Obama as Joker poster

Obama as Joker 2x

A poster depicting President Obama as the Joker from the Dark Knight Batman film is appearing all over Los Angeles, say reports.

County assessments down 7.2%

Gus Kramer Contra Costa County Assessor

According to the July 1, 2009, report of the Contra Costa Assessor to the Board of Supervisors, the County Assessment Roll shows a decrease of $11.3 billion DECREASE in the local tax base for 2009-2010, a 7.2-percent loss in assessed values currently at $145.6B.