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  • Union chief is wired into City Hall

    Union chief is wired into City Hall
    If you bumped into the guy, you probably wouldn't recognize him. Chances are, you've never even heard of him.
  • California Legislature on the verge of major achievements

    California Legislature on the verge of major achievements
    The Legislature is on the verge of two major achievements -- on prisons and water -- if lawmakers can be calm and rational during the final week of this year's regular session. That means cooling the heated rhetoric -- particularly the staff-produced...

    Al Gore, still energized

    Al Gore, still energized
    Al Gore hails from Tennessee, but when he comes to California next week, he'll be coming back to his spiritual home. In 2000, Californians gave him a double-digit lead — 1.3 million votes — over George W. Bush for president. His documentary,...

    'Smart meters' may soon be outdated

    California's three biggest utilities are charging customers nearly $4.6 billion to install millions of "smart meters" at homes and businesses. These newfangled meters, the utilities promise, will revolutionize energy usage by giving consumers far...

    Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?

    Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?
    That ray of light you see peeking through all the clouds darkening California's future? That's the sun. More specifically, solar power, in which California is the hands-down national leader. The state's installed solar generating capacity of about 1.2...