All Things Considered 2008-02-26

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

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  • Vallejo on Brink of Declaring Bankruptcy
    Vallejo could soon become the second California city ever to declare bankruptcy, after Desert Hot Springs in 2001. The city council meets Tuesday night to hear the latest budget numbers and could vote at a special meeting on Thursday.
    Tuesday, February 26, 2008
  • Foreclosures Up In January
    New figures out Tuesday show that Stockton, Modesto and Fairfield had some of the worst foreclosure rates in the nation last month.
    Tuesday, February 26, 2008
  • City Considers Building Waste To Energy Plant
    Sacramento may become the first California city to open a hi-tech waste-to-energy plant. It would convert sewage sludge, old tires and hazardous waste into electricity.
    Tuesday, February 26, 2008
  • Lap Dogs While Driving Would Be a No-No Under New Bill
    California dog owners who like to drive around with a pet on their lap would have to give up that habit under state legislation just introduced.
    Tuesday, February 26, 2008
  • Weekly Budget Hearings On Tap
    Faced with an eight billion dollar deficit, the state Senate’s budget committee is taking the unusual step of meeting weekly to discuss the grim outlook for next year.
    Tuesday, February 26, 2008
  • Kaiser Equips Hospitals With Electronic Records
    Kaiser Permanente has equipped 10 of its California hospitals to handle electronic patient records. They say it’s the world's largest civilian electronic health record.
    Tuesday, February 26, 2008
  • Business Journal: City May Okay Apartment Inspections
    Apartment dwellers might find code enforcement inspectors at their door if Sacramento’s City Council approves a new inspection program.
    Wednesday, February 27, 2008