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Republicans Hold the Line at the 15th Senate District

August 19, 2010


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Republican Assemblyman Sam Blakeslee of San Luis Obispo won a hotly contested race for the 15th California Senate District this Tuesday. The seat became vacant upon its former occupant, the Republican Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado of Santa Maria, taking his current office. Blakeslee won 48.8 per...

California Landmark Global Warming Law Under Fire

Paul Rogers

August 19, 2010


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A November ballot measure that would suspend California’s landmark global-warming law could also end up rolling back some of the state’s other sweeping environmental standards _ including rules that require utilities to generate a third of their electricity from renewable sources and programs req...

Senate Race Reaches The Dog Days Of Summer

Richard Duboc

August 12, 2010


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Despite a campaign that got off to a somewhat rocky start, 2010 Senatorial Candidate Carly Fiorina has managed to stir up support from California voters by focusing on the economy. Since February when Rasmussen Reports gave Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer a marginal 4 percent lead in the poles over then Republican primary...

Jobs High On The Minds Of Politician

mark Laluan

August 12, 2010


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Job creation is at the forefront of every political campaign going into the Fall, with members of each party attacking their opponent’s rhetoric. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco herded members back to Washington last week from their August recess to pass a $26 billion jobs bill...

Poizner Proposes Changes to California’s Education System

May 30, 2010


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By Omar Niazi and Lauren Pinnella Education Overhaul: GOP gubernatorial candidate Steve Poizner wants California to put more emphasis on “middle-skill” jobs that require more than high school diplomas but less than a four-year college degree. Cal State University students are not in a...

CA Budget, Solving Any Problems?

May 25, 2010


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Stephanie Spearman Staff Writer      After two years in a downward economic spiral, Californians are hoping that next year’s state budget will alleviate some of the overbearing financial strain.      “Some debt is ok,” said Barbara Halliday, Hayward Council Member. “You take a long term d...

City of Hayward Opposes Prop 16

May 19, 2010


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By Christopher Metoyer, Staff Writer & Lauren Pinnella, Politics Editor The City of Hayward is officially opposed to Proposition 16, a proposed amendment to the state constitution of California. Ernest Pacheco of Citizens against Pollution raised the issue of opposition to Prop 16 at the May...

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