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CA GOP flexes Sacramento muscle on road repairs

CA GOP flexes Sacramento muscle on road repairs

By James Poulos . In a move that handed Sacramento Republicans a sudden share of power, state legislators finally turned their attention to California’s deteriorating infrastructure. In recent years, California’s roadways have fallen into what analysts often agree is terrible shape. “Our streets and highways are in horrible condition and need at least $296 billion during the next five years […]

Famed composer James Horner killed in plane crash

Famed composer James Horner killed in plane crash

Senate GOP Leader Responds to Budget Deal between Governor and Democrats

Senate GOP Leader Responds to Budget Deal between Governor and Democrats

Assemblyman Scott Wilk just ‘phones’ it in

Assemblyman Scott Wilk just ‘phones’ it in

Apparently men really can’t multitask, at least, when voting on a 117.5 billion dollar budget.  Local Assemblyman Scott Wilk, whose 38th District covers part of Simi Valley, was on Facebook while placing his vote for the current California budget.  He voted, yes, the only Republican to do so, all because he was distracted on Facebook.  […]

Governor Jerry Brown “Water in the West”

Governor Jerry Brown “Water in the West”

Inaugurating the “California Conversation Series”, USC and the Los Angeles Times welcomed Governor Brown for a one-on-one discussion about water. Held at USC on June 9, 2015, seats could have been obtained on-line and questions submitted prior to the “conversation” as well. Fortunately, the event was streamed live for viewers around the world to watch. […]

Grand Jury recommends major changes in fire department response doctrine

Grand Jury recommends major changes in fire department response doctrine

By George Miller It seems that lots of municipalities and service districts are soul-searching over spending these days. Oxnard is going through a major budget crisis and public safety will likely be impacted. The question is, can they get more bang for the buck at current expense levels and even at lower levels of spending?  Our San […]

Refugio Oil Spill response status- 6-4-15

Refugio Oil Spill response status- 6-4-15

By David Pu’u Report by: Refugio Response Joint Information Center Note- these numbers are cumulative Refugio Response Snapshot: June 4, 2015 Figures on this page reflect incident status report for daily period 07:00am – 06:59am Date June 1 June 2 June 3 June 4 June 5 Wildlife – cumulative totals Birds recovered – live 57  58 […]

CA Controller Finds Lack of Finance Authority Oversight by Association of Bay Area Governments: Possible misuse of funds

CA Controller Finds Lack of Finance Authority  Oversight by Association of Bay Area Governments: Possible misuse of funds

Editors Note: Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) is Northern California’s equivalent to our governing body here, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) State Controller Betty T. Yee today announced the results of her team’s review of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), finding that a lack of internal controls in administration of an […]

CA Senate votes to let undocumented immigrants buy health insurance

CA Senate votes to let undocumented immigrants buy health insurance

CA Legislation affecting hunting & fishing

CA Legislation affecting hunting & fishing

By Gaines & Associates This is a periodic report produced by Gaines & Associates, illness which monitors California state legislative activity impacting hunting & fishing, price with an objective of protecting sportsmen’s rights.   Click for Current Report- April 2, 2015  Current Report- April 2, 2015     _________________________ Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing […]