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Rob McCoy:  “The Constitution is an immovable object”

Rob McCoy:  “The Constitution is an immovable object”

By Michael Hernandez   (Editor’s Note:   Councilman Rob McCoy continues his celebration of Constitution Week as the special guest speaker at a free “Foundations” Luncheon hosted Thursday, Sept. 21 at 12 p.m. at Newbury Park First Christian Church, 801 Knollwood Drive, Newbury Park and sponsored by A-Team and Sonshiners, over 50 ministries of First Christian […]

Spotlight on Community: Pitching in to Cleanup our Beaches

Spotlight on Community: Pitching in to Cleanup our Beaches

This Saturday volunteers came out to help clean up local area beaches.  Our photo journalist, Dan Pinedo was there to help and to record neighbors, residents, people from all over arrive armed with used grocery bags and gloves, along with the spirit of community.  This is an annual event promoted the California Coastal Commission and […]

How to choose the best tablet for you

How to choose the best tablet for you

Your ideal device is out there. Make sure you pick a tablet that’s right for you. William Iven/Unsplash Tablets pack all the power of smartphones behind a much larger screen. That comes in handy when you’re watching Netflix on the sofa or reviewing documents on the go. Grab a clip-on keyboard and wireless mouse, and […]

Cutting taxes for the wealthy is what will help the middle class

Cutting taxes for the wealthy is what will help the middle class

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2017 – Now that President Trump has removed the pressure of passing a budget, raising the debt ceiling and dealing with illegal immigrants who came to the country as children, Congress can now concentrate on reforming the federal income tax code. Trump said his planned tax cuts are “not to benefit the […]

This pretty blue fog only happens in warm champagne

This pretty blue fog only happens in warm champagne

And illustrates some fundamentals of physics. Champagne bottles being uncorked at 43, 54, and 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Equipe Effervescence, Champagne et Applications / URCA Not many people are into room-temperature champagne. Most of us like our bubbly chilled, but if we weren’t so invested in refrigeration, we might have seen the blue fog sooner. Oops. […]

2017’s Cities & States with the Highest & Lowest Uninsured Rates – WalletHub Study

2017’s Cities & States with the Highest & Lowest Uninsured Rates – WalletHub Study

With the national uninsured rate back on the rise, after dipping to a record low of 8.6 percent in the first quarter of 2016, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Uninsured Rates by City and by State.   WalletHub’s analysts compared the rates for 547 U.S. cities and the 50 states, […]

Trump Takes Up Offer From 11-Year-Old Boy to Mow White House Lawn

Trump Takes Up Offer From 11-Year-Old Boy to Mow White House Lawn

An 11-year-old boy earned a high five from President Donald Trump for mowing the lawn at the White House’s Rose Garden. Trump took up an offer from Frank Giaccio from the Washington suburb of Falls Church, Virginia, to do yard work at the White House on Friday after the boy wrote to Trump saying he […]

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Cassini program manager at JPL, Earl Maize, left, and spacecraft operations team manager for the Cassini mission at Saturn, Julie Webster embrace after the Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Photo Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky › Full image and caption › Full image and caption”/> […]

See Cassini’s last glimpses of the Saturn system

See Cassini’s last glimpses of the Saturn system

Momentous images from the spacecraft’s grand finale. View between the rings Cassini peeks between Saturn and its rings in July, 2017. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute On September 14, Cassini’s cameras will capture their final pictures. These last few snapshots will make their way back to Earth, the last entries in what Linda Spilker—Cassini’s Project Scientist—referred to […]

2017’s Best & Worst Places to Retire in California – WalletHub Study

2017’s Best & Worst Places to Retire in California – WalletHub Study

With California proceeding with its auto-IRA retirement plan this summer as part of its goal to ease the retirement crisis in the state, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Best & Worst Places to Retire in California. To determine the most retirement-friendly destinations in the Golden State, WalletHub’s analysts compared more […]