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Say It Ain’t So: Is Brown Really a Fracking Whore?


Gov. Jerry Brown is dedicated to preserving the environment and leading the fight against climate change. He’s fearless enough to slap Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as a “disgrace” for trying to incite the states to reject White House efforts to reduce carbon emissions. And he’s deft enough to label Sen. Ted Cruz, a climate-change-denying… »

Why “Right-to-Die” Is 2016′s Most Consequential Bill


It’s noteworthy, but not surprising, that Dianne Feinstein’s big-deal endorsement of California’s right-to-die legislation comes only a few months after the arduous death of her close and lifelong friend, Merla Zellerbach. Feinstein’s support for the bill, scheduled for its first committee hearing next week, came… »

Kamala’s First Senate Foe: Rocky Chavez on Issues


Now that Republican Assemblyman Rocky (his actual name – we asked) Chavez of Oceanside has officially joined the race for U.S. Senate from California, becoming Democratic Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris’s No. 1 and, so far, only opponent, Calbuzz spent some time the other day chatting… »

Press Clips: 6 Takeaways on Hillary’s Email ‘Scandal’


Pop quiz: Who of the following is the biggest dunce of the week? a) The Indiana state legislator who pursued a sexting relationship with the infamous Sydney Leathers, the… »

GOP Senate Wannabes: A Vicious Attack on Calbuzz


If Rocky Chavez confounds conven- tional wisdom to run a stronger-than-expected race for U.S. Senate, it most certainly will not be due to the efforts of his asshat press… »

Obama at Selma: “Our March Is Not Yet Finished”


President Obama delivered a bravura speech in Selma, Alabama on Saturday, at ceremonies honoring the 50th anniversary of the march on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a landmark in the… »

Gay Old Party: Reflections on the Log Cabin Vote


By Hank Plante, Special to Calbuzz: Suddenly, the California Republican Party is as gay as IKEA on Super Bowl Sunday. Okay, not exactly. Still, it was a momentous vote,… »

Pigs Fly: CA GOP OKs Gay Republicans Club


Cali- fornia’s Repub- lican Party stepped into the 21st Century and onto the right side of history Sunday, with a landslide vote granting formal acceptance of the mostly gay… »

Christie to GOP: Don’t Write Me Off Yet


Speaking to the fervent believers of the California Republican Party on Saturday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offered a muted paean to Ronald Reagan and presented himself as a… »

GOP Confab Highlight: Condi Drinking Game


Tony V has totally wimped out on California’s Senate race, leaving state political writers in desperate need of a story — and reduced to downing shots each time someone… »

Field Poll Buzz: Condi vs. Kamala Dream Match-Up


The new Field Poll, testing whether voters are inclined or not to vote for various individuals for U.S. Senate, is most significant for one reason: as a demonstration that… »

Among Latinos, Tony V Thumps Kamala for Senate


California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris may be leading the field statewide in 2016 race to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer – we won’t actually know until we see… »

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