Posts Tagged ‘California’

  • Prop. 8 and the Supremes: Which way will they go? Friday, August 13, 2010 � by scott

    The New York Review of Books offers an insightful analysis of the road ahead for Proposition 8 and the court decision that found the ban on gay marriage unconstitutional.

  • Mary Salas’s manager: ‘Make sure that every vote is counted’ Tuesday, July 13, 2010 � by scott

    Recounts rarely change the results, but Mary Salas, only a handful of votes behind, gives it a try.

  • Mary Salas says, ‘Let’s count those votes again’ Monday, July 12, 2010 � by scott

    Mary Salas is seeking a recount in the California Senate District 40 Democratic primary which she trails by 12 votes to Juan Vargas, a favorite of state corporate interests.

  • Board drops ball on vetting nursing applicants Monday, June 28, 2010 � by scott

    Some 3,500 nurses who have been disciplined in other states have been licensed to nurse in California, including several hundred who have lost their licenses elsewhere.

  • California’s Tort Wars: Election Day by the numbers Friday, June 11, 2010 � by eric

    Tort-war front groups for big oil, insurance and tobacco get walloped on election day.

  • On propositions, big money talked but didn’t win Wednesday, June 9, 2010 � by scott

    Well, here is heartening news — despite spending a combined $62 million, PG&E and Mercury Insurance’s bids to buy their own state initiatives went down in flames at the polls Tuesday.

  • Can the nation handle two massive oil cleanups at once? Monday, May 17, 2010 � by scott

    After the Deepwater Horizon debacle, will the federal oil spill fund have enough money to clean up the next spill?