By Mercury News & East Bay Times Editorial Boards | PUBLISHED: August 7, 2018 at 11:54 am | UPDATED: November 1, 2018 at 9:34 am Here are our recommendations for Tuesday’s election. Click on the links to read the full editorials. Statewide U.S. Senate – Dianne Feinstein Governor – Gavin Newsom Lieutenant Governor – Eleni Kounalakis Treasurer – Fiona Ma Controller – Betty Yee Attorney general – Xavier Becerra Insurance commissioner – Steve Poizner Secretary of State – Alex PadillaSuperintendent of public instruction – Marshall Tuck Board of Equalization, District 2 – Malia Cohen U.S. House District 15 – Eric Swalwell District 17 – Ro Khanna State Assembly District 15 – Buffy Wicks District 16 – Catharine Baker Regional AC Transit, at-large – No recommendation AC Transit, Ward 4 – No recommendation AC Transit, Ward 5 – Diane Shaw BART, Dist. 2 – Joel Keller … [Read more...] about Our endorsements for 163 races and ballot measures
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Damian Paletta, The Washington Post Published 11:42 am PDT, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 John Muller walks through his pumpkin patch in Half Moon Bay. Marijuana growers are interested in partnering with Daylight Farms, and he has the potential to earn millions. John Muller walks through his pumpkin patch in Half Moon Bay. Marijuana growers are interested in partnering with Daylight Farms, and he has the potential to earn millions. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Ricky Carioti Eda and John Muller grow dozens of pumpkin varieties and take part in a festival that draws thousands of tourists to their small community each year. Eda and John Muller grow dozens of pumpkin varieties and take part in a festival that draws thousands of tourists to their small community each year. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Ricky Carioti John Muller listens as his … [Read more...] about In Half Moon Bay, can pot save the pumpkin farm?
Hello all,I'm Ellie Mulder, a reporter for The Gazette, Colorado Springs’ daily newspaper, here to talk about how, when and why to vote Nov. 6.I'm sure you’ve been inundated by unsolicited texts, calls and a deluge of sponsored social media posts from candidates this fall. You’ve probably seen your friends post selfies with “I voted” stickers or read articles about Taylor Swift finally getting political. It’s been an overwhelming few weeks.But here are a few tips that I hope will help you wade through the sea of information and figure out how you want to vote. (And you really should vote.)YOU STILL CAN REGISTERColorado lets you register even on Election Day. Visit GoVoteColorado.com to check your voter registration status and see where you can drop your ballot or vote in person.Those who don’t get a ballot or need a replacement should visit one of the county’s voter service centers, where they can pick up a ballot, register or vote in … [Read more...] about The ultimate Voters Guide for Twentysomethings around Colorado Springs
An Oktoberfest celebrant at the East Bay town of Clayton’s annual festival. This year it’s Oct. 6-7. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) Larry Bohlig of Forest Hill, Calif., walks his Bernese called “Chief” who carries the first keg of beer to be opened during the tapping of the keg, as the Oktoberfest parade walks behind him, during the ninth annual Clayton Oktoberfest in Clayton, Calif., on Saturday Oct. 6, 2012. (Dan Rosenstrauch/Staff) Ludwig’s in San Jose will host two Oktoberfest events this season but serves German food and beer year-round. (Sal Pizarro/Staff archives) Residents enjoy German dancing with members of the Golden Gate Bavarian Club at the Oktoberfest held at the Civic Center Plaza on Saturday. Photo by Stephen Balsbaugh-MSAPhotos Joe Domitrowich of the Alpiners USA band plays his accordion during Oktoberfest in Campbell. This year’s festival is one of the latest on the Bay Area calendar: Oct. 20-21. (Gary Reyes … [Read more...] about Oktoberfest 2018: Your Bay Area guide to beer, brats, oompah music
Republican Jack Heidel, a retired math professor, is challenging U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer because he says she hasn’t done enough to address the annual federal budget deficit or the national debt.Democrat Jane Raybould, a Lincoln grocery executive and city councilwoman, says she couldn’t stomach Fischer’s vote that secured the nomination of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, whom Raybould calls unqualified.Republican Todd Watson, a Lincoln tech entrepreneur, says he is tired of complaints from senators about President Donald Trump’s trade and tariff policies, because the Senate has the constitutional power to assert itself and hasn’t. Democrat Chris Janicek, an Omaha bakery owner, says he is tired of seeing Republican talking points parroted by Nebraska’s congressional delegation. He says he wants Congress to use more independent judgment.In all, four Republicans and four Democrats say they see an opportunity to keep Fischer from a second Senate term. Many … [Read more...] about From left and right, a scramble to challenge U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer