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What’s Worse Than Monsanto? Bayer-Monsanto

What’s Worse Than Monsanto? Bayer-Monsanto

    By Naomi Fisher “Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto on Thursday [June 7, 2018].Shares in the U.S. company will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, with Bayer now the sole owner of Monsanto Company….” https://monsanto.com/news-releases/bayer-closes-monsanto-acquisition/ Regarding the Bayer acquisition, the Washington Post said: “This is the end of Monsanto […]

Spoiled Parks | New Reports Spotlight Threat of Trump’s Expanded Offshore Drilling

Spoiled Parks | New Reports Spotlight Threat of Trump’s Expanded Offshore Drilling

The Trump Administration’s widely criticized plan to expand offshore drilling along virtually all of America’s East Coast, Pacific Coast, Eastern Gulf and Alaska waters imperils 68 national parks, national seashore areas and national monuments in 18 states, according to a report issued today by the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).  The […]

Julia Brownley Teenage Town Hall on Gun Control

Julia Brownley Teenage Town Hall on Gun Control

     Tom Dunn is a Port Hueneme resident who is publisher of Port Hueneme News, a digital newspaper (facebook @huenemenews)  and host of  “Hello Port Hueneme” a video interview show about people, places and things in Port Hueneme.               Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

State agency fails to protect vulnerable communities from pesticide exposure

State agency fails to protect vulnerable communities from pesticide exposure

    Oxnard, CA: The state agency charged with regulating California’s pesticide industry allows manufacturers to make up their own usage rules, continues to allow a brain-damaging chemical to be used on food crops, is slow to hold applicators accountable when workers are poisoned, and routinely ignores community input in its rulemaking process. That’s according […]

Ventura County Supervisors to Consider Eliminating Public’s Right to Challenge Oil Drilling Projects

Ventura County Supervisors to Consider Eliminating Public’s Right to Challenge Oil Drilling Projects

    Ventura, Calif. – On Tuesday, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors will consider eliminating the public’s right to participate in the approval process for oil drilling and other development projects throughout the county. If approved, the move would allow the county’s Planning Division to rubber-stamp oil drilling projects without public oversight, and would […]

Raising Shasta Dam may be too “Dam” High to Work

Raising Shasta Dam may be too “Dam” High to Work

    By Naomi Fisher Will the heightening of Shasta Dam become a stomping of powerful Federal boots upon weaker California State Laws? An interesting concept. Will the Feds usurp CA law after President Trump has stated emphatically there should be less Federal control and more control should go back to the States. CA State […]

Guest Editorial: Having the Courage to Stand Up!

Guest Editorial: Having the Courage to Stand Up!

    By Scott Harris and Dianne McKay Last night was a spectacular night. Two weeks ago, one of our terrific employees, Jess Weihe, spoke at a board meeting for our local school district, Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD). One of the board members, Mike Dunn, was offended by her comments. In reaction, he sent a […]

An Open Letter to Scott Whitney, City Manager & the City Council of Oxnard

An Open Letter to Scott Whitney, City Manager & the City Council of Oxnard

    To. Scott Whitney, City Manager & City Council of Oxnard      From: Armando Vazquez, Executive Director, The Foundation, EERD Re: The Transfer of Ownership of Successor Agency Buildings/Properties to the City of Oxnard and the Oxnard Public Land Partnership For the past 24 months, The Foundation, EERD has been working with the Acuna […]

Oligarchy vs. Plutocracy

Oligarchy vs. Plutocracy

    By Jim Sullivan Given the strong tilt of the current House and Senate tax bills toward the wealthy, I began wondering if our government is a democracy or , as some say, an oligarchy or even a plutocracy. To answer this question I researched measures of wealth for members of Congress. First some […]

A Tax Cut for the Rich

A Tax Cut for the Rich

    By Naomi Fisher On December 1st I was watching the Senate debates on C-SPAN, the network that broadcasts from Congress. The Senate was discussing before voting on the new 400 page Senate Tax Reform Bill: (I went to: libraryofcongress.gov  Senate tax reform bill to get the link below) Link:    https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1 Several Senators […]

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