Farms, the Environment, and the Future of Water

In the middle of July, I was surprised to find myself trudging through a couple feet of snow while hiking south of Lake Tahoe. It was a striking contrast to the long walks I took on the dry lakebed of Folsom Re...
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Walters: Old Tax Loopholes Live Again

Everything old is new again, at least when it comes to punching loopholes in state tax laws to benefit corporate interests. As noted in a recent column, legislation is moving to re-establish “redevelopment” in California cities, albeit with a new name, just...