Contra Costa Times editorial: PUC response to continuing scandal pathetic
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.
City leaders must continue tightly controlling spending to avoid another financial crisis. That's why we endorse school board Trustee Diane Gibson-Gray and real estate agent Lori Ogorchock for City Council in the Nov. 4 election. They understand, and talk honestly about, the need for fiscal restraint
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Sept. 17 letters to the editor
Make PG&E pay by freezing their ratesThere is no appropriate action or fine that can equal the devastation of the San Bruno pipeline explosion.Unfortunately, the people responsible for this tragedy are long gone -- with the stolen funds that should have been used to make the pipeline safe.
Guest commentary: Rally designed to change the world for grandkids
It all started for us with the experience of babysitting our grandchildren. As we came to love them, we began to wonder what sort of world they'd be living in decades from now.
Eugene Robinson: Hillary Clinton needs to tell us her vision
Judging by her weekend appearance in Iowa, it looks as if Hillary Clinton indeed is running for president. Now she has to answer one simple question: Why?
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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Review: Lure + Till relaxed fine dining in Palo Alto
Lure + Till's Chef Patrick Kelly show plenty of flair with his standout main courses on the dinner menu.
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling become parents
'The Place Beyond the Pines’ co-stars have a little girl.