All parties involved, conclude the following:
You can outfox some of the people all the time. And you can outfox all of the people some of the time. But you can’t outfox all of the people all of the time.
And, as often happens:
The nose had it.
The conclusion of the anaylst’s Economic and Revenue Update released February 27:
“Economic data currently is providing plenty of mixed signals to California’s policymakers, as they continue to craft state and local budgets in a constrained fiscal environment. California’s economy now is clearly improving in many important ways, including employment growth.    Read more »
To change and fix the County Seat of the County of Yolo.
[Approved March 25, 1857.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows ;
Section 1. That from and after the first day of June, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, the county seat of said County of Yolo, shall be, and is hereby changed from the town of Washington, (the present county seat of said county,) to a place on Cache Creek, in said county, heretofore, and now known as ” Hutton’s,” but which shall be known and thereafter called by the name of Cacheville; and said Cacheville is hereby declared to be the county seat of said County of Yolo, from and after the first day of June, aforesaid.    Read more »
The deadline for introducing new bills for 2012, the final year of the legislative session was February 24.
On February 23, 392 bills were introduced. More will be logged from the 24th.
The most recent available batch of 392 brings the 80-member Assembly to 2,210 pieces of legislation since the session started in December 2010.    Read more »
A recent article in the February 20 edition of Time examines what role a presidential candidate’s economic status plays with voters.
Included in the magazine is an infographic showing the wealth of America’s 44 presidents in 2010 dollars.
Using that yardstick, the father of the country – whose birthday was February 22 — was worth $525 million.    Read more »
Apple, Google, Amazon and other companies representing 95 percent of the platforms for downloading mobile applications have agreed to boost privacy protections on the 1 million apps they provide to consumers around the world.
The agreement was announced February 22 by California Attorney General Kamala Harris who hailed it as a boon to consumers who will now know what information from their phones or pads an app will or won’t share with third parties.    Read more »
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Los Angeles, CA – Extending marriage to Australian same-sex couples would boost the country’s economy by $161 million over three years, according to a new report published by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law.    Read more »
Some California teenagers can receive a packet of 10 condoms and “personal lubricant” from a program co-sponsored by the state Department of Public Health and the California Family Health Council.
Launched on Valentine’s Day during “National Condom Week,” the Condom Access Project – CAP for short – is aimed at reducing the transmission of sexual diseases among 15-year-olds to 19-year-olds “by ensuring that California youth have access to free condoms year round,” the council says in a press release on its website.    Read more »
For the fifth time in 13 years, California lawmakers are trying to outlaw “absentee florists.”
The almost perennial measure – this year’s version carried by Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski — would prevent a florist from misrepresenting the location of their business.
The problem the Fremont Democrat bill aims to solve is that consumers can call a florist using their city or neighborhood in its name, which is actually a call center, located hundreds or thousands of miles away.    Read more »
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