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Opinion: Can Newsom Housing Campaign Succeed?

April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019

It turns out Gov. Gavin Newsom was deadly serious when he insisted as a candidate last year that California needs...

Beausoleil: First Parole Test for Newsom

February 10, 2019

February 10, 2019

Not many Californians under 60 can recall just who is the 71-year-old Bobby Beausoleil and what evils he did back...

Top 4 System Could Revive State’s Republicans

March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018

By Tom Elias Imagine for a moment that California now had a top four primary election system instead of the...

Congress Must Temper Trump’s California Vendetta

March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018

By Tom Elias This has all the symptoms of a classical political vendetta: At every opportunity, President Trump does whatever...

Gas Tax Boost Key to Trump Infrastructure Cash

March 1, 2018

March 1, 2018

By Tom Elias Strong ironies are playing out today as California’s 14 Republican members of Congress support President Trump’s announced...

Zoning Nullification: The End of Local Control?

February 26, 2018

February 26, 2018

By Tom Elias Gov. Jerry Brown, a former mayor of Oakland who often griped about state government’s interference with local...

If Undisciplined, GOP Won’t Make Fall Ballot

February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018

By Tom Elias It’s well established that the California Republican Party has been almost without influence in the state’s public...

Opinion: State’s Election Boss Beats Trump On Voting Panel

January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018

 It’s not often that an obscure state official manages to lay a serious defeat on the President of the United...