Don CasperDon Casper, a deeply involved San Franciscan who managed to save taxpayers billions of dollars by blowing up a cockamamie state scheme, was killed last night. He was struck by a pickup truck as he went on a jog Sunday evening in western Sonoma County. Casper was 63 years old. He had bee ... More >>
Meet the new landlordThe California Public Utilities Commission's San Francisco headquarters is among 11 state buildings that will soon be owned by a consortium made up of investment groups hailing from Houston, Los Angeles and Mumbai, the state Department of General Services Reported today.The b ... More >>
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has dealt harshly with those opposing his cockamamie fiscal schemes...For those wondering whether California is on its way to becoming Greece, witness an alarming pattern in which the governor comes up with ways to plunge the state even further into debt, then fires pub ... More >>
But there are many bad ideas to go 'round...Investigation reveals plan to patch budget shortfall by selling California buildings includes hidden deal-sweeteners that gouge taxpayersIn March we reported that the state of California fired a San Francisco official who protested a plan to raise money ... More >>
The state's quick budget fix of selling off public buildings is a horrible idea.