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CA bill would ban 3D gun

May 12, 2013 By John Seiler Friday I wrote about federal attempts to ban a 3D gun that you can “print” on your desktop. I pointed out how such bans were similar to how the Soviet Union tightly controlled Xerox

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CA strikes blow for privacy rights 0

Jan. 5, 2013 By Joseph Perkins Randi Zuckerberg made news recently when a family photo she posted on her Facebook account was reposted on Twitter without her knowledge or consent. The big sis of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was not

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About time: Bipartisan anger over political use of public funds 2

Nov. 3, 2012 By Chris Reed Everywhere one looks in California, school districts are openly using government resources to lobby for Prop. 30, and supporters of the tax-hike measure don’t care if it is against the law. Situational ethics on

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Cal State Foundation bonuses pose conflict of interest 5

May 17, 2012 By John Hrabe Following public outcry over six-figure pay raises handed out to top executives, the California State University Board of Trustees approved a plan last week to shift future pay hikes from taxpayer funds to nonprofit

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Loophole Allows New Cal State Prez to Receive 20% Raise 3

MARCH 23, 2012 By JOHN HRABE A loophole in the California State University’s new executive compensation policy will allow new Cal State Northridge President Dianne Harrison to earn a 20 percent raise over her current salary as president of Cal

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Dem Legislators Urge Cal State to Disclose True Amount of Executive Compensation 4

MARCH 13, 2012 By JOHN HRABE In response to a CalWatchDog.com investigation series, two Democratic state legislators are calling on the California State University system “to come clean with a complete and detailed look at just how CSU executives are

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CalWatchDog.com Exclusive: Cal State Lies about Executive Pay 9

MARCH 2, 2012 By JOHN HRABE California State University officials have provided false and misleading information to the public about the total compensation provided to at least one of the system’s 23 presidents, a CalWatchDog.com investigation has found. According to

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Senators Flunk High CSU Exec Pay 0

FEB. 17, 2012 By DAVE ROBERTS In California’s highly partisan political world, there are few issues on which most agree. But a rare unity was achieved last July when the California State University Board of Trustees awarded the new president

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Ranked Choice Vote Favors Asian SF Mayor 1

JULY 18, 2011 By DAVE ROBERTS There are currently nine top-tier candidates for mayor of San Francisco. But the candidates who are not Asian-American may stand little chance under the city’s ranked-choice voting system. San Francisco voters will specify their

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