Igor Birman, Rep. Tom McClintock's chief of staff, is thinking about joining the field of Republican challengers vying for Democratic Rep. Ami Bera's seat in 2014.
Sen. Barbara Boxer, said Tuesday that the Senate could vote next week on Gina McCarthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
It's a slow week in the Capitol, with the Assembly on summer recess and the Senate fielding several absences.
Dan says Monday's decision to delay opening the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is evidence of the press doing its job.
An oversight committee for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has made the right call by delaying the opening of the bridge's new span, originally scheduled for Labor Day.
The California Labor Federation, an ally of Gov. Jerry Brown, has formally blacklisted Brown's former political adviser, Steve Glazer, for his work in two divisive Assembly races last year.
A relative handful of voters in the San Joaquin Valley may be deciding - whether they know it or not - effective control of the state Senate.
A Hollywood figure who has been a key to Carissa Carpenter's 16-year effort to bring a movie studio to Northern California has pulled out of the latest deal, saying that funding for the $2.8 billion project in Dixon has not materialized.
Memo to local governments: We feel your pain. You've endured the worst recession in California since the Great Depression. You've spent years cutting and cutting. Now you are eager to swing for the fences and recruit glitzy job creators. You want some home runs for your tax base. Go for it. Swing hard. But watch out for those spit balls.
While Dixon city officials say no one has been harmed by Carissa Carpenter's sinking studio proposal, some property owners say they felt pressured by Carpenter's company and key city officials to sell their land or face potential economic consequences.