A Christian Science perspective.
Californians reject the governor's plans for budget reforms, leaving him politically damaged and with a $21.3 billion deficit to manage.
As voters face ballot measures, critics say Governor Schwarzenegger is using scare tactics.
The California governor has backed a package of six budget-reform propositions to save the state from the prospect of $42 billion deficits. But a poll suggests five could fail.
Farms see fallow fields and laid-off workers, and some urban consumers face their first water cuts in two decades.
The famously liberal city slices aid for the needy. Advocates cry foul, but others see a need to curb spending.