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One departure isnít enough: Clean out entire PUC

Sighs of relief were audible all around California the other day, when the embattled, disgraced Michael Peevey announced he would not seek reappointment to a third six-year term as president of the powerful California Public Utilities Commission.

October 21, 2014

Since when do we prosecute thought crimes?

Critics of big government charge there are so many laws that citizens commit three felonies a day. An attorney friend says that since 9/11, more than 5,000 new types of felonies have been created. Fortunately, most of us are not arrested for these new crimes.

October 21, 2014

Small gadgets that work well

Here’s an assortment of small gadgets, some so small they rarely get noticed, but useful in their own special way.

October 20, 2014

Don't fear current volatility; think ahead instead

After last week’s column and my comment on the markets not being too volatile in October, we’re halfway through the month and it has been very volatile.

October 17, 2014

'Six Californias' initiative failed on its merits

There is little doubt about why the putative “Six Californias” ballot initiative that Silicon Valley billionaire Tim Draper hoped to put on the 2016 ballot failed: It was and is a terrible idea.

October 17, 2014

Work for a jerk and love it

Yes, you can dedicate yourself to satisfying the whims and wishes of a most demanding, unappreciative, mercurial boss and find true happiness. I bet I got your attention.

October 17, 2014

Missing Dear Leader raised questions

It has been relatively quiet on the eastern front. The North Korean dictatorship hasn’t been rattling its sword with persistent missile launches, refusing international inspection of its nuclear capability or having border issues with the South. This was typical of the regime headed by Kim Jong Un since he took the reins in 2011.

October 16, 2014

How to measure return on service

Return on Investment (ROI) in business is predicated on the ability of the company to deliver as promised in product, profit and its accompanying service.

October 15, 2014
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