November 5, 2018 in Articles

Daily Bruin: Editorial: Yes on Proposition 11

This board endorses Proposition 11 on the grounds that it will improve public safety and provide just compensation for emergency personnel in the least burdensome manner possible. Proposition 11 would…
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November 5, 2018 in Articles

Daily Trojan Editorial: Daily Trojan Endorsements for California Elections

Ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm elections, the Daily Trojan’s Editorial Board has compiled a list of the state measures and select candidates for state offices Californians will be voting…
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November 1, 2018 in Articles

Chico Enterprise-Record: Editorial: Most propositions on Nov. 6 ballot deserve ‘no’ votes

Californians face 11 statewide ballot measures on November, and this newspaper can only recommend yes votes on two of them. We explained our “yes” position on Proposition 6 on Wednesday’s…
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October 31, 2018 in Articles

Argonaut Editorial: The Argonaut’s Nov. 6 election endorsements

Left-leaning Westside neighborhoods are about as far as you can get from those swing districts getting so much national attention, but trust your local newsweekly that there’s plenty at stake…
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October 31, 2018 in Articles

Public CEO: Commentary: Prop 11 Will Ensure Reliable Emergency Medical Services

By Ross Elliott Emergencies can strike at any moment and are never planned or predictable. But one thing is consistent – a fast response can save lives. Over the last…
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October 31, 2018 in Articles

Los Altos Town Crier Editorial: State propositions, ballot measure address wide range of issues

Following is a roundup of state propositions and a measure that appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. Included this time around are Town Crier “takes” on the initiatives. PROPOSITION 1:…
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October 29, 2018 in Articles

Palo Alto Weekly: Editorial: Our election recommendations

The Palo Alto Weekly recommends the following candidates and ballot measure positions. Click here for our full editorials on all local offices and measures. Reminder: Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked…
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October 29, 2018 in Articles

San Luis Obispo Tribune Editorial: From gas tax to rent control, here are The Tribune’s recommendations on 11 statewide props

Proposition 6 — the repeal of the state gas tax — has been getting most of the attention during this campaign season, but there are plenty of other important ballot…
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October 23, 2018 in Articles

Modesto Bee Editorial: The Bee weighs in on Nov. 6 ballot choices

Newspapers have been endorsing candidates for office since their inception in colonial America when they were the only form of mass media. Times have changed, but newspapers continue to make…
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October 22, 2018 in Articles

Chico News & Review Editorial: The CN&R recommends …Our picks for the Nov. 6 election

The Nov. 6 ballot is packed with important contests, from the local to the federal level. The CN&R editorial board has done its homework to make the following endorsements. Note:…
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October 22, 2018 in Articles

San Francisco Chronicle: Vote ‘yes’ on Prop. 11 to ensure ambulances come quickly

By Adam Dougherty California’s emergency health care system is heavily dependent on the quick work of our first responders. For the past 50 years, private emergency medical technicians and paramedics have…
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October 22, 2018 in Articles

CALmatters: My turn: Prop. 11 will ensure reliable emergency response

By Carol Meyer When patients call 911, they are depending on first responders to arrive quickly and provide lifesaving medical care. Their quick response can be the difference between life…
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October 16, 2018 in Articles

Daily Californian Editorial: Here’s how you should vote on the 11 state propositions on Berkeley’s ballot

November’s midterm elections are fast approaching, and Berkeley voters should be preparing to take on active roles in determining California’s future. There are 11 state propositions on this year’s ballot.…
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October 14, 2018 in Articles

Napa Valley Register: Editorial: A look at the state ballot initiatives

Napa County voters will be confronted by a series of measures on the fall ballot, ranging from the silly to the deadly serious. A number of local and state initiatives…
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October 3, 2018 in Articles

Anderson Valley Advertiser Editorial: A Preliminary Assessment of the November Election

(AVA’s current preferences are in bold type — subject to change.) Supervisors Third District: Haschak v. Pinches Fifth District: Williams v. No one Pinches because he's frugal, creative, truly independent. Williams, although so…
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October 2, 2018 in Articles

Bakersfield Californian Editorial: The Californian recommends

The Bakersfield Californian's editorial board recommends these candidates and initiatives to Kern County voters: Statewide propositions:   Prop 1 – Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond: YES   Prop 2 – Homeless…
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October 2, 2018 in Articles

Daily Post Editorial: The Daily Post’s recommendations on the state ballot propositions

From rent control to gas taxes, from water projects to property tax valuations, Californians will have a variety of propositions to decide in the fall election. Here’s the Daily Post’s…
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September 27, 2018 in Articles

Fox & Hounds: Yes on Prop 11 to Protect Public Safety

By Ross Elliott and Chris Micheli Seldom are Californians faced with a decision at the ballot box that can so directly impact their own safety and well-being. Prop 11 on…
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September 21, 2018 in Articles

Los Angeles Times Editorial: A vote for Proposition 11 is a sensible vote for public safety

Proposition 11 on the Nov. 6 ballot would make clear that emergency medical technicians and paramedics working for private ambulance services must remain reachable during paid work breaks so that…
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September 21, 2018 in Articles

San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial: Prop. 11: Vote yes to maintain public safety with private first responders

State ballot measures are not a good way to handle labor disputes, but both businesses and unions that can’t get the Legislature to do their bidding are increasingly turning to…
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September 13, 2018 in Articles

Orange County Register: Yes on Proposition 11 for more sensible 911 services

In California, about 25 percent of 911 emergency calls for an ambulance are handled by local fire departments. The other 75 percent are handled by private companies that contract with…
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September 13, 2018 in Articles

Los Angeles Daily News Editorial: Yes on Proposition 11 for more sensible 911 services

In California, about 25 percent of 911 emergency calls for an ambulance are handled by local fire departments. The other 75 percent are handled by private companies that contract with…
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September 12, 2018 in Articles

Sacramento Bee & Fresno Bee Editorial: On Propositions 8 and 11, vote to protect patient safety

Yes on Proposition 11 While Proposition 8 is backed by labor, Proposition 11 is on the Nov. 6 ballot due to a pro-worker court decision. In 2016, the state Supreme…
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September 8, 2018 in Articles

Monterey Herald & Santa Cruz Sentinel Editorial: California voters should approve props 11 and 12

Proposition 11 would continue to allow private ambulance services to require their emergency medical service employees to remain on call during meal and rest breaks. The measure also guarantees technicians…
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September 7, 2018 in Articles

Press Democrat Editorial: Yes on Prop 11: Emergencies need quick response

When you dial 911 with a medical emergency, dispatchers typically send an ambulance and a fire engine. They come right away. The firefighters and paramedics don’t finish their lunch first.…
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