Sen Dianne Feinstein says voters should give Gavin Newsom a shotWhen then-gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom in September dropped the news that President Bill Clinton was endorsing him, local political analysts told SF Weekly "this doesn't suck!" And yet, within a month and a half, larger probl ... More >>
We here at The Snitch have followed the long-running murmurs about a future state constitutional convention with interest. After all, in a state as saturated with moneyed interests and crippled by partisan hackery as California, just what rough beast might be born from a thorough redesign of our met ... More >>
Despite crossing party leadership during the campaign, new state Senator gets plum posts.
In the state Legislature, there are some things you just don't do. If your Democratic incumbent re-enacts scenes from Mad Max on the interstate, treats her employees in a manner even Naomi Campbell would decry as brutal, and, in general, make enemies at a Bernie Madoff-like pace, you do not run agai ... More >>
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger launches an attack on CalPERS. The giant pension fund's Democratic allies aren't taking it lying down