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Sunday
May052019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Southern Calif.: "San Diego ban on polystyrene foam likely to take effect despite lawsuit"; "Tighter Belts Are Back In Style"; Northern Calif.: "Breed picks former Bay Area transportation czar to join SFMTA board"; "Sacramento mayor promised tax money for your neighborhood. Will millions go to pensions instead?" .... 

***Various items relating to local issues/local government -- Northern California, Southern California....

* The Argonaut:  "Tighter Belts Are Back In Style" - "Anticipating flattening revenues and possible recession, Santa Monica plans job and spending cuts to pay down its pension obligations."

* San Diego Union-Tribune:  "San Diego ban on polystyrene foam likely to take effect despite lawsuit"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Breed picks former Bay Area transportation czar to join SFMTA board"

* Sacramento Bee:  "Sacramento mayor promised tax money for your neighborhood. Will millions go to pensions instead?"

Sunday
May052019

POLITICS (National): Various reports: "Stephen Moore, Trump ally, withdraws from contention for Fed seat"; "Trump Labor secretary comes out against giving workers a raise"; "Trump steps up pressure on Fed to cut interest rates, but economists say it's a bad idea"; "Critics say Trump nominee for a science job has a glaring conflict of interest" ....

Sunday
May052019

Have been away for a couple weeks, will now try to catch up a bit....

Have been traveling, will now try to catch up at least a bit.....

Tuesday
Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Bay Area): "Fight over waterfront homeless shelter sows division in diverse San Francisco district"; "Bay Area horse training owner underpaid migrant workers and housed them in stables"; "Berkeley's RV parking ban send shock waves through neighboring cities"; also, "Homelessness: Regional plan needed to solve Bay Area crisis, business group says" ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government, in and/or around the Bay Area....

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Berkeley's RV parking ban sends shock waves through neighboring cities"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Fight over waterfront homeless shelter sows division in diverse San Francisco district"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Bay Area horse training owner underpaid migrant workers and housed them in stables"

***ALSO:

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Homelessness: Regional plan needed to solve Bay Area crisis, business group says"

Tuesday
Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: So. Calif.: "What is congestion pricing? And can it solve traffic jams in San Diego as experts promise?"; "Orange County's toll road agencies will audit some, but not all, of oits consultant contracts"; No. Calif.: "What will happen to Oracle Arena when the Warriors leave for San Francisco?"; "San Jose: Mayor rejects salary increase proposed by city commission" .....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government -- Northern California, Southern California....

* San Diego Union-Tribune:  "What is congestion pricing? And can it solve traffic jams in San Diego as experts promise?"

* Orange County Register:  "Orange County's toll road agencies will audit some, but not all, of its consultant contracts"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "What will happen to Oracle Arena when the Warriors leave for San Francisco?"

* Mercury News:  "San Jose: Mayor rejects salary increase proposed by city commission" - "Setting competitive salaries will attract strong candidates, the salary-setting commission argued."