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10 predictions for California 2013 44

Dec. 30, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — California’ Democratic leaders are giddy about the future now that they have gained everything they wanted in the last election — voter-approved tax increases and a two-thirds supermajority in both houses of the Legislature,

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CA lawmakers take aim at guns 22

Dec. 24, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO – It took only days before California’s legislators reacted to the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy with a fusillade of bills designed to take California closer to Democratic leaders’ unstated but obvious

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Free market’s lessons go untaught 13

Dec. 9, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Advocates for bigger government — which is just about everyone these days, it seems — believe that government is the most efficient and humane provider of goods and services. It’s such a

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Fighting crime & overspending 24

Dec. 2, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — For advocates of less-intrusive government, finding the good news in the recent election is like looking on the bright side after your house has been wiped out by a hurricane: You never

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