Sometimes it can take more than a decade for a completely sensible idea to catch on.
The strong odor surrounding California’s most powerful regulatory commission this spring stems not only from corrupt-seeming decisions but also from fear.
“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink…”
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1798, in the “Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”
Rarely does a freshman state senator propose anything substantial during his or her first few days in office.
Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state in the George W.
Agents for the California attorney general wasted no time after this column in late January called for a criminal investigation of the former state Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey.
California’s three-year-old “top two” primary election system has never pleased any political party.