Transparency bill’s hoped for return Sat, Jun 25 2016 12:00 PM

Hope can be pesky, ill-advised and laughable.
But it can also be the feeling that keeps you from biting through your lip and tearing out your hair in frustration.
When California State Senator Mark Leno’s SB 1286—a bill that provide [..]

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A question of why, not when or if

In 1966 a former U.S. Marine, Charles Whitman, killed his mother and his wife in the morning. He then packed some guns, made his way to the University of Texas,  took a position high up in The Tower, the main building on the college campus, and [..]

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A long road gets longer

Tales from the Road to The Copa.

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Campaign surveys would open eyes

If the county's Registrar of Voters took a page out of the service industry’s playbook I might read it. Ditto campaign managers and political consultants. Occasionally when I visit a fast food restaurant or shop online at the end of the exc [..]

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The road most taken

Alexis Sanchez flexed his ankle. It was a subtle and genteel motion, as if he was Leonard Bernstein guiding the Vienna Philharmonic’s transition from adagio to allegro. The Arsenal forward’s pass to Arturo Vidal—the man referred to [..]

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