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Active shooter in San Bernardino, Calif.; 20 victims reported

Active shooter in San Bernardino, Calif.; 20 victims reported

12-2 evening update: SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — Fourteen people were confirmed killed and 17 more wounded in a mass shooting at a San Bernardino community social services building. CBS News confirms one of the suspects is named Syed Farook, an American citizen. One of the other suspects is reportedly his brother. The female’s relationship to either […]

IMF to make Chinese yuan reserve currency in historic move

IMF to make Chinese yuan reserve currency in historic move

‘Mother of all hacks’ exploding exponentially

‘Mother of all hacks’ exploding exponentially

Millennials: Government should ban speech that offends minorities

Millennials: Government should ban speech that offends minorities

  Forty percent of millennials support government censorship of speech offensive to minority groups, there according to a survey released Friday. The Pew Research Center found that millennials were the most likely of any age group to agree that government should have the authority to stop people from saying things that offend minorities, while Democrats […]

Obama actions shield most illegal immigrants from deportation even as court stalls amnesty  

Obama actions shield most illegal immigrants from deportation even as court stalls amnesty   

  President Obama’s marquee deportation amnesty has been stalled by the courts, but the rest of his executive actions on immigration, announced exactly a year ago, are moving forward – including his move protecting more than 80 percent of illegal immigrants from any danger of deportation. The amnesty, dubbed Deferred Action for Parental Accountability was […]

NRG Mandalay power plant project amended, now includes demolition plan

NRG Mandalay power plant project amended, now includes demolition plan

By George Miller The fencing match between Oxnard and NRG over the proposed Mandalay Power plant replacement continues. This week, NRG amended the project to include a demolition plan for the old plant, per “Puente Project” Manager Dawn Gleiter: Puente Power Project (P3) Oxnard, CA Submitted to: The California Energy Commission Project Enhancement and Refinement […]

NRG provides Mandalay power plant site rendering, after existing plant demolition

NRG provides Mandalay power plant site rendering, after existing plant demolition

By George Miller This rendering, below, was received Thursday from NRG, current operator of the Mandalay and Ormond Beach power plants. The company has proposed a new replacement 262 MW cleaner peaker plant at the Mandalay site.  It depicts what the new plant would look like, with the old plant gone and other existing infrastructure, as […]

Port Hueneme Water Agency board removes Hensley, Figg, Replaces with Sharkey, Schnopp, in response to PH Council coup

Port Hueneme Water Agency board removes Hensley, Figg, Replaces with Sharkey, Schnopp, in response to PH Council coup

The big news at the Port Hueneme Water Authority Board meeting was its removal of Chair Jim Hensley and Board Member Tom Figg and replacement with new Chair Jon Sharkey and Board Member Sylvia Munoz-Schnopp. This was in response to the PH City Council coup last week, when Hensley and Figg were stripped of all commission […]

Ashton Carter: ‘We’re prepared to change rules of engagement’ in fight against Islamic State  

Ashton Carter: ‘We’re prepared to change rules of engagement’ in fight against Islamic State   

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the U.S. is prepared to change the “rules of engagement” in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group, pointing to methods like targeting fuel trucks controlled by the terrorist group. “We’ve reviewed them – we review them all the time,” Mr. Carter said in an interview for MSNBC’s “Morning […]