George Skelton

Los Angeles Times

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Columnist for Los Angeles Times, covering Sacramento

George Skelton on KCRW

In the 1980's a growing movement in the United States attempted to pressure South Africa to end apartheid through divestment, by refusing to invest or do business with firms that held…

A California Governor's Role in South African Justice

In the 1980's a growing movement in the United States attempted to pressure South Africa to end apartheid through divestment, by refusing to invest or do business with firms that held…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Sergio Garcia was first brought to California from Mexico when he was an infant.  Later, his family took him back to Mexico, but returned when he was 17 years old.

Undocumented Immigrants and the Meaning of Citizenship

Sergio Garcia was first brought to California from Mexico when he was an infant.  Later, his family took him back to Mexico, but returned when he was 17 years old.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Governor Brown says, "Caution is not really the right path" when it comes to creating jobs and stimulating the economy.

Where Is $9 Billion in Unused Bonds?

Governor Brown says, "Caution is not really the right path" when it comes to creating jobs and stimulating the economy.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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