Archive for January, 2011

Viewpoints: State must use a job strategy that plays to its existing strength

  Date Monday, January 31st, 2011

The budget crisis in California will surely kill the ambitious agendas of many elected officials Ė but if we play to California’s strengths, it should not derail our most pressing agenda: job creation.


Decision on closing state parks expected in mid-February

  Date Sunday, January 30th, 2011

By Matt Weiser, Sacramento Bee After spending a century building the nationís largest and most majestic state park system, Californians are poised to do something unprecedented: Retreat from that legacy and start closing parks. Years of budget cuts in the California State Parks system have resulted in widespread reductions in park hours, crumbling facilities and reduced staffing. […]


MediaLAB, Inc. acquires Going to California – Popular Travel Website

  Date Sunday, January 30th, 2011

California based MediaLAB, Inc. today announces that it has completed the acquisition of the travel website, “Going to California”, a popular website that focuses on leisure travel throughout the state of California. The acquisition of Going to California adds a second, high-traffic website to the company’s expanding online presence which includes web and mobile. Going to California offers …


Winterís quiet beauty in Yosemite National Park

  Date Saturday, January 29th, 2011

The crowds that clog the roads and tramp through the meadows during the other seasons are now gathering around their big-screen TVs with chips and dip.


Ethics panel clears Calif. bullet train leaders

  Date Saturday, January 29th, 2011

LOS ANGELES – An ethics inquiry has cleared four members of California’s High-Speed Rail Authority board and one former member who took overseas trips paid for by foreign governments seeking contracts with the agency.