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S.F. Subway Derails Into Boondoggle

July 22, 2011 By admin. JULY 22, 2011 By KATY GRIMES The California High-Speed Rail Authority isn't the state's only massive choo-choo boondoggle. San Francisco boasts the Central Subway project, a wasteful train system all its own. Fortunately, citizen volunteers, transportation and rail experts and local writers have been making noise about the Central Subway project. But no one in public office appears ...

Why would Sacto tap a failed leader?

July 22, 2011 By admin. Commentary JULY 22, 2011 By STEVEN GREENHUT The Sacramento Bee reported today that John Shirey, executive director of the California Redevelopment Association, is the top candidate to be Sacramento's next city manager. This choice only confirms the small-town mentality of Sacramento leaders and their enduring support for redevelopment schemes even as redevelopment is being phased out...

Despite Gain, CalPERS Still Underfunded

July 22, 2011 By admin. JULY 22, 2100 By LANNY EBENSTEIN The recent announcement that the investment return of CalPERS for the 2010-11 fiscal year was 20.7 percent does not indicate that it, or other public sector pension funds, are now financially solvent. Indeed, the exact opposite is the case. Notwithstanding the increase in the stock market in the past year, CalPERS and other public sector pension funds a...

Zombie Recovery: CA Jobless Rate Jumps

July 22, 2011 By admin. JULY 22, 2011 By JOHN SEILER California is suffering what I call a "Zombie Recovery." The state economy is walking, but dead. Today the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released new numbers for June 2011 showing that California's unemployment rose to 11.8 percent from 11.7 percent in May. That reversed slight declines in unemployment in recent months. That means the state is staggering...
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