Picture of downtown San Francisco where wealth collides with poverty

Who Are Real Poverty Pimps? They’re Democrats: Walters

By most metrics, California has a poverty problem. One out of every five Golden Staters lives below the “line,” which recently has been recalibrated and no longer masks the truth. CALmatter’s Dan Walters opines that he knows the main culprit in his July 22 ...

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 fin...
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...

Take 5: Borgeas Has Capitol in His Sights

After five years as a Fresno County Supervisor, Andreas Borgeas is setting his sights on higher political office. He is campaigning for the state Senate seat being vacated by termed-out Sen. Tom Berryhill. If successful, this will be Borgeas' third politica...

Villaraigosa Defends Farmers, Gas Tax in Fresno Stop

Antonio Villaraigosa is serious about courting the Central Valley. The former Los Angeles mayor made yet another Fresno visit, speaking at a Maddy Institute luncheon about his run for governor. Villaraigosa is attempting to distance himself from other top D...