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The California state pension program is at the tipping point, and it is clear that it is unsustainable without significant tax increases or reduction in services. Comment?
A revolution is brewing that could shift control of billions in public education dollars from the state to local districts the most fundamental change in how schools are funded since the state took charge of the system 32 years ago. Comment?
One day soon, a student with a laptop in her bedroom in Mission Viejo will be able to take a full-credit, certified class online from a community college across the county. Comment?
I drive Interstate 5 through California's Great Central Valley at lot, and I like the drive. Comment?
SACRAMENTO Few nonlocal people typically pay much attention to the goings-on in Stockton, a hard-pressed Gold Rush-era industrial city of about 300,000 that sits in the agriculturally rich San Joaquin Valley, at the eastern edge of the California Delta. Comment?
BUENA PARK, Daniel A. Thurber : When Assembly Bill 32, which enabled the cap-and-trade bill, was introduced, public universities supported the act to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, despite the fact that the impact, when fully implemented, will cost our economy up to $180 billion ["UC, CSU could get a pass on emissions," Local, March 26]. Comment?
SACRAMENTO California's joblessness rate dipped to 9.6 percent last month, the lowest rate since December 2008 when the nation was gripped by the financial crisis, state officials announced Friday. Comment?
Brea's elected leaders have spent tens of thousands of dollars in public funds traveling on city business in the past decade, according to city figures. Comment?
Those were the irrationally exuberant words of Sacramento City Councilman Steve Hansen following the council's decision this week to publicly finance much of the cost of a new home for the city's NBA franchise. Comment?
An Irvine man was arrested on suspicion of committing mortgage fraud on properties in the cities of Rocklin and Roseville in northern California, officials said. Comment?
The unfortunate reputation of California's legal system is well-earned. The latest derogatory critique arrived recently in the annual report of the American Tort Reform Association. Comment?
SACRAMENTO California's cash-strapped public universities would save millions of dollars under legislation by Orange County state Sen. Comment?
How much does the state government waste? Especially given that taxes in California went up by $7 billion this year, Californians want to know. Comment?
The conviction of five former officials of the small Southern California city of Bell on corruption charges last week is a victory for governmental integrity. Comment?
Speaking to the Sacramento Press Club this month, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R- Bakersfield, opined that "[t]he Republican Party should embrace a little bit of our libertarianism." If the GOP intends an ascent from the doldrums of powerlessness in California and great electoral victories elsewhere, Republicans should heed the congressman. Comment?
SACRAMENTO Stanley Johnson was excited when he found out last week that Mater Dei would play Archbishop Mitty of San Jose in the state boys basketball final. Comment?
The first step in controlling government's endless appetite is to call its bluff and refuse to give in to predictable scare tactics. Comment?
Law firms advocating for inmates' rights are aiming complaints at localities as thousands of additional inmates move from state prisons to local jails. Comment?
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Warren Duffy, founder and president, firends for saving California jobs; former host of the "Duffy and Company radio program on KKLA/FM. Admittedly, I'm an old guy who can remember when gas prices were 50 cents a gallon. Comment?
Two new reports released in conjunction with Sunshine Week , a national initiative to promote open government, have found that it ain't exactly sunny in California. Comment?