Greens Want Energy Bubble Loans from CPUC 9

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

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Feinstein Ends Truce, Restarts Water Wars 18

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

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Job Lies: When Will ‘Green’ = ‘Dishonest’? 7

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

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Consequences of Conservation 0

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

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CA Liberals Blocking Housing for Poor 0

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

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The Dirty Secrecy of Clean Energy Costs 6

MARCH 19, 2012 By DAVE ROBERTS “Sunshine is the best disinfectant,” said Supreme Court Justice Lewis Brandeis regarding the need for governmental transparency – but apparently not when it comes to solar power and other renewable energy sources. California has

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ObamaCare: Can You Say ‘Trillions?’ 0

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

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Feinstein Waves White Flag in Water War 15

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

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New Legislation Impacts ‘Unborn’ 6

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

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Shock! ‘Conservative White Men’ Deny Moon Made of Green Cheese 6

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

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