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split roll

split roll  n.— «“The whole system is completely unenforceable,” says Lenny Goldberg, a Sacramento lobbyist who, as director of the California Tax Reform Assn., has been pressing for years to institute a “split roll”—that...

banky

banky  n.— «Shad aren’t native to the Pacific Coast. They were introduced into the Sacramento River in the 1800s and spread north into the Umpqua, then Columbia river systems. At Oregon City, they collect in the swift water below the falls...

slack fill

slack fill  n.— «An investigation revealed that Mucinex’s packaging violated state law concerning “slack fill,” a term used to describe fake walls, fake bottoms or excessive amounts of non-functional space.» —“Settlement...

Sanframento

Sanframento  n.— «As the Bay Area and Sacramento regions creep relentlessly toward each other along Interstate 80—getting uncomfortably crowded along the way—officials from both areas are promoting an idea they call mega-regional planning...

ghost professorship

ghost professorship  n.— «Assembly Bill (AB) 1413, the California State University Governance Reform Act authored by Assemblymember Portantino, would eliminate the practice of “ghost professorships” by requiring all CSU executives who are...

chiefing

chiefing  n.— «“Marking up” is a term used to describe writing words or drawing pictures using markers on someone’s body. “Chiefing” describes “marking up” someone who is asleep.…“I believe ‘chiefing’ in...