Laurel Rosenhall is Sacramento bureau chief, overseeing the Los Angeles Times’ coverage of the California Capitol, state government and state politics. She joined the company in 2021 and spent a year as a member of the editorial board writing about California politics, policy and power. Before joining The Times, Rosenhall covered state politics for CalMatters and the Sacramento Bee. A lifelong Californian, she grew up in San Francisco and graduated from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
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Feb. 8, 2024
California Republicans and Democrats are leaving their ideological corners and stepping into an unfamiliar bipartisan middle ground.
Feb. 1, 2024
During a visit to Sacramento this week, Vice President Kamala Harris spent time with two women aiming to become California’s first female governor.
Jan. 26, 2024
Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis and California Supt. of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond previously announced their bids for governor.
Jan. 19, 2024
A new documentary about Times columnist George Skelton includes interviews with politicians he’s covered over decades reporting on California politics.
Jan. 18, 2024
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Jan. 17, 2024
The governor proposed dipping into California’s rainy day fund for just the second time since it was created in 2014.
Jan. 11, 2024
On the day California lawmakers returned to Sacramento for the new year, hundreds of protesters convened at the state Capitol on Wednesday and shut down the Assembly with calls for Israel to stop its war against Hamas.
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