By Sameea Kamal, CalMatters
CalMatters is a public interest journalism venture committed to explaining how California’s state Capitol works and why it matters
Photo: John Cox showed off Tag the bear on Harbor Island during his campaign. Photo by Chris Stone
September 12, 2021 (San Diego) - Everyone’s entitled to their own opinions, but not to their own facts.
That holds true for politicians, including the candidates in California’s Sept. 14 recall election and Gov. Gavin Newsom. Campaigning during a resurgent COVID-19 pandemic and deadly, unprecedented wildfires, their approaches to the state’s problems can vary.