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  • History shows that Democrats are good for U.S. economy

    As we prepare for another presidential campaign, a theme one hears from Republicans is that their party is better for the economy.
  • State legislators deny investigation into Great Park audit

    A request to investigate the Great Park audit subcommittee in the California State Legislature failed to reach the required balance of committee votes to proceed despite a 9-3 vote in favor by attending members of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee....

    Mailbag: It's time for police to wear video cameras

    Police officers have been under much public scrutiny after several deadly confrontations in communities around the country. One way to better monitor the behavior of officers is to have them wear body cameras. California Senate Bill 877 would...

    Commentary: In fairness, Congress must require collection of out-of-state sales taxes

    In California and across the country, businesses create jobs, enrich communities and power America's economy. Unfortunately, when it comes to ensuring that all businesses are treated fairly and equally under the law, Congress has checked out. It's...

    Commentary: Supporters of gay rights should avoid the GOP

    In 1854 residents of Ripon, Ill., helped form the Republican Party. They were abolitionists who stood squarely for civil rights in an era when many people lived in slavery. The Grand Old Party championed the rights of slaves and women. The Great...