Butte County Supervisor
District 2 – Election 2010

Part 2

 

Part 1 General Overview of District 2 Boundaries

Part 2 Current Cycle Voter Demographics
Part 3 Jane Dolan Election History 2006 working back in time
Part 4 Jane Dolan Election History 1978 working back in time

This is a follow up to

Part 1 (as Part 2′s typically are)… This and future parts …

30 April 2010  Chico

Welcome to Chico Sign

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Above is a photo of the main support uprights after the old wood cross members and stucco covering were removed. 

Below is an artists rendering by First Impression Sign Company of the final product. 

First erected in 1979 the “Welcome to Chico Sign” on Highway 99 South of Chico was very deteriorated. …

21 April 2010  Chico

San Jose Mercury News has a good Sunday article on California UC and CSU University funding. I’ve read a ton of articles on the subject, but they usually focus on some small portion of the story. This is the first I’ve seen in a long time that tries to cover the broader …

18 April 2010  Chico

As much as things change, some things remain the same…

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15 April 2010  Chico

Tax Day!

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Above: The very first 1040 Federal Income Tax form from 1913 (click to enlarge). 

Or click here to see it on the IRS.gov web site. 

There were previous federal income taxes levied in the US, read more, but it is interesting to note some things about how that first 1040 contrasts with today’s 1040: 

In 1913, taxes …

15 April 2010  Chico

Butte County Supervisor
District 2 – Election 2010
Part 1

Part 1 General Overview of District 2 Boundaries
Part 2 Current Cycle Voter Demographics
Part 3 Jane Dolan Election History 2006 working back in time
Part 4 Jane Dolan Election History 1978 working back in time

This is Part 1 of a yet unknown number of articles on the District 2
Supervisor …

11 April 2010  Chico

Group Tour Magazine, billed as being The #1 Resource for the Successful Group Tour Planner has a nice article on Chico in their Spring 2010 edition. 

The on-line magazine is available here. Then turn to page 22.

Or, see a PDF (Courtesy of Group Tour) of the article here: Chico-Group-Tour-040810.pdf

Unlike a recent on-line …

8 April 2010  Chico

TechCrunch.com has an interesting article by Michael Arrington on the digital watermarking of music files that people purchase from on-line music sites. 

Comparative file analysis indicates that some MP3 files purchased contain unique information identifying the customer who purchased the MP3, AKA: a “Digital Watermark“. 

A graphic from the article: 

Typical users would never notice …

8 April 2010  Chico

Starring Larry Wahl, Bob Kromer and Meg Whitman. With a cameo appearance by Der Brewmeister Ken Grossman….

Or, see it on YouTube…

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7 April 2010  Chico

InterNet Neutrality

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Various news organizations are reporting that Comcast won another round
in court in its fight against FCC imposed net neutrality rules.

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Federal Communications Commission
lacks the authority to require broadband providers to give equal treatment to
all Internet traffic flowing over their networks.

Business Week …

6 April 2010  Chico
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