Californians favor Convention

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More than two-thirds of Californians (69 percent) would vote yes on “Proposition 1,” or the Citizen’s Constitutional Convention Act, which would allow the voters of California to directly call a Convention.

Seedy-10 questions for Sept 2

They say elections have consequences. No foolin’. Lots of questions remain concerning the outcome of the CD-10 Special Election.

Democrats react to budget plan


Craig Cheslog, local blogger and a representative of Assemblyman Tom Torlakson’s office, makes some interesting observations on the he-says-she-says status California budget negotiations. In reponse (I believe) to Speaker Karen Bass’s explanation that “legislative leaders have compromised,” Cheslog writes, “The Democrats have been compromising with themselves on the state budget crisis. The Democrats have agreed […]

15th Assembly district candidates trade partisan endorsements; Bass ousts Parra

The two major candidates for the open Assembly-15 seat, traded endorsement announcements last week that surprised no one and bordered on non-news. Republican Abram Wilson announced the support of Contra Costa County Auditor, Steve Ybarra, while Democrat Joan Buchanan, announced the support of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputies union. These ho-hum announcements run along the […]