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Mercury-News report on mass CA poverty may change coverage

The pack mentality of the Sacramento beat reporters is striking. No one wants to point out that the Obama administration says fracking is safe. No one wants to point out that the Local Control Funding Formula turned out to be

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BART pay, benefits so lavish that workers deserve 0% raise 29

July 3, 2013 By Chris Reed We’ve been talking seriously in California since the middle of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s second term as governor about the need to rein in insanely costly public employee benefits, and not just pensions. This has led

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CARB scandal also shames California media 12

  Nov. 5, 2012 By Chris Reed It was four years ago yesterday that the California Air Resources Board sent out a letter that marked the beginning of an amazingly juicy and revealing scandal that the Los Angeles Times and San

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Newspapers opine on the 11 propositions 3

Oct. 26, 2012 By John Seiler The Nooner site on California politics has compiled a nifty grid with all the newspaper editorial-page opinions on the 11 propositions. Click on the Y or N for the link to each individual editorial.

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