In this file photo from Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, and University of California president Janet Napolitano listen to speakers during a UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco.
In this file photo from Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, and University of California president Janet Napolitano listen to speakers during a UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco. Jeff Chiu AP
In this file photo from Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, and University of California president Janet Napolitano listen to speakers during a UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco. Jeff Chiu AP
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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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.