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News Pix: Drought, More Drought, Harvest Season and a Touch of BART

August 22, 2014 | 1:31 pm

News Pix: Drought, More Drought, Harvest Season and a Touch of BART

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We visit the rainless Central Valley, a harvest near Napa, Berkeley in the ’60s and the future of BART.

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Interview: New California High-Speed Rail Chairman Dan Richard Makes His Case

March 7, 2012 | 3:15 pm

Interview: New California High-Speed Rail Chairman Dan Richard Makes His Case

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In January, two top executives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Chairman Tom Umberg and CEO Roelof van Ark, stepped down amid a brutal run of negative reports by government watchdog agencies — assessments that lent ammunition to charges by HSR critics that the entire project is a gigantic boondoggle. There have been other setbacks […]

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Jean Quan Extended Interviews

November 22, 2010 | 12:57 pm

Jean Quan Extended Interviews

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UPDATE NOV 22: Here’s another interview with Quan, from Friday’s This Week in Northern California: LAST WEEK It ‘s extremely early in the game, but to date, Jean Quan’s governing style looks like it will be different than that of her predecessor, Ron Dellums’, in one obvious way: She is making a lot of media […]

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October 6, 2010 | 2:59 pm

Budget Deal: The Inside Dope

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The California Report’s Sacramento Bureau chief, John Myers, spoke to a source close to the budget negotiations today who outlined some of the most notable elements of the long-awaited budget deal. Some highlights from his post: Spending Reductions: $7.5 billion. While we’ve been hearing that number for a while, a few of the details seem […]

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