by | Jun 10, 2020

Monday A full day. I slept late, but then I couldn’t swim because there were too many dead leaves in…

by | Mar 9, 2020

I don’t know whether the Trump administration has done the world’s best job in responding to the coronavirus. Who in…

by | Feb 20, 2020

Sacramento After a group of homeless moms simply moved into a vacant three-bedroom house in Oakland owned by a company…

by | Dec 21, 2019

In San Francisco’s trendy Marina District, a homeless man walks into the local Safeway, grabs a bulk package of toilet…

by | Nov 5, 2019

When I was a kid growing up in New York, California beckoned as an idyllic place of beaches, wine, wildflowers,…

by | Oct 8, 2019

The “progressive,” so to speak, vision of politics and public life envisions tighter and tighter government control over economic life,…

by | Sep 25, 2019

Washington Every morning I take the four morning newspapers that I have subscribed to into the kitchen and glance at…

by | Sep 22, 2019

Washington President Donald Trump is right about San Francisco. It is, as he said, “a total disaster” that needs to…

by | Sep 5, 2019

This California Watch column ought to be renamed Crisis Watch, given the number of public-policy crises that have engulfed the Golden…

by | Jul 25, 2019

Sacramento It was one of the most absurd stories of California’s lunacy. In the midst of one of the worst…

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