Dominy lives 0

Today’s LA Times carries the obituary of one Floyd Elgin Dominy, who ran the U.S. Bureau of Land Reclamation from 1959 to 1969 and lived to be 100. Dominy was the greatest builder of New Deal government work projects. He

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DGS Absent At Hearing 0

The Department of General Services Director Ron Diedrich was requested to appear before today’s Assembly Accountability and Administrative Review informational hearing to answer questions surrounding the 11 state properties for sale, but did not appear. His absence prompted committee chair Assembly

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Critics slam state property sale 2

APRIL 28, 2010 By KATY GRIMES Recently, Department of General Services (DGS) Director Ron Diedrich removed several of the oversight appointees from building authorities in San Francisco and Los Angeles  for making waves about the 11 state properties for sale, replacing the critics

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Liberal tax-hiker backs DeVore 0

Conservative Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, who is running for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat, just received an endorsement from a tax-hiking, soft-on-crime, big-government liberal — former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. The religious right Huckabee is conservative on social issues, but his

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S.F. should declare independence 0

I don’t like Arizona’s new immigration law, because it increases the arbitrary authority of the polizei, as William Grigg explains. (The real solution to the immigration problem is Ron Paul’s: Build the border fence, and cut off all tax money

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Mish on Stanford pension study

Editor’s Note: Mike “Mish” Shedlock of the popular Global Economic Trend Analysis blog will contribute pieces to CalWatchdog. Here is his take on the Stanford pension liability study that puts the California ununded pension liability at nearly a half-trillion dollars.

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