Breaking News

Video: Interview with Steve Forbes on America’s fiscal cliff

August 13, 2012 By admin. Aug. 13, 2012 By Brian Calle This is the second part of my interview with Steve Forbes, the owner of Forbes magazine and a former presidential candidate. He comments on America heading over a fiscal cliff. ...

‘Policing for profit’ on the rise

August 13, 2012 By Steven Greenhut. Aug. 13, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO -- Few groups of "sinners" are singled out in biblical accounts more than "tax collectors," who were not merely state agents collecting revenue that taxpayers rightfully owed to the government. They were the source of particular loathing because they were extortionists, who profited personally by shaking down as much money as possible from ci...

Moonbeam power no help during heat wave energy ‘snapback’

August 10, 2012 By admin. Aug. 10, 2012 by Wayne Lusvardi Green Power hasn’t been much help during the current heat wave. Especially bad have been the “snapback” hours from, about 7 to 8 pm daily, when demand exceeds the forecasted supply of power.  Green Power is, at best, a pricey luxury public good. The state electric grid operator forecasts that California should have a surplus of about 10 percent -...

Chevron refinery fire sets off money grab

August 10, 2012 By Joseph Perkins. Aug, 10, 2012 By Joseph Perkins Well, that didn’t take long. No sooner did Chevron douse the fire this week at its Richmond oil refinery before a couple thousand folks, claiming some sort of personal injury or another, started looking for a way to get paid. More than a thousand “victims” of the Richmond fire, complaining of coughs, nausea, scratchy throats and even “psycholog...
Page 231 of 466« First...102030...229230231232233...240250260...Last »

News Archive

Archive By Categories
  • Budget and Finance
  • Education
  • Health care
  • Infrastructure
  • Inside Government
  • Life in California
  • Politics and Elections
  • Regulations
  • Rights and Liberties
  • Waste, Fraud and Abuse