One of the strangest things about California over the past decade is how little impact Arnold Schwarzenegger's two landslide wins for the governorship had on the Republican Party.
Two new polls contain fascinating information about major trends of thought among California voters. The most dramatic development is a sharp reversal of opinion on illegal immigrants.
With Republicans in such profound disarray, can Democrats still screw up their opportunity for ongoing dominance?
Though I'm glad about Whitman's flip-flop in favor of equality, as a gay dad, I have to reflect on the pain and damage inflicted by the "Yes on 8" campaign, something that I believe Ms. Whitman needs to know before she shakes this bit of dust from her feet.
Will Jerry Brown be unopposed for reelection? Technically, no. Effectively? We'll see.
Most bosses have been skillfully coached to conduct themselves in public in ways where they appear to care about building trust despite how they may vary in actual leadership choices. Can there be a more management mantra than "build trust" with key constituents?
The power of entrepreneurship is that you create a place you want to work and want to be, and work with people you enjoy.
There is no shortage of kudos now for Governor Jerry Brown, who with his State of the State address last Thursday tied the late Governor-turned-Chief Justice Earl Warren for the most such addresses in California's history. Does he have things sewn up politically in the battered but brightening Golden State?
Gov. Jerry Brown might be a septuagenarian, but his vision and forward thinking are decades younger in spirit and idealism than anything caustic right-wingers have to offer.
How did Governor Jerry Brown pull off the strikingly sizable victory for his Proposition 30 revenue initiative? Think three words: Focus, foundation, and fortune.
The presence of powerful women in tech fields could signal the demise of the industry's historically exclusionary culture and lack of mentors, which have deterred women from choosing technical careers.
The former two-term governor of California told me over the summer that he still believes that most things get done through "action in the center" away from the extremes.
It's been a fairly quiet campaign season so far in California with the exception of Proposition 32, the effort to rein in campaign spending by public employee unions by taking away their ability to have automatic paycheck deductions from union members.
Eastwood is a very familiar character here in California. I've met him, can't say I know him, but certainly know friends of his. This episode surprised me on a few levels.
By Susan Ferriss...
Romney and Whitman are basically two peas from the same pod: Bland, entitled, attacking, possessed of no clear beliefs other than enrichment through financialized capitalism. No wonder they have so much in common as political figures.