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Desalination gaining support as long-term response to CA drought

Desalination gaining support as long-term response to CA drought

by John Hrabe .

SCOTUS sides with CA school banning American flag shirt

SCOTUS sides with CA school banning American flag shirt

by James Poulos . After five years of controversy and litigation, viagra buy the U.S. Supreme Court let stand one of the most controversial rulings to come out of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Known for how often it is overturned in the higher court, the 9th Circuit sided last year against California high school students who […]

Four bills could wrap charter schools in red tape

Four bills could wrap charter schools in red tape

By John Seiler . Since their introduction in California 23 years ago, pill charter schools have grown like kudzu. According to the California Charter Schools Association, the state now boasts 1,184 charter schools, teaching an estimated 547,800 students. Charters are public schools that generally work outside the statewide schools system, cutting out much of the […]

Exaggerations make CA drought seem worse than it is

Exaggerations make CA drought seem worse than it is

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Lawmakers seek soda warning labels

Lawmakers seek soda warning labels

by John Hrabe . A group of state lawmakers wants to single out “The Coke Side of Life” for a mandatory warning label that could send the Pepsi Generation to unhealthy beverages. State Senator Bill Monning, shop D-Carmel, and seven of his Democratic colleagues have proposed the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Safety Warning Act, which would prevent sodas from being sold […]

Are millennials being priced out of California?

Are millennials being priced out of California?

By John Hrabe / Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com / Are millennials being priced out of California? A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau analyzing statistics from the latest American Community Survey showed the Millennial Generation is struggling to find full-time employment, obtain affordable housing and reach financial independence. The problems are particularly bad here […]

Drought mostly over, govt. water takeover isn’t

Drought mostly over, govt. water takeover isn’t

/ Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com / It looks like the drought is receding, the U.S. Drought Monitor reported on Thursday:   In summary, a wet December (to date) has provided California a foothold for drought recovery, but 3 straight winters of subnormal precipitation will take time (possibly several consecutive wet winters) to fully […]

CA lobbyists celebrate banner year

CA lobbyists celebrate banner year

New tax would hit services

New tax would hit services

By Wayne Lusvardi . Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com . Tax reform is in the air. One proposal is by state Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Los Angeles, also a former speaker of the Assembly. Senate Bill 8, the Upward Mobility Act, would raise $10 billion in sales and use taxes to replace the $7 billion Proposition […]

CA firefighter makes $508,893

CA firefighter makes $508,893
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