More Videos

What we know about Karen Garcia's death 0:51

What we know about Karen Garcia's death

Video shows baby tossed safely to firefighters from building 1:00

Video shows baby tossed safely to firefighters from building

The Cranberries' singer Dolores O’Riordan dies at 46 2:34

The Cranberries' singer Dolores O’Riordan dies at 46

Dave Joerger explains why veterans will be held out of games 3:21

Dave Joerger explains why veterans will be held out of games

The Sacramento march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. 1:41

The Sacramento march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

These are the top rookies the 49ers played in 2017 1:12

These are the top rookies the 49ers played in 2017

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

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

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters 1:08

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters

How to look for a state job online 2:05

How to look for a state job online

Watch John Cox debate border wall, immigration policy 0:45

Watch John Cox debate border wall, immigration policy

  • Whitewater flows as damaged Oroville Dam spillway is reopened

    After being closed to allow for assessment, repairs and dredging o the Feather River below, the Oroville Dam main spillway again is funneling water from fast-filling Lake Oroville. Releases roared down the still-compromised concrete chute on Friday, March 17, 2017.

After being closed to allow for assessment, repairs and dredging o the Feather River below, the Oroville Dam main spillway again is funneling water from fast-filling Lake Oroville. Releases roared down the still-compromised concrete chute on Friday, March 17, 2017. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
After being closed to allow for assessment, repairs and dredging o the Feather River below, the Oroville Dam main spillway again is funneling water from fast-filling Lake Oroville. Releases roared down the still-compromised concrete chute on Friday, March 17, 2017. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

California’s politicians rap Trump as they seek money

March 20, 2017 03:47 PM

Comments

More Videos

What we know about Karen Garcia's death 0:51

What we know about Karen Garcia's death

Video shows baby tossed safely to firefighters from building 1:00

Video shows baby tossed safely to firefighters from building

The Cranberries' singer Dolores O’Riordan dies at 46 2:34

The Cranberries' singer Dolores O’Riordan dies at 46

Dave Joerger explains why veterans will be held out of games 3:21

Dave Joerger explains why veterans will be held out of games

The Sacramento march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. 1:41

The Sacramento march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

These are the top rookies the 49ers played in 2017 1:12

These are the top rookies the 49ers played in 2017

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

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

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters 1:08

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters

How to look for a state job online 2:05

How to look for a state job online

Watch John Cox debate border wall, immigration policy 0:45

Watch John Cox debate border wall, immigration policy

  • 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