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California Journal, April 1978, pp. 109-110
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                        January 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                        1. Your electoreous zones by Ed Neville, p. 4
                        2. Brown's Zen connection by Larry Liebert, pp. 5-8
                        3. LA's new politicians by Michele Willens, pp. 9-11
                        4. Lee Judge, p. 12
                        5. Grey skies for the GOP by Ed Salzman, pp. 13-14
                        6. Taxation and abortion, p. 15
                        7. Charting the issues - a new Journal feature, p. 16
                        8. The canal conflict by Hal Rubin, pp. 17-18
                        9. A freeway porkbarrel? by Dan Walters, pp. 19-20
                        10. Newsmakers, p. 21
                        11. The Great Farm Flip-Flop by George Baker, pp. 22-23
                        12. Did Carter understand? by Lou Cannon, pp. 24-25
                        13. Governor Brown's retreat by Otto Kreisher, pp. 26-27
                        14. Capsules, p. 28
                        15. Double cross, p. 29
                        16. High stakes for CSEA by Jim Bald, pp. 30-33
                        17. Courts, p. 34
                        18. Letter by Leo Rennert, pp. 35-36
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                        February 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                        1. Lee Judge, p. 40
                        2. The Spartan spectacle by Michele Willens, pp. 41-44
                        3. Brown and the liberals by Ed Salzman, pp. 45-47
                        4. Victories for 'Crazy Pete' by Gil Bailey, pp. 48-50
                        5. The University's nemesis by Darlene King Mercier, pp. 51-52
                        6. Conflict over rent control by Laura Mitchell, pp. 53-56
                        7. Era of the cornucopia by Ed Salzman, pp. 57-58
                        8. Charting the issues, p. 59
                        9. Paying for the campaigns by Tony Quinn, pp. 60-61
                        10. Newsmakers, p. 62
                        11. State-of-the-state text, pp. 63-64
                        12. ...and a Republican response, p. 65
                        13. Capsules, p. 66
                        14. Letter by Leo Rennert, p. 67
                        15. February Bonus: THE 1978 ROSTER
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                        March 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                        1. Sacramento soap opera by Larry Liebert, pp. 72-73
                        2. Double cross, pp. 74-76
                        3. Showdown at Lake Tahoe by Ron Roach, pp. 77-79
                        4. Huey Johnson, global dealer by Hal Rubin, pp. 80-81
                        5. Sunset for Sundesert by Otto Kreisher, pp. 82-84
                        6. GOP land of opportunity by Ed Salzman, pp. 85-86
                        7. Lee Judge, p. 87
                        8. Smog power by William Simmons#2, pp. 88-90
                        9. Return of the trains by Richard Rodda, pp. 91-92
                        10. The forced retirement hassle by Marla Elliott Baker, pp. 93-94
                        11. Capsules, p. 95
                        12. Newsmakers, p. 95
                        13. Roll Call, pp. 96-97
                        14. Charting the issues, p. 98
                        15. Letter by Leo Rennert, p. 99
                        16. SPECIAL SECTION: Campaign Law Guide 1978
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                        April 1978 Issue = 14 Articles
                        1. Greenberg, p. 104
                        2. Promises, promises by Michele Willens, pp. 105-108
                        3. Lawmakers by lottery by Colleen O'Connor and Joan Palevsky, pp. 109-110
                        4. Commuter computer by Robert McGarvey, p. 111
                        5. Financing the Olympics by Larry Baer, pp. 112-113
                        6. Primary Election Preview, pp. 114-122
                        7. The 'natural death' dilemma by Bill Skane, pp. 123-125
                        8. Offshore conflict by Paul Krueger and Richard Louv, pp. 126-128
                        9. Capsules, p. 129
                        10. One of the GOP boys, pp. 130-131
                        11. Roll Call, p. 132
                        12. Newsmakers, p. 133
                        13. Charting the issues, p. 134
                        14. Letter by Leo Rennert, pp. 135-136
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                        May 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                        1. Steve Greenberg, p. 140
                        2. For whom the polls toll by Ed Salzman, pp. 141-142
                        3. Missing by Ray Gonzales, pp. 143-145
                        4. The rating game by David Morgan and Joan Reiss, pp. 146-147
                        5. Escaping the chauvinist cellar by Susan Littwin, pp. 148-150
                        6. O'Key to the Suitt case by Robert B. Tucker, pp. 151-152
                        7. 'Black Wednesday' by Tony Quinn, pp. 153-155
                        8. Touring the Governor's office by Cynthia Roberts, pp. 156-158
                        9. Deals they can't refuse by Robert Feinbaum, pp. 159-161
                        10. Capsules, p. 162
                        11. Newsmakers, p. 162
                        12. Double Cross, p. 163
                        13. Roll call, p. 164
                        14. Courts, p. 165
                        15. Charting the issues, p. 166
                        16. Letter by Leo Rennert, pp. 167-168
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                        June 1978 Issue = 14 Articles
                        1. Steve Greenberg, p. 172
                        2. Brown's record by Ed Salzman, p. 173
                        3. Spaceman Brown by Jeff Raimundo, pp. 173-176
                        4. Rock-n-roll campaigning by Michele Willens, pp. 177-182
                        5. Transforming 'urban strategy' by Cynthia Roberts, pp. 183-186
                        6. Woodchips to windmills by Hal Rubin, pp. 187-188
                        7. 'Senator Frankenstein's' commission by Ron Roach, pp. 189-191
                        8. Capsules, p. 192
                        9. Newsmakers, pp. 192-194
                        10. Medi-Cal by Peggy Flynn, pp. 195-196
                        11. Heat on the Youth Authority by Pat Washburn, pp. 197-199
                        12. Roll call, pp. 200-201
                        13. Charting the issues, p. 202
                        14. Letter by Leo Rennert, pp. 203-204
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                        July 1978 Issue = 12 Articles
                        1. Status symbols for bureaucrats by Ed Neville, p. 208
                        2. 'General General' Younger by Ed Salzman, pp. 209-211
                        3. The statewide slates, pp. 212-213
                        4. Jarvis in the courts, pp. 214-216
                        5. Election '78, pp. 217-230
                        6. The Kern brand of politics by Maureen McCloud, pp. 231-232
                        7. Race to the pumphouse by Bruce Dravis, pp. 233-234
                        8. Court decisions, p. 235
                        9. Newsmakers, p. 235
                        10. Roll call, pp. 236-237
                        11. Charting the issues, p. 238
                        12. Letter by Leo Rennert, pp. 239-240
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                        August 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                        1. Cut the budget by Ray Giles, pp. 244-245
                        2. Black politicians on the rise by Mary R. Warner, pp. 246-248
                        3. Capsules, p. 249
                        4. Bradley for governor in '82? by Michele Willens, pp. 250-251
                        5. Rose Bird's record by Ed Salzman, pp. 252-254
                        6. Courts, p. 255
                        7. Judicial tower of Babel by Leo Rennert, pp. 256-258
                        8. Loser/loser in 1978 by Beverly Becker, pp. 259-260
                        9. Newsmakers, p. 261
                        10. The adoptees' 'right-to-know' by Louise Jurgens, pp. 262-263
                        11. Life after Jarvis by Ed Salzman, pp. 264-268
                        12. The huge pension headache by Laura Fredericks, pp. 269-271
                        13. Roll Call, pp. 272-273
                        14. Charting the issues, p. 274
                        15. Letter by Leo Rennert, pp. 275-276
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                        September 1978 Issue = 17 Articles
                        1. Sacramento's top 15 lobbyists by Laura Fredericks, pp. 280-282
                        2. What happened to the rules? by Ed Salzman, pp. 283-285
                        3. Governor Brown's 'Big Six' by Larry Liebert, pp. 286-287
                        4. Capsules, p. 288
                        5. Younger's brain trust, pp. 289-290
                        6. Life after Jarvis by Edward R. Gerber, p. 291
                        7. Courts, p. 292
                        8. Newsmakers, p. 293
                        9. Letter to a bureaucrat by Beverly Robinson, pp. 294-295
                        10. Must judges be politicians? by Kit Stolz and Preble Stolz, pp. 296-299
                        11. San Diego by Larry Remer, pp. 300-303
                        12. Washington by Gil Bailey, p. 304
                        13. California, pp. 305-306
                        14. Roll Call, pp. 307-308
                        15. Rostrum, p. 309
                        16. Charting the issues, p. 310
                        17. Letter by Leo Rennert, pp. 311-312
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                        October 1978 Issue = 17 Articles
                        1. The advertising arms race by Michele Willens, pp. 316-318
                        2. Pitchman's lament by Maxwell "Bud" Arnold, pp. 319-320
                        3. Campaign '78: boos and cheers by Ed Salzman, pp. 321-323
                        4. San Jose's growth politics by Dale Lane, p. 324
                        5. Daddy Bigbucks' record by Beverly Becker, pp. 325-326
                        6. Capitol press corps revisited by Alison Harvey, pp. 327-328
                        7. The new fiscal watchdog by Hal Rubin, pp. 329-331
                        8. Cal-Tax: big-biz by Dan Purnell, pp. 332-333
                        9. The rural caucus by Elaine I. Levy, pp. 334-335
                        10. How to lick 'coordimeetparalysis' by Donald G. Hagman, pp. 336-337
                        11. Capsules, p. 338
                        12. Newsmakers, p. 338
                        13. Roll Call, pp. 339-340
                        14. Rostrum, p. 341
                        15. Charting the issues, p. 342
                        16. Letter by Leo Rennert, p. 343
                        17. Ballot Propositions and Key Races
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                        November 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                        1. What's wrong at school? by Annie Nakao, pp. 348-350
                        2. The value of a diploma by Marcia Meier, pp. 351-352
                        3. Politics of an air disaster by Donald H. Harrison, pp. 353-355
                        4. The cancer conflict by George Thurlow, pp. 356-359
                        5. Prince of the pragmatists by Gil Bailey, pp. 360-361
                        6. Newsmakers, p. 362
                        7. Courts, p. 362
                        8. That Prop. 13 decision by Ed Salzman, pp. 363-364
                        9. Brown's real '76 record by Martin Salditch, p. 365
                        10. Dismantling the Dellums machine by Joyce McNair, pp. 366-368
                        11. Sacramento's 'junkie' politics by Manuel Valencia, pp. 369-370
                        12. The 3,000-mile tax reach by Richard Rodda, pp. 371-372
                        13. Indexing's in by Dan Purnell, pp. 373-375
                        14. '78 legislative summary, pp. 376-378
                        15. Letter by Leo Rennert, p. 379
                        16. Free Sample Copy
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                        December 1978 Issue = 12 Articles
                        1. Brown's 'second spirit' by Ed Salzman, pp. 384-385
                        2. '78 Election Special, pp. 386-396
                        3. Rostrum, p. 397
                        4. Unions on the rebound by Elaine I. Levy, pp. 398-399
                        5. Assessing after Jarvis by Laura Remson Mitchell, pp. 400-402
                        6. The Koreagate trio by George Baker, pp. 403-405
                        7. Curmudgeon of La Canada by Ralph Juvinall, pp. 406-408
                        8. The selling of California by Hal Rubin, pp. 409-411
                        9. The $4 billion exemption by Pat Washburn, pp. 412-413
                        10. Capsules, p. 414
                        11. Newsmakers, p. 414
                        12. Letter by Leo Rennert, pp. 415-416
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