It’s a tragedy! It’s a comedy! It’s Crazifornia! 44

Oct. 2, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi In 2050, after California was hit with a 6.9 Richter scale earthquake on the Hayward Fault, the city of Vallejo didn’t suffer much because it already was a ghost town. California no longer had

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12,744 new laws signed by Brown

Oct. 2, 2012 Katy Grimes: Whenever someone tells me what a lousy governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was, I remind then that at least he was a pretty good goalie. Schwarzenegger vetoed nearly 2,000 bills. It’s too bad he didn’t veto a

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Crazifornia exodus: People fleeing dense cities, regulations 47

Oct. 1, 2012 By Laer Pearce In The Great California Exodus: A Closer Look, the Manhattan Institute has chronicled California’s fall from “the state with more jobs, more space, more sunlight, and more opportunity” to, well, the state with more

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Somebody else compares Mitt to Meg 4

Oct. 1, 2012 By John Seiler On Sept. 25, I pointed out the similarities between Meg Whitman and her 2010 campaign for California governor and Mitt Romney and his 2012 campaign for president. I wrote: “Remember Meg Whitman’s campaign for

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Another small biz bites the dust 4

Oct. 1, 2012 Katy Grimes: The news that another small Sacramento business is closing its doors seems only to draw yawns these days. The famed Fords Real Burgers, a local Sacramento burger joint since 1987, is being forced out of business

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Protest settlement sprays taxpayers

Oct. 1, 2012 By Katy Grimes Instead of being held accountable for bad behavior and rule-breaking during an Occupy protest on the campus of UC Davis last November, a group of college students are going to be rewarded, and receive

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Libertarian ideology blinds Republicans on Prop. 31 9

Oct. 1, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi When I recently spoke before an Orange County crowd of Republicans at a ballot forum as the “No on Proposition 31” speaker, I was not surprised to find opposition.  One person offered the observation

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The ‘nut graph’ you’ll never see in a state government story 14

Oct. 1, 2012 By Chris Reed On Sunday, as I read iconoclastic pollster Pat Caddell‘s sharp, persuasive tirade documenting the many issues where the national media have spared the public from the details of the Obama administration’s venality and incompetence,

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Californians fleeing our lovely state 34

Oct. 1, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Not long ago, I penned a case for staying in California, arguing that there’s nothing wrong here that isn’t fixable. California, blessed by magnificent and varied geography, mild weather and an “anything’s

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