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 Kamala Harris continues to cash in on California's Democratic Party support
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - Oct. 21, 10:09 am
Essential Politics: Sanchez says Iraq war vote led to death threats, Prop 56 tobacco tax fight over who gets the cash Oct. 21, 2016, 10:09 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: California Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton, Kamala Harris, Loretta Sanchez,

 Gavin Newsom Endorses Farivar for Irvine City Council
The Liberal OC (blog) - Oct. 21, 10:03 am
  Irvine, CA –  Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom endorsed Shiva Farivar’s campaign for Irvine City Council today. In announcing his support, Newsom joins a high profile list of progressive leaders and organizations supporting Farivar, ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Sukhee Kang, Beth Krom, Gavin Newsom,

The Liberal OC (blog) - Oct. 21, 9:57 am
  Santa Ana, CA— Following an outpouring of support from elected officials and prominent organizations including Congresswoman Roybal-Allard, the California Young Democrats Latino Caucus, and the California Association of Highway Patrolmen, ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Luis Alejo, Karen Bass, Xavier Becerra, Board of Equalization, Cheryl Brown, Cruz Bustamante, California Democratic Party, Tony Cardenas, Gil Cedillo, John Chiang, Judy Chu, Lou Correa, Tom Daly, Cristina Garcia, Lorena Gonzalez, Florice Orea Hoffman, Jerome Horton, Mark Leno, Ted Lieu, Alan Lowenthal, Jose Medina, Tony Mendoza, Nancy Pelosi, Henry Perea, Richard Roth, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Raul Ruiz, Loretta Sanchez, Tom Torlakson, Norma Torres, Juan Vargas, Lois Wolk,

 In Florida, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Are Campaigning in Parallel Universes
Mother Jones - Oct. 21, 9:39 am
Hillary Clinton events are a master class in stagecraft, each as perfectly choreographed as the next, but every once in a while the barely controlled chaos of her rival's campaign intrudes. At a Clinton rally last week at the Kendall, Florida, ... »Read  »E-mail story

 Sean Parker, pushing pot legalization, invisible in California campaign
Sacramento Bee - Oct. 21, 9:39 am
Sean Parker, the billionaire tech tycoon who has helped push California to the precipice of legalizing marijuana, isn’t talking. Parker, founding president of Facebook and co-founder of the file-sharing service … Click to Continue »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Chris Garland, Wayne Johnson, Jason Kinney, Charles Munger, Gavin Newsom, Proposition 19, Proposition 5, Tom Steyer,

 CalWatchdog Morning Read - October 21
CalWatchdog - Oct. 21, 8:56 am
Sanchez hits Harris’ record on mortgage settlement … But Harris has Obama in a campaign ad Experts: Border war in SD going nowhere even with legal pot Political spending reaches »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kamala Harris, Legislature, Barack Obama, Loretta Sanchez,

 Peter Thiel bet on Trump, but the tech titan still comes out a winner
The Hill - Oct. 21, 8:30 am
OPINION | In Silicon Valley, money is still king. And Thile has lots of it. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Steve Jobs, Proposition 18, Pete Wilson,

 Regulators Pass New Safety Rules for Hospital Workers
KQED / The California Report - Oct. 21, 7:16 am
The murder of a nurse at Napa State Hospital nearly six years ago inspired California labor officials to approve new rules this week designed to protect healthcare workers from violence on the job. The regulations approved by the Cal-OSHA Standards ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Cal-OSHA, Hillary Clinton, Darrell Issa,

 What Republicans will do if Trump loses
Christian Science Monitor - Oct. 21, 7:11 am
Interviews with Republicans in California's Central Valley show frustration and – among some – a revolutionary fervor. But for most, Donald Trump's claims of a rigged election aren't an invitation to violence. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Dean Haddock,

 Prop 51 Bond Measure Pits School Needs Against Worries Over State Debt
Capitol Public Radio - Oct. 21, 7:10 am
Mary Plummer | KPCC California voters have a decision to make on the general election ballot: approve $9 billion dollars in bonds for school and community college construction projects and modernization, or reject it to avoid adding to the state ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Tom Torlakson,

 Davies, Slusiewicz and Jennings for council
Orange County Register / Opinion - Oct. 21, 7:00 am
By all accounts, Laguna Niguel is a financially very well-managed city, with low unfunded pension liabilities and healthy reserves that continue to grow. This allowed the city to pay cash, rather than rely on expensive borrowing, for the City Hall... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Tom McClintock, Dana Rohrabacher, Mimi Walters,

 Why Silicon Valley's top execs are obsessed with taking walks
CNN / CNNMoney.com - Oct. 21, 6:28 am
The next time you face a big decision or critical meeting, you may want to take a stroll -- especially out in nature. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Marc Berman, Steve Jobs,

 Are Bonds Free?
Fox & Hounds Daily - Oct. 21, 6:03 am
Voters in California have hundreds of local bonds to consider in this election but I suspect many voters don’t understand how the bonds are funded. They won’t find out by reading ballot summaries. I can’t speak for all the bond summaries ... »Read  »E-mail story

 Prop 67 Should Be Prop 51
Fox & Hounds Daily - Oct. 21, 6:02 am
The long statewide ballot, with 17 different measures, demonstrates many things wrong with California-style direct democracy. Here’s another one: we put referenda last, when they should be first. The terms referendum and initiative are often used ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: referendum,

 Goodbye Payphones, Hello Progress
Fox & Hounds Daily - Oct. 21, 6:01 am
If Clark Kent wanted to turn into Superman in California today, he’d struggle to find a phone booth. Across the entire state there are only 27,000 payphones left, down 70% from 2007. It’s no big surprise that the payphone is going the way of ... »Read  »E-mail story
Bills: SB 1055,

 The New War Between the States
Fox & Hounds Daily - Oct. 21, 6:00 am
In this disgusting election, dominated by the personal and the petty, the importance of the nation’s economic geography has been widely ignored. Yet if you look at the Electoral College map, the correlation between politics and economics is quite ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton,

 AM Alert: Ex-lawmaker Ron Calderon to be sentenced in corruption case
Sacramento Bee - Oct. 21, 6:00 am
More than three years after FBI agents raided the Capitol office of former state Sen. Ron Calderon, the corruption case against the Montebello Democrat finally comes to an end. Calderon, … Click to Continue »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ami Bera, Jim Brulte, Ron Calderon, California Teachers Association, Hillary Clinton, Kamala Harris, Eric Linder, Proposition 22, Anthony Rendon, Roger Salazar, Scott Wilk, Rod Wright, Leland Yee,

 Election Outcome Maybe Predictable, What Happens Next is Not
Fox & Hounds Daily - Oct. 21, 5:59 am
What may be most telling in the final anticlimactic debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is not a strong premonition of how this race is likely to end——but what could happen after it. Trump responding to moderator Chris ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Barack Obama, Steve Schmidt,

 Ex-California State Senator Faces 5 Years For Taking Bribes
KCBS - Oct. 21, 5:22 am
The sentencing in U.S. District Court brings an end to an ugly chapter in California politics that saw three state Democratic senators indicted in 2014. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ron Calderon, Ian Calderon, Legislature, Senate Democrats, Rod Wright, Leland Yee,

 It's time to start paying attention to seismic forecasts
Los Angeles Times - Oct. 21, 5:00 am
Good morning. It is Friday, Oct. 21. It’s impossible to look at the school picture for this Northern California 3-year-old and not smile. Here’s what is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Earthquake forecast Some earthquake experts are ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: John Chiang, Drought, Kamala Harris,

 More flexibility over public worker pensions could help save them
Los Angeles Times - Oct. 21, 5:00 am
Public employees in California are not only much more likely to receive a pension than their counterparts in the private sector, but their pensions have an unusual degree of protection under law. Thanks to a doctrine called the California rule, ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: sick leave,

 California Democrats tar opponents with Trump
CalWatchdog - Oct. 21, 4:10 am
California Democrats have centered around a handful of Republican challengers they hope to tar with Donald Trump’s brush.  Assemblymen Dante Acosta, R-San Bernardino, David Hadley, R-Torrance and Marc Steinorth, R-Redlands, Assemblywoman ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Dante Acosta, Ami Bera, Hillary Clinton, Jeff Denham, Field Poll, David Valadao,

 The Huge Corporate Tax Cut Hillary Clinton Doesn't Talk About
The New Republic - Oct. 21, 4:00 am
In Wednesday night’s presidential debate, Hillary Clinton offered a brisk survey of how she would grow the economy. She promised jobs in advanced manufacturing and clean energy, help for small businesses, and more apprenticeships and technical ... »Read  »E-mail story

 This Is Why Your Drug Prescriptions Cost So Damn Much
Mother Jones - Oct. 21, 3:00 am
When the Republican-controlled Congress approved a landmark program in 2003 to help seniors buy prescription drugs, it slapped on an unusual restriction: The federal government was barred from negotiating cheaper prices for those medicines. Instead, ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: George W. Bush, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Hillary Clinton, Tommy Thompson,

 San Francisco lawsuit, NYC law highlight global risks for Airbnb
Reuters - Oct. 21, 2:00 am
SAN FRANCISCO/BERLIN (Reuters) - Airbnb, the online lodging service that investors now believe is worth $30 billion, faces a reckoning. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Chris Lehane, Dan Levine,

 Ex-California state senator faces 5 years for taking bribes
Associated Press - Oct. 21, 1:18 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Charged in a corruption scandal that could have sent him to prison for three lifetimes, former Sen. Ron Calderon dropped his entrapment defense, pleaded guilty and admitted taking bribes in exchange for his influence in ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ron Calderon, Ian Calderon, Legislature, Senate Democrats, Rod Wright, Leland Yee,

 Many Americans worried about voter fraud, but experts says it's rare
Sacramento Bee - Oct. 21, 1:00 am
On Twitter, Donald Trump said: 'Of course there is large-scale voter fraud happening on and before Election Day.' In the third presidential debate this week he said that he would … Click to Continue »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Rick Hasen, Justin Levitt,

 Former Calif. state senator gets 42-month sentence for corruption
Sacramento Bee - Oct. 21, 1:00 am
Former California state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was sentenced in Los Angeles on Friday to 42 months in prison after he pleaded guilty in a federal corruption case. The Montebello … Click to Continue »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ronald Calderon, Ian Calderon, Tom Calderon,

 When running for U.S. Senate, it's good to be the highly visible California attorney general
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - Oct. 21, 12:05 am
U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris had a particularly good day earlier this month. In the morning, she landed endorsements from the state’s two U.S. senators and hours later, from her perch as California attorney general, she announced the ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kamala Harris, Bill Lockyer, Loretta Sanchez, Dan Schnur,

 Questions about character dominate Northern California congressional race between Rep. Ami Bera and Sheriff Scott Jones
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - Oct. 21, 12:05 am
In a Northern California swing district, mudslinging and allegations of wrongdoing have been the focal point of what will likely be one of the tightest congressional races in the state. Rep. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) faces a tough reelection battle ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ami Bera, California Target Book,

 LA Times/USC "Daybreak Poll" Dishonors the Paper
Calbuzz - Oct. 21, 12:01 am
Despite Nate Silver’s argument that we should leave the LA Times/USC Dornsife “Daybreak Poll” alone, this poor excuse for a survey has been so wrong so persistently – and has been so constantly cited by Donald Trump as evidence of his ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, David Roth, Dan Schnur,

 New California law will more finely parse health data on Asians
L.A. Daily News - Oct. 21, 12:01 am
But thanks to a new law, the California Department of Public Health will add categories so that people of many more ancestries, such as Bangladeshi or Hmong, can self-report their ethnic group more specifically and accurately. The categories do not ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Rob Bonta,

 Democrats using Trump against Republican opponents
Inland Daily Bulletin - Oct. 21, 12:01 am
Donald Trump's name appears just once on the Nov. 8 ballot. But Democrats hope it becomes an anchor that drags down other Republican candidates.That's why California Democrats are doing all they can to link Trump, an unpopular figure in the Golden ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Michael Antonovich, Barbara Boxer, Jim Brulte, California Democratic Party, California Republican Party, California Target Book, Paul Chabot, Ben Golombek, Kamala Harris, Darrell Issa, Legislature, Al Muratsuchi, Barack Obama, Anthony Rendon, Loretta Sanchez,

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