California in the Vanguard


Readers of this blog know of our optimism and our efforts to counter the general media’s penchant for the most negative aspects of virtually every story—if there’s a dark lining on a cloud we can rely on the media to find it, focus on it and trumpet it.

That made yesterday’s New York Times so unexpected and refreshing—-an unqualifiedly upbeat story about California and what Californians have done in the face of the driest four year period in the state’s history.

The lead story in the paper’s Sunday Review section was entitled, “

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