Contra Costa Times editorial: Fasten seat belts Greece wild ride about to begin
The Greek government on Tuesday managed, yet again, to disappoint the ministers of the eurozone. That is hardly news since nearly everything Greece does disappoints those leaders, but this time it was more frustrating than usual.
When personal beliefs clash with science, lawmakers need to protect the greater good. The Legislature and governor acted honorably and responsibly by eliminating the personal belief exemption as a reason not to vaccinate children.
Gov, Jerry Brown and the Legislature can only continue health care reform successes by ensuring long-term revenue stability
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November 2014 election recommendations from the Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial board
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Loss of jobs is Baltimore's real problemTo blame Baltimore's problems on failed Democratic policies is myopic and misguided. While my hometown has been on life support for years, blame not the doctor's treatment instead of the root cause of the disease, lack of economic opportunity.
My Word: Legislature again passed responsible budget on time
Last month, my colleagues and I in the Legislature approved a fifth consecutive on-time, balanced and fiscally responsible budget for California. It's one of the most promising and prudent budgets in over a decade, reflecting our core Democratic values by investing $115.
Eugene Robinson: Sanders is no McCarthy, but he could make primaries intresting
By Eugene Robinson Is Bernie Sanders the political reincarnation of Eugene McCarthy? I doubt it, but let's hope he makes the Democratic presidential race interesting.
Watch: A closer look at President Obama's overtime plan
Heather Boushey, chief economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, recaps President Barack Obama's speech on overtime expansion on Bloomberg News.
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Review: El Cerrito's Taste of Ethiopia definitely worth a visit
With its super fresh vegetarian and meat dishes, Ethiopian coffee and authentic, hard-to-find touches, this new Ethiopian restaurant is worth a visit.
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Paula Deen tweets photo of son in brownface
Former Food Network star reveals racial insensitivity again with “I Love Lucy” post that ignites social media backlash.