Gov. Jerry Brown shakes hands with Assemblyman Ash Kalra, D-San Jose, in the Assembly chambers before his State of the State address on Jan. 24.
Gov. Jerry Brown shakes hands with Assemblyman Ash Kalra, D-San Jose, in the Assembly chambers before his State of the State address on Jan. 24. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Gov. Jerry Brown shakes hands with Assemblyman Ash Kalra, D-San Jose, in the Assembly chambers before his State of the State address on Jan. 24. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
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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.