- Making News: California May Increase Sales Tax to Repay Bonds
Republican Congressman Darrell Issa of Vista has joined the effort to recall Governor Gray Davis, putting up $100,000 toward a $2 million signature-gathering campaign for the recall. Bob Mulholland, campaign advisor to the state Democratic Party, addresses the recall effort, charges that Davis intentionally deceived the electorate, and a possible increase in the sales tax to help close the state's $35 billion budget gap.
- Reporter's Notebook: State's Seven-Year Road Repair Delays Often Mean Injury
The Orange County Register has published results from a six-month investigation into what it calls -danger zones,- roadways which are known to be prone to accidents but aren-t getting fixed for an average of almost 8 years. Is Caltrans more concerned about highway beautification than preventing fatal accidents? Heather Lourie is the transportation reporter for the Register, has more on the extensive investigation.