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19 hrs ago | Wilson's Almanac

Oh boy! Which direction will the billionaire swing next?! by @DavidOAtkins

Oh boy! Which direction will the billionaire swing next? by David Atkins Someday when the historians write the obituary for the 2nd American Gilded Age, this story will deserve at least a footnote: These days - in the age of the super PAC and Citizens United - a campaign donor with a million dollars to spend isn't cool.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Charlie Crist, US Governors, San Francisco, CA, Cory Booker

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS Local

Phil Matier: Officials Concede Little Progress On San Francisco Homelessness Despite Massive Spending

San Francisco is spending about $458,000 per-day to house and help homeless people-that's $34 a-day per homeless person.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: Antonio Villaraigosa endorses Torlakson rival in state supe race

In an unusual move, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has broken with the California Democratic Party to endorse a rival over incumbent Tom Torlakson in the race for state superintendent of public instruction.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Non-Profit

Politico

Napster billionaire's next mission: Conquer politics

These days - in the age of the super PAC and Citizens United - a campaign donor with a million dollars to spend isn't cool.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Immigration Reform, Charlie Crist, US Governors, San Francisco, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

Sebelius's Resignation Should Spark Reform

Last week the head of the Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, resigned -- standard operating procedures in politics and business after a "scandal" or "failure."

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Related Topix: Electronic, Spark, California, California Government

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Reporter

Danette Mitchell: Media images aren't pretty

L ast week, in Suisun City, I attended a screening of "Miss Representation," sponsored by the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club and the Salvation Army KROC Center.

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Related Topix: Suisun City, CA, Vacaville, CA, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Education Etc.

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Scott Peters

Scott Peters and Carl DeMaio continue to rake in big bucks for their much-anticipated showdown in San Diego's 52nd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Scott Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, San Diego County, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Golden Gate Xpress

"Be Nice, Look Twice" isn't as nice as M-Ocean View line going underground

Twenty-one pedestrians were hit and killed last year in San Francisco and Mayor Ed Lee's "Be Nice, Look Twice" Campaign is among the most useless things he's done during his time in office.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

SFGate

Gift ideas for Kamala Harrisa wedding

After years of being the hottest ticket in town, California Attorney General Kamala Harris is finally off the market and marrying some lawyer from Los Angeles who must be very confident in his own masculinity.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Nob Hill (San Francisco, CA), Jerry Brown, US Governors

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Democratic governors resist moves to legalize marijuana

California voters strongly favor legalizing marijuana. The state Democratic Party adopted a platform last month urging California to follow Colorado and Washington in ending marijuana prohibition.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News, Peter Shumlin

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Free Republic

Slippery stuff: California bill would enshrine state amphibian

California has established an array of official state symbols, from its widely recognizable ursine flag to some state foods enshrined by Lt.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: California bill would enshrine state amphibian

California has established an array of official state symbols, from its widely recognizable ursine flag to some state foods enshrined by Lt.

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Related Topix: California, Coachella, CA, Sacramento, CA

LA Daily News

Effort to require warnings on sugar-sweetened beverages is misguided: Guest commentary

A few years back, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed “a severe lack of focus and inefficiency in California's ability to work with business.” It was an acknowledgment that government and business need not exist in a constant state of tension.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Agriculture, Science, Michelle Obama, Sacramento, CA, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014

10News

GOP candidate to present 'anti-corruption' idea

Republican lieutenant governor candidate Ron Nehring will use a speech to members of the California Federation of Republican Women in Carlsbad Wednesday to discuss his proposals to remedy what he calls Sacramento's "culture of corruption."

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

The Daily Beast

The Gun-Running SenatorBy David Freedlander

Things went downhill fast for the San Francisco politician who 'flirted with both sides' and as a result, put the bulls eye on his own back.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

2009 Iowa ruling seen as gay-marriage harbinger

Stuart Gaffney remembers the exact morning when, over coffee in his San Francisco home, he discovered the purpose of Twitter.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Twitter, Varnum (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Tue Apr 01, 2014

SF Weekly

Skin in the Game: Richard Branson Declares America's War on Drugs Racist

The magnetic billionaire with the electric smile rerouted from his mission to put people in orbit for a trip to San Francisco last week.

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Related Topix: Drugs, San Francisco, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Milpitas: Record Powerball jackpot claimed; $425 million ticket bought at gas station

A man who just laid claim to a record-setting lottery prize thanks to a fateful gas-station sandwich run says he's aiming his new fortune at battling child hunger and promoting pediatric health and education.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Public Relations

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Watersblogged

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom Announces California State Lands...

Cloud-based OpenGov.com enables California state lands commission to engage residents; Californians can now easily see how the state generates nearly half a billion dollars in revenue from oil and gas contracts, mineral royalties, and leasing programs.

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Related Topix: California, Bell, CA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Calif. Lawmakers Vote to Suspend Yee, 2 Others

The California State Senate on Friday voted 28 to 1 to suspend embattled Sen. Leland Yee, who was arrested by the FBI this week on firearms and public corruption charges.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Montebello, CA, San Francisco, CA

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