The latest report from the legislative analyst's office says we are recovering more quickly than expected from the deficit plague of just two and three years ago. The Golden State's treasury is now befitting of its name.
The terms PRISM, FISA and metadata have become familiar in the debate over NSA surveillance of global communications. But there is another cryptic-sounding expression to add to the list: twelve-triple-three, or 12333.
It's Thursday and that means it's time for State of Affairs, our look at politics and government throughout California. To help us with that we're joined in studio by KPCC political reporter Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze.