Lies about green jobs: Now it’s the Los Angeles edition 2

March 1, 2013 By Chris Reed We’ve seen President Obama and Gov. Brown spread the green jobs myth, pretending that niche categories of employment can revive the larger national and state economies. Now Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti is

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Assembly Dems play politics with sequestration bill 2

March 1, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Yesterday in the California Assembly the Democratic majority played fast and loose with a bipartisan bill aimed at urging President Barack Obama and Congress to avert the federal sequestration cuts. SJR 3, by

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Assembly shuns accountability for slush fund 3

March 1, 2013 By Katy Grimes California Assembly leaders enjoy an annual slush fund of $38 million. It’s money they can do with however they please. The Assembly’s operating budget was $112 million for the 2011-12 fiscal year that ended June

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New life breathed into Sacramento vanity project 1

March 1, 2013 By Katy Grimes The NBA cheerleaders at the Sacramento Bee are giddy with excitement today. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced during his State of the City address Thursday that the Sacramento Kings are here to stay, and

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Video: Can closing down public pensions save California?

March 1, 2013 CalWatchDog.com writer John Hrabe explains how public-employee unions continue to fight pension reform in San Diego:

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San Diego mayor embraces voter nullification 4

March 1, 2013 By Chris Reed In 2006, San Diego voters gave a landslide win to a ballot measure that would force groups of city workers to compete against private firms for the right to provide city services in a

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