Joanna – many of the newspapers got it wrong, is what happened. Here is a great article by Michele Simon that points out the many false claims and inaccuracies repeated by the editorial boards, many of which did not bother to check their facts. http://truefoodnow.org/2012/10/17/california-newspaper-editorial-boards-spread-false-claims-and-faulty-logic-on-proposition-37/
. Many newspapers have endorsed prop 37 including the Examiner, North County Times, East Bay Times, San Francisco Bay Guardian and many of the weeklies.