Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s water legislation needs work.
Obama and congressional Democrats and Republicans need to craft a realistic immigration policy that accounts for the country’s real labor needs.
Sometimes, we in the news business get a chance to make a significant difference. I saw it happen at The Bee during the past year. Readers of these pages know the story. But its worth retelling.
The five teenagers who died in the fiery bus crash on Interstate 5 near Orland on Thursday had more in common than just their destination of Arcata. These were the cream of the crop of their working-class communities, the shining lights of neighborhoods that see too many of their youngsters matriculate into state prison rather than state university.
The Bee’s editorial board met with the three leading candidates seeking to replace termed-out Controller John Chiang. State controllers sit on the boards of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System and California Public Employees’ Retirement System, and have the authority to audit state and local spending.
Re “Does wealth = health?” (Forum, April 6): As a physician, I was surprised to read Daniel Weintraub’s belief that “health care can patch us up, but it can’t really keep us healthy.”
Betty Yee, Ashley Swearegin are best choices for state controller.