Posts Tagged ‘Sacramento Bee’

Fracking showdown: Will CA media STILL ignore Obama view?

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

The prospect of rich Dem dilettante Tom Steyer targeting Jerry Brown over fracking is scary in some ways. It could well lead to fracking never coming to California and bringing the jobs and wealth it has to North Dakota, Texas, Ohio and Pennsylvania. But it could also improve the public debate on...

‘We are destined to live with a growing and permanent underclass’

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

It may be building very slowly, and years later than it should have first appeared. But there is beginning to be a groundswell of a broad understanding in California that there is a link between job creation and what the state government does. In recent months, Dan Walters of the Sac Bee has repeate...

Grim LAT: Bullet train $25B short. Dim Sac Bee: What $25B? All soon to be well!

Friday, November 29th, 2013
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On Monday, a Sacramento judge dealt a devastating setback to the California bullet train. The most serious of several obstacles in two decisions released by Judge Michael Kenny was his ruling that the $68 billion project didn't have a legal business plan and that the state couldn't start constructio...

Sac Bee finally discovers Gerawan-UFW story

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Since June, Katy Grimes has been covering the struggle between Gerawan Farms and its workers against the United Farm Workers union and Sacramento politicians. Almost two months ago, she profiled Silvia Lopez, the farm worker who was fighting UFW representation being force on Gerawan's workers wit...

LAT, Sac Bee fracking coverage: Same old glaring omission

Saturday, November 16th, 2013
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Here we go again. On Friday, the state government released its draft fracking regulations. And while in their coverage, the Sacramento Bee and the Los Angeles Times cited environmentalists' dire warnings about fracking, the papers once again made a gigantic omission: They don't note the Obama adm...

UC president’s first speech shows doubts about her were warranted

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
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In July, when the University of California Board of Regents announced the selection of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as the new UC system president, regents could not have been more pleased with themselves. They wanted a high-profile president and so they thought they hit a home run. ...

Fracking: California should learn from Britain’s change of course

Friday, November 1st, 2013
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When it comes to green propaganda about hydraulic fracturing, it's been a dead heat between New York state and Western Europe as to where the alarmists had the most clout. Mostly because of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's dithering and pandering,  nothing seems to be changing in the Empire State, where a fr...

The high cost of ignoring the truth: Sacramento Convention Center

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

The City of Sacramento, usually on the wrong side of economic sense and accountability, is planning to build an even bigger, more expensive Convention Center, despite $16 million in annual losses over a 10-year period, and cumulative losses of $218 million over the past 14 years. adobe creative s...

Fracking: Can we trade CA Dems for PA Dems?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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The New York Times and the Huffington Post have reported that the Obama administration supports fracking and doesn't buy the alarmism of the enviromental lobby on this. Now another prominent  publication, the National Journal, points out a fact that the Los Angeles Times and the Sacramento Bee refu...

Critics charge flap reveals Sac Bee’s pro-arena agenda

Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Sacramento Bee Cutbacks

Critics have taken issue with the Sacramento Bee’s coverage of a Sacramento arena deal. Last Thursday, the Bee featured a story under the headline, "PAC pushes Sacramento arena vote but won't say where it is getting money." The story claimed that Taxpayers for Safer Neighborhoods, an Orange C...