• Opinion: Despite California's Problems Newsom Will Coast to Re-Election

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    Drought-parched Lake Oroville in Butte County in March. Drone photo courtesy California Department of Water Resources
    California voters received their mail ballots for the June 7 primary election this week and most will be surprised to learn that there are 25 candidates seeking to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom.
    One of them will place second to Newsom in the primary ballot and, thanks to Calfiornia's top-two election system, appear on the November ballot as Newsom's official challenger.
    Most likely that dubious honor will go to Republican state Sen. Brian Dahle, since he's the only one of the 25...
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