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,...

Take Five: Newsom on HSR Audit, Toxic Masculinity

Gavin Newsom visited Fresno on Wednesday (Nov. 29) in his official duties as lieutenant governor. Newsom presided over the California State Lands Commission meeting. According to Newsom’s office, this is the fi...

Listen to Madera County DA Linn’s Phone Call

Madera County Supervisor David Rogers said Tuesday night that a copy of a phone message embattled District Attorney David Linn left with his insurance agent is now in the hands of state and federal investigators. During the 3-minute, 7-second message, Linn ...
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Walters: Political Aspirations at Risk from Harassment Claims

In a recent column, Dan Walters explains the impending political damage from claims of sexual harassment now becoming public in Sacramento. Among the most susceptible, Walters argues, is state Senate pro tem and U.S. Senate candidate, Kevin de León. De León...