Even Dogs Have A Nanny In CA 10

Katy Grimes: A California state Senator has authored a bill which would regulate pet grooming and require dog groomers to pay a whopping $350 for a state-issued license. As if the state Legislature’s attempt to require helmuts for skiers and snowboarders,

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Time to Carve Up California? 26

FEB. 21, 2012 By MICHAEL WARNKEN This issue of Splitting California into two or more states has come into the greater public eye once again. This matter is dredged up every few years by a different group of Californians who

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Johnson’s Big Plans May Backfire 12

Katy Grimes: Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has made no secret of the fact that he’d like a big, beautiful new sports arena in the city. Johnson is also still pushing for a change to the city charter to make the

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Harris distorts democracy to aid unions 0

Feb. 20, 2012 We expect all sides in politics to fight hard, given the stakes involved, but our system rests on the broad acceptance of a set of fairly applied rules. We know, for instance, that no matter how nasty

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Assemblyman Defends Maxine Waters

Katy Grimes: I sat through a State Assembly session this morning wondering why I was there. It was obviously a thinly veiled excuse by legislators to capture the $142 per diem payment. There were the usual speeches honoring the recently

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Deputies Union Poisons Shooting Review 0

Commentary FEB. 17, 2012 By STEVEN GREENHUT Whenever I write about police shootings, police and union officials always mouth the same line: You, in the public and the media, have no right to jump to conclusions about the split-second decisions

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