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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing to put to rest the distorted untruths being advanced by the opponents of SB 131 gratis norsk. My bill seeks to give the adult survivors of childhood molestation their day in court against the organizations that enabled their molesters – nothing more, nothing less. The facts

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,

The opponents of my bill quoted in your story (“Protecting the homeless raises locals’ ire,” Capitol Weekly, May 6) repeat the same old canards – that the bill will allow the homeless special privileges and allow them to “urinate in public places” or jeopardize public health.

On the contrary, the bill allows local

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Letter to the Editor

Editor:

Thank you for your March 7 article “Parcel taxes go front and center” that described efforts of local municipalities to tax commercial properties more than residential property in order to mitigate the distortions between residential and commercial property taxes caused by Proposition 13.

Readers may be interested to know that prior to Prop 13,

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

I write in response to your report of February 5, “UC Students Dig Deep to Stay Afloat,” which painted a deeply skewed and inaccurate picture of the University of California.

It is true that in our efforts to emerge intact from one of the worst recessions in California’s history, UC was forced to

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Letter to the Editor

Dear editor,

 

Regarding “Religion-politics fight flares over Bible study groups,” Capitol Weekly, July 28:

 

For the record, the Warren Pearson Technical Services report indicates that the staff member in question definitely lifted not only personal files from the Drollinger’s computers, but at least

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Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor,I am writing to clear up some misinformation about my bill AB 506 in the article “Labor asks tough rules for cities to go belly up” (Capitol Weekly, July 14).

The U.S. Bankruptcy Code allows states to set preconditions or prohibit municipalities from filing for bankruptcy protection.  A majority of states either do

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Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor,Why are there budget cuts after budget cuts to California’s education system, to our state parks, environmental protection and to so many more of the institutions that had made California the best of our 50 states?  The reason is that our state government is not a democracy.  In our state, the majority is ruled

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