LA & San Francisco Embroiled in Political Turmoil: Walters

Los Angeles Unified epitomizes the difficulties that large urban school districts face in selecting a superintendent to guide them through troubled waters. Superintendent Michelle King resigned earlier this month and, notes CALmatters columnist Dan Walters ...

Is Sen. Dianne Feinstein Anti-Immigrant at Heart?

CALmatters columnist Dan Walters examines U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's hopscotch positions on immigration in his Jan. 25 column and places them in the context of her run for reelection against Kevin de León, th...

Walters: Legislature’s Employees Should Be Allowed to Unionize

In his Jan. 22 CALmatters column, Dan Walters points out that it was the young Gov. Jerry Brown who more than four decades ago "decreed that public employees had the right to join unions and bargain for salaries and other working conditions." Brown's logic,...