Travis Allen and John Cox images side by side. Both are Republican candidates for Governor in California

Why Is GOP Surging in a Big Blue State?

Polling numbers tracking the 2018 California gubernatorial race have been a rollercoaster — and that does not seem to be changing as the June 5 primary draws closer. According to the results of the latest UC...

It’s PACs vs. Grassroots in Nunes-Janz Battle

California’s 22nd Congressional District seat, occupied by embattled House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes (R- Tulare), is hotly contested for the first time in years and it is drawing plenty of nation...

Gov. Brown Ignores Higher Ed Crisis: Walters

In his March 25 CALmatters column, Dan Walters uses a long-shot bill in the Legislature to highlight one of his favorite topics: California’s struggling and contentious higher education system. Walters focus...