"I don't want the L.A. Times on my doorstep ever again," she said.
concedes that Hahn knows the job, but they're not so comfortable with
the idea that she would be a heartbeat away from the governor's office.
The Times endorsed newly confirmed Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado on the Republican side.
for all his cockiness, is a dynamic leader -- one who is more suited
than Hahn to guide the state, and one who in the meantime is more
likely to use the platform of his position in a creative and
constructive fashion, even if he's not currently an expert on the
duties of the state Lands Commission. California needs Newsom's combination of brashness and smarts.