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New Administrative Director Has Strong Credentials in State Government

September 3, 2014


As you recall from yesterday’s message from Alliance President, Judge Steve White, Martin Hoshino has been named the new Administrative Director of the Courts. The following article by Courthouse News reporter, Maria Dinzeo, provides some additional background on the appointment and on Mr. Hoshino’s past association with Judge White. We are optimistic that Mr. Hoshino […]

Martin Hoshino named new administrative director of the Judicial Council

September 3, 2014


Martin Hoshino was named by the the Judicial Council as the new Administrative Director of the recently rebranded judicial council staff, a juggernaut of over 800 employees, nearly a quarter of which are highly paid managers or above. Mr. Hoshino comes from the CDCR or the California Department of Corrections and (don’t laugh) Rehabilitation, an […]

A 132 year old tradition that’s still going strong

August 31, 2014


On Tuesday, September 5th the anniversary of a hundred and thirty two year old celebration will pass. Today, most of us now have that celebration on the first Monday in September. On September 5th, 1882 twenty thousand american workers marched in a parade from New York’s City Hall to Union Square where they celebrated people […]

Election 2012 – California elects a democratic supermajority

November 7, 2012


As you can imagine being the political activists we are we’ve have had our hands full for the past couple of weeks.  Now that decision 2012 is behind us, let’s look at what has been accomplished. The first item is a democratic supermajority. For the first time in eighty years, the opposition is irrelevant and […]

Arizona group ignores California Supreme Court – Update!

November 5, 2012


The state Supreme Court issued an order Sunday to allow California’s political watchdog to identify contributors to an Arizona group’s last-minute infusion of $11 million to the campaigns opposing Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposition 30 tax initiative and supporting an anti-union prop 32 measure on Tuesday’s ballot. After making a rejected last minute request of the California […]

A new way to participate… and comment ratings

February 14, 2011


Due to the sensitive nature of the judiciary, thousands of people read this site every day yet a precious few actually post. We suspect this has to do with the whole judicial branch itself lacking freedom of speech. That and we wouldn’t want people’s comments to come back and haunt them so they probably would […]

Put the money in the bag – A CCMS related cartoon supplied to JCW

February 8, 2011


Please note: A poll has been added at the bottom of this post. Thank you to the anonymous poster that notified me of this in my private message window. This is EXCELLENT and a must-see for all 20,000 employees of California’s judicial branch, the media and the other branches of government.  Please share this with […]