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Cindy Chew/2005 S.F. Examiner file photoDespite a turnaround in public opinion

Most Californians want pot legalized, poll says

For the first time ever, a majority of California residents want marijuana…

 

Californians want more done about global warming, fail to do things themselves

A new survey from the Public Policy Institute of California is encouraging.…

 

Getty Images File PhotoSixty-five percent of respondents in a recent poll said the government does not do enough in regulating firearms.

Poll shows wide support among Californians for assault weapon sales ban

Sixty-five percent of Californians favor a law that would ban the sales…

 

Lenny Ignelzi/APCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown makes a point while speaking in support of Proposition 30 at an elementary school Tuesday. See the poll results for Props 30 and 38 at the end of the article.

Support for Proposition 30, 38 falling behind, poll finds

Support is slipping for two tax measures just weeks before voters decide…

Lenny Ignelzi/APCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown makes a point while speaking in support of Proposition 30 at an elementary school Tuesday. See the poll results for Props 30 and 38 at the end of the article.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoMelissa Griffin’s column runs each Thursday and Sunday. She also appears Mondays in “Mornings with Melissa” at 6:45 a.m. on KPIX (Ch. 5). Email her at mgriffin@sfexaminer.com.

Benefits of Proposition 31 are unclear

This election season, pundits everywhere are denying the existence of the undecided…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoMelissa Griffin’s column runs each Thursday and Sunday. She also appears Mondays in “Mornings with Melissa” at 6:45 a.m. on KPIX (Ch. 5). Email her at mgriffin@sfexaminer.com.