Topic: H.D. Palmer
It may be hard to believe, and it was a long time coming, but gas in California fell below $4 a gallon after three weeks of steep declines. Good news for the economy at last.
The Facebook IPO could bring California as much as $500 million in tax revenues from capital gains. Depending on whom you talk to, that's a significant help or a drop in the bucket.
California Governor Jerry Brown would cut nearly 400 local redevelopment agencies, which use property taxes for construction, redevelopment, and beautification projects. Mayors object.
01/29/2011 09:05 am
Governor Jerry Brown might need two-thirds of the California legislature to support $12.5 billion in spending cuts – and that's just the first step towards his balanced budget.
01/14/2011 08:10 pm
The California state budget accord to be voted on Friday relies on $5 billion in federal money, $10 billion in Wall Street loans, and some pretty big assumptions, say some political observers.
10/04/2010 07:57 pm
One of the first targets is 200 state parks, already causing a public outcry as summer approaches.
05/30/2009 01:00 am
Requirement for two-thirds vote approval gives minority unusual power. The public is weighing in too.
02/13/2009 12:00 am
A bond sale this week will test whether private capital can meet California's shortfall.
10/15/2008 01:00 am
Amid a budget crisis, the state is under pressure to approve $7 billion more for prison healthcare.
04/22/2008 01:00 am
The four measures on the Feb. 5 ballot are being hotly debated. Officials say the state needs the revenue.
01/18/2008 12:00 am