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Rail Series: Who will own it? Who will pay for it?

December 18, 2012 By admin. This is Part 6 of a series on Medium-Speed rail alternatives to California’s High-Speed Rail project. Click to read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. Dec. 18, 2012 By Stan Brin In any discussion of rail expansion, two gorillas always appear: How do we pay for it? How do we keep the government out of it? I’m not a politician. I can only accept that the people of ...

More ‘educators,’ less education

December 17, 2012 By Katy Grimes. Dec. 17, 2012 By Katy Grimes I attended California public schools, kindergarten through college, starting in the late 1960s through the mid 1980s. While I don’t claim to have received a brilliant education, I did receive a solid liberal arts education. This is especially true when my public education is compared with today’s public education. School decorum was more formal and pro...

CalPERS seeks to be new California ‘Octopus’

December 17, 2012 By admin. Dec. 17, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi In 1901, Frank Norris wrote a novel, “The Octopus: A Story of California.” The book became famous for its description of the monopolistic Southern and Pacific Railroad that dominated California a century ago. Fast-forward to 2012 and the bankrupt city of San Bernardino, where the California Public Employees Retirement Fund is trying to become a ne...

Much required of Democratic Legislature

December 14, 2012 By Joseph Perkins. Dec. 14, 2012 By Joseph Perkins I met Darrell Steinberg last week. The state Senate president pro tem said that he and his fellow Democrats recognize the awesome responsibility that comes with the supermajorities they now enjoy in both chambers of the Legislature. To which I say, facta, non verba.  Or, for those who are rusty on their Latin, “deeds, not words.” I’m not referri...
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