Is Renteria’s Candidacy a Ploy to Weaken Villaraigosa?

On Wednesday, Amanda Renteria, the 2014 Democratic challenger to Congressman David Valadao, filed to run for office again, this time for governor. The announcement came as a surprise given the fact that Renteria had seemingly not yet established a campaign ...

Governor’s Race May Run Through Central Valley

News Analysis By Drew Phelps An online USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll released Thursday analyzed the races for California’s Senate seat and governor approximately one year before Election Day 2018. Many observers consider the USC/Times poll t...

Walters: Democratic Hopefuls Long on Ideas, Short on Revenue

In today’s CALmatters piece, Dan Walters discusses the outcome of a forum, hosted by the San Francisco Chronicle (full video of forum within article), for the Democratic candidates in next year’s gubernatorial election. As Walters notes, each candidate made...