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Sacramento's Identity Crisis 1

FEB. 28, 2011 For several years Sacramento has waged a debate over whether our NBA team, The Sacramento Kings, will leave town for greener pastures and deeper pockets. As a Sacramento native, I remember very well the fanfare surrounding the

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Is An All-Cuts Budget Ahead? 4

FEB. 25, 2011 By KATY GRIMES SACRAMENTO — There is never a dull moment with California Gov. Jerry Brown. In a surprise visit to a budget committee meeting yesterday, Brown threatened to produce a budget that cuts $26.6 billion from

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“Balance” Is Missing From Budget 0

FEB. 25, 2011 By KATY GRIMES SACRAMENTO — As the Budget Conference Committee hearings began on Wednesday, Republicans challenged the frequent use of the word “balanced” for describing the tax increases and budget cuts within the governor’s budget proposal. With

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Lockyer Supports Redevelopment End 0

FEB. 3, 2011 By KATY GRIMES State Treasurer Bill Lockyer just this week joined the chorus of calls to deny funding for local redevelopment as one way to reduce the state’s $25 billion budget shortfall. Gov. Jerry Brown’s January budget proposal

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Ex-Weekly Reporter Lands Sacramento Investigative Gig 0

By R. Scott Moxley January 6, 2010 Ex-OC Weekly investigative reporter Anthony Pignataro has joined the staff of the new Sacramento-based CalWatchdog.com which launched its website yesterday. Controlled by ex-Orange County Register editorial writer Steven Greenhut on behalf of a

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CalWatchdog Debuts Web Site on State Government 0

By Melanie Turner January 6, 2010 Think-tank Pacific Research Institute has launched Sacramento-based investigative reporting Web site www.CalWatchdog.com. CalWatchdog plans to serve as a one-stop-shop for information on California government, with original news content, investigative reports and a collection of

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We Live-Blog Arnold! 0

Watch this space at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6 when Cal Watchdog reporter Katy Grimes live-blogs Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s annual State of the State address. Given that these speeches tend to run during prime time, it’s pretty clear Arnold

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