Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

Has California’s tax revolt run its course?

The so-called “tax revolt” began in California 38 years ago with the passage of Proposition 13. However, voters in the much-changed state this year approved billions of dollars in new taxes at both state and local levels, signaling that the tax revolt may be over and that more tax increases might be on the way.

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Merced College rolls Gavilan at home

The Merced College men's basketball team drilled 16 3-pointers in a convincing 85-61 victory over Gavilan on Tuesday night. (Sean Lynch/slynch@mercedsunstar.com)
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Merced College rolls Gavilan at home 1:36

Merced College rolls Gavilan at home

Search for Ghost Ship warehouse fire victims continues in Oakland 0:34

Search for Ghost Ship warehouse fire victims continues in Oakland

Selma beats Chowchilla for Valley title 2:51

Selma beats Chowchilla for Valley title

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash 0:16

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash