Posts Tagged ‘Irvine’

Video: Obamacare shutters CA businesses

Monday, July 1st, 2013
Video: Obamacare shutters CA businesses

July 1, 2013 By Brian Calle In this interview with Alexis Garcia, I go beyond the political debate over the president's signature health care legislation to reveal how Obamacare will hurt local medical device startups throughout California. ...

Californians like sprawl far more than ‘smart growth’

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

June 25, 2013 By Chris Reed California's official embrace of trendy "smart growth" -- the policy/religion that assumes it's best for individuals, communities and Gaia for most people to live in densely packed areas near transportation hubs, so they don't use devil fossil-fuel cars -- was formalize...

Data show hefty public-employee compensation

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

April 11, 2013 By Ed Ring “Forget about logic,” Jack advised. "My analytics instructor says that all logic is mere tautology. She says it is impossible to learn anything through logic that you did not already know.” -- Robert A. Heinlein, Tunnel in the Sky What about facts? There are certa...

Can Ticket Surcharge Cure Paralysis?

Monday, April 11th, 2011

APRIL 11, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Can tacking a $3 surcharge on all traffic tickets in California cure spinal cord injuries? Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, apparently thinks so. Wieckowski’s proposed AB 190 would tack on a $3 surcharge to every traffic ticket in California to generate $1...

Liberal Dem Takes On OC's Campbell

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

OCT. 26, 2010 By JOHN SEILER A surprising duel is taking place in the 48th Congressional District in California, which centers on Irvine and includes Tustin, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills and other cities. It's between sitting Rep. John Campbell, a Republican, and Irvine Councilwoman Beth Krom, a Dem...