Other races: Wieckowski headed for state Senate showdown; North Bay Assembly race is too close to call.
by Jason Dearen, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The new $6.3 billion eastern portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge still “has a fighting chance” to open this year, despite concerns over structural issues, officials overseeing its construction said Tuesday. Citing myriad problems that have dogged the span’s construction, state lawmakers grilled the officials […]
Students and welfare recipients will feel in the pinch in the new budget that Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers announced on Thursday after a week of negotiation, according to news reports. Los Angeles Times writes: One of the biggest barriers to a deal was disagreement between Brown and legislative Democrats over how to change the […]
California’s state legislators have gone home, leaving in their wake hundreds of bills either ratified or rejected. They have also, for the time being, shut down their interparty warfare operations… which gives us a moment to open up a raft of questions about why things played out the way they did these last few weeks. […]