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Jennifer Aniston, Other Celebrities Make Presence Felt In Capitol

latimes.com | Patrick McGreevy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Reporting from Sacramento - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn't the only Hollywood celebrity shaping legislation in the state Capitol this past year. Je...

Extra Mile Run: Sacramento Man Runs 100 Miles For Health Care

Causecast | Sarah Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Tucked away in the heart of Sacramento, California is one of the city's oldest and most diverse neighborhoods. The community of Oak Park is home to th...

Seasonal Fare: Cal Auto Museum's 'Hearses: The Last Rides'

The Car Connection | CarConnection | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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In case you haven't been paying attention, next week is Halloween. To celebrate, many people will go trick-or-treating, visit haunted houses, or thr...

Video profile service preps candidates for a 60-second pitch

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Charles Gordon says he's always wanted to run his own business. But the Sacramento man had a solid career in information technology, and with it, ...

The Pepsi Generation: Fat, Poorer and Diabetic

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Epstein

With the link between soda and obesity now conclusive, consider the damage being done to our children. There should be a fee on soda and other sweetened beverages.

GOP Lawmaker Resigns Over Sex Comments

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A scandal involving a family-values legislator caught boasting about his sexual escapades with his lobbyist mistresses crea...

Gavin Newsom's Impressive Town Hall in Sacramento

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Mayor Newsom is the most exciting thing to happen to California politics in years. He promises to lift California out of the morass that the deadening hands of the GOP have submerged us in.

Must it be Business as Usual as the People of Iran Hang in the Balance?

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Citizen lobbies and elected representatives have to ask this simple question: do we have to do business with people who do business with the Mullahs?

From Rice Straw To Diesel Fuel

Sacramento Bee | Jim Downing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A local nonprofit that has developed a method for turning rice straw and wood waste into diesel fuel has attracted some big business backers....

Schwarzenegger On California's Budget Battle: "It's Not A Game Of Chicken"

Financial Times | Matthew Garrahan and Lionel Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Arnold Schwarzenegger faces the fight of his life. The "Governator", best known for slugging it out in Hollywood blockbusters as an indestructible cyb...

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Tea Bagging California

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The California budget crisis continues to be a showdown between a recalcitrant Executive and a weak-kneed Legislature.

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Sticking It to "America's Best"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Thanks to an economic crisis his good friend George W. Bush gave us, Schwarzenegger is launching a frontal assault against virtually all of the state's public sector institutions.

California Democrats: "Spreading the Pain" from Sacramento

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

When his term mercifully expires next year, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be leaving the Golden State in the worst condition than at any time its history.

Will Zoe Loefgrin Vote $108 Billion For European Banks While California Goes Bankrupt?

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

How will Loefgin justify giving $108 billion in loan guarantees to European banks while her own state goes bankrupt? How will anybody?

Anthony Woods, Gay Black Iraq Veteran, To Run For Congress

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Insurgent congressional candidate Anthony Woods' life story reads like Aaron Sorkin wrote it--he's a gay, black Iraq veteran with a Harvard degree. He...

California Needs a New Constitution

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

If Arnold and the Democrats can waste state money holding failed ballot initiatives and "special elections" they can set aside a little cash for a Constitutional Convention.

Federal Bailout Won't Make A Dent in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Problems

Brooke-Sidney Gavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brooke-Sidney Gavins

The Delta, which provides water to nearly two-thirds of all Californians and is suffering from a three year drought, may not have a federal bailout after all.

California Fuel Move Angers Ethanol Makers

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Ethanol producers reacted with dismay to California's approval of the nation's first low-carbon fuel standard, which will require the state's mix of f...

Video: Sacramento?s ?Tent City? closing

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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April 9: Dozens of homeless people living in Sacramento's so-called "Tent City" will soon need to find new places to live. NBC's Chris Jansing reports...

Halls of Shame: How China Invaded California and Took Over Our Legislature

Christal Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christal Smith

With little resistance, China's communist leadership invaded California this past Monday landing in Sacramento with the clear intention of inflictin...

California's Energy and Driving Propositions -- The Final Tally

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

In the near-future, many of us hope to own an electric car and/or a plug-in hybrid car or truck. Yet even without them, electricity demand is already skyrocketing worldwide.

Moving Forward in Califorina

Karen Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Bass

The California budget approved last week by the legislature and signed by the governor is tough medicine and hard to swallow. But with our state on the edge of a fiscal cliff, it had to be done.

A Valentine's Day Inspiration: To Sir, With Love

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Looking for a great movie for Valentine's Day? Something to help you believe again in the power of love to save people's lives and change the world? ...

Margaret Cho Set for Nov. 22 Equal Rights Rally in Sacramento

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Actress/comedienne Margaret Cho and her co-star Selene Luna will participate in the "March on Sacramento" rally in support of equal marriages rights this Saturday at the State Capitol.

Schwarzenegger's Reform Means Minimum Wage

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

Will the same pay rates apply to the Governor and members of the California State Legislature? Their monthly postage allowance is more than federal minimum wage earners make.