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Is Bigger (Government) Always Better?

Is Bigger (Government) Always Better?

by Phil Erwin There is a truism in the world of business that “bigger” is always “better.” (It has to do with notions like “economies of scale” and “expanding markets.”) Similarly, in politics there is also a tendency among some to assume that “bigger” implies “better”; that more government means “progress” in dealing with problems. […]

Democratic candidates for California governor reveal positions on single-payer health care and education

Democratic candidates for California governor reveal positions on single-payer health care and education

by Chris Reed The 2018 governor’s race got off to an informal start last week with candidate forums in Anaheim and San Francisco. Former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom leads all gubernatorial candidates in polling and fundraising. A September Berkeley IGS survey showed he had support from 26 percent of likely voters, followed by Republican businessman John Cox with 11 percent. […]

Ventura County Credit Union Helps Raise Funds for Ribbons of Life Charity

Ventura County Credit Union Helps Raise Funds for Ribbons of Life Charity

  Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU), a not-for-profit financial institution, is proud to announce its fourth annual partnership with the Ribbons of Life Breast Cancer Foundation to raise funds in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In November 2016, VCCU donated $2,340.07 to Ribbons of Life through the generous contributions of VCCU members and […]

Eber: Free Speech Dying at UC Berkley

Eber: Free Speech Dying at UC Berkley

  By Stephen Frank It cost the taxpayers $600,000 to allow Ben Shapiro to speak at Cal Berkeley.  For fifteen minutes on campus by Milo, you paid $800,000 to protect him.  Earlier in the year millions were spent on the riots caused by Progressives, Antifa and Black Lives Matter when they rioted, burned cars and building […]

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

California Lutheran University has raised $20.8 million toward the $30 million it needs to build a new state-of-the-art science building and is now launching the public phase of the campaign to bring in the final dollars.   The new building is needed to accommodate the growing number of science majors and the university’s increased emphasis […]

The best defense is to be offensive: Anti-school choicers are getting desperate

The best defense is to be offensive: Anti-school choicers are getting desperate

. By Larry Sand The traditional public education monopolists are using some truly bizarre arguments to ensure that children remain in government-run schools. In July, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten intimated that parents who opt out of government schools are equivalent to southern segregationists. Then later in July, Katherine Stewart penned possibly one of the […]

Ventura County Student Veteran Expo Connect Student Veterans to Education and Other Resources

Ventura County Student Veteran Expo Connect Student Veterans to Education and Other Resources

Twenty-sixth District of California Congressmember Julia Brownley, member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and ranking member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, recently joined Ventura County Community College District Chancellor Greg Gillespie, VCCCD Board Vice Chair Arturo Hernández, and Ventura College President David Keebler for the Ventura County Student Veteran Expo […]

Oxnard’s Electric Car Show — Part of National Drive Electric Week

Oxnard’s Electric Car Show — Part of National Drive Electric Week

The show was part of the National Drive Electric Week, Sept. 9-17, and sponsorship included the EV Advocates of Ventura County providing on-the-ground support, Sustainability Council of Ventura County and nationally, Plug in America, Electric Automobile Assn. and Sierra Club.  The purpose of the show was to provide “opportunities for the public to interact with […]

DeVos Outlines Plan to Overhaul Obama-Era Title IX Enforcement

DeVos Outlines Plan to Overhaul Obama-Era Title IX Enforcement

BY: Rachel Frommer September 7, 2017 1:58 pm Education Secretary Betsy DeVos outlined Thursday her plan to overhaul the Obama administration’s “failed system” of Title IX enforcement, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination and harassment in education. Speaking at the George Mason University (GMU) Antonin Scalia Law School, DeVos called for a “better way” for […]

How Parents Can Combat Liberal Bias in Schools

How Parents Can Combat Liberal Bias in Schools

Shortly after Donald Trump won the presidency last November — in what “Big Agenda” author David Horowitz called a political earthquake — nearly 5,000 Seattle high school students marched out of school to protest the election results. Many of them wore Black Lives Matter T-shirts. The now-embattled mayor of Seattle, Ed Murray, tweeted his support […]

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