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CA auditor: Six harsh reports in three months

A new report by the office of State Auditor Elaine Howle knocks the state’s handling of Medi-Cal reimbursements to schools which facilitate some federally funded health care services. It notes little progress made in fixing the Department of Health Care

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‘Anti-science policies’ seen as factor in CA water crisis

Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent executive order mandating decreased water use prompted national and international attention. All coverage understandably emphasized the state’s 4-year-old drought; some linked the problem to climate change. But a California-based journalist who specializes in science reporting based

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Harkey has long history of whining — about coverage, questions and more

The coverage of Assemblywoman Diane Harkey, R-Dana Point, and her $10 million lawsuit against Sen. Mark Wyland, R-Solana Beach, over his allegedly defamatory comments about Harkey's family's legal problems focused on the political subtext of the dispute. Harkey and Wyland

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Harkey files $10 Million lawsuit against fellow state lawmaker

A Republican state lawmaker who routinely decries “lawsuit abuse” and “feeding trial lawyers” has filed a $10 million civil lawsuit against a fellow state lawmaker for intentional infliction of emotional distress. Assemblywoman Diane Harkey, R-Dana Point, is suing state Sen.

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The Dirty Secrecy of Clean Energy Costs 6

MARCH 19, 2012 By DAVE ROBERTS “Sunshine is the best disinfectant,” said Supreme Court Justice Lewis Brandeis regarding the need for governmental transparency – but apparently not when it comes to solar power and other renewable energy sources. California has

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