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Federal agencies approve proposed delta tunnel project in California

Federal agencies approve proposed delta tunnel project in California

    LOS ANGELES — Federal fishery agencies Monday pushed forward a controversial water project that would change the way Northern California supplies are sent to Southern California. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service concluded that the construction of new diversion points on the Sacramento River and two massive […]

Simi Man to be Sentenced to 71 years to life for Murder of his wife

Simi Man to be Sentenced to 71 years to life for Murder of his wife

Jaime Paredes (DOB 01/24/1979), of Simi Valley, pled guilty to first-degree premeditated and deliberate murder for killing Mariella Paredes, his wife and the mother of his child, and admitted using a firearm to do so.  Paredes also pled guilty to three counts of premeditated and deliberate attempted murder for shooting three of Mariella’s co-workers.  On […]

Supreme Court revives Trump travel ban

Supreme Court revives Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court said Monday that most of President Trump’s travel ban executive order can go into effect, delivering the first major victory to the new administration on perhaps his most controversial policy to date. Justices said the lower court rulings that blocked Mr. Trump’s policy were far too broad, and said the president can […]

Oakmont Senior Living Considered by Camarillo City Council-

Oakmont Senior Living Considered by Camarillo City Council-

By Manuela Walter CITY OF CAMARILLO 2016 WATER QUALITY REPORT AVAILABLE CLICK HERE to access the City of Camarillo’s Annual Water Quality Report covering the period between January 1 and December 31, 2016.  In 2016, City of Camarillo water customers received approximately 42% local ground water pumped from the Fox Canyon Aquifer via four city wells, blended […]

High-cost US Cities See Homeless Population Grow

High-cost US Cities See Homeless Population Grow

Homelessness is increasing in Los Angeles, and the signs are visible. From tents under freeways and shopping carts at street corners, to people begging for money outside fast-food restaurants, the number of homeless people in Los Angeles county has risen by 23 percent, to nearly 58,000. It is a life Destiny Prescott knows all too […]

California State Legislature – 2017/2018 Session Update

California State Legislature – 2017/2018 Session Update

Editor’s Note: For brevity this report has been edited to remove sections not applicable to Ventura County With the summer season now upon us, and the Legislature’s Summer Recess now less than a month away, activity remains hectic at our State Capitol. This Gaines & Associates “California State Legislature – 2017/2018 Session Update” will provide a […]

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: June 17-23 /Day 149-155) Week 22

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: June 17-23 /Day 149-155) Week 22

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, June 17 (Day 149): Democratic strategist launches #HuntRepublicanCongressman New Jersey Democratic strategist James Devine launched two Twitter hashtags following the Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La) shooting last Wednesday:  #HuntRepublicans and #HuntRepublicanCongressman. Devine’s June 14th #HuntRepublicanCongressman tweet read:  “We are in a war with selfish, foolish & narcissistic rich people. Why is […]

California’s ‘flex alert’ sends electricity prices skyrocketing. Was it necessary?

California’s ‘flex alert’ sends electricity prices skyrocketing. Was it necessary?

LOS ANGELES — As record-setting temperatures surged into the triple digits in parts of California this week, the manager of the state’s electrical grid put out an urgent plea: Turn down the AC and conserve power to avoid rotating outages. The two-day “flex alert” by the California Independent System Operator drew headlines from dozens of […]

‘Woefully incomplete’ universal health bill dead for the year in California

‘Woefully incomplete’ universal health bill dead for the year in California

BY TARYN LUNA AND CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO tluna@sacbee.com Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon put the brakes on a sweeping plan to overhaul the health care market in California Friday, calling the bill “woefully incomplete.” Rendon announced plans to park the bill to create a government-run universal health care system in Assembly Rules Committee “until further notice” and […]

Automation threatens dream of 450,000 unionized California High-Speed Rail jobs

Automation threatens dream of 450,000 unionized California High-Speed Rail jobs

By Kevin Dayton It’s trendy for public intellectuals to warn that technological advancement may soon lead to the “end of work.” While some might scoff at this prophesy, it’s valid for certain occupations. Unions that represent workers in skilled trade occupations have seen the “end of jobs” for decades and certainly take the threat seriously. […]