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Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sept. 29 that lowers the legally allowed blood alcohol content levels for drivers hired by ride-sharing services. Rep. Katcho Achadjian, D-San Luis Obispo, authored the bill, AB 2687, which says drivers hired by ride sharing services must follow the same blood alcohol content guidelines as commercial drivers. Under current Read More →
Once a gerrymandered district known as the “ribbon of shame” for wrapping up Democratic strongholds, the safe House seat held for two decades by Democrat Lois Capps is looking more and more like national politics in microcosm. Capps’ decision not to run in California’s 24th Congressional District created a wide open field that was narrowed Read More →
Will an anti-Trump backlash affect elections far down the ballot on the Central Coast? Perhaps. Which is why the billionaire developer’s triumph in the Indiana primary, and the abrupt suspension of campaigns by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, has ripple effects down to county and regional elections. For one thing, any Read More →