CA Treasurer and AG launch a study of Public Banking for the now-legal pot industry

posted by PUBLIC BANKING INST | February 01, 2018 Photo by Jae C. Hong, courtesy Sacramento Bee.   CA Treasurer John Chiang, a candidate for governor, and Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Tuesday they will move forward with plans to create a state bank for the cannabis industry and conduct a feasibility study they aim… Continue reading

A California Trend Worth Catching: College for All

January 31, 2018 by OtherWords (CommonDreams.org) America’s left coast is showing how to break up concentrated wealth and fund higher education for all. by Chuck Collins The University of California-Berkeley (Photo: Mike Procario / Flickr) California can be an annoyingly trendy state. Think avocado toast, In-N-Out Burger, Hollywood fashion, even legal pot. But… Continue reading

SF puts out call for private sector to build a citywide internet network

San Francisco is seeking help from the private sector to help develop and build a high-speed fiber-optic network to connect all homes and businesses in The City. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner) By Joshua Sabatini on January 31, 2018 (SFExaminer.com) San Francisco called on the private sector Wednesday to help build a citywide… Continue reading