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 ...

State Attorney General Becerra is Just Another Partisan Hack

CALmatters columnist Dan Walters zeroes on the deceitful political tactics of state Attorney General Xavier Becerra in his Nov. 22 column. Becerra is mounting an all-out blitz against Californians who are attempting to overturn the state's gas-tax hikes. ...

Campus Leaders Speak on California Travel Ban

Goldsmith, Castro Offer Different Takes on AB 1887 A state law enacted this year would prevent public institutions like Fresno State from using taxpayer money to travel to eight states that are perceived to ha...

Becerra slated to leave one power post for another

The political revolving door is in full effect in Sacramento. Sitting Attorney General Kamala Harris won election for a rare opening in the U.S. Senate with the retirement of Barbara Boxer. Harris still had two years to serve as attorney general, which will be...