Capitol Basement Archive
Entries for the year 2017
Friday, Dec 29 - Breaking down the ballot
Thursday, Dec 28 - Law abiding citizens
Wednesday, Dec 27 - Green is the new gold
Tuesday, Dec 26 - Paying out of pocket
Friday, Dec 22 - Poll: Gas tax under fire
Thursday, Dec 21 - Judicial secrecy
Wednesday, Dec 20 - GOP tax plan approved
Tuesday, Dec 19 - Hu$h money
Monday, Dec 18 - Under fire, judge resigns
Friday, Dec 15 - Fires: Utilities under scrutiny
Thursday, Dec 14 - The Day the Internet Died?
Wednesday, Dec 13 - Jones wins historic Alabama Senate race
Tuesday, Dec 12 - SF Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65
Monday, Dec 11 - Fires: Tax write-off may get torched
Friday, Dec 08 - The Brady List
Thursday, Dec 07 - SoCal blaze: $9 billion and climbing
Wednesday, Dec 06 - California drought scenario
Tuesday, Dec 05 - Firestorm hits SoCal
Monday, Dec 04 - Feinstein's well-oiled machine?
Friday, Dec 01 - Not guilty verdict in Steinle murder case
Thursday, Nov 30 - Medicaid grenade
Wednesday, Nov 29 - CIRM: A rock and a hard place
Tuesday, Nov 28 - Capitol sexual harassment
Monday, Nov 27 - The GOP v. Maxine Waters
Friday, Nov 24 - Public pension cuts?
Wednesday, Nov 22 - Net Neutrality in peril
Tuesday, Nov 21 - Sanctuary city policies thwarted
Monday, Nov 20 - Helter Skelter
Friday, Nov 17 - Franken under fire
Thursday, Nov 16 - Nixing nepotism
Wednesday, Nov 15 - Water woes
Tuesday, Nov 14 - Grumpy Jerry
Monday, Nov 13 - Another sexual harassment case
Friday, Nov 10 - Sexual harassment
Thursday, Nov 09 - Pollution and the law
Wednesday, Nov 08 - Dems celebrate rare victories
Tuesday, Nov 07 - Sacto teacher strike averted
Monday, Nov 06 - Mass shooting, again
Friday, Nov 03 - Teachers' strike in Sacramento?
Thursday, Nov 02 - More problems for PG&E
Wednesday, Nov 01 - Manhattan terror
Tuesday, Oct 31 - PG&E in peril?
Monday, Oct 30 - First blood
Friday, Oct 27 - Tax cuts
Thursday, Oct 26 - Dollars for the delta
Wednesday, Oct 25 - Facing off
Tuesday, Oct 24 - Senate sex harassment probe
Monday, Oct 23 - Trump's coattails?
Friday, Oct 20 - Faces in the flames
Thursday, Oct 19 - GOP and the gas tax
Wednesday, Oct 18 - Tunnel vision
Tuesday, Oct 17 - The 'New Democrats'
Monday, Oct 16 - Searching for reasons
Friday, Oct 13 - Dem challenging DiFi?
Thursday, Oct 12 - Sifting through the soot
Wednesday, Oct 11 - Alert system under scrutiny
Tuesday, Oct 10 - Fire fury
Monday, Oct 09 - Take two
Friday, Oct 06 - Sanctuary state
Thursday, Oct 05 - The dark passenger
Wednesday, Oct 04 - Bump stock
Tuesday, Oct 03 - Aftermath
Monday, Oct 02 - Las Vegas mass shooting
Friday, Sep 29 - Adios, la gasolina
Thursday, Sep 28 - Strange court fight
Wednesday, Sep 27 - Weed woes
Tuesday, Sep 26 - California's primary push-up?
Monday, Sep 25 - Yiannopolous trolls Berkeley
Friday, Sep 22 - Preparing for the 'Big One'
Thursday, Sep 21 - Wrestling with the Wall
Wednesday, Sep 20 - Delta tunnel death knell?
Tuesday, Sep 19 - Pelosi presser protest
Monday, Sep 18 - Session ends, resistance continues
Friday, Sep 15 - A fond farewell
Thursday, Sep 14 - Free speech battle
Wednesday, Sep 13 - The blame game
Tuesday, Sep 12 - Monkey business
Monday, Sep 11 - Tú hablas español?
Friday, Sep 08 - Identity crisis
Thursday, Sep 07 - Enter the Dreamers
Wednesday, Sep 06 - The Death of Dreams
Tuesday, Sep 05 - Winds turn, world burns
Friday, Sep 01 - Weird weather
Thursday, Aug 31 - Affordable housing
Wednesday, Aug 30 - Legal hurdles
Tuesday, Aug 29 - The Battle of Free Speech
Monday, Aug 28 - On the march
Friday, Aug 25 - A doctor in the house?
Thursday, Aug 24 - To E or not to E?
Wednesday, Aug 23 - Police await upcoming rallies
Tuesday, Aug 22 - White supremacy hearings
Monday, Aug 21 - Here comes the shadow
Friday, Aug 18 - Hepatitis C and millennials
Thursday, Aug 17 - Invoking the 25th?
Wednesday, Aug 16 - SF Dems target far-right rally
Tuesday, Aug 15 - Far-right rallies in California?
Monday, Aug 14 - Ron Calderon seeks early release
Friday, Aug 11 - Water bills on the rise?
Thursday, Aug 10 - Oroville Dam sees fed support
Wednesday, Aug 09 - A good UC gig
Tuesday, Aug 08 - Toilet to tap
Monday, Aug 07 - Ironing out 'sanctuary state' law
Friday, Aug 04 - Out the door
Thursday, Aug 03 - Fixing the bail system
Wednesday, Aug 02 - Another year, another rate hike
Tuesday, Aug 01 - Good gig
Monday, Jul 31 - Gov. Gavin Newsom?
Friday, Jul 28 - Thumbs down
Thursday, Jul 27 - Weed woes
Wednesday, Jul 26 - Calexit a ballot possibility
Tuesday, Jul 25 - Health care showdown
Monday, Jul 24 - The Commish
Friday, Jul 21 - Historic Maclay Highline is back
Thursday, Jul 20 - Staying put
Wednesday, Jul 19 - A case for bipartisanship
Tuesday, Jul 18 - Cap-and-trade squeaks by
Monday, Jul 17 - Environmental evangelism
Friday, Jul 14 - Summertime Sierra slowdown
Thursday, Jul 13 - Drilling down on cap-and-trade
Wednesday, Jul 12 - Cap-and-trade at center stage
Tuesday, Jul 11 - Cap-and-trade sees possible extension
Monday, Jul 10 - Oroville evacuation crisis, Redux
Friday, Jul 07 - Vive la résistance
Thursday, Jul 06 - Going electric
Wednesday, Jul 05 - New GOP entrant in governor's race
Monday, Jul 03 - Too many jobs, too few hands
Friday, Jun 30 - Stem cell bond pulled
Thursday, Jun 29 - Health care: Emotions run high
Wednesday, Jun 28 - SCOTUS 1, CalPERS 0
Tuesday, Jun 27 - Delta tunnels get federal approval
Monday, Jun 26 - Mayors criticize immigration crackdown
Friday, Jun 23 - California and the health care bill
Thursday, Jun 22 - Big bucks
Wednesday, Jun 21 - Auditor targets no-bid contracts
Tuesday, Jun 20 - California's topsy-turvy weather
Monday, Jun 19 - Big changes for SoCal
Friday, Jun 16 - Too-da-loo, tax board!
Thursday, Jun 15 - Prosecutor resigns
Wednesday, Jun 14 - Shooting at GOP baseball practice
Tuesday, Jun 13 - Travel ban shot down again
Monday, Jun 12 - Zoo time
Friday, Jun 09 - Comey vs. Trump
Thursday, Jun 08 - Face time
Wednesday, Jun 07 - Gomez wins in 34th CD
Tuesday, Jun 06 - Rail money
Monday, Jun 05 - State high court eyes death penalty
Friday, Jun 02 - Health care for all?
Thursday, Jun 01 - Brown to Trump: Move over
Wednesday, May 31 - SF mayor misses the mark
Tuesday, May 30 - State's high-tech hassle
Friday, May 26 - Big mess at Big Sur
Thursday, May 25 - The stem cell agency's future
Wednesday, May 24 - Californians decry Trump's budget
Tuesday, May 23 - Terror in Manchester
Monday, May 22 - Democrats divided
Friday, May 19 - Pondering the special counsel
Thursday, May 18 - Water woes
Wednesday, May 17 - Job help for felons
Tuesday, May 16 - Hopefuls vie for Dem party leadership
Monday, May 15 - Comey firing resonates
Friday, May 12 - Budget theme: Trump policies
Thursday, May 11 - Pension pushback
Wednesday, May 10 - State pay system outdated?
Tuesday, May 09 - Newsom releases tax returns
Monday, May 08 - State housing crisis tops priorities
Friday, May 05 - ACA repeal: Up next, the Senate
Thursday, May 04 - Zero hour on health care vote
Wednesday, May 03 - Possible premature presidential primary?
Tuesday, May 02 - Growing pains
Monday, May 01 - Another doomed dam?
Friday, Apr 28 - No ACA rewrite, shutdown shunned
Thursday, Apr 27 - A climate change of heart?
Wednesday, Apr 26 - State auditor slams UC
Tuesday, Apr 25 - Brown: Beware of big money
Monday, Apr 24 - When bongs and banks intersect
Friday, Apr 21 - China bound
Thursday, Apr 20 - Battered, but progressives stay hopeful
Wednesday, Apr 19 - Handicapped license plates
Tuesday, Apr 18 - Oroville dam's troubled history
Monday, Apr 17 - Water, water everywhere
Friday, Apr 14 - Oroville Dam documents may be released
Thursday, Apr 13 - The friendly skies?
Wednesday, Apr 12 - Graduation rate continues upward
Tuesday, Apr 11 - Sayonara, salmon
Monday, Apr 10 - Road money
Friday, Apr 07 - Gas tax approved
Thursday, Apr 06 - Jerry hits the road
Wednesday, Apr 05 - Congressional race ramps up
Tuesday, Apr 04 - CA34: It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world
Monday, Apr 03 - More of the same dam drama
Friday, Mar 31 - Smokers await Saturday tax hike
Thursday, Mar 30 - Brown unveils $52b infrastructure plan
Wednesday, Mar 29 - Schiff on stage
Tuesday, Mar 28 - State of the judiciary
Monday, Mar 27 - Stem cell agency eyes $5 billion
Friday, Mar 24 - State courts, individual rights
Thursday, Mar 23 - Sacramento approves homeless camp
Wednesday, Mar 22 - 'Sanctuary state' draws fire
Tuesday, Mar 21 - LA mayoral race has seen worse days
Monday, Mar 20 - Another week, more storms
Friday, Mar 17 - Senate Bill 6
Thursday, Mar 16 - Stem cell scare
Wednesday, Mar 15 - Death and taxes
Tuesday, Mar 14 - Get ready for 2018
Monday, Mar 13 - Free lunch?
Friday, Mar 10 - Garcetti kills developer-commissioner parley
Thursday, Mar 09 - ACA repeal draws Republican fire
Wednesday, Mar 08 - LA election night
Tuesday, Mar 07 - Replacing Obamacare
Monday, Mar 06 - Ex-Stockton mayor arrested
Friday, Mar 03 - State's thirst sated; salmon suffer
Thursday, Mar 02 - Brown's gift-disclosure report
Wednesday, Mar 01 - The danger of aging dams
Tuesday, Feb 28 - L.A. lashes back
Monday, Feb 27 - Covering California
Friday, Feb 24 - Floor action
Thursday, Feb 23 - Whistleblowers target BAAQMD
Wednesday, Feb 22 - Changing Prop. 57?
Tuesday, Feb 21 - Stormy weather
Monday, Feb 20 - The Balance of Power
Friday, Feb 17 - New battle over pensions
Thursday, Feb 16 - Into the night
Wednesday, Feb 15 - Spillway crisis, Part II
Tuesday, Feb 14 - Earlier fears about Oroville spillway
Monday, Feb 13 - Oroville spillway collapse forces mass evacuation
Friday, Feb 10 - Relentless rain roils reservoirs
Thursday, Feb 09 - Jeff Sessions confirmed for AG
Wednesday, Feb 08 - Travel ban ruling pending
Tuesday, Feb 07 - Day in court
Monday, Feb 06 - A state of sanctuary?
Friday, Feb 03 - Trump vs. UC Berkeley
Thursday, Feb 02 - Protest in Berkeley
Wednesday, Feb 01 - Grappling with Gorsuch
Tuesday, Jan 31 - Ban backlash intensifies
Monday, Jan 30 - Trump travel ban under fire
Friday, Jan 27 - Calexit hits the streets
Thursday, Jan 26 - California vs. Donald Trump
Wednesday, Jan 25 - Cap-and-trade under scrutiny
Tuesday, Jan 24 - Becerra confirmed as new state A.G.
Monday, Jan 23 - Water, water everywhere
Friday, Jan 20 - Hail to the chief, baby
Thursday, Jan 19 - Looking eastward
Wednesday, Jan 18 - Drought rules rule
Tuesday, Jan 17 - Teacher shortage growing?
Monday, Jan 16 - Appointees: Feinstein, Harris in key role
Friday, Jan 13 - Balancing California's checkbook
Thursday, Jan 12 - Hallelujah, maybe
Wednesday, Jan 11 - End of the drought -- finally?
Tuesday, Jan 10 - Budget day
Monday, Jan 09 - California's wet and wild weekend
Friday, Jan 06 - Deluge of the decade?
Thursday, Jan 05 - Faulconer running for governor?
Wednesday, Jan 04 - Governor's race: Dialing for dollars
Tuesday, Jan 03 - Normal winter weather?
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