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CA tech juggernaut jumps above rest of state

Apple Inc. continues to lead California’s high-tech economy — with no end in sight for now. The earnings it rang up for the last quarter of 2014, a record for any company, were based on selling 74.5 million iPhones worldwide. That’s a

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Need to create middle-class CA jobs matters more than minimum wage

Economic conservatives seem wary over the attempts by Democrats at just about every level of government to focus on the minimum wage. But should they be? It provides an easy way to broaden the debate from how the poor are

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Cal Lutheran: State growth anemic next 2 years

California’s economic recovery remains anemic and a two-year projection put forth in the March forecast of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at Cal Lutheran predicts more of the same. Here’s the chart:   Notice that growth the next

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Art Laffer: Dems understand taxes too high

Cal Watchdog Editor-in-Chief Brian Calle talks to legendary business thinker Art Laffer about Democrats coming around to the downside of heavy taxation in the latest Cal Watchdog video available here and on YouTube. The first part of this interview can

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On fracking, will Govs. Brown and Cuomo heed Ed Rendell? 0

Jan. 21, 2013 By Chris Reed With the op-ed in last week’s Wall Street Journal about California’s enormous potential for a fracking-driven energy boom, it’s beginning to look like how Gov. Jerry Brown deals with the issue will be a

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