EDITORIAL WEEK IN REVIEW.A roundup of some of our more important editorials this past week
While much discussion has centered around solving the problems of the state's busted bust·ed
a. Smashed or broken: busted glass; a busted rib.
b. Out of order; inoperable: a busted vending machine.
2. budget and workers' compensation workers' compensation, payment by employers for some part of the cost of injuries, or in some cases of occupational diseases, received by employees in the course of their work. system, little attention has been paid to the next crisis on the horizon: Public pension plans.
Back to recall
Thanks to an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Oct. 7 recall election of Gov. Gray Davis has been saved - as has the reputation of the 9th Circuit.
Conning the public
When voters bought the $2.4 billion Prop. BB bond measure six years ago, they were conned into believing their higher taxes would pay for 12,000 well-planned projects to modernize mod·ern·ize
v. mo·dern·ized, mo·dern·iz·ing, mo·dern·iz·es
To make modern in appearance, style, or character; update.
To accept or adopt modern ways, ideas, or style. and repair Los Angeles schools The Los Angeles School of Urbanism is an academic movement emerged during the mid-1980s, loosely based at the University of Southern California and UCLA, that poses a challenge to the dominant Chicago School of Urbanism. .
Despite the circus-like atmosphere at Wednesday's gubernatorial gu·ber·na·to·ri·al
Of or relating to a governor.
[From Latin gubern debate, the real winner was the people of California, who were treated to four competent and articulate candidates.