Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper failed last year to get a measure on the ballot that would ask voters to split California into six separate states.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper failed last year to get a measure on the ballot that would ask voters to split California into six separate states. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper failed last year to get a measure on the ballot that would ask voters to split California into six separate states. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
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.