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California

What state is the best bargain?

Rising economic uncertainty coupled with high inflation has some folks thinking California’s too expensive to call home. So as a public service – not to mention a chance to highlight a financial lesson or two – my trusty spreadsheet did some bargain hunting for anybody contemplating a departure from the Golden State. Let me note that […]

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California

California rejected Berkeley’s housing plan. Here’s why, and the potential consequences

Berkeley’s Housing Element was rejected by the state this week, city and state officials confirmed, exposing one of the East Bay’s biggest cities to potential fines and the threat of developers trying to build projects that aren’t constrained by local zoning restrictions. Berkeley did not fully analyze potential housing sites and the city must commit […]

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Monterey Park, California, shooting 911 calls reveal witnesses’ terrified reactions: ‘Send the police’

The city clerk of Monterey Park, California, released Thursday the 911 dispatch audio recorded in the aftermath of the Lunar New Year shooting that took the lives of 11 people. “Send the police right away, he might start shooting again. I’m outside the building,” one caller is heard saying. “I don’t know if anyone’s hurt […]

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Pelosi endorses Schiff for Senate from California if Feinstein doesn’t run

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a weekly news conference with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) on October 2, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Tom Brenner | Getty Images Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed fellow California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff on Thursday in the already competitive 2024 U.S. Senate […]

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Alaska

Retiring from the high court, Alaska’s chief justice defends its system of selecting judges | #alaska | #politics

Alaska Chief Justice Daniel Winfree receives applause from state lawmakers after finishing the annual State of the Judiciary address to the Alaska Legislature on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Winfree is retiring Feb. 6. (Photo by James Brooks/Alaska Beacon) In his final speech before retirement, Alaska Chief Justice Daniel Winfree firmly defended the state’s merit-based process for picking […]

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City Council

Port Townsend City Council parks committee gets update for lights at skatepark | #citycouncil

The wheels are spinning and plans are underway for the city of Port Townsend to potentially add overheard lights to the skatepark on Monroe Street. Providing an update on the potential costs and scope of work to install lights above the city-owned skatepark, the Parks, Recreation, Trees, and Trails Advisory Board spoke on recent steps […]

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California

Pelosi backs Schiff in California Senate race

Feb. 2, 2023, 4:30 PM UTC By Bridget Bowman Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday she is backing Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff in California’s Senate race — if Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein decides not to run for re-election. Feinstein has not yet said if she is running for a sixth term next year. But that […]

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Alaska

Biden administration recommends major Alaska oil project | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Biden administration released a long-awaited study Wednesday that recommends allowing a major oil development on Alaska’s North Slope that supporters say could boost U.S. energy security but that climate activists decry as a “carbon bomb.” The move — while not final — drew immediate anger from environmentalists who saw it […]

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California

Pelosi endorses Schiff in California Senate race — if Feinstein doesn’t run

Rep. Nancy Pelosi is shown. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Rep. Nancy Peolsi on Thursday endorsed Rep. Adam Schiff in California’s high-profile Senate primary, backing the former House Intelligence Committee chair but only on the condition that Sen. Dianne Feinstein opts not to run again. “If Senator Feinstein decides to seek re-election, she has my whole-hearted […]

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California

Nancy Pelosi Endorses Adam Schiff In California Senate Race

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is backing fellow California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff in the 2024 race for Senate if Sen. Dianne Feinstein decides to step down. “If Senator Feinstein decides to seek re-election, she has my whole-hearted support,” Pelosi told The San Francisco Chronicle in a statement on Thursday. If Feinstein doesn’t run, Pelosi […]

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