Anti-nuke activists attack San Onofre 20

June 29, 2012 By Joseph Perkins With San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station offline since January, Southern California Edison, the plant’s majority owner, launched an energy conservation campaign this week urging its customers to save power this summer. San Onofre’s two

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California High-Speed Rail crashing into reality 7

June 27, 2012 By Josephine Djuhana Gov. Jerry Brown, alongside a number of lawmakers, continues the push to build the nation’s first high-speed rail, despite a hefty price tag as high as $98 billion, an immediate negative environmental impact, and

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County, city mortgage grabs could spark new housing crisis 10

June 21, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi In San Bernardino, the county has approved using eminent domain to seize bank-owned pools of “underwater mortgages” to get the county out of its over-indebted housing stagnation. The city of San Bernardino has the second highest poverty rate in

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President Obama’s green immigration strategy 0

June 18, 2012 By Chriss Street President Barack Obama’s Executive Order to suspend the deportations of 800,000 illegal aliens for two years will act as a magnet to motivate millions of people from around the world to come to the

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State promotes renewable energy at all costs 5

June 15, 2012 By Joseph Perkins The California Public Utilities Commission routinely rubber stamps renewable energy projects without discussion. But that was not the case this past Thursday, when Commissioner Michael Florio objected to a solar project that came before

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Infighting could derail federal transport bucks for L.A. 5

June 14, 2012 By Tori Richards Los Angeles stands to receive federal transportation dollars for the first time in nearly a decade, yet local infighting could derail the project, officials say. Allegations of influence peddling with a campaign donor tied

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Restoring the San Joaquin River for non-endangered red herring 0

Editor’s note: For clarity, this article has been modified to include an excerpt from the letter by Robert Pyke.  June 11, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Should we save the endangered red herring fish in California’s San Joaquin River? The question

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Why a split-roll property tax is DOA 23

June 11, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi A proposed ballot proposition circulating for signatures in California for what is called a “spilt tax roll” is dead on arrival at the ballot box in November 2012 should it gather the necessary 807,614

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The tangled web of High-speed spending 0

June 11, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — With the looming state budget deadline of June 15, most lawmakers are at least pretending to have budget issues in their sights at the moment. But there are still thousands of bills

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Shock: Wind energy goes radioactive

June 6, 2012 By Chriss Street Al Gore opened his 2006 movie, “An Inconvenient Truth,” with an apology for not having already saved the world from global warming: “I have advocated policies to promote renewable energy and accelerate reductions in

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