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Molly Munger drops $5 million more into Prop. 38 tax campaign

Aug 2, 2012

Civil rights lawyer Molly Munger has dropped another $5 million into her November tax initiative rivaling Gov. Jerry Brown's, on top of the $7.8 million she contributed in the first

Capitol Alert
Arnold Schwarzenegger and USC form policy think tank

Aug 2, 2012

Up next for former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the bodybuilder turned governor: Think tank. Schwarzenegger and the University of California this morning announced the formation of the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for

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Capitol Alert
Dan Lungren goes on air with new ad during Olympic Games

Aug 2, 2012

Rep. Dan Lungren is looking to tap into the patriotic sentiments of the Olympics as he seeks another term in Congress, airing a new campaign ad during coverage of the

Capitol Alert
Dan Walters Daily: Facebook’s drop illustrates budget trouble

Aug 2, 2012

Dan Walters looks at California's reliance on income taxes, using Facebook's recent IPO as an example. Have a question you'd like Dan to answer? Post it on our Facebook page.

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Capitol Alert
AM Alert: It’s the Obama vs. Romney bobblehead smackdown

Aug 2, 2012

VIDEO: Dan Walters, in today's report, says that Facebook's drop since its initial public offering illustrates the problems inherent in California's reliance on income taxes. Democrat Barack Obama or Republican

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California Stem Cell Report
Stem Cell Blowback from Proposition 71

Proposition 71 last week once again stood in the way of action by the $3 billion California stem cell agency. This time it was a bit of minutia embedded in state law that prevented the agency's governing board from going forward. The result i...

HealthyCal.org
Valley cancer patients must travel to care

Aug 1, 2012

By Melissa Flores A cancer diagnosis in the central Valley may mean traveling to specialized care for some patients. Events like the relay for life, held last month in Salinas, raise funds to make treatment possible.

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Capitol Alert
Poll: Climate change weighs heavy on Californians’ minds

Aug 1, 2012

Two-thirds of likely California voters say global warming is a threat to the state's economic future and quality of life, and a wide majority -- 62 percent -- continues to

California Political News and Views
Fund transfers are purging earmarks from state budget

    Fund transfers are purging earmarks from state budget By Wayne Lusvardi, calwatchdog,  8/1/12 Is the scandal over the

California Political News and Views
When $6.3 Million is Chump Change When Trying to Steal $47 Billion

    When $6.3 Million is Chump Change By Joe Mathews, nbclosangeles,  8/1/12 When is $6.3 million not a lot

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