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Comey: Feds have roughly 900 domestic probes about Islamic State operatives, other extremists

Comey: Feds have roughly 900 domestic probes about Islamic State operatives, other extremists

Keystone XL pipeline project in doubt after builder asks U.S. to suspend permit

Keystone XL pipeline project in doubt after builder asks U.S. to suspend permit

  The company proposing to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked the State Department on Monday to halt indefinitely its ongoing review of the massive project, adding new delays and uncertainties, and possibly ensuring that final word will come from President Obama’s successor. Amid legal challenges in Nebraska – ground zero in the fight […]

RNC suspends debate partnership with NBC in fallout over chaotic CNBC debate

RNC suspends debate partnership with NBC in fallout over chaotic CNBC debate

By George Miller During and after the Wednesday Republican presidential debate, candidates, the debate hall audience, Republican (even some Democrat and other) pundits and many millions of people around the country were furious over the CNBC moderators’ handling of the debate and the candidates. After their campaigns spent millions and they poured their hearts into their efforts, the […]

U.S. special forces to deploy to Syria

U.S. special forces to deploy to Syria

Oxnard homeless winter warming shelter approved

Oxnard homeless winter warming shelter approved

For years, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which has been a Godsend for our community in many ways, ran the winter warming shelter, a last resort for broke, hungry people of the streets.  For whatever reason, the Society announced that they would not be able to do it this year. A scramble ensued […]

Watchdog: Obamacare Exchanges Fail to Detect Counterfeit Documents

Watchdog: Obamacare Exchanges Fail to Detect Counterfeit Documents

By Alexander Hendrie  Obamacare exchanges are failing to verify key enrollment information, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). This new report is the latest in a long line finding that controls on federal and state Obamacare exchanges are abysmal. As part of its review, GAO tested application and enrollment controls on […]

Paul Ryan elected speaker of the House, youngest in 150 years

Paul Ryan elected speaker of the House, youngest in 150 years

Paul Ryan on Thursday became the youngest House speaker in nearly 150 years, capsule winning one of the trickiest jobs in Washington by quelling rebellious conservatives and pledging to shake up the way Congress does business. The 45-year-old Wisconsin Republican vowed to give every member of the House a chance to have their say in […]

Adams Canyon Santa Paula Property Sold at Auction

Adams Canyon Santa Paula Property Sold at Auction

By Sheryl Hamlin By order of the Court Appointed Receiver, Case # DC-13-12415, in the District Court of Dallas County, Texas, 14th Judicial District, 4,658.64 acres at 3035 Adams Canyon Road, Santa Paula, Ventura, County, auctioneer Hudson & Marshall held a live auction on October 29, 2015 in Oxnard, where about 35 people were present. […]

Northrop Grumman received huge stealth bomber contract- to be built in SoCal

Northrop Grumman received huge stealth bomber contract- to be built in SoCal

By George Miller The Pentagon is unleashing many billions of dollars over the next decade to build up to 100 hi-tech stealth bombers. The prime contract was awarded to Northrop Grumman.. It is likely that much of the work will be done right in SoCal, although policy is to spread subcontracts widely for political reasons. […]

VC Star writer Tim Herdt “moves on,” takes job with Sen. Fran Pavley

VC Star writer Tim Herdt “moves on,” takes job with Sen. Fran Pavley

By George Miller Longtime VC Star editorialist and columnist Tim Herdt announced today that it would be his last column after a 31 year run. He ruminated about the state and transition of newspapers to less influence, but touted their role in informing the community and bringing it together. His words: “People who get their news […]