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My Turn: Voters Showed Their Hearts With Support for People With Mental Illness

It’s an amazing story, really. A testament to the priorities – and the hearts — of California voters. Earlier this month, more than 6.5 million people voted in favor of Proposition 2, the initiative that will generate billions of dollars to build supportive housing, linked to services and treatment, for...

Dan Walters: Four Measures Would Do Little About Housing Crisis

Few would doubt that California’s single most important economic/political issue is a growing housing shortage which distresses millions of Californians and is the largest single factor in the state’s highest-in-the-nation poverty rate. The state says we need to be building 180,000 new housing units each year to keep up with...