Get Early Look at California Laws Coming in 2018

Rust never sleeps, Neil Young once sang. It would seem that the California Legislature doesn't sleep much either. Every year, it passes hundreds (and sometimes more than 1,000) bills that land on the gove...

Walters: Enough is Enough. Pass Immigration Reform

What's next for California as it defies President Trump by declaring itself a sanctuary state? As Dan Walters points out in his Oct. 12 column for CALmatters, "Were federal immigration authorities to ignore ...

Walters: Opioids Deadlier Than Guns in California

Abuse of opioids is a national epidemic, and California is no exception. CALmatters columnist Dan Walters writes in his Oct. 15 column: "Last year, California doctors and dentists wrote 23.7 million presc...

Bannon Will Speak at California GOP Convention

Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist for President Donald Trump, reportedly will speak Oct. 20 at the state Republican Convention in Anaheim. Politico is reporting Bannon’s appearance there. The...

Is the United States ready for a Muslim governor?

Michigan, much to Hillary Clinton's chagrin, helped elect Donald Trump president of the United States. Now the state perhaps best known for the automobile industry and the financial collapse of its marquee c...

Netanyahu Bucks Trump, Backs West Bank settlements

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is supporting legislation that ultimately would annex settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories that are home to between 125,000 and 150,000 Jewish people, The...