Randy Bayne via Flickrâ€‹This summer Jerry Brown has been all over the Bell salary scandal, calling the millions in pay for city officials there "unbelievable," and "outrageous." He even sued, as Attorney General, to get cash back. His Republican opponent for California governor, Meg Whitman, is ca ... More >>
Prop. 19 has created some interesting coalitions of groups in favor and opposed. Josh Richman of the Oakland Tribune provides a handy guide to who is for and against.
If Los Angeles was thinking Christmas in July as far as stimulus money is concerned, it's got another think coming. Today Bay Area communities from Vallejo to Hayward are celebrating the windfalls their police departments are receiving -- nearly $71 million that will, among other things, add or reta ... More >>
By Daniel Heimpel, Max Taves and Jill Stewart Statewide Measures Proposition 1A $10 billion bond. High Speed Passenger Train Bond Act. Total price tag with interest: About $19 million. Proposition 1 would give the state the right to sell $10 billion in bonds to build an 800-mile high-speed tr ... More >>
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