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CalWatchdog Morning Read – Inauguration Day

Time to work toward 100 percent renewables? Raiders file paperwork for Vegas move Trump moth San Diego pensions falling short Democratss pressure McCarthy on Obamacare in Bakersfield Good morning! TGIF. It’s inauguration Day. So, in honor of the festivities, whether

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Insiders see Raiders’ exit from Oakland as inevitable

As CalWatchdog reported earlier this week, the San Diego Chargers are much closer to moving to Los Angeles, having gotten the formal blessing of team owners at a meeting in Irving, Texas, to leave if they choose by the Jan.

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Fear of PokerStars hangs over CA poker debate

California gamblers’ dream of having legal internet poker in the Golden State suddenly seems closer than ever, thanks to proponents’ decision to include in pending legislation a de facto subsidy of at least $60 million annually to struggling racetracks. But

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Stadium hunt: Hope in San Diego, not Oakland

Both the Chargers and Raiders are returning to play another season in the stadiums they and the NFL say are unacceptable. But while there may be signs of life for a new stadium in San Diego, the picture continues to

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Ivanpah solar power shifts pollution to the desert

This is Part 1 of a two-part series on Ivanpah solar power. It’s supposed to be the latest thing in solar power. Gov. Jerry Brown and other state politicians tout the new Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Plant in the Mojave

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A Tale of Two States, CA and NV: Part II

This is Part II in a series of stories about Nevada’s economic strategy. To read the first installment, click here. In September, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval delivered the Republican Party’s weekly address. In the video, which lasted less than six

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Gov. Brown Chases Business to Vegas 0

John Seiler: Gov. Jerry Brown and the other anti-business fanatics in the Legislature and government unions just don’t get it: If you attack businesses, they leave California. A recent departure was Pixel2Canvas, which split Lake Forest for North Las Vegas.

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Cal Guards Meeting at Rio Las Vegas

John Seiler: I know California’s economy is in tough shape. But I’m happy that the state’s prison guards are meeting in Las Vegas, where Gov.-elect Jerry Brown just addressed them. Their union leaders have tough jobs making sure every last taxpayer

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