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  • What ails workers' comp?

    What ails workers' comp?
    Already struggling to cope with the recession, California businesses recently learned that their workers' compensation insurance premiums could swell this summer. Last month, a state board that tracks workers' comp costs recommended a rate increase of...
  • Gov. Moonbeam 2.0?

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ Some people might think that it's way too early to begin planning for the 2010 race for governor, when term limits will force Arnold Schwarzenegger to step down and the seat will be open for the first time...
  • Where is California's next governor? Probably up north

    Nearly two years before we learn the results of the 2010 governor's race, the identity of the likely winner is clear: Northern California. More than half of California's population may live south of the Tehachapi Mountains, but the state -- in matters of...
  • Lights, camera, Baca!

    WILL PARIS Hilton bring down Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca? Is her media cachet the missing ingredient that can focus public outrage on his early release of offenders and the special treatment that talk-show hosts and bloggers claim he gives...
  • Will Feinstein run for governor?

    Will Feinstein run for governor?
    In 1987, then-Mayor Dianne Feinstein set off a civic soap opera in San Francisco, performing a public Hamlet act in weighing whether to seek the congressional seat made vacant by the death of Rep. Sala Burton, widow of legendary congressman Phil Burton....
  • Carly Fiorina ad: Tom Campbell as the demon sheep

     
    I was waiting for the primary election campaign in California to finally get, um, interesting. Sure, there was the whole puzzling dust-up between GOP gubernatorial candidates Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner, but the "FCINO" ad (rolls off the tongue just...
  • Today on PolitiCal: Lawmakers talk budget. Steve Poizner attacks Meg Whitman's wardrobe.

     
    Here are some of the California political stories we're following today on PolitiCal: The Legislature is moving ahead with a package of partial budget fixes but without a provision that would change the way the state taxes gasoline. Steve Poizner......
  • One in, one out: Jerry Brown to announce for Calif. governor, as Harold Ford opts out of N.Y. Senate tilt

     
    Your up-to-date Ticket scorecard on who's in and who's out in the nation's shifting races....
  • Michael Hiltzik: Who speaks up for small business?

     
    Or perhaps the better question is: Who pays it more than lip service? The publicity handouts of political officeholders and candidates brim with concern for small businesses and their entrepreneurs as the engineers of economic growth, salt of the earth,.....
  • GOP gubernatorial candidates to face off in Orange County debate

     
    The two Republican candidates running to replace Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger are facing off in their first debate Monday in Costa Mesa. California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner and former EBay chief Meg Whitman will take to the podium starting at 5:...
  • Consumer group asks Steve Poizner to release Anthem Blue Cross rate-hike documents

     
    A consumer group Thursday called on California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner to release all documents related to his investigation of proposed double-digit rate increases by Anthem Blue Cross for customers who buy individual policies. Consumer...
  • Bestsellers: Vietnam, a hot topic after all these years

     
    It's been 35 years since the evacuation of the American embassy in Vietnam, but readers are still intrigued by the conflict. Denis Johnson's 600-plus page "Tree of Smoke" won the 2007 National Book Award. And now first-time novelist Karl Marlantes,......