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VIDEO: Teachers unions, Common Core and other roadblocks to reform
Cal Watchdog's James Poulos interviews filmmaker Bob Bowdon about the national trends in school choice and bottom-up solutions for education reform. ...
Something good in CA: Fewer car inspections
Depending how old your car is, in California every couple of years you have to take it to get "smogged" before your license is renewed. It costs from $25 to $50. As government bureaucracies go in California, it's relatively low on the onerous scale. That's something good about our state. Because ...
CA GOP looks ahead to broaden base
Analysts expected it, but it hurt all the same. The gains in the California Legislature were welcome. But in state-level races, California Republicans did not enjoy the same tidal-wave election results as their fellow party faithful across the country. For decades at the national level, moderate,...
Assembly GOP Leader Kristin Olsen introduces new stars
2014 was a solid year for California Republicans. In the state Senate, the GOP prevented Democrats from regaining a two-thirds supermajority. And in the Assembly, Republicans defeated three Democratic incumbents, which also reversed a Democratic supermajority. "We unseated sitting Democrats ...
Vallejo’s struggles capture CA city perils
After three years spent in bankruptcy, 2008-11, running the city of Vallejo is still a struggle. Facing a weakened police force and a failed experiment in citizen-driven budgeting, Vallejo's structural challenges have persisted. In the wake of the pension crisis that helped plunge the city into...
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