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Language of teacher discipline bill shows Torlakson’s deceit
http://youtu.be/-zaJpwzPOaY At a little bit after the 51-minute mark of a forum in Los Angeles last week with state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck, the candidates are asked a question from the audience about the Vergara ruling, which is described a...
Fact-checking drought-water pricing
  This is Part 2 of a series. Part 1 was on how drought-water pricing violates Proposition 218's ban on tax increases without a vote of the people. What is good water pricing during a drought? Let's look at some situations. 1. Voluntary conservation A good place to start is the continu...
Alibaba challenges Silicon Valley
Until now, Silicon Valley's high-tech companies ruled the roost, leaving IBM behind years ago, with only Washington-based Microsoft among the top firms outside the Valley. Now they're being challenged by Chinese-based Alibaba, which just issued a record IPO. Although values have fluctuated, on...
Bill banning forced arbitration on Gov. Brown’s desk
A bill that the California Chamber of Commerce warns will drive up litigation costs for California businesses is on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. For disputes involving civil rights, currently businesses can provide contracts for customers in which civil-rights disputes are settled by arbitration....
Cartoon: Alibaba IPO money mountain
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