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The Battle of San Diego: Unions Go All Out for Status Quo — With Unlikely Ally

June 4, 2012 By Chris Reed SAN DIEGO — On Tuesday, ground zero in the unions’ war on California taxpayers will be here, fought on three fronts. In the mayor’s race, there’s a fascinating four-way campaign pitting county District Attorney

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Liberal downfall of San Diego falsely blamed on conservatives

June 3, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi What passes for academic public policy analysis in California has deteriorated to the level of a bunch of children pointing fingers at everyone but themselves when it comes to answering the question, “Who broke

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Beware the California Pension Reform Foxes

Commentary June 4, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Two big pension reform measures are on Tuesday’s ballots in San Jose and San Diego. For advancing the measures, the cities’ mayors are being lionized: Democrat Chuck Reed in San Jose and Jerry

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Will blackouts darken Calif. this summer?

May 1, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi California could be headed into another “perfect storm” of coincidental events that may result in an electricity shortage during the hot months of July, August and September. San Diego Gas & Electric is reported

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San Diego, L.A. fight water war

April 5, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi The water wars are back. During World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued an executive order forcing San Diego to join Los Angeles and other cities in Southern California in sharing the costs

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Job Lies: When Will ‘Green’ = ‘Dishonest’?

MARCH 26, 2012 By CHRIS REED Just as red and blue have become associated with Republicans and Democrats, respectively, because of Election Night maps, will green someday become a synonym for fraud and dishonesty? After listening to Gov. Jerry Brown’s

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