Students including Olga Rozmarynowska, center, perform classroom exercises to discover clues to unlocking a box during class at Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks on Feb. 26, 2016.
Students including Olga Rozmarynowska, center, perform classroom exercises to discover clues to unlocking a box during class at Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks on Feb. 26, 2016. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Students including Olga Rozmarynowska, center, perform classroom exercises to discover clues to unlocking a box during class at Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks on Feb. 26, 2016. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.