Antonio Villaraigosa and Gavin Newsome

Who Has Raised Most Money in California Gubernatorial Race?

If former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't make the run-off to decide California's next governor, it won't be for a lack of campaign money. While former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has raised the most at $35.7 million, Villaraigosa is a c...

All-Dem Runoff Likely in 2018 Governor’s Race: Walters

In Dan Walters' CALmatters column this week, the columnist explains the impact of announcements made this week by two California political players. Former Congressman Doug Ose, who announced his entry into the governor’s race, and billionaire Tom Steyer, wh...

Walters: California Healthcare Needs Results, Not Buzzwords

In his CALmatters column Thursday, Dan Walters considers the nuanced response to the healthcare question, namely, the differences between “single-payer” and “universal” proposals. He uses the positions expressed by the four Democratic gubernatorial candidat...