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Mainstream Media ignores Iowa President Trump rally

Mainstream Media ignores Iowa President Trump rally

By Michael Hernandez (Editor’s Note:   The following remarks were taken from President Donald J. Trump’s rally held Wednesday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) which was broadcast by Right Side Broadcasting Network and carried on Breitbart TV.) Jobs: “We’ve created almost 4 trillion dollars of wealth.” Borders: “After spending billions of dollars defending other people’s borders, we […]

Santa Paula: A New Idea from Measure T

Santa Paula: A New Idea from Measure T

 By Sheryl Hamlin The five member citizen oversight commission for Santa Paula’s Measure T Sales Tax (2016) convened on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 with a goal of establishing allocation recommendations for the new sales tax revenue, now estimated at about $2 million. Public Comments Five students spoke in public comments: Mireille Vargas, Mason Ramos Rodriquez, […]

California ‘Sanctuary’ Bill Could Block Info Sharing on Foreign Students

California ‘Sanctuary’ Bill Could Block Info Sharing on Foreign Students

A “sanctuary” bill making its way through the California legislature could shut down communication between state universities and immigration authorities about foreign students who come to the United States, according to a report released Thursday. The legislation, known as the California Values Act, has passed the state Senate and awaits action in the General Assembly. […]

The Dirty “Big” Secret of California’s Voter Rolls

The Dirty “Big” Secret of California’s Voter Rolls

California’s legislators and election officials have for years focused their attention on what they saw as a problem: California’s low voter registration rate. The rate in question is posted on the Secretary of State’s website as 78% of eligible citizens. Over the years this concern has resulted in attempts by registrars and legislators to “fix […]

California court dismisses 14 charges against pro-life journalist who exposed Planned Parenthood

California court dismisses 14 charges against pro-life journalist who exposed Planned Parenthood

The San Francisco Superior Court on Wednesday dismissed 14 of 15 criminal counts against one of the pro-life journalists whose undercover videos exposed Planned Parenthood’s alleged involvement in the illicit market for fetal body parts from abortions. Sandra Merritt was charged with filming 14 people, including Planned Parenthood executives, without their consent from 2013 to […]

The End of Obamacare as We Know It?

The End of Obamacare as We Know It?

At long last, Americans are expected to get their first look at Senate Republicans’ vision for  the future of the nation’s healthcare system. GOP leaders say they plan to unveil the plan Thursday. Republicans have been deliberating over an Obamacare replacement bill in near-total secrecy. That’s left Democrats and many others wondering: Will it result […]

Skiers hit the slopes in bikini tops as California’s endless winter endures a heat wave

Skiers hit the slopes in bikini tops as California’s endless winter endures a heat wave

  Skiers in bikini tops are showing up on California mountain slopes that could remain open into August. Hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail must cross miles of deep snowfields that should have melted a month ago, some of them scrambling for their lives in the icy water of raging mountain streams. For Stev Fagran, […]

Oxnard City Council- 6-13-17 Budget study session

Oxnard City Council- 6-13-17 Budget study session

By George Miller The 6-13-17 regular Oxnard City Council meeting covered important topics, including most of the rest of the budget review and a crackdown on code violation nuisance abatement   A proposed “budget augmentation” and the supplementary sales tax Measure O fund had some issues. An earlier budget study session meeting is covered in […]

Budget Approval Raises Measure O Questions at June 12 Ventura City Council Meeting

Budget Approval Raises Measure O Questions at June 12 Ventura City Council Meeting

By Kevin Harris The Ventura City Council unanimously approved its latest city budget during its  meeting on June 12, 2017.   The 2017-18 operating budget stands at $278 million, but with another $9 million or so set to be made available from Measure O – approved by voters last November, within weeks. Measure O adds […]

Santa Paula: Taxes, Limoneira and Infrastructure

Santa Paula: Taxes, Limoneira and Infrastructure

By Sheryl Hamlin Property Taxes and Ventura County Fire Department The issue of annexation to the Ventura County Fire Protection District (VCFPD) moved forward with more numbers relating to property tax and the sharing of Santa Paula’s revenue with the VCFPD. A concept called ‘realized property tax revenues’, which consultant Mike Sedell had alluded to […]

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