As the days tick down to Election Day next week, the repercussions of the possible failure of the two tax measures on the statewide ballot are being drowned out by false arguments and outright lies, which have caused support for the measures to drop in recent weeks. Read More
Gov. Jerry Brown came out swinging for Proposition 30 – the tax measure he’s backing on Tuesday’s ballot – and against people who have negative views of California during an appearance at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on Thursday. Read More
A bitter fight over $34 million in redevelopment funding for the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara could end up being a moot point. While the Niners had argued that the funds were already earmarked for the $1.2 billion stadium project, some residents of the South Bay city wanted to see that money funneled instead into public schools. Read More
A group in Arizona has dumped $11 million into California to oppose one measure on the November ballot and support another. Now it needs to tell us who its campaign contributors are. Read More
Gov. Jerry Brown met with business leaders in San Francisco on Thursday to advocate for Proposition 30, the tax measure on the November ballot that has recently slipped in the polls just weeks before the election. Read More
Support is slipping for two tax measures just weeks before voters decide the outcomes in the Nov. 6 election, new polling numbers show. Read More
When the recent debate over hydraulic fracturing in California first got started, Gov. Jerry Brown made a statement that’s worth recalling: “California is the fourth-largest oil producing state and we want to continue that.” Fortunately, we have the resources and the technology to ensure we remain a leading energy producer. Read More
Voters in California are being asked to consider two competing tax measures on the November ballot, propositions 30 and 38. If both are approved, the one with the higher percentage of votes will prevail.
But to avoid confusion, the best strategy is to vote yes on both measures.
The propositions, if approved, would send more money to public education in the state. Read More
Tech-savvy residents of the Bay Area carry around smartphones and tablet computers, devices that have allowed us to do vast amounts of work on the go while staying connected with friends and family. But as people walk around with these devices, they are collecting large amounts of data, including where they are at any given time — information that reveals much about our personal and professional lives. Read More