Editorials

Editorials

Jim Costa’s unconscionable Yemen votes

Fresno Democratic Congressman Jim Costa voted twice to support Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen while taking campaign cash from oil and gas companies. He has said he will take a stronger stand early next year. Hold him to account.

Editorials

With director out, can Newsom reform troubled DMV?

Changing the DMV’s leadership is a good step forward, but fixing its problems will be harder than replacing the names on the stationery. Gavin Newsom’s thoughts on the DMV are well-documented, giving voters a chance to hold him accountable for his handling of its problems.

Here's what's in California's cap-and-trade deal

The deal Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders in the Legislature made to extend the state's cap-and-trade system to battle climate change has many elements, including some to win Republican votes.