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Thomas Elias

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Syndicated columnist, based in Santa Monica, whose articles frequently appear in the Daily Breeze, Long Beach Press Telegram and Ventura County Star; part owner of the Madera Tribune; author of The Burzynski Breakthrough: The Most Promising Cancer Treatment and the Government's Campaign to Squelch It

Thomas Elias on KCRW

California's  June primaries  aren't really primaries any more. The top two vote-getters for any office will go on to the November general election regardless of party.

California's 'Jungle Primary'

California's June primaries aren't really primaries any more. The top two vote-getters for any office will go on to the November general election regardless of party.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Proposition 21  would establish an $18 surcharge on vehicles when they’re registered every year, commercial vehicles and trailers excepted.

Ballot-Box Budgeting on the November Ballot

Proposition 21 would establish an $18 surcharge on vehicles when they’re registered every year, commercial vehicles and trailers excepted.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Today's Daily News calls  Proposition 16  "a self-serving initiative funded by a company that wants to protect its territory and profits from encroachment by competitors."

What Does Prop 16 Mean for Utilities, Consumers?

Today's Daily News calls Proposition 16 "a self-serving initiative funded by a company that wants to protect its territory and profits from encroachment by competitors."

from Which Way, L.A.?

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