PPIC [Public Policy Institute of California] surveyed 2,001 California adults by landline and cellphone from Nov. 13-20. … sampling error margin of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points among all adults.
[Jerry] Brown’s job approval has hit 48 percent after the passage of Proposition 30…
Californians are even giving the state Legislature improved grades, sending lawmakers’ job approval rating to 34 percent among all adults, surpassing 30 percent for the first time since January 2008.
…respondents from around the state and different demographic groups now believe the state will be a better place to live in 2025 than it is now—or at least that there will be no change. Only Republicans remain pessimistic. A majority of that group believe California will be a worse place to live, the poll found.
It takes a long time for Detroitization…
HBO’s Behind the Candelbra
Michael Douglas as Liberace
Matt Damon will play former live-in lover Scott Thorson
Dan Aykroyd as Liberace’s long-time manager
Rob Lowe as the plastic surgeon tasked with making Thorson’s face resemble Liberace’s,
Debbie Reynolds will play Liberace’s mother Frances