Five Remarkably Candid Tips From Departing Gov. Brown

Don’t hold regular press conferences. Reward loyalty. If you’re a Californian with presidential aspirations, move to New York.

Eric Bauman Resigns as Cal Democratic Party Chair Amid Sexual Misconduct Inquiry

California’s top Democratic Party official stepped down amid mounting political pressure over claims of sexual assault and harassment.

Tony Thurmond Becomes California’s New Superintendent of Public Schools—Now What?

Bay Area Democratic Assemblyman Tony Thurmond declared victory Saturday as the state’s new superintendent of public instruction.

Election 2018: John Cox, Gavin Newsom Disagree About Almost Everything at Their Only Debate

The two men competing to be the next governor of California met for their first (and, alas, probably only) one-on-one stand-off.

Santa Clara County Offers to Buy O’Connor, St. Louise Hospitals

The county has offered to buy the local hospitals as part of a bankruptcy reorganization by the facilities’ parent company.

Judge Weighs Public’s Right to Know vs. Ex-Milpitas Official’s Privacy in ‘Reverse CPRA’ Case

A Santa Clara County judge heard oral arguments from both sides on Monday and is expected to issue a ruling in the case within 90 days.