Tag Archive for Governor

State Budget Impasse… Over?

Senate Republican Leader Dick AckermanÂ’s office is reporting that he and Senate Democrat Leader Don Perata have reached a tentative deal on the state budget. That’s what Brian Joseph is now reporting at The Register. We don’t yet know the details of the deal. We don’t yet know whether both the Democratic and Republican caucuses…

14 White Men of Principle, Yeah Right.

The Orange County Register’s Brian Joseph reports today on the impact of the state budget stalemate on public services in Orange County. For Orange County, it could be worse. Much worse. In ways big and small, the effect of a late state budget is being felt across California by community colleges, government vendors and special education…

Asm. Solorio Hosts Town Hall on Gang Violence

As Jubal/Matt would say at OC Blog, this just came over the transom from our dear friend, Assembly Member Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana):  State Assemblyman Jose Solorio, Chairman of the Public Safety Committee invites you to a Town Hall meeting Confronting Gangs and Youth Violence: Community-Based Solutions Friday, August 31, 2007 10:00 a.m. to 1:00…

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…

By the way, there’s an election on Tuesday

While on a national level I am excited about the prospect of Democratic Party majorities in the House and possibly the Senate, I find myself rather unenthused about this year’s election, at least in California.  In the Governor’s race, I am disappointed that our nominee has not been able to effectively capitalize on the failings…

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…