Posts Tagged: war
A photo illustration of an cyber attacker on the internet. (Photo: Alexander Geiger, via Shutterstock
OPINION: Germany never accepted defeat in World War I, and it used the next 22 years to re-imagine the internal-combustion engine into a series of devastating weapons, and then to deploy those weapons in combinations never before seen on the field of battle. At the same time, its leaders undermined domestic democratic institutions to solidify its power. Their motive was simple: revenge. I fear a similar dynamic is at play in 2019.
As rush hour approaches, traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Photo: Frontpage)
OPINION: The oil company partisans and their legislative allies apparently failed to read past the first five pages of the bill. Buried in the back pages of SB 350 is a full codification of the 2030 and 2050 climate targets that the industry thought it defeated, along with a powerful new set of directives to state energy agencies to meet those targets.
The headline blared across the front page of Berkeley’s Daily Californian: “2,700 Homosexuals at Cal.” Today, it hardly seems newsworthy at the heart of California’s social liberalism, UC Berkeley. But in 1965, when the article was published, university police were removing every other stall door in men’s bathrooms to prevent such subversive behavior.
First of all, this is a busy week at theaters with at least six openings in the Sacramento area. I haven’t had a chance to see either “Monsters University” (due to press screening conflicts) or “Bling Ring” (which wasn’t screened for press in Sacramento) but here are four other opinions on opening films. And the
The Antioch city council is scrambling to reverse previous pension cuts before a statewide reform takes effect Jan. 1, an attempt to aid the recruitment of experienced police officers from other cities.
The reform pushed through the Legislature by Gov. Brown imposes a uniform lower pension formula for new hires. Unions no longer will