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Remembering Don Casper, a City Official Who Saved Taxpayers Billions

In July I received a call from Don Casper, the former chairman of the San Francisco County GOP, vice president of the Civil Service Commission, and prominent local barrister. Good news, he said: Gov. Jerry Brown had rehired him as…
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News, The Snitch Don Casper, Who Saved State Billions, Killed in Hit-and-Run

Don Casper, Who Saved State Billions, Killed in Hit-and-Run

Don Casper, a deeply involved San Franciscan who managed to save taxpayers billions of dollars by blowing up a cockamamie state scheme, was killed last night. He was struck by a pickup truck as he went on a jog Sunday…
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News, The Snitch Sale of State-Owned Buildings Halted

Sale of State-Owned Buildings Halted

The pending sale of 11 state-owned buildings -- a short-term cash infusion that would cost taxpayers billions down the road -- has been halted, albeit temporarily. The 6th Appellate District Court in San Jose today issued an order staying the…
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News, The Snitch Dems Hop Bandwagon to Scuttle State Building Fire Sale

Dems Hop Bandwagon to Scuttle State Building Fire Sale

Official fired for criticizing sale asked to air beefs in Sacramento next week; he says government is looking for "exit strategy." Top California Democratic Party players are piling on a movement to scuttle Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to sell 24…
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News, The Snitch Report: Plan to Sell off State Buildings Will Cost Taxpayers Billions

Report: Plan to Sell off State Buildings Will Cost Taxpayers Billions

Investigation reveals plan to patch budget shortfall by selling California buildings includes hidden deal-sweeteners that gouge taxpayersIn March we reported that the state of California fired a San Francisco official who protested a plan to raise money selling off state…
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News, The Snitch Fired State Official Warns Schwarzenegger Peons: 'Don't Think. Don't Speak.'

Fired State Official Warns Schwarzenegger Peons: 'Don't Think. Don't Speak.'

State bureaucrats Friday nudged forward a plan to sell two Civic Center-area government buildings to private investors. Today the hiring of bond counsel to advise the state on certain aspects of the deal was approved.But this decision did not come…
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News, The Snitch Judas! Sacked Official's Protege Tapped to Oversee Sale of State Buildings.

Judas! Sacked Official's Protege Tapped to Oversee Sale of State Buildings.

After sacking Don Casper from an obscure joint powers authority overseeing financing of two state-owned buildings in the Civic Center area, state officials rubbed salt in his wound by replacing him with his political understudy, Mike DeNunzio. "I recruited him…
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News, The Snitch S.F. Official Hoping to Nix Sale of Supreme Court, PUC Buildings Abruptly Fired

S.F. Official Hoping to Nix Sale of Supreme Court, PUC Buildings Abruptly Fired

Officials Don Casper and Stan Moy were fired today from an obscure joint powers authority overseeing financing of two state-owned buildings in the Civic Center Area. This abrupt move comes almost immediately after the two men had complicated the proposed…
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Ex-S.F. GOP Boss Seeks to Halt Sale of Supreme Court, PUC Buildings

View Larger Map As California seeks to raise $2 billion by selling off state-owned buildings in order to close its budget deficit, a San Francisco Republican official who sits on a key state committee says he will will seek to…
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