Daily Archives: May 17, 2006

Gore Cancels Due To Labor Dispute

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Former Vice President Al Gore is the latest prominent Democrat to cancel an appearance at UC Berkeley, after a labor dispute on campus threatened to force him to cross a picket line. The university and members of Local 3299 of … Continue reading »


Senate To Examine Guard Border Duty

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Senate President Don Perata (D-Oakland) says he will convene a special legislative committee to examine President Bush’s decision to send National Guard troops to the California-Mexico border. And he says until the many questions surrounding the deployment are answered, he … Continue reading »


CA Credit Rating Goes Up

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A bit of good news that Governor Schwarzenegger’s allies will no doubt be trumpeting for the next few days: a major credit rating agency has restored a little of the state’s luster on Wall Street. This morning, Standard & Poor’s … Continue reading »