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Panel OKs 3 Percent Raise For California’s Top Elected Officials

A panel of appointed citizens has approved 3 percent raises for California Gov. Jerry Brown, top statewide elected officials and state lawmakers.


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Calif. Lawmakers Alter Votes On Budget, Gun Bills

While the state Legislature remains in session most of the year, action on the most high-profile bills tends to be clustered in the days leading up to several deadlines.


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Calif. Political District Maps Being Revealed Friday

Californians will get their first look at political maps being drafted by an independent citizen’s panel, a process that is expected to influence the kind of politicians sent to Sacramento and Washington.


Overly Social Social Media?

On the heels of my last blog ‘Anti-Social Social Media?’ came what’s now been unoriginally dubbed ‘Weinergate’. To be clear, when I wrote “I am a huge believer in connecting, building communities based on common […]

CBS13/CW31 Television–06/07/2011

´╗┐Pulling off the Bandage

I recently cut out an article in the Sacramento Bee by Kevin Yamamura. It was a straightforward look at California’s budget crisis, with spot-on comments by Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor. Taylor points out that California’s […]

CBS13/CW31 Television–12/07/2010