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State, prison guard union on collision course again

The state is heading for a showdown with the prison guards union over allegations of extreme guard misconduct at the remote High Desert State Prison in Susanville, 150 miles northeast of Sacramento. A harrowing state inspector general’s report depicts an

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CA Democrat Party Convention: Exclusive access to Friday’s VIP reception

April 15, 2013 By John Hrabe California Democrats kicked off their annual state party convention on Friday night with dinners, parties and hospitality suites to celebrate last November’s historic victories. Riding President Obama’s coattails, California Democrats added six freshmen to

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Think Long Comes Up Short 0

The following first appeared in City Journal California. FEB. 2, 2012 By STEVEN GREENHUT California’s ongoing budgetary and political dysfunction has spawned a host of reformers backed by wealthy donors. The latest scheme, released with much fanfare in late November,

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Your Tax Money Stays in Vegas

The state is broke and cutting budgets sharply. Yet the prison guards are heading for a high time in Vegas — at the taxpayers’ expense. Reports the State Worker: The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has set aside about $350,000 to pay

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