Yesterday's $11 million disclosure was a mild win for campaign finance transparency. The names of the actual people who spent that money will remain unknown. But, as Attorney General Kamala Harris noted, we do know that the money passed through a group with "an affiliation with the Koch brothers."
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Dating material perhaps. But you want to marry this? The Week In GayHave you noticed that the midterm election is around the goddamned corner? If your home is like mine you shovel 10 pounds of crap out of the mailbox and into the recycling bin every day; you have stopped answering the phone altog ... More >>
An unlikely ally?In an effort to combat the mudslide of Republican money pouring into California to fund attack ads on San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris in the California Attorney General's race, the Harris campaign today released a "statement" from U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein."Kamala ... More >>
Close observers of the 2010 California Attorney General's race probably saw this one coming. With less than two weeks remaining until election day on Nov. 2, Republican activists are going to spend about $1 million blanketing the airwaves with commercials attacking San Francisco District Attorney Ka ... More >>
The feds’ good news: ‘Peace in our time’
By Peter Jamison
For California’s commercial salmon fishery, which repeatedly finds itself pummeled by bad breaks, the past week has brought an unusual flurry of decent news. Last Friday, federal and state officials announced an “agreement in prin ... More >>