SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic weekly radio address, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) talks about the importance of the US Supreme Court’s recent decision to uphold President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, which will benefit million…
By Bobbi Murray The Frying Pan
Walmart soon turns 50. What better time for a makeover, a little freshening up –a rebranding, perhaps? Maybe a new look to go along with a move from the ‘burbs to the Big City.
The Big W is hoping a fresh face w…
“After 2 ½ years of campaigning as a candidate for President of the United States I am officially ending my historic campaign today June 29, 2012. It’s been one hell of a ride, and I want to thank the thousands of people across this country who volunteered, contributed, opened their homes, came to our events and cheered me on. Special thanks to the thousands more who shared their stories with me in person, via email, facebook, twitter, etc. Every one of you kept me going.
“It’s been the experience of a lifetime. I’ve made many new friends and undoubtedly picked up Read more »
State Parks Director Ruth Coleman, Public Relations Consultant Shelly Sullivan and Political Journalist Katy Grimes Tear It Up on “Politics on Tap”
Sacramento - Senator Bill Emmerson, a hemet Republican, revealed June 29 that the state budget signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on June 27 that the governor and legislative Democrats claim will “be balanced on an ongoing basis” is already starting to unravel.
(The governor’s) Department of Finance notified the Legislature that the budget’s nearly $1 billion reserve will be at least $122 million lower than expected as a result of property tax revenues captured from redevelopment agencies coming in lower than expected. The Legislative Analyst’s Office previously cautioned that (the governor’s) budget assumptions regarding property tax revenues from redevelopment agencies are likely overstated Read more »
In honor of Nashville’s achievement, Tennessean archivist Bill Haymes sends us the front page of The Tennessean‘s July 28, 1952, edition — the day after the city’s previous record-breaker. Pre-air conditioning. (Click to enlarge) Here’s today’s story (109, officially) and … Continue reading →
Below is a June 20 memo from the Department of Parks and Recreation on the status of the 70 parks that were scheduled for closure on July 1. Since the date of this memo, the department has said 69 of the 70 parks will remain open July 1, the original date of closure for the parks on the list.
Providence Mountains in the Mojave has already closed. Forty deals have been struck to keep parks open for at least one year and negotiations to do the same are underway on 25 of the remaining 29.
(A definition of the abbreviations used on the list is near the bottom Read more »