Why the former footballer is hoping to run for office in California--as a Republican. . . .
Greece this past weekend saw the worst rioting since the debt crisis began. . . .
Reporting on the agreement last week to close the state budget gap here in California, The New York Times adopted a tone of gloom and despair...
The news broke in early September, so technically it wasn’t an “October surprise.” Still, word that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorsed freshman Democratic Rep. Scott Peters instead of his Republican challenger, Carl DeMaio, in California’s 52nd Congressional District in San Diego County raised an eyebrow or two.
The state of California employs some two-and-a-quarter million people, includes almost 400 state agencies, oversees 29 different legal codes, administers a tax code that runs to more than 60,000 clauses or sections and spends more than $100 billion a year...