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Report: Grand jury could push Filner out

County grand juries are often derided in Southern California for the spotty quality of their work, at least when it comes to their reports on government agencies. But in San Diego, they could ride to the rescue if other efforts

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Political energy crisis in the making 8

June 9, 2013 By Katy Grimes With industrial electricity rates 88 percent higher in California than in Texas last year, the news that the San Onofre nuclear plant in is not going to be restarted is just more evidence of

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Maviglio bashes Reps on diversity — but what about Dems? 19

Dec. 10, 2012 By John Seiler I seem to be the last person in California that votes only on the issues, not by groups, or “diversity.” It wouldn’t matter at all to me if every top state office and every

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Lawmakers seek probe of CA refineries 6

Nov. 30, 2012 By Joseph Perkins Taking time out from negotiations over the fiscal cliff, a half-dozen U.S. senators asked the Justice Department this week to investigate whether “market manipulation” by California oil refineries led to the run up in

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Feinstein’s green platform no solution to state’s ills 3

Oct. 23, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., continues to refuse to debate her Republican opponent, Elizabeth Emken. That may be because Feinstein doesn’t want to be questioned about the many policies in her 20 years in

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Now Atwater teetering toward bankruptcy 21

Sept. 27, 2012 By Chriss Street Atwater, Calif. just admitted it does not have the cash flow to make a $2 million municipal bond payment due in November. It may become the fourth local California government to file for Chapter

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Is California the next Detroit? 26

Aug. 14, 2012 By Robert J Cristiano, Ph.D. Most Californians live within about 50 miles of its majestic coastline — for good reason. The California coastline is blessed with arguably the most desirable climate on Earth, magnificent beaches, a backdrop

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Cruz win in Texas blazes victory path for CA GOP

Aug. 6, 2012 By John Seiler California Republicans are gathering this weekend for their convention in Burbank. For inspiration, they should look to what is happening in neighboring states. Two years ago, Republicans nominated for governor Susana Martinez in New

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Court rules greenies told a whopper of a smelt fish story 0

July 19 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Mark Twain once wrote: “Don’t tell fish stories where people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish.” The farmers in the California Central Valley know that environmentalists have been

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Obama, Boxer, Feinstein still shorting Central Valley farm water

July 5, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, both California Democrats, are still shorting water to Central Valley farmers by vowing to kill H.R. 1837 in the U.S. Senate. That’s the San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act sponsored by

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