Richard Pombo

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    U.S.S. Iowa's Final Battle Pits Vallejo vs. L.A.

    If only someone would tow this thing to Des Moines​By Jan. 18, Vallejo must submit a plan for slithering out of bankruptcy. Former banker Merylin Wong, the head of a maritime enthusiast's group there, has a plan for keeping the city on firm financial footing henceforth: Pay millions of dollars yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    East Bay Congressman Jerry McNerney Still Waffling on Health Care Vote -- But Not For Reasons You'd Expect

    Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, might soon have some explaining to do​With House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco promising to deliver enough votes to pass landmark federal health care legislation by the end of the week, one of her Democratic colleagues to the east continues to keep observ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Blackwater: DiFi's Questionable H2O Moves Muddy Dems' Election Hopes

    Will Sen. Dianne Feinstein's shady water deal shoot down Dems' election chances? ​Take one part frozen orange juice concentrate, mix it with three parts water, and you have a delicious morning drink.Take one sleazy political juice deal, and mix it with rotten water policy, however, and California' ... More >>

  • News

    January 10, 2007

    Battleship Down

    The USS Iowa was once considered a lock as a San Francisco tourist attraction. So why is the historic warship rusting in Suisun Bay?

  • News

    May 26, 2004

    Democracy in Suburbia

    The Economist asks: "Is California Back?" Contra Costa County wonders: "Were we gone?"

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