Making history by incessantly running for office
uncoverage.netIs the Citizens Redistricting Commission out to get the GOP?The refreshingly un-gerrymandered voting districts unveiled by California's new Citizens Redistricting Commission in June have a damn good chance of going to stone, thanks to the California Supreme Court's big "F you" t ... More >>
Can five intriguing gay men upset the City Council's 26-year dynasty?
Charles and David KochCharles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who helped bring you the Tea Party and Proposition 23, are convening with other super wealthy Republicans for what was supposed to be a secretive meeting in Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs this weekend. They were going t ... More >>
Under Prop. 20, 14 citizens chosen this month will remake state political map
Howard Berman camp issues denial; consultant Michael Berman won't talk
The Los Angeles mayor's usurping of anticorruption rules could spread to pols across California
Common Cause Different segments of L.A.'s huge Iranian community are uniting to protest their homeland's presidential election results. L.A. Times, L.A. Daily NewsSpecial Order 40 Upheld A state appeals court upheld the LAPD rule banning officers from seeking information about suspects' immigration ... More >>
Failure to prevent passage of same-sex-marriage ban shifts political landscape
In wake of gay-marriage ban, the mantle is shifting from battle-scarred AIDS warriors
Bizarre outcomes in California bond measures, social issues, taxes. Mystery voters have their say.
By Daniel Heimpel, Max Taves and Jill Stewart Statewide Measures Proposition 1A $10 billion bond. High Speed Passenger Train Bond Act. Total price tag with interest: About $19 million. Proposition 1 would give the state the right to sell $10 billion in bonds to build an 800-mile high-speed tr ... More >>
*Proposition 6: The Most Implosive By Max Taves October 30, 2008 A tiny, unnoticed clause could allow the use of much looser hearsay in trials. *Questions Still Surround Oliver Stone's W. By Nikki Finke October 30, 2008 Winner or loser? Origina ... More >>
The League of Women Voters, Common Cause and AARP seek change in Sacramento
Small donors aside, he's awash in cash from big labor and business. Can he say no?
Why siding with Arnold on redistricting makes sense, and other ballot notes
The lesson of Wesson
Out of the budget debacle’s ashes, a chance to end gerrymandering
The Arnold revolution runs out of spin
Four ballot measures could decide the governors term
Now look what they’re trying to pull
Campaign-finance reform no sure thing