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No Money for Courthouses From Sacramento

  Two Central Valley courthouse projects put on hold Central Valley Business Times,   1/21/13 •  Fresno and Sacramento projects delayed •  “We don’t know what to plan for, or what lies around the corner” Plans to build new courth...

California Political News and Views
Elias: “VOTER REGISTRATIONS SHOW PARTIES JUST DON’T GET IT”

  “VOTER REGISTRATIONS SHOW PARTIES JUST DON’T GET IT”   BY THOMAS D. ELIAS, California Focus,   1/22/13 Democrats are riding high in California these days, holding supermajorities of more than two-thirds in both houses of the state L...

California Political News and Views
Save the Planet: Keep the Williamson Act/Repeal AB 32

The purpose of the Williamson Act of 1965 was to assure California had farm land, that developers would not pave over the State.  Sacramento paid farmers to agree to long term use of the land for farming.  In fact, farm through the Williamson Act is ...

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Fun Quotes About California

    Best Quotes About California Californiality, 1/21/13 Here are some of the best quotations about California. Some are funny quotes, and some are serious, but they’re all about California. Californians sometimes chuckle at how bizarre...

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The DNA of Disparities

Jan 21, 2013

By Mary Flynn Everybody carries the potential for diseases in their genes, but that potential doesn’t always result in illnesses. What flips the genetic switch to create disease in some people and not in others? And even more critically, why is i...

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Capitol Alert
Which California politicians got inauguration seats?

Jan 21, 2013
Which California politicians got inauguration seats?

Plenty of California elected officials traveled to Washington, D.C. for President Barack Obama's inauguration -- Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg will use his time in the nation's capital to push for more mental health funding -- and a lavish...

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California Stem Cell Report
‘Insular and Somewhat Incestuous:’ California Stem Cell Agency Grant Review Process

How can the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) conclusion on the grant review process at the $3 billion California stem cell agency be summarized? “Insular and somewhat incestuous” is the way one nationally known expert on medical ethics describes it. ...

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Seizing the chance to redefine aging

Jan 21, 2013

By Matt Perry California Health Report There was only one possible topic I could address for this maiden entry of “The Age of Innocence,” a new, twice-monthly column devoted to Aging. The death of my mother. The photo you see to your right is ...

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CLICK HERE TO LEARN THE FACTS OF WHY CALIFORNIA TAXPAYERS ARE PAYING SO MUCH IN TAXES

  CLICK HERE TO LEARN THE FACTS OF WHY CALIFORNIA TAXPAYERS ARE PAYING SO MUCH IN TAXES   Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association,  1/17/13 Fact Sheet California tax facts: Why you are paying so much Gas Tax 64.5 cents per gallon Highest in the ...

California Political News and Views
California job growth loses steam in December as payrolls shrink

  California job growth loses steam in December as payrolls shrink By Ricardo Lopez, LA Times,  1/18/13 TO SEE THE COMPLETE STORY CLICK ON THE BLUE HEADLINE After outpacing the U.S. for most of last year, California’s jobs engine lost momentum ...

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