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Capital Notes

KQED's John Myers' notes on the politics and people around the Capitol

SF Chron's Politics blog

The Chronicle's political team meets blogging

The Roundup

The irreverent morning missive from Anthony York and Scott Lay

LA Observed

All LA, all the time

California's Capitol

Ex-SF Chronicler Greg Lucas lets loose.

CC Times Politics blog

Political editor and columnist Lisa Vorderbrueggen takes to the net

OC Register's Total Buzz

Covering the news and notes of the Orange County delegation

New West Notes

Daily takes from columnist Bill Bradley

America's Finest blog

The U-T's Chris Reed's take on all things political

U-T PolBlog

The U-T's political reporters keep tabs on the happenings, both in California and nationally

Record blog

The Stockton Record's Hank Shaw covers Central Valley politicians

Political Blotter

The Oakland Tribune's Josh Richman keeps up with Bay Area politicos

Capitol Insider

NBC 11 TV reporter Mike Luery's dispatches from the Capitol

Orange Punch

The thoughts of the OC Register's editorial board on politics, from local to national

From the left

California Majority Report

Insider Democrats spin the news


Run by activists hoping for a more progressive Democratic platform

California Progress Report

Frank Russo's site breaks down the news—from the left

California Notes

Union man Randy Bayne shares his thoughts

Speak Out California!

Former Assemblywoman Hannah-Beth Jackson runs this site

Sierra Club Blog

The Sierra Club of California writes about the Capitol's environmental politics

Keep California Blue

The official blog of California Young Dems

Courage Campaign

Grassroots site with California bent

From the right


Jon Fleischman's conservative site, with a stable of big-name contributors

Tom McClintock's blog

Insights and rants from conservative state Sen. Tom McClintock

Blog DeVore

A blog from Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, an Irvine Republican

OC Blog

Matt Cunningham's near-constant insight from "behind the Orange Curtain"

Red County Placer

A sister-site to the OC Blog, all about Placer Republican politics, headed by GOP consultant Jeff Flint.

Red County Riverside

Another sister-site to the OC Blog, all about Riverside politics

CA Political News and Views

Activist Steve Frank stakes out his conservative positions every day

From everywhere else

Health Access blog

The healthcare coalition devoted to universal coverage

Alan Katz Health Care Reform blog

Former prez of CA Assn. of Health Underwriters and chief of staff to Lt. Gov. Leo McCarthy talks health care

The Rose Report

The Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College covers redistricting and other political topics.

Kim Alexander's blog

Covering voting technology and innovation in the Golden State

Mike Madrid does local government politics in the state.

PacoVilla's blog

A pro-union blog about California prisons

California Stem Cell Report

A compilation of the latest in the stem-cell world

California Policy Inbox

A list of the latest public policy research compiled at UC Berkeley

Election Law Blog

The law of politics and the politics of law from USC's Rick Hasen

Californians Against Waste blog

Thoughts and insights on recycling from executive director Mark Murray