Favorite Political Links

John Myers California politics Facebook page

8:38 PM, Apr 16, 2012

You can check out more from the world of California politics on my Facebook page.

California's first political read: Rough & Tumble

4:26 PM, Apr 18, 2012

The longest-running site in California for all of the day's political news is Rough & Tumble, the work of a former award-winning Sacramento television political reporter.

In-depth reporting on California public employee pensions

8:55 PM, Apr 16, 2012

Here's the one site I always visit to get a serious and in-depth look at the latest news and issues surrounding California public employee pensions.

To the political left: Calitics

9:03 PM, Apr 16, 2012

No political blog seems to have its finger more on the pulse of California's progressive, Democratic party base more than Calitics.

To the political right: Flash Report

9:04 PM, Apr 16, 2012

The top website for California Republicans and conservative activists is the Flash Report, published by a well-connected and opinionated former executive director of the state GOP.

The political buzz from Calbuzz

8:48 PM, Apr 16, 2012

Never ones to let politicians off easy, longtime political observers Jerry Roberts and Phil Trounstine are the provocateurs behind this lively site on all things California politics.

Around the Capitol: tracking state legislation

8:44 PM, Apr 16, 2012

One of the better sites to track all kinds of things under the state Capitol dome, from legislation to campaign spending and the candidates running in Assembly and Senate races in 2012.

California Watch: Investigative Journalism at its best

8:52 PM, Apr 16, 2012

The folks at California Watch, a project of the nonprofit Center for Investigative Reporting, have created an award-winning service for digging into the real workings... good and bad... of state government.

The newspaper of California's state Capitol

8:58 PM, Apr 16, 2012

Capitol Weekly is a must-read for those looking for both the big picture importance of an issue and the inside scoop on who's up and who's down in California politics.

Lower vote for parcel taxes may not matter, says report

8:00 PM, Sep 16, 2013

A Democratic legislative priority -- lowering the threshold to impose local parcel taxes for schools -- may not do much to affect either the number of those ballot measures or their outcome on Election Day.