Poll Finds Most Californians Say Climate Change Linked To DroughtNearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is having an impact on the state's persistent drought, sharing Gov. Jerry Brown's environmental concerns as he presses for tougher climate change standards, according to a new statewide poll released Wednesday.
Poll Finds Most Californians Favor Saving Budget SurplusMost Californians favor paying down the state's debts and building a reserve over additional spending for social services, according to a poll released Wednesday that provides a boost for Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan.
Phil Matier: A Mayoral Tale Of Two Cities While low approval ratings plague Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, it doesn't appear she'll be going anywhere. Meanwhile, San Francisco's Mayor Ed Lee is leading his city in a period of rapid expansion.
Poll Shows Californians Gloomy Outlook On Economy, Job MarketA new poll shows that most Californians are downright gloomy about the state’s economy and very few voters think the job market will improve this year.
Large Majority of Californians Now Support Same-Sex MarriageA new poll shows that nearly two-thirds of Californians now approve of allowing same-sex marriage couples to marry.
Celebrities Tweet Their Political SupportJust in case you need further convincing of why to vote, some celebrities weigh-in via Twitter to express their support for the Presidential candidates, like Katy Perry...
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Gov. Brown Ratchets Up Prop. 30 Campaign As Support SlipsCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is intensifying his campaign to pass Proposition 30, which has fallen below 50 percent support for the first time according to the latest statewide poll.
Support Slips For Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure, But Voters Oppose CutsA new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California finds support is slipping for Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative.
Poll Shows Most California Voters Want Citizenship Path For Illegal ImmigrantsA UC Berkeley-Field Poll shows more than two-thirds of California voters favor a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, but many voters don’t believe in granting them the same entitlements as legal residents.
Poll Finds California Voters Split Over Repealing Death PenaltyA new Field Poll shows California voters split over a November ballot initiative seeking to repeal the death penalty.
Opinion: Presidential Poll TrollingThough the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.