In case you missed it:
Royalty in Sacramento? No. Just an installment of the California Nurses Association's Queen Meg protest road show.
Despite an uptick in consumer spending and personal income in California, consumer confidence has dropped to a record low, according to San Jose State University's Survey and Policy Research Institute.
The latest voter registration figures show that Democrats and independents have increased their totals, while Republicans have slid.
In tomorrow's Bee:
The California Labor Federation's "Do Not Patronize" list includes several hotels and large corporations, such as Wal-Mart, which aggressively fight their workers' efforts to organize. But Torey Van Oot reports that it also includes a handful of political consultants who have suffered financial consequences as a result.
Bee political editor Amy Chance analyzes a new Republican Governors Association ad that attacks Democratic candidate Jerry Brown.
Jon Ortiz reviews Senate Republican Leader Dennis Hollingsworth's proposal to curb retirement benefits for new state workers.