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Gubernatorial candidate John Chiang speaks at UC Berkeley on housing crisis, education

THE DAILY CALIFORNIANCalifornia State Treasurer and 2018 gubernatorial candidate John Chiang came to UC Berkeley on Monday evening to speak on his vision for California’s future.The event, hosted in partnership by the Berkeley Forum and the Goldman School of Public Policy, was titled “The Power of Public Investment: Improving Our Economy, Our Climate, and Our Future” and addressed issues ranging from the state’s housing crisis to its failing infrastructure. Chiang emphasized fiscal responsibility and community action as key to ensuring California’s success.“We have bountiful opportunities if we can learn to live together, work together, play together,” Chiang...

Winter is coming, but 1 idea may help save Planet Earth

San Francisco ChronicleBy John ChiangJust as the latest season of the HBO medieval fantasy TV series “Game of Thrones” warned that “winter is coming,” we know the apocalyptic consequence of climate change is coming, too. But our threat is much scarier than a fictional army of the undead. The enemy is us.Climate-change deniers led by President Trump continue to willfully impede efforts to save the planet. And they have isolated the United States from the rest of the world’s efforts to slow global warming. Only the United States, Nicaragua and war-torn Syria are not parties to the...

State Treasurer John Chiang speaks on gubernatorial campaign in Indio

KESQINDIO, Calif. - State Treasurer John Chiang discussed his campaign for governor at the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce's Gubernatorial Candidate Series today in Indio.He answered questions from local and business leaders in the valley during a session that was moderated by News Channel 3's and CBS Local 2's Katie Widner.Indio Councilmember Glenn Miller said he was happy to hear a major gubernatorial candidate would be making his way to the area."I think it's great to come to the small towns and smaller communities, because that's really where the rubber meets the road. Looking at our...