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Real pension reform in California by Richard Eber

Real pension reform in California by Richard Eber

 . By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   I’m sick of it.  When it comes to the failing public employee pension programs in California, it is easy to relate to iconic character Howard Beal in the move classic  Network who quipped ‘I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS […]

California’s ‘flex alert’ sends electricity prices skyrocketing. Was it necessary?

California’s ‘flex alert’ sends electricity prices skyrocketing. Was it necessary?

LOS ANGELES — As record-setting temperatures surged into the triple digits in parts of California this week, the manager of the state’s electrical grid put out an urgent plea: Turn down the AC and conserve power to avoid rotating outages. The two-day “flex alert” by the California Independent System Operator drew headlines from dozens of […]

‘Woefully incomplete’ universal health bill dead for the year in California

‘Woefully incomplete’ universal health bill dead for the year in California

BY TARYN LUNA AND CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO tluna@sacbee.com Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon put the brakes on a sweeping plan to overhaul the health care market in California Friday, calling the bill “woefully incomplete.” Rendon announced plans to park the bill to create a government-run universal health care system in Assembly Rules Committee “until further notice” and […]

CERF report: Policies hamper growth California and US economies remain below potential

CERF report: Policies hamper growth California and US economies remain below potential

The California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting will release its 2017 Second Quarter California and United States Forecast on Thursday, June 22. It will be available to media at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 21. Highlights: The growth premium that California enjoys over the nation is shrinking and we predict that it will […]

California ‘Sanctuary’ Bill Could Block Info Sharing on Foreign Students

California ‘Sanctuary’ Bill Could Block Info Sharing on Foreign Students

A “sanctuary” bill making its way through the California legislature could shut down communication between state universities and immigration authorities about foreign students who come to the United States, according to a report released Thursday. The legislation, known as the California Values Act, has passed the state Senate and awaits action in the General Assembly. […]

The Dirty “Big” Secret of California’s Voter Rolls

The Dirty “Big” Secret of California’s Voter Rolls

California’s legislators and election officials have for years focused their attention on what they saw as a problem: California’s low voter registration rate. The rate in question is posted on the Secretary of State’s website as 78% of eligible citizens. Over the years this concern has resulted in attempts by registrars and legislators to “fix […]

Governor, legislators spend more and ignore obstacles to reform

Governor, legislators spend more and ignore obstacles to reform

    By Steven Greenhut Legislators announced a budget deal last week that spends a record $125 billion in the general fund. But most interesting isn’t what’s in the deal, but what isn’t. There’s plenty of new spending, of course, but not so much that it outpaces the rate of inflation. There are controversial “trailer” […]

Skiers hit the slopes in bikini tops as California’s endless winter endures a heat wave

Skiers hit the slopes in bikini tops as California’s endless winter endures a heat wave

  Skiers in bikini tops are showing up on California mountain slopes that could remain open into August. Hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail must cross miles of deep snowfields that should have melted a month ago, some of them scrambling for their lives in the icy water of raging mountain streams. For Stev Fagran, […]

California’s Descent to Socialism or How the ‘Nerd Estate’ Controls the Rest of Us

California’s Descent to Socialism or How the ‘Nerd Estate’ Controls the Rest of Us

    By Stephen Frank How do the Progressives want to extend liberty and freedom in California?  Through higher taxes, more restrictive regulations, abusive education systems, promotion of violation of Federal laws, they want chaos and anarchy—to go with the bullying on campus and in the community. “California’s progressive regime of severe land-use controls has […]

What Recovery? These Calif. Retailers On Verge Of Bankruptcy, New Moody’s Report Says

What Recovery? These Calif. Retailers On Verge Of Bankruptcy, New Moody’s Report Says

. . By Stephen Frank  On a national level, retailers are going belly up.  What about California?  We can tell it is already happening here.  So far this year, the State Controller is reporting that income and corporate tax revenues, along with sales tax revenues, are down by over $1 billion.  That shows the slowdown […]

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