Archive for November, 2012

California parks chief has daunting agenda

  Date Friday, November 30th, 2012

By Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle The new state parks director will discover some troubling realities as he tries to bail out a leaky ship. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Anthony Jackson to plug those leaks. In a scandal uncovered this year, a mid-level administrator hid $54 million in two special […]


California parks chief has daunting agenda

  Date Friday, November 30th, 2012

By Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle The new state parks director will discover some troubling realities as he tries to bail out a leaky ship. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Anthony Jackson to plug those leaks. In a scandal uncovered this year, a mid-level administrator hid $54 million in two special […]


California parks chief has daunting agenda

  Date Friday, November 30th, 2012

By Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle The new state parks director will discover some troubling realities as he tries to bail out a leaky ship. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Anthony Jackson to plug those leaks. In a scandal uncovered this year, a mid-level administrator hid $54 million in two special […]


Chinese tourism officials to visit Monterey County

  Date Friday, November 30th, 2012

The Chinese are coming to Monterey County in a big way come January. The director of sales for the county Convention and Visitors Bureau persuaded a delegation of Chinese tourism officials to visit the county two weeks ago.


New low-cost express bus service coming to California

  Date Friday, November 30th, 2012

Megabus.com , an express bus company that offers city-to-city service with fares starting as low as $1, is expanding into California, including service for San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco