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 ( 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 ( San Francisco called on the private sector Wednesday to help build a citywide… Continue reading