Jeb Bush

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, shown last week in Atlanta, will be in California next week for fundraising stops in Newport Beach, Bel-Air and San Francisco. (David Goldman / Associated Press)

By Alice Walton
March 25, 2015

A Republican presidential candidate hasn’t won California since 1988 but that doesn’t stop GOP candidates from visiting the Golden State. That’s because it’s home to so many wealthy donors. (Remember the stat that California has more billionaires than any other state — and almost any other country?)

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be here next week for fundraising stops in Newport Beach, Bel-Air and San Francisco, reports the Washington Post.

Here are other California headlines from around the Web:

–Former U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is settling into her office in the Hall of Administration. As a Los Angeles County supervisor, she is now one of the most powerful politicians in California. “It’s fascinating how many people work for the county — over 100,000. At the Department of Labor it was like 15,000. The budget here is $26 billion, much more than what I was used to in D.C,” she said. Downtown News

–A longtime labor leader is retiring in Orange County. Nick Berardino led the county’s largest public employee union. Daily Pilot

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