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Melissa Griffin

Ammunition. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Melissa Griffin: California Lawmakers Focus On Proposed Ammo Regulations

California Democrats are taking aim at bullets with a number of proposals limiting ammunition purchases.

04/08/2013

Reince Priebus, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Melissa Griffin: CPAC Speakers Have No California Love

Some of the most conservative members of the Republican party gathered this past weekend for the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, DC, taking aim at President Obama, the Democrats, each other and the State of California.

03/18/2013

Sacramento Kings (16-29)

Melissa Griffin: Trying To Keep The Kings And Their Money In California

While the Niners lost the Superbowl, it could be worse. The Sacramento Kings have inked a deal to go to Seattle and it’s gotten political.

02/04/2013

An Apple ipad tablet displays app icons on its home screen. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Melissa Griffin: Privacy Pop-ups Coming To Your Apps

Soon you’ll be seeing privacy notices popping up on your mobile applications.

01/14/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Melissa Griffin: Return Of Legislature Sets Up Flurry Of California Lawmaking

The calm is ending; the storm is here. The California state legislature is back in session and they are going to be very, very busy because they only have until January 25 to submit all the bills they are going to hear this session.

01/07/2013

U.S. Capitol

Melissa Griffin: ‘Twas The Night Before Cliffmas’

Twas the night before cliffmas, when all through the House The members were stirring, and starting to grouse, The stock market was steady, the jobs numbers were fair, But the issue of the fiscal cliff hung in the air.

12/24/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Melissa Griffin: Gov. Brown’s Tax Campaign Takes Strange Turn

Faced with mounting opposition and additional reports of fiscal mismanagement, California Gov. Jerry Brown’s defense of Proposition 30 tax increase is raising eyebrows.

10/29/2012

A Prop 37 supporter holds a poster calling for labeling of genetically modified foods. (CBS)

Melissa Griffin: Prop 37 Food Fight; Physical SoCal Debate

A recent push by opponents of Proposition 37, which would require labeling of genetically modified foods, appears to be driving down support.

10/15/2012

A California polling place

Melissa Griffin: Battle Over California Tax Propositions Heats Up

As Election Day nears, commercials on both sides of Governor Jerry Brown’s tax measure are looking to inspire voters, and not always in a forthright way. Also, the Munger family gives Brown a big headache.

10/08/2012

San Quentin execution chamber, death penalty, lethal injection

Sentiment Growing To Repeal Death Penalty, 3-Strikes in California

Two aspects of California’s criminal justice system are on November’s ballot: the death penalty and three strikes law. Historically endorsed by overwhelming margins, public opinion appears to be shifting in favor of repealing both laws.

09/17/2012

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