The anonymous offshore bloggers' information apparently checked out for the Times.
The sources, who have seen the contract for the appearance -- at CalFollow us on Twitter at @TheSnitchSF and @SFWeekly
State Stanislaus, in Turlock -- said it calls for $75,000 plus expenses
for Palin's hotel, air fare and travel. But the former governor's
travel has not been booked yet and the exact cost of expenses is still
to be determined, said the sources, who said they wished to remain
anonymous because they did not have permission to speak about the
contract. Palin is receiving the fee in two payments of $37,500 each, one of which has already been paid, the sources said.