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  • The Los Angeles Times to Host Exclusive "Translating the Transition: An Inaugural Exchange"

    LOS ANGELES, January 7, 2009 – Bringing together business, labor, civic, cultural and thought leaders, the Los Angeles Times (latimes.com) has assembled an eclectic and provocative panel for their exclusive "Translating the Transition: An Inaugural...
  • Letters to the editor

    Taxes as a tool to fix economy Re "Gov.'s staff exploring new taxes," May 2 The only proven solution to California's budget deficit is a sustained economic recovery. A sales tax on services would impede that recovery. Increasing the price of services...
  • State GOP's future: resurgence or extinction?

    State GOP's future: resurgence or extinction?
    Today's topic: What do Tuesday's results mean for the California GOP? Does the voters' rejection of the budget deal empower Republicans to be even less compromising, or does it encourage Democrats in Sacramento to marginalize and ignore the GOP by any...
  • Stopping California's next meltdown

    Stopping California's next meltdown
    Today's topic: The failure of the propositions didn't eliminate the need for budget reform. What are the right steps for California to take to prevent the next fiscal meltdown? Daniel J.B. Mitchell and Tom Campbell finish their discussion on the state...
  • The 'problem with nurses' is a problem with healthcare

    The 'problem with nurses' is a problem with healthcare
    The Times' June 12 expose about the California Board of Registered Nursing oversimplifies the issue. The so-called problem with nurses is really just another aspect of the shortcomings in the overall healthcare system. I have been a nurse for more than...
  • Schwarzenegger needs a boost, but his chances recede with the economy

    Schwarzenegger needs a boost, but his chances recede with the economy
    As he stood before the cameras in Santa Barbara last week, the freewheeling showman that Arnold Schwarzenegger used to be was evident only in his attire. He was clad in a shirt that was blindingly white, as if daring the ruinous soot from the Jesusita...
  • If not for those wiretaps ...

    Yes, this is far too outlandish for real life, but work with us for a moment: Suppose a public official rules like a petty tyrant, makes reckless financial moves, bungles the people's business and sows divisiveness. Suppose, too, he's so distracted by...
  • Mercury General using guise of benevolence to assault Prop. 103

    Mercury General using guise of benevolence to assault Prop. 103
    The art of setting automobile insurance rates is incomprehensible to most of us civilians. Liability coverage, comprehensive insurance, assigned risk pools, discounts, surcharges . . . the list goes on. Just try to figure out how your carrier arrived at...
  • Schwarzenegger should be talking to himself

    Schwarzenegger should be talking to himself
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been chanting this mantra since he first landed in Sacramento: Sacramento must learn to live within its means. The volume rose in late June when budget talks heated up. The governor lambasted "Sacramento's failure to...
  • Winners and losers in the budget battle

    Winners and losers in the budget battle
    Who are the winners of the California budget battle? Yes, there are some, even though there are many more losers. Set aside individuals for a moment and assess victory and defeat by political ideology. Distinguish between short term and long term. And...
  • Schwarzenegger is unpopular but undaunted

    Schwarzenegger is unpopular but undaunted
    The fact that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's poll numbers have plummeted to where Gray Davis' were when Schwarzenegger booted him from office might humble an ordinary politician. He'd probably lower his sights. But not Schwarzenegger. The lame duck...