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Ag industry is stepping up for secure drinking water
August 19, 2017, at 1:52 AM

Access to clean, secure drinking water ought to be a fundamental right for all Californians. But there are about three hundred unsafe drinking-water systems across the state, many of them in the Salinas Valley or in the Central Valley’s Tulare Lake Basin.

Sacramento County can’t arrest its way out of homelessness
August 19, 2017, at 1:52 AM

That’s 2.000 neighbors in Sacramento County, through number fault of their own, forced to live outside, including along the American River Parkway.

A statewide tax is an unfair way to secure drinking water
August 19, 2017, at 1:51 AM

Not so for some Californians who live in rural, low-income communities where water sources are contaminated by nitrates and arsenic and where treatment is financially out of reach.

For pointers on handling Charlottesville, Trump could've asked Nikki Haley
August 19, 2017, at 1:51 AM

Lee was in New Orleans, long ago when I was in the fifth grade. It was Mardi Gras and we'd arrive from our tiny MS hometown to celebrate this historical day in the huge city.

‘Free speech,’ the most overused, misused phrase in American politics
August 19, 2017, at 1:49 AM

Love dozens of others in the room, he'd arrive to grumble about a and that would’ve banned picketing close the homes of elected officials.

Steve Bannon is out, but his sickness still infects White House
August 19, 2017, at 1:49 AM

doesn’t imply his divisive and toxic white nationalist views have left as well.

Trump pours salt on nation’s wounds
August 18, 2017, at 11:59 AM

The time has arrive for Republicans in Congress to determine whether this is what they signed up for. Business leaders decided Wednesday that they’d had enough, quitting two presidential advisory councils before Trump quickly dissolved the panels.

They risked their lives for their country. Here’s what CA could do for them.
August 18, 2017, at 11:57 AM

It's painful to read of the nonstop migraines, sleepless nights, failing memory, uncontrollable rages, persistent and intense anxiety, broken families, lost jobs and suicides during and after service that go with the condition.

Get me out to the CA League
August 18, 2017, at 11:57 AM

Those cities don’t have major league teams – that’s the point.

Valid weed sales + Jeff Denham ducks Trump + Arnold Schwarzenegger on bipartisanship
August 18, 2017, at 11:56 AM

Our take Editorials : Voters approved Proposition sixty-four, the legalization initiative, in November two thousand sixteen and set an ambitious deadline of January two thousand eighteen for retail sales to begin.

Arnold Schwarzenegger says bipartisanship shouldn’t be a filthy word. It should be the job.
August 18, 2017, at 11:56 AM

In fact, it’s impossible. Our foundational document, the Constitution, was an incredibly fragile balance between large states and tiny states, rural and urban citizens, industrialized and agricultural interests.

You can purchase valid marijuana in four months. But is CA prepared to sell it?
August 18, 2017, at 11:55 AM

Up to eighty-two people should be hired. Software should be written to accept applications of thousands of entrepreneurs hoping to legally sell marijuana.

Falwell’s ethical murkiness + CEOs clarity + Limits of free speech + Ross Johnson
August 17, 2017, at 10:06 PM

Our take Editorials : Most CEOs don’t wish to sit on a board for President , who thinks “fine people” attend .

Are Democratic women being sold out in the title of ‘A Better Deal’?
August 17, 2017, at 10:05 PM

If any lesson has been learned from the two thousand sixteen election, it's that the Democratic Party needs to reconsider the vision we've for the future.

Could CA Republicans obtain a boost from ballot measures?
August 17, 2017, at 10:04 PM

Upon further review, how did Albany beat Sacramento to the punch? It'd be the natural order of things for CA legislators, who seldom miss a chance to re-engineer society.

Why banning immigration consultants would backfire
August 17, 2017, at 10:04 PM

Gathering Bill six hundred thirty-eight has an admirable goal of reducing immigration fraud, but would create it harder for immigrants to obtain assistance with routine visa applications.

When the Nazis came to Charlottesville, ordinary people deployed this secret weapon
August 17, 2017, at 10:03 PM

It felt love a gut punch when I saw the images of youthful men rendering the Nazi salute latest Friday night.

Why the heck does the size of L. A. County’s Board of Supervisors matter so much to these state guys?
August 17, 2017, at 10:03 PM

Chances are Californians would rise up and say, “Butt out, Alaska!” Incredibly, Sen.

Dog the Bounty Hunter to rapper Common: Don’t be a sucker on bail reform
August 17, 2017, at 10:02 PM

But to the extent your advocacy worsens the downsides of existing reforms, or promotes questionable new ones presently before lawmakers such as Senate Bill ten, you'd be wise to realize that recent laws and numerous voter-approved propositions in CA already authorize for the release of tens of thousands of inmates on an ongoing basis.

Will there ever be a breaking point for Trump?
August 17, 2017, at 8:10 AM

It's number longer defensible for his lieutenants or Republicans in Congress to tell themselves that they’re staying near to Trump to contain the damage he could cause our country.

Nazis aren’t excellent for business. Neither is Donald Trump.
August 17, 2017, at 8:08 AM

“I will be the greatest jobs president that God ever created,” .

Doctors defend their own + firefighters union fights cost savings + Trump and Trumka
August 16, 2017, at 6:19 PM

Our take Editorial Sen.

Don't wish your phone bill to rise? It'south time to memorise about net neutrality
August 16, 2017, at 6:18 PM

But we should all tune in as the Federal Communications Commission closes the comment period on net neutrality in two weeks and begins to rewrite the rules of the internet.

I argued that Confederate statues should stay at elderly courthouse. I was wrong.
August 16, 2017, at 6:18 PM

Confederates John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge where they've stood for more than a century. I thought we just needed to add signage explaining the forces that keep them there.

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