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  1. Letters: Bullet train failures may be to our benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Wave

    Re: "Train crashes, Democrats jump tracks" [Opinion, May 17]: Carl M. Cannon does a fine job of describing the true Amtrak spending sink hole. Five decades and $45 billion plus later, you still can't go from Los Angeles to Sacramento on its rails.

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  2. Orange County better as 34 cities than as oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Wave

    Should Orange County be like Los Angeles or New York? Should we morph into what would become the third-largest city in the United States? Would we have more clout if we merged our 34 cities into one? And would it be more efficient? If this seems implausible, you're right. There is currently no credible proposal to merge all Orange County cities into one megametropolis.

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  3. At the mercy of the climate jihadistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Wave

    Richard Gray joins a demonstration in Sacramento in 2014 calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to end hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas. Brown last month issued an executive order to aggressively reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 15 comments

  4. California should lead revolution in open government dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Wave

    California is at a crossroads. Sacramento continues to get failing grades for transparency.

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  5. State spending can't return to housing-bubble levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Wave

    Hundreds calling for more funding for child care programs rallied last week at the Capitol in Sacramento. Gov. Jerry Brown is due to release his revised budget plan this week.

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  6. High-speed rail underdelivers againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Wave

    The California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors holds its monthly meeting today in Sacramento. It comes against the backdrop of a news report suggesting that the state's bullet train will offer future riders one of the cheapest fares of any of the world's high-speed rail systems.

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  7. Balancing books on the backs of studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Wave

    Gov. Jerry Brown points to a chart showing his plan to fund teacher pensions as he unveils his revised 2014-15 state budget at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The revised budget projects $107.7 billion in spending from the general fund, that's nearly $1 billion more than the budget Brown proposed in January.

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  8. California doesn't need to be selling health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Wave

    Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange, talks at a news conference in Sacramento in 2013. It's taken longer than it should have, but Covered California, California's Obamacare health insurance exchange, is finally being exposed as a billion-dollar boondoggle.

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  9. The drive to make used cars saferRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Orange County Register

    Angela and Clarence Davidson unknowingly purchased a used vehicle from an Irvine dealership that had not fixed a safety recall. When a manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determines that a car or other vehicle is unsafe or fails to meet minimum safety standards, the manufacturer is required to fix it.

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  10. Another rainy season ends, leaving much of California dryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Wave

    There is a long list of issues that distinguish Northern California from Central and Southern California. Now water can be added to the list.

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  11. Bills offer reasonable reforms on police use of forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Wave

    Well-publicized incidents around California and the nation of police killing or beating suspects are producing calls for reform. In the California Legislature, more than 20 bills are under consideration, according to a tally by the Los Angeles Times.

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  12. Digital Democracy will empower CaliforniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Wave

    Can you imagine walking into your public library looking for a specific book only to discover that nothing is organized and there is no Dewey Decimal system to help you locate it? Or firing up your laptop to find something online, but every search engine - Google, Bing, Yahoo - have all been shut down? While these scenarios sound like they are straight out of an episode of the "Twilight Zone," this is what it's like for any Californian who wants to participate in the legislative process in Sacramento. While the information exists, it is virtually impossible to find.

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  13. California approves unprecedented water cutbacks for residents, businesses and citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Anaheim Hills News

    Gov. Jerry Brown talks with reporters after a meeting about the drought at his Capitol office in Sacramento on April 15. The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday approved sweeping mandatory emergency regulations to protect water supplies as water levels as some of California's lakes and reservoirs continue to decline. Brown has argued that the voluntary targets in place since early 2014 were insufficient and that Californians needed a jolt to take conservation seriously.

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  14. Our Town San Clemente May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Wave

    Ricky, 3, is fun-loving and very smart, say his handlers at the San Clemente/Dana Point Animal Shelter. He enjoys learning new tricks and working with his trainer, and he'd love a new home.

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  15. California scales back habitat restoration for Delta tunnel projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Dana Point News

    California officials have dramatically scaled back the habitat restoration planned during construction of two massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to send water to farms and millions of people. California Department of Fish and Game Director Chuck Bonham told The Associated Press Wednesday that the project now calls for restoring 30,000 acres for wetland and wildlife habitat - down from 100,000 acres.

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  16. Burden increases on California small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Wave

    Over the years, I have gotten to know a lot of individuals who own and run their own small businesses. All of them share common characteristics and traits.

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  17. Letters: The truth behind UC hiring spikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Wave

    "UC pensions, paychecks balloon" [Editorial, April 23] ignores critical information that the Register itself reported and wrongly accuses UC of fiscal mismanagement. It fails to mention that UC has already implemented pension reform, increasing both the university's and employees' contributions.

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  18. Perils of processing too much informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Wave

    Are you having difficulty weighing options, and maybe even keeping track of your options? We are overwhelmed by data. It's certainly worse now, but in 2011, Americans consumed five times as much information as they did in 1986, about 175 newspapers worth.

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  19. UC pensions, big paychecks balloonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Wave

    With annual inflation running at 2 percent, the proposal by the Univeristy of California to boost tuition 28 percent over five years has given students and parents "sticker shock." The proposal took center stage at hearings Tuesday by the Assembly Budget Committee No.

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  20. Unions want to raise costs for road workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Wave

    Assembly Bill 219, by Anaheim Democratic Assemblyman Tom Daly, at first blush, seems relatively innocuous. It simply adds the delivery of ready-mix concrete to the list of activities covered by prevailing wage requirements for public works projects.

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