Pat Brown

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Mayoral Selection: What the Hell Is Gonna Happen Today?

    Should he stay or should he go?‚ÄčTo paraphrase T.S. Eliot, the ongoing showdown between the progressive supervisors and erstwhile Mayor Gavin Newsom regarding the naming of his successor will end with a bang or a whimper. Or lots of whimpering. Or lots of banging. The supes are slated today to vote ... More >>

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    December 6, 2010

    Does California Have a Future? No: California *Is* the Future.

    The face of things to come‚ÄčThat's the conclusion of an interesting piece of commentary published today in The New Republic. Penned by former Sacramento Bee editorial page editor Peter Schrag, the article argues that California -- the favorite punching bag of bad-government critics who assail its p ... More >>

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    May 19, 2010
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    February 24, 2010

    The Poor News Bears

    City College budget cuts complicate Hollywood ending for student bioengineers.

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    April 7, 2004

    Learning to Compete

    Executives involved in outsourcing U.S. jobs should also become involved in sponsoring CA schools

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    April 2, 2003

    Bringing Up Baby Gavin

    How William Newsom's pipeline into the Getty fortune has put money -- lots of it -- in his politically ambitious son's pocket

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    February 14, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from February 14, 2001

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    January 31, 2001

    Don't Let Them Turn Out the Lights

    It's time for consumers to take back California

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    February 9, 2000

    Genes Without Frontiers

    The so-called gene chip could revolutionize the way we treat cancer patients. That is, if biotech firms don't keep it out of doctors' hands.

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    March 13, 1996
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