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GOP Choice: Cox as Loss Leader or Anyone But Gavin?

If you aren’t one of the 45,000-plus Fresno County voters who have already turned in their ballots, tomorrow is Election Day. A few observations about the candidates and campaigns: Politics 101 David Taub Gubernatorial Race The candidates b...

Villaraigosa Makes His Case to Valley Voters

Gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa likes to visit the Central Valley — again, again and again, as he says. This past week, the former Los Angeles mayor made two stops to Fresno and the surrounding ...

GOP Voters, Who Do You Like: Cox or Allen?

Who will be No. 2? While Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom is the strong front-runner for governor in the June 5 primary, based on numerous polls, the race for who will finish second is wide open. The top two finishers, regardless of political party, face each o...
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...

Homeschool Lessons in Civics: How To Kill a Bill

The second of two California bills addressing homeschool regulation failed at an Assembly committee hearing Wednesday (April 25). AB 2756, authored by Assemblyman Jose Medina (D-Riverside) would have categorized the type of school on a form filed by private...

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 ...