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Thoughts on Core Curriculum and loving to learn

Thoughts on Core Curriculum and loving to learn

  . .. . By Stuart Kline First, I believe everyone knows how to educate, the politician and even poorly educated persons. For teaching isn’t a Priesthood or even an especially difficult endeavor. It’s in our very nature. As we make children, we educate them to our ability – if only the established bureaucracy doesn’t […]

California’s Gas Tax Nightmare

California’s Gas Tax Nightmare

  . . . By George Runner California taxpayers don’t have to fall sleep to have a nightmare. They experience one each and every day when they encounter a costly, confusing and constantly-changing tax system. Unfortunately, most efforts to change this system only make matters worse. Take the gas tax, for instance. California consumers currently […]

City of Ventura to become proactive in Code Enforcement

City of Ventura to become proactive in Code Enforcement

. . . . By Camille Harris Ventura: The recently held enforcement “workshop” on March 24th did not lend itself to discuss or even consider solutions put forward by the public as had been expected. The decision had already been made for code enforcement to return to proactive enforcement. It was similar to a regular […]

Taxpayer’s Association–Important speaker coming and update on county pension reform

Taxpayer’s Association–Important speaker coming and update on county pension reform

. . . . By Carla Bonney Well, we continue the battle in our attempt to “reign in” out-of-control public pension in our County.  I personally want to thank all of you that have helped in this fight by getting signatures from your friends and returning them to me.  If you haven’t done this yet, […]

Conejo Valley Unified School District Superintendent intimidating parents who submitted Opt Out form – Fight back!

Conejo Valley Unified School District Superintendent intimidating parents who submitted Opt Out form  –  Fight back!

By Tony Dolz Jeff Barstaad, the Superintendent of the CVUSD is playing us.  The school establishment is rewarded financially for snooping on our children and our families and for gathering information from “voluntary” surveys, tests and assessments which provides information about our families to federal and state government bureaucracy and private company partner$ who develop […]

Common Core–Did you know?

Common Core–Did you know?

  .. . With the exception of a few states (Alaska, search Nebraska, Texas, Virginia) your Governor agreed to Common Core before the standards were written?   Common Core is NOT state led?   Schools must adhere to the program word for word, with the ability to ADD only a small amount of content—but that […]

Age of Aquarius Townhall

Age of Aquarius Townhall

. . . . By Micheal Greer If you are a Republican in California you might as well sit down and shut up. You have no voice. A few of us “evil conservatives” attended a Karen Bass townhall on Saturday, March 15th, at the Crenshaw Christian Center. The subject of the townhall was “Re-Entry Services” […]

Think about privacy–a human right

Think about privacy–a human right

  . . . By Jim Sullivan Judging from recent news articles and discussion in the media, treatment privacy has taken center stage as an important topic in the United States.  The release of government secrets by Bradley Manning and  Edward Snowden are currently the highest profile stories about privacy, find but widespread compiling of […]

Gone to Texas–why businesses are leaving California

Gone to Texas–why businesses are leaving California

By Jon Coupal Texas Governor Rick Perry is returning to California, and to left-leaning politicians in Sacramento he is about as welcome as Godzilla in Tokyo. The cause of this consternation is Perry’s pro-business record which exposes all the weaknesses of the California approach to governing. While Texas focuses on job creation, California lawmakers give […]

Attention Parents – Don’t let your kids be dumbed down

Attention Parents – Don’t let your kids be dumbed down

  . .   ATTENTION PARENTS: by Stuart Kline Your kids’ school curriculum is being dumbed down with the so called “Common Core.” It is a federal program designed to make the low achievers in the classroom (both teachers and students) look good by foisting a single easy standard on all of the primary and […]