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
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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