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At Least Four Boys Have Been Rescued After Being Trapped In Thailand Cave, Local Officials Say

At Least Four Boys Have Been Rescued After Being Trapped In Thailand Cave, Local Officials Say

Evie Fordham | Contributor Four Thai boys have been rescued on Sunday after being trapped in a cave with nine other people for more than two weeks. The boys have been extracted thanks to an international team of divers in an operation that could take days to rescue all the boys, reported CNN. The first two boys […]

‘I had no idea the flames could go that fast’: Goleta devastated by fire as record heat burns path of destruction

‘I had no idea the flames could go that fast’: Goleta devastated by fire as record heat burns path of destruction

By ANDREA CASTILLO, JOHN WILKENS and TERI FIGUEROA Firefighters on Saturday were battling a destructive fire that snaked through a hillside area of Goleta, one of several blazes that destroyed homes amid a record-setting heat wave in Southern California. Fire personnel spent the night and morning in pitched battle against the Holiday fire, which exploded Friday night amid 100-degree […]

Oxnard Council Deliberates on Channel Islands Water Quality

Oxnard Council Deliberates on Channel Islands Water Quality

By George Miller The Oxnard City Council meeting met on the morning after July 4, virtually guaranteeing a very light turnout. I counted six members of the public, including this reporter and  the head of the Channel Islands Neighborhood Council.  The meeting purpose was to extend a contract with Aquatic Bioassay and Consulting Laboratories, Inc., […]

Scott Pruitt Resigns; Trump” ‘Scott Has Done An Outstanding Job’

Scott Pruitt Resigns; Trump” ‘Scott Has Done An Outstanding Job’

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent President Donald Trump accepted the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt Thursday, with his deputy Andrew Wheeler taking over for the agency. I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Within the Agency Scott has done an outstanding job, […]

What we celebrate on 4th of July

What we celebrate on 4th of July

By George Miller   242 years ago Wednesday, our forefathers did an incredibly bold, brave and decisive thing.  They actually broke away from and took on the most powerful country on earth, violating many of its laws, including treason, to do so.  If you know American history, you would also know that this was not impetuous, sudden, rash or […]

Oxnard to discuss Channel Islands Water Problems at 7/5 Special Meeting

Oxnard to discuss Channel Islands Water Problems at 7/5 Special Meeting

By George Miller The Oxnard City Council will hold a special meeting at 9 Am on July 5. This meeting is needed to authorize an $72,650 extension to testing contracts, but does not say what they are testing for. A recent report said that there was no significant bacteriological danger. Residents have complained of the […]

Kennedy Calls It Quits: Longtime Swing Justice Hands Trump The Biggest Gift Of His Presidency

Kennedy Calls It Quits: Longtime Swing Justice Hands Trump The Biggest Gift Of His Presidency

Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, precipitating a generational political fight over the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. Kennedy’s departure was announced Wednesday afternoon, several hours after the justices released the final decisions of its current term. “For a member of the legal profession it is […]

The Supreme Court Just Handed Down Its Big Decision On Mandatory Union Dues

The Supreme Court Just Handed Down Its Big Decision On Mandatory Union Dues

Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that public sector unions cannot force some 5 million government workers to pay mandatory fees. A five-justice majority led by Justice Samuel Alito found the practice violates the Constitution. A 1977 Supreme Court precedent called Abood v. Detroit Board of Education allows public sector […]

The Channel Islands Harbor Water Circulation Saga

The Channel Islands Harbor Water Circulation Saga

By George Miller When the Oxnard City Council and various NGO’s scrambled to shut down Oxnard’s power plants, seemingly at any cost and blocked a state of the art clean gas plant replacement, something got lost in the shuffle. Unbeknownst to 99+% of local people, the old plant’s cooling system sucked millions of gallons of […]

Supreme Court Rules Against Forcing Pro-Life Clinics To Advertise Abortion

Supreme Court Rules Against Forcing Pro-Life Clinics To Advertise Abortion

JUNE 26, 2018 By Juliana Knot The Supreme Court ruled against state-mandated speech in pro-life pregnancy centers Tuesday. A California law requiring crisis life pregnancy centers (CPC) to promote abortion clinics alongside of their pro-life services was judged unconstitutional in the 5-4 ruling. The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) has roughly 135 crisis pregnancy centers as members in the […]