Common Cause and Us

Common Cause of California

Tax Day this year had special meaning for us. Common Cause of California recognized us with their “Local Activists of the Year” award, presented at a glorious ceremony at the Skirball Cultural Center.

Democracy Rocks

Democracy Rocks

Join California Common Cause on the evening of April 15th as we celebrate some of democracy’s rock stars.

California Needs a New Constitution

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In his most recent piece in the New York Times Paul Krugman asks: “Who would have thought that America’s largest state, a state whose economy is larger than that of all but a few nations, could so easily become a banana republic?” Here in Sacramento I’ve watched the disaster unfold before my eyes like a […]

From the California State Democratic Convention in Sacramento

(Photo credit: Brian Baer | bbaer@sacbee.com)

From the celebratory atmosphere over the weekend at the California Democratic State Convention, titled: “California Democrats — A New Era,” held at the Sacramento Convention Center, one could get the impression that the Democratic Party’s base is strong and the leadership of the State Legislature has made all the right moves. There was a stunning […]