City Attorney Dennis Herrera isn’t buying Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s assurance that his state only discharged and dumped a single patient from its Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital here in California. Read More
The Sacramento Bee published a lengthy article recently about the proliferation of special committees in the California Senate that rarely, if ever, meet, just as rarely produce worthwhile research, and appear to exist mainly to give senators extra, off-the-books staff.
Bee reporter Jim Sanders spent many hours poring through Senate documents, looking — mostly in vain — for evidence that the special committees serve some valid public purpose. Read More
Caltrans is defending the structural integrity of the new east span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after a recent story by the Sacramento Bee made claims suggesting otherwise.The story published by the Bee on May 27 reported that the paper had found records of an apparent defect in the foundation of the span’s signature tower. Read More
In his new budget, Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly inserted provisions that would allow lumber companies and major Northern California landowners to recklessly slash trees and leave the detritus behind to catch fire. So much for Governor Moonbeam. Read More