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I noted with interest the other day the awarding of a second Pulitzer Prize for History to former UC Davis Professor Alan Taylor, now at the University of Virginia. It’s hard to win a Pulitzer. I was a finalist once, and I can assure you t...
Jerry Brown shows all the signs of running, including getting most favorable coverage from Maureen Dowd.
When I was growing up in the 1970s, one of my hobbies was following Watergate like it was the Minnesota Twins. I enjoyed Watergate a bit too much, and I’m glad the U.S. government didn’t collapse. It would be wrong, that’s for ...
Modest proposals to generate new water for California.
The news that lobbyist Kevin Sloat is being fined $133,500 by the Fair Political Practices Commission is not surprising. What is surprising is that probably no one will really care.
As if we didn’t need more bad news from CalPERS, it turns out that, on average, CalPERS retirees are going to be living longer than we thought: by, 2028, men will live 1.6 years longer, and women will tack on another 2.2 years.
Flu shot won’t hurt.
Once again, a celebrity has died before his time because of his excesses. And once again, the usual finger-wagging has been played out in the media. There’s a predictable, sad trajectory in all these stories:
There ought to be an award in Morrie Turner’s name.
Last week, two of California’s most powerful political leaders, Gov. Jerry Brown and Rep. George Miller, D-Martinez, discussed their father’s influence in public forums.