April, 2012

Calif. gas prices more than double in 8 years

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

April 28, 2012 By John Seiler The following chart I made from GasBuddy.com, which also lets you find the cheapest local gas prices. The chart shows gas prices in three areas for the past eight years. Note that Los Angeles (blue line) and San Francisco (orange line) usually have the same prices, wi...

Calif. just for rich folks now

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

April 28, 2012 By John Seiler California is just for rich folks now. If you're middle class, I suggest getting out. If you're poor, you can get EBT cards, Section 8 housing, etc., but then you're hooked into the government system. Some of my previous posts on this topic raised the hackles of so...

Abortion expansion bill gasps for life

Friday, April 27th, 2012

April 27, 2012 By Dave Roberts California women abort their unborn children at a significantly higher rate than the rest of the country, accounting for nearly one in five abortions in the United States. But for many Democratic politicians and abortion providers there aren’t enough abortions in t...

Feinstein offers pact with water devil

Friday, April 27th, 2012

April 27, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Yesterday U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., responded to a Republican-backed water bill stalled in the U.S. Senate with a deal that might end up as a pact with the water devil for farmers and water agencies. Feinstein included provisions in an amended Sen...

The Prop. 25 bait and switch

Friday, April 27th, 2012

April 27, 2012 By Joseph Perkins For years, Sacramento’s tax-and-spend Democrats tried to figure out a way to persuade California voters to amend the state Constitution to require a simple -- rather than two-thirds -- majority of the Legislature to pass the state budget. In 2010, they finally h...

Dems stonewall accountability for Legislature

Friday, April 27th, 2012

April 26, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO -- If revenge is a dish best served cold, it’s downright arctic in the California Legislature. Two members of the Assembly just found out how frosty politics can be when there is a chilling, and deliberate betrayal of trust. Assemblywoman Shannon Gro...

Gov Brown preaches tax message to church leaders

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Judge affirms ruling Controller cannot block Legislator pay

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Leg Analyst says April revenues $2 billion short

Friday, April 27th, 2012

AB 1692 could halt city bankruptcies

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

April 26, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO -- Bankruptcy still haunts California cities six months after Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB 506. Written by Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, the bill made it more difficult for municipalities to file bankruptcy, such as requiring negotiations wi...