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Sacramento stabbings heighten populist and nationalist tensions

  A group tied to the neo-Nazi and white supremacist movements found itself at the center of a bloody political firestorm in Sacramento, heightening election-year populist and nationalist tensions. A few dozen members of the Traditionalist Worker Party did battle with

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – May 26

  Clinton, Sanders tied in CA, both lead Trump San Jose Senate race splits Democrats Cap-and-trade credits ain’t selling High-speed rail behind schedule, short on funding Presidential circus Good morning! Happy Thursday. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are virtually tied

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Moody’s: Energy edict will hammer SoCal municipal utilities

Assembly Bill 32, the landmark 2006 law requiring California to begin shifting to cleaner-but-costlier forms of renewable energy, hasn’t hit consumers as hard as some economists feared for an ironic reason: Dirtier “brown energy” got cheaper. The U.S. fracking/shale revolution

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From L.A. to San Diego, short-term rentals stoke fury

The Internet-fueled rise of short-term vacation rentals is stoking fury in coastal Southern California communities and cities that attract lots of tourists. Opponents say they’re killing neighborhood quality of life by bringing a never-ending series of loud, rude, drunken visitors

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Map: Still the Anaheim Angels of Anaheim

Back in 1996, I remember writing editorials in the Orange County Register against Disney grabbing $30 million from Anaheim taxpayers to renovate Angels Stadium. The city council, which Disney basically owned, approved the subsidy. But Disney agreed in the contract to

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Faulconer election won’t stop ‘Los Angelization’ of San Diego politics

On Tuesday, San Diego voters will decide between two City Council members in a special election to fill the remaining 33 months of the mayoral term of disgraced, resigned Bob Filner. The early conventional wisdom was that the clear favorite

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Latest taxpayer-subsidized green fiasco is based in Anaheim 6

April 25, 2013 By Chris Reed The latest Californa-based green energy fiasco took center stage in the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform on Wednesday. It is Anaheim-based Fisker Automotive. This is from the Washington Post’s Wonkblog: “It’s time

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Data show hefty public-employee compensation 32

April 11, 2013 By Ed Ring “Forget about logic,” Jack advised. “My analytics instructor says that all logic is mere tautology. She says it is impossible to learn anything through logic that you did not already know.” — Robert A.

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Reforming Anaheim council representation 6

Sept. 10, 2012 By Michael Warnken Sept. 10, 2012 Until the public shooting of two Hispanic men by local police just a month ago, Anaheim was mostly known for the Anaheim Angels, Gene Autry and Disneyland. Today, we are well

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Mayor takes on Anaheim violence 1

Aug. 6, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — After Tom Tait was sworn in as mayor of Anaheim in November 2010, he issued a statement announcing the city’s commitment to “kindness and freedom.” One reader — knowing this to be

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