New Year’s Water Bond Resolutions 0

DEC. 27, 2010 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Everyone has had the disappointing experience of opening up a Christmas time holiday gift and finding something entirely useless or even lacking sentimental value. So it may be with California’s five previous water bonds. Examining these

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White Christmas v. "Warming"

John Seiler: Santa Claus brought a lot of presents this year. One of the best: more strong proof that there’s no “global warming,” but global cooling. This comes as California prepares to destroy its economy with AB 32, the Global

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Bullet Train Costs Exploding 4

DEC. 22, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO Trying to pin down an actual, quantifiable, explainable cost estimate for the 800-mile-long proposed high-speed rail system is one of the great games of covering the project. Going back even just two years, a

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State Board Loans State Dept Money 0

Dec. 17, 2010 By KATY GRIMES On Dec. 15, a state investment fund loaned more than a million dollars to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The Pooled Money Investment Board, which approved the loan, plays a quiet role

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Rail: Pork Barrel Land Scam 2

DEC. 12, 2010 By RICHARD TRAINOR When the bond initiative to build a peripheral canal fell apart this past June it might also have signaled the end of the line for the $45 billion high-speed train proposal. This is another

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Cal Robs America for Rail Loot 0

John Seiler: I hope that the rest of America is happy that even more of its tax money will be robbed to pay for California’s High-Speed-Train-To-Nowhere-Boondoggle. Reports McClatchy: WASHINGTON — California’s high-speed rail plan will receive up to $624 million

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Safety Officials Threaten Mutual Aid Cuts 0

DEC. 2, 2010 By KATY GRIMES A legislative committee that met this week to discuss whether budget cuts to California’s emergency management agencies would threaten mutual aid agreements, primarily reiterated the vastly divergent positions between agency directors who defended their

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Fast Rail's Iffy Ridership Claims 0

DE C. 1, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO In one of the many examples of inefficiency surrounding the proposed California High-Speed Rail system, there are currently two active lawsuits, largely consisting of the same parties and many of the same issues,

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