Breaking News-March, 2012

Greens Want Energy Bubble Loans from CPUC

Friday, March 30th, 2012

MARCH 30, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California is getting strapped for cash to continue to pay for subsidies for economically infeasible solar power and energy efficiency projects for homeowners and small businesses. So the Environmental Defense Fund has concocted a proposal to the California Public...

Feinstein Ends Truce, Restarts Water Wars

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

MARCH 29, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California's water wars are back. U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., sent a letter to the Association of California Water Agencies late Tuesday March 27 again pitting North against South. The letter stated Feinstein was no longer entertaining compromise legi...

Job Lies: When Will ‘Green’ = ‘Dishonest’?

Monday, March 26th, 2012

MARCH 26, 2012 By CHRIS REED Just as red and blue have become associated with Republicans and Democrats, respectively, because of Election Night maps, will green someday become a synonym for fraud and dishonesty? After listening to Gov. Jerry Brown's two years of lies, prevarications and fantasies...

Consequences of Conservation

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

March 23, 2012 Palo Alto residents have responded admirably to the city’s “Zero Waste” campaign, which aims to divert almost all the city’s trash from landfills to recycling centers by 2021. In fact, residents have done such a good job of recycling -- the city’s diversion rate has risen...

CA Liberals Blocking Housing for Poor

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

MARCH 21, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI We are hearing a lot about how California cannot close a $10 billion budget gap.  But California has allowed 400 redevelopment agencies to retain about $2 billion in funds set aside for so-called “affordable housing.” Note: We're not talking here about "publi...

ObamaCare: Can You Say ‘Trillions?’

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Katy Grimes: The Congressional Budget Office reported this week that the total cost of ObamaCare will be more than $1.7 trillion over a decade - double the original White House estimates of $940 billion over 10 years. Don't look for this information in your newspaper unless you are a subscriber ...

Feinstein Waves White Flag in Water War

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

MARCH 12, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI In California’s historical water wars force and fraud typically prevail during battle. The consent of the governed only emerges when there is a necessity for peace and compromise. On March 9. U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., signaled she would seek a dea...

New Legislation Impacts ‘Unborn’

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Katy Grimes: California's liberal politicians have been raging publibly for the last several weeks because the head of the Department of Fish and Game legally killed a cougar while on a hunting trip in Idaho. They are outraged and have demanded his resignation. But, now California liberal politi...

Shock! ‘Conservative White Men’ Deny Moon Made of Green Cheese

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Commentary MARCH 7, 2012 By JOHN SEILER Supposing somebody insisted that the moon is made of green cheese. This is not a self-evident fact. Camembert, maybe, but not green cheese. We would demand strong proof. Even if the proof was provided, we could provide counter-arguments. It's called scien...

‘Fire Sale’ Prices Can’t Save Chevy Volt

Monday, March 5th, 2012

MARCH 5, 2012 By JOSEPH PERKINS Wouldn’t you know it: No sooner did General Motors start shipping its Chevrolet Volt toCalifornialast month before the automaker decided to halt production of the low-emission vehicle. Californiacar buyers must be bummed. To bribe them to purchase the $40,000 (an...

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