Hillary Clinton is one of American politics’ larger-than-life figures, having shared the White House when her husband was president and traveled the world as secretary of state.
Fighting California’s drought is a bit like running a political campaign, complete with carefully calibrated messages crafted with polling data.
Even details like colors are used for maximum effect.
With the drought threatening every aspect of Californians’ lives — including how long they stay in the shower and what food they eat — a raft of creative ideas has been floated.
Peak demand for electricity rarely coincides with the brightest sunshine or the strongest winds, so finding a way to store clean power and deliver it when needed will be critical as California relies more on renewable energy.
By Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Demonstrators, including a Republican lawmaker, gathered outside the historic Leland Stanford Mansion in Sacramento on Tuesday to protest the jailing of a U.S. Marine in Mexico. Gov. Jerry Brown is hosting a luncheon for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the mansion, part of Pena’s two-day […]
By Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two landmark liberal health care achievements are on a collision course in California, and the result could be higher costs for taxpayers. Years ago, legendary activist Cesar Chavez helped create the first health insurance plan for farm workers who toiled for meager wages in California’s fields. The […]
By Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The launch of a new political website in California, intended to highlight conservative success stories in the Golden State, quickly ran into trouble Monday when controversial promotional images cost the organization one of its highest-profile contributors. The images, including a Photoshopped depiction of House Minority Leader Nancy […]