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Today's column: the rising political dominance of the Bay Area at the expense of Southern California. Listen or read the text at KCRW.com. Snippet:

The new year in Sacramento marks a new era, and not just as the end of the weird experiment in celebrity-driven politics that was Arnold Schwarzenegger....

The change in Sacramento also underlines the shift of Los Angeles and Southern California to second-tier status in state politics.


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