A California GOP official wants to censure any Republican legislator who agrees to balance the budget through tax increases.
Alan Mutter explains why newspapers can't quit print yet (even the online juggernaut Politico relies on a printed paper to bolster revenue). Bill Keller, executive editor of the New York Times, agrees about print, and has more to say about newspapers here.
The managing editor of the Desert Sun of Palm Springs winds up shirtless along the highway.
Less is more colorful at the San Francisco Chronicle.