* At HealthyCA, Dan Weintraub reports on California’s decreasing teenage birth rate.
* More from Dan Weintraub’s Healthy CA: Medi-Cal is a value choice. Do we want to provide insurance for those under the poverty line or not? Prior to Gov. Davis, we only went to 86% of the poverty line, and then we went to 100%. That’s hardly a huge committment to the people of California. It requires that a family of four earn preposterously low incomes. Yet, those changes did create a surge in Medi-Cal recipients.
* Poizner plays populist by going after Anthem Blue Cross.
* The California Young Republicans voted overwhelmingly to endorse Steve Poizner for governor.