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Articles on Conejo Valley school books dispute- vote is Tuesday 11-14-17

Articles on Conejo Valley school books dispute- vote is Tuesday 11-14-17

By George Miller  . For your perusal, here’s a collection of articles, pro, con and right down the middle, mostly from local media, on the Conejo Valley Unified School District book controversy.   Discussion and vote on a proposed policy on the core literature list and providing parental/student opt-outs will take place at 6 pm on […]

Congresswoman Brownley staffer has police remove CA Citizen from DC office

Congresswoman Brownley staffer has police remove CA Citizen from DC office

By George Miller A Rep. Julia Brownley (CD-26, CA) Congressional staffer hit the panic button Friday (0930 9-15-17) and called Capitol Police on Arthur Schaper, a well-known SoCal Conservative, in-your-face activist, while he was at the DC office protesting DACA and Brownley’s positions on immigration. While things like this were happening in Washington today, California […]

More rational policies in our future?

More rational policies in our future?

. By Paul Driessen Trump’s Paris decision challenges bad science, economics and energy politics behind treaty In the wake of President Trump’s exit from the Paris climate treaty, reactions from other quarters were predictably swift, nasty, sanctimonious and hypocritical. Al Gore paused near one of the private jets he takes to hector lesser mortals to […]

Angry Citizens descend upon Ventura School Board over “HitlerGate”/Trump lecture and District mishandling

Angry Citizens descend upon Ventura School Board over “HitlerGate”/Trump lecture and District mishandling

By George Miller 8th graders speak “truth to power” at board meeting 25 angry Citizens showed up at City Hall Thursday, 12-13-16 for the Ventura Unified District School Board, concerned about the so-called “HitlerGate” lecture at Anacapa Middle School on 11-18-16.  13-14 made public comments. The ink wasn’t even dry on the swearing-in for two new board members […]

Donald Trump celebrates historic victory, gets to work

Donald Trump celebrates historic victory, gets to work

Donald Trump accepted congratulations from across the political spectrum at home and from leaders around the globe Wednesday, just hours after voters elected him the nation’s 45th president, and he hunkered down in New York to ponder a list of hefty decisions awaiting him. His victory was cemented by wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and perhaps […]

Oxnard Whistleblowers- Part 2

Oxnard Whistleblowers- Part 2

By Kevin Harris   “If you are going through hell, keep going.”… Winston Churchill   When we last left you in Part 1 of “Whistleblowers in Oxnard: Triumph & Tragedy,” we had just finished with our partial historical snapshot of corruption in Oxnard, told through the heroic actions of a few local whistleblowers. We concluded […]

Brown’s Water Policies Causes 8% DROP in Agriculture Production in 2015

Brown’s Water Policies Causes 8% DROP in Agriculture Production in 2015

   

Brown gets bipartisan rebuke on drought policies

Brown gets bipartisan rebuke on drought policies

California’s 2014 Local Tax Proposals – The Costly Alternative to Pension Reform

California’s 2014 Local Tax Proposals – The Costly Alternative to Pension Reform

On November 4th, along everything else on the ballot, California’s voters will be asked to approve local tax measures. A list compiled by the California Taxpayers Association, “2014 Local Elections,” shows that across California’s cities and counties, local tax increases proposed include the following: –  Tax increases requiring only a majority vote: 5 business taxes, […]