Contra Costa Times editorial: Trublood, Hoffmeister and Grayson for Concord City Council
The council faces great opportunities with the development of the Concord Naval Weapons Station and tremendous challenges balancing the municipal budget. On those issues, teacher Brent Trublood and incumbents Laura Hoffmeister and Tim Grayson rise above the pack.
The California Public Utilities Commission is a regulatory circus, a parody of government run amok. Its clueless maneuvers Monday to deal with commissioners' misconduct were an insult to the public its supposed to serve.
The person elected treasurer of California effectively acts as the state's banker and has substantial influence over management of its enormous financial assets and, in many ways, can be considered its asset manager.
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Esther Cepeda: The NFL's female fan base
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Editorial board meeting with Treasurer candidate Greg Conlon
The Bay Area News Group Editorial Board interviews California Treasurer candidate Greg Conlon in Walnut Creek, Calif., via Google Hangout. Interviewers included BANG East Bay Editorial Director Dan Hatfield, Editorial Board member Dan Borenstein and, from San Jose, Calif.
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Today's Music Picks: Napa Valley Rocks! to raise money for earthquake relief
Michael Franti and Spearhead, Afrolicious and Grass Child will appear at benefit concert, which is one of the Napa Valley Rocks! events.
Rush Limbaugh says sometimes a woman's 'no' really means 'yes'
Radio host doesn’t like the “modern” definition of consent.