brands of conservatism on display Saturday at a state Republican convention where party loyalists conceded their election prospects...
  • Condoleezza Rice analyzes Ukraine crisis at California GOP convention

    Condoleezza Rice analyzes Ukraine crisis at California GOP convention
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Saturday that the crisis unfolding in the Ukraine was the direct result of Russian control of oil in that region of the world and emphasized that the United States needed to...
  • Bring it on, Texas!

    Bring it on, Texas!
    Here's a response to Rick Perry for his latest attempt to woo California businesses to Texas that the Lone Star State governor might understand: Bring it on. Perry, whose state just poached L.A.-based Occidental Petroleum Corp., plans another swing...
  • Letters: Cannabis clash in California

    Re "New rules for medical pot," Editorial, March 12 Ispent more than 32 years as an officer with a local police department as well as an additional six years as a deputy district attorney with Los Angeles County. During those nearly four decades, a...