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VP Pence exits game after anthem protest

VP Pence exits game after anthem protest

US Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an Indianapolis Colts game Sunday when some players kneeled for the national anthem, stoking controversy even as Colin Kaepernick said he would abandon the gesture he began. In the third NFL weekend since US President Donald Trump said league owners should fire players who kneel during pre-game […]

The Glass House of the NFL

The Glass House of the NFL

. By Victor Davis Hanson The league’s national significance is rapidly diminishing, due to hypocrisy and hyper-politicization in a once-loved American establishment. The National Football League is a glass house that was cracking well before Donald Trump’s criticism of players who refuse to stand during the national anthem. The NFL earned an estimated $14 billion […]

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs: Sept. 23-29/Day 247-253) Week 36

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Sept. 23-29/Day 247-253) Week 36

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, Sept. 23 (Day 247): Trump criticizes NFL for ‘justifying disrespect’ President Donald Trump sharply criticized National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell for “justifying” the “disrespect” that NFL players show to the United States as a result of protests held during the playing of the national anthem.  “Tell them to stand!” […]

Public raises oil/gas well expansion issue at Oxnard City Council meeting

Public raises oil/gas well expansion issue at Oxnard City Council meeting

By George Miller It wasn’t even on the agenda. It’s not even within City jurisdiction. But, at the 7-18-17 Oxnard Council meeting, numerous members (circa 37) of the public argued pro and con over Renaissance Petroleum’s 2014 application to Ventura  County (which has jurisdiction) to expand its oil operations on unincorporated land within sight of […]

Local activist fights on in civil rights case

Local activist fights on in civil rights case

By Bruce Boyer   Editor’s note:  After a long dispute about the allowability of vehicle advertising signs, where he repeatedly baited authorities with test cases (not just in Simi Valley, but some LA County cities), had repeated citations, confiscations, he was arrested without notice, jailed and charged with what he says are 10 criminal offenses. […]

Meeting at Kiddie Beach about the kayak/paddling ban

Meeting at Kiddie Beach about the kayak/paddling ban

The Ventura County Harbor Dept shut down Kiddie Beach (in Oxnard) to Kayakers and paddlers last year. They’ve posted signs and the lifeguards or harbor patrol chase us away and threaten citations. People in the neighborhood have been wheeling their kayaks and launching from Kiddie Beach for years and years with no problems.  We were […]

How to make the best protest sign

How to make the best protest sign

Hey hey. Ho ho. niekverlaan / Pixabay This message couldn’t be clearer. On April 22, scientists, science-lovers, and at least one official Science Guy will be gathering in Washington, D.C. for the March for Science. A week later, on April 29, the People’s Climate Movement will march in favor of action against climate change. If […]

Voters, students protest Oxnard Union High School District teacher bias

Voters, students protest Oxnard Union High School District teacher bias

By George Miller Over a dozen irate and motivated parents, residents and students spoke at the 4-5-17 Oxnard Union High School District board meeting about what they say is extreme election-related teacher bias in Rancho Campana High School. Two brothers both attending the school collected and chronicled a most interesting and disturbing dossier, dating back to […]

Trump supporters attacked in southern California

Trump supporters attacked in southern California

A march in support of US President Donald Trump at a southern California beach turned violent Saturday when clashes broke out between a group of 30 anti-Trump protesters and some of the 2,000 Trump supporters who took part in the march. Four people were arrested following the scuffle a tHuntington Beach, during which anti-Trump protesters […]

Pro Choice vs Life in Ventura County

Pro Choice vs Life in Ventura County

By George Miller and Deborah Baber Savalla This article contains both news and opinions   For years, we have seen or heard of protests of Planned Parenthood and abortion, usually held near the Ventura County Government Center and down nearby Ralston Street outside the Planned Parenthood office. There are sometimes just a few people. Occasionally […]

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