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Landmark California bill would allow prosecution of climate-change skeptics

Landmark California bill would allow prosecution of climate-change skeptics

  A landmark California bill gaining steam would make it illegal to engage in climate-change dissent, order clearing the way for lawsuits against fossil-fuel companies, site think-tanks and others that have “deceived or misled the public on the risks of climate change.” The first-of-its-kind legislation – Senate Bill 1161, viagra sale or the California Climate […]

Primary season is ON! List of candidates on VC ballot here

Primary season is ON! List of candidates on VC ballot here

By George Miller,  originally published April, 2016 “You may ignore politics, but politics won’t ignore you.” 2016 is a Presidential election year. Although California has one of the last primaries, it may be decisive in helping to determine which candidates are on the November ballot. In addition, many down-ticket positions are up for election this […]

Legislators, governor to get four-percent raise

Legislators, governor to get four-percent raise

By Matt Fleming . The average legislator’s salary will rise to $104,118 annually, although several have refused any increases. Gov. Jerry Brown’s salary will increase to $190,103 annually. The other officers receiving increases are: lieutenant governor, attorney general, controller, treasurer, secretary of state, superintendent of public instruction, insurance commissioner and the members of the Board of Equalization.  […]

As One of Its Chief Sources of Water Dries Up, California Eases Restrictions on Use Nonetheless

As One of Its Chief Sources of Water Dries Up, California Eases Restrictions on Use Nonetheless

Earlier this month, capsule California lifted its sweeping restrictions on how its towns and cities use their water, mind signaling that even though much of the state continues to face extraordinary drought, vialis 40mg a moderately wet winter has blunted officials’ sense of urgency over water shortages. Seemingly overlooked, however, is the state’s enormous reliance […]

California Now Allows HIV-Positive Organ Donation And Transplantation

California Now Allows HIV-Positive Organ Donation And Transplantation

Organ donation and transplantation between HIV-positive people is now legal in the state of California. On May 27, viagra Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1408, try a new piece of legislation that protects surgeons who transplant organs from HIV-positive donors into HIV-positive patients from being penalized by the state’s medical board. President Barack Obama’s […]

State Water Board Nixes Flawed “One Size Fits All” Conservation Mandates

State Water Board Nixes Flawed “One Size Fits All” Conservation Mandates

On May 18, 2016, the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) adopted new emergency conservation regulations that repeal and replace its prior drought regulations. The new regulations, which are effective from June 2016 through January of 2017, now allow local agencies to develop conservation standards based upon their unique circumstances. These new […]

L.A. scores Super Bowl LV

L.A. scores Super Bowl LV

Ventura “feels the Bern”- “A future to believe in “

Ventura “feels the Bern”- “A future to believe in “

By George Miller Bernie Sanders spoke at Ventura College this week. He conveyed pretty much the same message as usual, with some new variants about Hillary refusing to debate him, Trump briefly entertainied that notion also, to which Sanders replied: “Game on” He said that a President Trump would be a disaster for the country, […]

Treasurer Chiang Funds Mental Health Programs

Treasurer Chiang Funds Mental Health Programs

State grants pay for more than 1,200 new beds Thirty-seven California counties have opened or will open more than 1,200 new beds to treat mentally ill patients as part of an ambitious program administered by State Treasurer John Chiang. The final grants were approved Thursday by the California Health Facilities Financing Authority, which is chaired […]

Trump Anaheim Rally- 5-25-16

Trump Anaheim Rally- 5-25-16

By George Miller To the “MainStream Media,” the Wednesday Donald Trump rally in Anaheim, CA was all about a few hundred protesters. But to the many thousands of attendees, it was all about “Making America Great Again.” Just what that is is something that presumed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has told Americans at hundreds of events  in […]