Archive for October 5th, 2012

SacBee: Dan Walters: Hangover from bond orgy hits California

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

For decades, it’s been the Legislature’s practice to ask voters every few years to approve a statewide education bond issue, providing funds to expand and rehab local schools, community colleges and state universities.

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LATimes: Gas prices suddenly skyrocket in California

As wholesale gasoline prices set all-time highs, some filling stations run out of fuel and don’t buy more. Others stay open and pass along costs to customers.

Jump in Gas Prices Triggers Shortages
By Ronald D. White and Dalina Castellanos, Los Angeles Times

October 5, 2012

Skyrocketing gasoline prices caused some local service stations to shut off their pumps Thursday while others shocked customers with overnight price increases of 30 cents or more.

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