Phil Matier

Political Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle

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In his campaign for Governor, Jerry Brown said he would never raise taxes without a vote of the people.

Proposed Special Election Could Be Mail-in Only

In his campaign for Governor, Jerry Brown said he would never raise taxes without a vote of the people.

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Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

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We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

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Panelists discuss how inflation is affecting consumers and lawmakers, and former congresswoman Jane Harman looks at voting rights and how to prevent Russia from invading Ukraine.

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Omicron is partly driving LA’s record-breaking COVID surge. UCSF’s Dr.

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After nearly two years of free bus rides, LA Metro is resuming fare collection this week.

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With Omicron, many offices resemble ghost towns again, and questions emerge about the future of in-person work. It’s especially true in Culver City.

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People should not deliberately try to catch Omicron and get it over with, as there’s no way to predict the severity of COVID infections, says Dr. Jose Mayorga of UC Irvine.

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After COVID-19 claimed the lives of more than 33,000 Latinos in California, community leaders fear that the high number of deaths would have generation-crossing and traumatic effects…

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We kick off a new year of Left Right & Center as the country reflects on the one-year anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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