More Videos

Former St. Francis student talks about her grooming by softball coach for sexual relationship. 2:31

Former St. Francis student talks about her grooming by softball coach for sexual relationship.

Watch: Epic Eagles celebrations include soccer star Julie Johnston and an adorable dog 2:53

Watch: Epic Eagles celebrations include soccer star Julie Johnston and an adorable dog

Here's what you need to know about the debate over Asian Americans and affirmative action 1:03

Here's what you need to know about the debate over Asian Americans and affirmative action

'I'm back with my friends again': Reiko Nagumo tells story of joyful reunion 3:35

'I'm back with my friends again': Reiko Nagumo tells story of joyful reunion

Sheriff's spokesman details armed home invasion in south Sacramento 1:23

Sheriff's spokesman details armed home invasion in south Sacramento

Here's the design for new El Dorado County Sheriff's Office facility 4:01

Here's the design for new El Dorado County Sheriff's Office facility

Take a captivating aerial tour of California's massive water system 8:22

Take a captivating aerial tour of California's massive water system

Oroville Dam spillway repair continues as crews install rebar in phase 2 of the project 1:59

Oroville Dam spillway repair continues as crews install rebar in phase 2 of the project

California AG warns employers on immigration 1:19

California AG warns employers on immigration

Affirmative action fight shifts to discrimination against Asian Americans
1:03

Affirmative action fight shifts to discrimination against Asian Americans

  • Charles Munger Jr. explains his legislative transparency initiative

    Wealthy Stanford physicist and GOP donor Charles Munger Jr. is behind Proposition 54, a ballot measure requiring that bills be available publicly for 72 hours before they can be voted on. He explained the purpose of the initiative at a legislative hearing on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

Wealthy Stanford physicist and GOP donor Charles Munger Jr. is behind Proposition 54, a ballot measure requiring that bills be available publicly for 72 hours before they can be voted on. He explained the purpose of the initiative at a legislative hearing on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Alexei Koseff The Sacramento Bee
Wealthy Stanford physicist and GOP donor Charles Munger Jr. is behind Proposition 54, a ballot measure requiring that bills be available publicly for 72 hours before they can be voted on. He explained the purpose of the initiative at a legislative hearing on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Alexei Koseff The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

Assembly’s Proposition 54 rules punch a big loophole

December 15, 2016 04:00 PM

Comments

More Videos

Former St. Francis student talks about her grooming by softball coach for sexual relationship. 2:31

Former St. Francis student talks about her grooming by softball coach for sexual relationship.

Watch: Epic Eagles celebrations include soccer star Julie Johnston and an adorable dog 2:53

Watch: Epic Eagles celebrations include soccer star Julie Johnston and an adorable dog

Here's what you need to know about the debate over Asian Americans and affirmative action 1:03

Here's what you need to know about the debate over Asian Americans and affirmative action

'I'm back with my friends again': Reiko Nagumo tells story of joyful reunion 3:35

'I'm back with my friends again': Reiko Nagumo tells story of joyful reunion

Sheriff's spokesman details armed home invasion in south Sacramento 1:23

Sheriff's spokesman details armed home invasion in south Sacramento

Here's the design for new El Dorado County Sheriff's Office facility 4:01

Here's the design for new El Dorado County Sheriff's Office facility

Take a captivating aerial tour of California's massive water system 8:22

Take a captivating aerial tour of California's massive water system

Oroville Dam spillway repair continues as crews install rebar in phase 2 of the project 1:59

Oroville Dam spillway repair continues as crews install rebar in phase 2 of the project

California AG warns employers on immigration 1:19

California AG warns employers on immigration

Affirmative action fight shifts to discrimination against Asian Americans
1:03

Affirmative action fight shifts to discrimination against Asian Americans

  • Dan Walters: Big election, but most people 'could care less'

    The Sacramento Bee's Dan Walters is excited that for the first time in a long time Californians were actually treated to a full blown presidential campaign, with all nominees from both parties campaigning up and down the state. Despite California voters actually being treated like they mattered, it still seems as if most people 'could care less.'

About This Blog


Dan Walters' column appears 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. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee