Rail Program In Deep Doo-Doo 0

MAY 24, 2011 You know a massive government program is in trouble when even its hand-picked “working group” of insiders starts crying foul. This is exactly what happened to the increasingly troubled California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHRSA) earlier this month.

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Anti-RDA Effort Heating Up 5

Steven Greenhut: New efforts are popping up to try to arm-twist one more Assembly Republican into supporting the end of California’s noxious redevelopment agencies. Hopes are higher with the election of Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, the Roseville Republican who ran on

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Sentinel's Impressive Pension Series 0

Steven Greenhut: The Santa Cruz Sentinel has produced an impressive series on the state of that community’s pension system and finds what other communities across the state are finding — soaring pensions costs, especially for police and firefighters and resulting

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Why Are We Surprised at Arnold? 2

John Seiler: Although other people have been surprised, I must say that I haven’t been surprised at any of the revelations about ex-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his gutter morality. When he ran for governor back in 2003, all the indications

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Brown Budget Flies to Fantasyland 0

MAY 24, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI There is a children’s fairy tale about a Sacramento government accountant for the State of California who takes his new poor stepdaughter all the way to Orange County to go to Disneyland for the

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