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Michael Powers: The State of the County is Strong

Michael Powers: The State of the County is Strong

By Michael Powers, Ventura County CEO VENTURA COUNTY – “The state of the county is strong as we continue to respond to the impact of the Thomas Fire, balance social safety, and health services” said Michael Powers, CEO for Ventura County, at his July 19th joint presentation to the Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura Chambers of Commerce […]

U.S. Economy Grew at 4.1 Percent Rate

U.S. Economy Grew at 4.1 Percent Rate

ROBERT DONACHIE, Capitol Hill and Health Care Reporter The U.S. economy grew at the strongest rate in roughly four years in the second quarter of 2018, matching economists’ high growth expectations heading into Friday’s announcement. Gross domestic product — the total value of all final goods and services in the U.S. economy — grew at […]

500 days of unleashing our economic engine

500 days of unleashing our economic engine

  By Paul Driessen The “mainstream media” remains riveted on alleged Trump-Russian collusion and how the Trump-Kim Jong Un deal will fail. But it mostly ignored reports on Russia-environmentalist collusion and China-environmentalist collusion – and milestones reached during the Trump Administration’s first 500 days. In that short time, the US economy has gone from the lowest labor participation rate […]

Channel Islands Harbor Accounts for $159 Million in Economic Benefit in Ventura County

Channel Islands Harbor Accounts for $159 Million in Economic Benefit in Ventura County

OXNARD, Calif.—A newly released economic impact study reveals businesses and tenants at the Channel Islands Harbor in 2016 contributed $159 million in economic impact on the Ventura County economy and more than 900 jobs. The report, presented at the Ventura County Board of Supervisors meeting on June 18, 2018, quantified the economic benefits generated by […]

Ghost Towns and Rust Belts

Ghost Towns and Rust Belts

  By Richard Colman When people and jobs leave a region, the result is a ghost town, a rust-belt area, or both.  Examples of cities where people have left are Detroit, Akron, and Pittsburgh. And here may be a surprise: California has ghost towns. There is Belleville in San Bernardino County, Branson City in San […]

Jerusalem, Spying on Campaigns, National Police Week and So Much More | Look At News Daily  (May 12-18/Day 113-119) Week 17

Jerusalem, Spying on Campaigns, National Police Week and So Much More | Look At News Daily  (May 12-18/Day 113-119) Week 17

By Michael Hernandez   May 12 (Saturday):  Day 113 North Korea announces the permanent shutdown of Nuclear Test Site North Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Saturday that the communist regime would hold a ceremony on a date between May 23 and 25 to permanently shut down the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, and journalists […]

Assemblymember Irwin Responds to Governor Brown’s May Revise

Assemblymember Irwin Responds to Governor Brown’s May Revise

(Sacramento, CA) – “Governor Brown’s May Budget Revision reflects California’s growing economy, now the 5th largest in the world. This budget proposes the largest rainy day reserves in modern state budget history, increasing K-12 education and community college funding, and new funding to combat homelessness and improve mental health services. While the May revision includes $200 million […]

LIVE BLOG: Iran Protests

LIVE BLOG: Iran Protests

12/31/17 11:50am – Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency is reporting that police arrested around 200 protesters in the capital Tehran on Saturday. 12/3117 11:45am – Anti-government protests continued for a 4th day in Iran. 12/31/17 11:43am – U.S Ambassador to the U.N.

The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Dec. 16-22/Day 338-349) Week 48

The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Dec. 16-22/Day 338-349) Week 48

By Michael Hernandez Saturday, December 16  (Day 338): Study:  California’s $15 Minimum Wage Will Cost State 400,000 Jobs California’s plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour could cause the state to lose 400,000 jobs, according to a study released Thursday. The study from the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) conducted an analysis of employment trends […]

Trump’s Fate

Trump’s Fate

  by Victor Davis Hanson  November 28, 2017  Plenty of people in ‘flyover’ country like not only Trump’s message — and actions — but also Trump, the loudmouth messenger. The political verdict seems out on Trump’s current political future. His supporters have won four special congressional elections. Yet, more recently, Republicans lost more local and state […]

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