If you want voters to pay attention to propositions, try putting one on the ballot to legalize pot.
There were signs: "So they take from the sick and the poor!" "Seniors count - seniors care!" "Ageing and raging!" and there were songs: "Let's put the home care in and take the tax cuts out!"
Whichever way California's Proposition 23 goes in the November elections so could go green jobs, government and private investment in clean technology, and a sustainable economy.
OAKLAND, Calif. - After a gas pipe explosion devastated a residential neighborhood in a San Francisco suburb Sept. 9, killing at least four residents, the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident while state regulators are ordering Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to inspect its entire natural gas transmission system and report how much it is spending on pipeline safety.
California's Latino and African American homeowners experience twice the rate of foreclosures than that of non-Hispanic whites, a recent report found.
Three polls out yesterday, like the Gallup poll released a day earlier, show that the predicted Republican wave in the mid-term elections could be failing to materialize.
Programs affecting millions of Californians face a double-whammy: delays in funding, and uncertainty about what funding they will ultimately receive.