Posts Tagged ‘K. Lloyd Billingsley’

Will Salaries Sink CIRM?

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Lloyd Billingsley: The Los Angeles Times is editorializing that outlandish salaries at the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, will “will go a long way toward assuring the institute's extinction.” But the Times is leaving out another factor that could sink the state stem cell i...

Stem Cell Boondoggle Seeks New Boss

Monday, June 20th, 2011

JUNE 20, 2011 By K. LLOYD BILLINGSLEY The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the state stem-cell agency, is looking for a new boss. The quest for a new leader, and possibly more public money, has shifted attention from CIRM’s lack of results. CIRM was created by Proposition ...

Gridlock On Renewable Energy Highway

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

MAY 24, 2011 By K. LLOYD BILLINGSLEY California politicians want to draw 33 percent of the state’s energy needs from “renewable” sources such as wind and solar by 2020, fewer than 10 years away. That plan will be hard to pull off for many reasons, including those outlined by energy expert ...

The Economist Mag Assaults Prop. 13

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

MAY 2, 2011 By K. Lloyd Billingsley The surfer, posed by what appears to be the Pacific Ocean, wears star-spangled trunks and his surfboard bears a peace sign, a highway placard bearing the number 13 and a banner reading “Direct Democracy.” The section of his board emblazoned “California” ...