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CA National Guard Stretched to the Limit

State National Guard warns it’s stretched to the limit Mark Martin, Chronicle Sacramento Bureau Friday, May 11, 2007 (05-11) 04:00 PDT Sacramento — As state forestry officials predict an unusually harsh fire season this summer, the California National Guard says equipment shortages could hinder the guard’s response to a large-scale disaster.  A dearth of equipment such…

Bloggers take politicians to task

The Democrat that is representing the California 10th congressional district has learned a lesson that Joe Lieberman knows all to well: blogs have power. Up in Northern California, the political career of Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-Alamo) is at risk because of a very close-knit group of political bloggers.There are websites dedicated to kicking Tauscher from…

Arnold Says “No on 90″

Last week, Dan wrote a pretty intelligent post about our two options for the Governor’s race, stating that it looks like we’ve got two Dems. campaigning. Well, to add to his list of proof, here’s an article from San Francisco Chronicle Blog: With a week to go before the election, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken…

Choice for Governor This Year: Democrat or Democrat

Jon Fleischman had a post on the FlashReport.org not long ago, blasting Phil Angelides as a terrible candidate; Fleischman called Phil “Bozo the Clown” and ran a cute photo of Bozo too. And Jon is right about one thing; Phil has not been a great candidate (I voted for Westley in the primary). But I…

Serena Josel is the Outreach & Advocacy Manager for Planned Parenthood Orange & San Bernardino Counties. Josel began volunteering for Planned Parenthood when she was 17 years old, and she has worked for them ever since. This November 7th voters will have their say on another unworkable and dangerous parental notification initiative—Prop. 85. As Election…

Fear & Smear That is Prop 90

Team Irvine (Duong, Shea and Mavity, plus support from State Ass. Chuck DeVore and US Rep. John Campbell have a mailer out (from the Offical Non-Partisan Voter Guide, which is another great example of false advertising) that significantly distorts the Prop 90 initiative as a property rights initiative. The mailer falsely claims that voters will…