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Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 3

Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 3

  By Michele Hanisee This is the third in a series of articles that focuses on the murderers on California’s death row who have exhausted all appeals. The last impediment to executions is a federal stay that is now being challenged by several elected District Attorneys and victims. Newsom’s blocking the execution of these vicious […]

Santa Paula | Historian Reflects on City Hall Relocation

Santa Paula | Historian Reflects on City Hall Relocation

    By Mitch Stone, Historian As we think about the merits of moving Santa Paula City Hall to a new location, I’ve noticed a lack of consideration of what I see as some of the most important issues connected to it. These are, the symbolic, economic, and historical values of keeping all of the […]

Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 2

Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 2

.. By Michele Hanisee This is the second in a series of articles that focuses on the murderers on California’s death row who have exhausted all appeals. The last impediment to executions is a federal stay that is now being challenged by several elected District Attorneys and victims. Newsom’s blocking the execution of these vicious […]

Former Production supervisor City of Ventura Water Takes Issue with City’s Claimed Water Shortage

Former Production supervisor City of Ventura Water Takes Issue with City’s Claimed Water Shortage

    By Joseph Richardson I am writing this and sharing it as widely as I can. My hope is to inform as many people about the false claims and faulty planning by the City of Ventura Water Dept staff. The first claim: There is a water shortage:            1.     There […]

Winners, Losers and the Weaponization of CVUSD’s Book Policy

Winners, Losers and the Weaponization of CVUSD’s Book Policy

    By Diane Hawkins At it again. There’s been no rest in the long-running dispute over Conejo Valley Unified School District’s (CVUSD) core literature policy, aka the “book policy.” Last year it looked like the matter was largely settled. But this year with a newly elected school board in place—the pro-union candidates having emerged […]

Another Demonstration Of Why The Majority Of Californians Distrust Government

Another Demonstration Of Why The Majority Of Californians Distrust Government

.. By Michele Hanisee   If you want an example of why a staggering 61% of Californians distrust their state government, look no farther than Governor/Emperor Gavin Newsom. In the past seven years, California voters three times voted on death penalty initiatives and made clear they want the death penalty in place and enforced. This week, […]

Finally, a presidential EMP order that may save American lives

Finally, a presidential EMP order that may save American lives

BY PETER PRY, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR  THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL The Commission to Assess the Threat from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack, also known as the Congressional EMP Commission, has warned for nearly 20 years that a nuclear EMP attack, or natural EMP from a solar superstorm, […]

Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 1

Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 1

.. By Michele Hanisee   This first of a series of blogs focuses on the murderers on California’s death row who have exhausted all appeals. The last impediment to executions is a federal stay that is now being challenged by several elected District Attorneys and victims. When that stay is lifted, at least 24 death […]

Governor Newsom’s moratorium on the death penalty

Governor Newsom’s moratorium on the death penalty

.. By Michele Hanisee   Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent executive order declaring a moratorium on the death penalty is a test of the boundaries of executive privilege. California Constitution Article 5, Section 1 states, “The supreme executive power of this State is vested in the Governor. The Governor shall see that the law is faithfully […]

Who is Afraid of Judicial Review?

Who is Afraid of Judicial Review?

By Eric Siddall On March 2, 2019, the Los Angeles Times editorial board attacked district attorneys as craven politicians out to maximize punitive sentences. The reason for the attack is because a number of district attorneys have challenged the constitutionality of a law enacted by the state Legislature. The law, enacted pursuant to Senate Bill 1391, prohibits the transfers of 14 and […]

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