CIRM's Politics of Personal Enrichment 0

NOV. 28, 2010 Newspaper report exposes exorbitant salaries at state stem cell agency but understates waste and scientific failure By K. LLOYD BILLINGSLEY The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the $3 billion state stem cell agency created by Proposition 71

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PG&E Storm Workers 0

Katy Grimes: The recent dumping of snow and rain on Northern California left more than 20,000 people in Nevada, El Dorado, Placer, Yuba and Sierra Counties without power. The reports have been all over the news. And many people have

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I'm Not Flying! 0

John Seiler: Fortunately, California is such a beautiful state that there’s no reason to leave anyway, except to get a job. So I’m staying put until the fascist TSA stops treating passengers like concentration camp inmates. Here’s the latest: If

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S. Mateo DA vs. TSA Gropers 0

John Seiler: In this video, San Mateo D.A. Steve Wagstaffe says he will prosecute TSA officials if they sexually abuse passengers: Nov. 18, 2010

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Folsom Prison Museum Free! 0

Anthony Pignataro: Until Nov. 24, that is. But yeah: admission to the Folsom Prison Museum is free (it’s normally $2 — no checks!). According to an official state Department of Corrections and Rehabiltation press release, this generosity is to celebrate

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Studying Death By Caltrain 0

Anthony Pignataro: Those feeling much too good about themselves ought to take a gander at this incredibly fascinating/depressing new study from the San Jose State University-based Mineta Transportation Institute on people who kill themselves by commuter train (click here for

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