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Tim Donnelly, GOP Candidate for Governor, Spending Twice as Much as He’s Raised

March 25, 2014 | 2:41 pm

Tim Donnelly, GOP Candidate for Governor, Spending Twice as Much as He’s Raised

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His 3,000 donors are giving an average of only $402, far below that raised by the other candidates.

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Drought Impacts Central Valley School Enrollment While Debate Over Relief Continues

March 19, 2014 | 4:10 pm

Drought Impacts Central Valley School Enrollment While Debate Over Relief Continues

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Partisan divide persists over how to find extra water as valley starts to see social impact of crisis.

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Ron Unz: Minimum-Wage Measure Unlikely to Make Ballot

March 17, 2014 | 3:19 pm

Ron Unz: Minimum-Wage Measure Unlikely to Make Ballot

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Conservative activist says he didn’t find enough money to qualify $12-an-hour proposal for November vote.

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Bill to Restore College Affirmative Action Hits Roadblock

March 17, 2014 | 2:27 pm

Bill to Restore College Affirmative Action Hits Roadblock

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Assembly speaker halts consideration of proposal amid backlash from many Asian Americans in California.

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State GOP Convention: Calls for Inclusion vs. Hard-Line Rhetoric

March 17, 2014 | 8:31 am

State GOP Convention: Calls for Inclusion vs. Hard-Line Rhetoric

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Moderate Neel Kashkari and conservative Tim Donnelly battle for support at weekend party meeting.

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California Republicans Plot a Return to Relevance

March 14, 2014 | 8:00 am

California Republicans Plot a Return to Relevance

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The state GOP is holding its annual convention in Burlingame this weekend.

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Brown Tussles With Fracking Foes at State Convention

March 10, 2014 | 9:07 am

Brown Tussles With Fracking Foes at State Convention

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Governor gets an earful from environmentalists during address to California Democrats’ confab.

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Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana Resigns

March 4, 2014 | 10:06 am

Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana Resigns

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Official’s tenure ends abruptly amid reports of a conflict with Mayor Jean Quan over city finances.

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Calderon Scandal Could Involve Biggest Insurance Scam in State History

March 3, 2014 | 8:11 am

Calderon Scandal Could Involve Biggest Insurance Scam in State History

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He is accused of working to keep a law on the books allowing for $500 million in unnecessary surgeries.

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Neel Kashkari, One of the GOP Candidates for Governor, Makes His Case

February 23, 2014 | 5:30 am

Neel Kashkari, One of the GOP Candidates for Governor, Makes His Case

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Says his history running the TARP program for the Bush administration prepared him for tough, thankless jobs.

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