State of California

ADA lawsuits gouge public

In reference to the ADA lawsuits (Journal, Aug. 24): I am, along with other businesses, the victims of these lawsuits. At present there are three businesses in City of Davis being ...

PG&E a private company

Hey, Henry Sinclair of Penryn (“Let private (sector) company fix canal,” Reader Input, May 10): Don’t you know that PG&E is a private company? Pretty ironic that Beth Gain ...

Father Brennan fulfills his calling

At 83, Father Ronan Brennan has seen a lot of life. On June 18, Brennan celebrated his 60th year as a Catholic priest, and the congregations of St. Joseph and St. Theresa of Avila ...

Double-stacks are super-great

I am stunned that Allan and Joan Lovan can’t think of any economic benefit to Auburn coming from Union Pacific (Reader Input, Dec. 1), when there are so many. Just in case their ...

State looks to tap city revenue

Editor's Note: Solving the $24 billion state budget deficit meant cuts to local programs. In this series, the Journal looks at how they may affect you. Up to $500,000 may be borr ...

New to California and laughing at it

I am fairly new to California and it is a shame to see that the state is the laughingstock of the country. Of course, soon the country will be in the same trouble as the state beca ...

Is it make or break time for state’s ability to govern?

Can California be governed? Whether Tuesday’s resounding defeat of budget reform measures was a new beginning or the beginning of the end, many are asking this question. And de ...

Special election fails to inspire state voters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Foreclosures, pink slips, higher taxes. An unending run of grim economic news put California voters in a foul mood before Tuesday’s special election. Add in ...

Infrastructure project loans halted by state

A state panel that oversees loans for public works voted Wednesday to stop financing nearly all infrastructure projects in California, halting nearly $4 billion in loans for everyt ...