John Myers

Los Angeles Times

Guest

Sacramento bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times; former senior editor of the Politics and Government Desk, and former Sacramento bureau chief and political reporter, for KQED's The California Report; former political editor at KXTV, the ABC affiliate in Sacramento

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On Super Tuesday, there’s a lot at stake for the Democratic candidates in California. There are nearly 500 delegates here -- more than any other state.

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The California Legislature is busy passing landmark legislation before the end of the session on Friday.   
 There’s AB 5, the bill that would require many independent contractors to…

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