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Can AB 2923 be knocked out?

Can AB 2923 be knocked out?

  By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Next Monday in a obscure Sacramento meeting room, an important event is set to transpire that affects the course of California politics for years to come.  The Senate Appropriations Committee will determine if AB 2923, which has already been passed by the Assembly, is to be […]

Eber | AB 2923 faces fierce opposition in State Senate

Eber | AB 2923 faces fierce opposition in State Senate

  By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   The battleground in the Bay Area and the rest of the State is clearly defined.  After the defeat of SB 827 took place in committee, the crony capitalists in Sacramento did not give up their dream of usurping authority from local governments. They still want to […]

Twisted Political Petitions Threaten Democracy

Twisted Political Petitions Threaten Democracy

  By Rich Eber I am being hit up on my cell phone and email by those attempting to garner my signature on so called petitions.  In reality these pleas are blatant attempts to solicit contributions to a political candidate or cause. Even dolling out few bucks makes me feel like a philanthropist hanging out […]

Independence Day 2018

Independence Day 2018

  by Richard Eber  George M. Cohan could not have expressed it better. After spending my usual July 4th attending the local parade in Concord with my family, it was truly “A grand old flag” for all those present.  As always the event brought, smiles, applause and a feeling of patriotism.  Having such pride in […]

Richard Eber: Franklin Graham crusade not at all political

Richard Eber: Franklin Graham crusade not at all political

    Richard Eber, California Political News and Views,  6/6/18 Being a news hound of sorts, I eagerly attended the Decision America rally in Berkeley last week put on by Evangelistic Preacher Franklin Graham. It was said by political pundits that his tour of 10 California cities was intended to gin up support in the June 5th primary election […]

Eber: An overdue time-out needed by American Society

Eber: An overdue time-out needed by American Society

    By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views,   Rueben Foster is a linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers. At the present time his immediate future with the team and perhaps with the entire league is in jeopardy because of an alleged domestic violence complaint from an ex girlfriend. She went to the police […]

Eber: Where’s the “Beef” Gavin?

Eber: Where’s the “Beef” Gavin?

    By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views,   Admittedly, Gavin Newsom has not had much to do these last seven years plus as Lt. Governor of California. It is no secret that Jerry Brown has placed his second in command in a type of political time-out giving him the responsibilities often associated with […]

Eber: Candidate for Senate–James Bradley–truly wants to “Drain the Swamp”

Eber: Candidate for Senate–James Bradley–truly wants to “Drain the Swamp”

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views When the subject of James Bradley, Republican candidate for US Senator in California comes up, the first question most people ask is “Who is this masked man” who recently in an opinion poll was only 1% behind progressive Democrat Kevin De Leon to vie against incumbent Democrat Diane Feinstein this November. The simple […]

The People’s Republic of California

The People’s Republic of California

  By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views My friend Caroline is right.  “If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck and flies like a duck, it’s probably a duck”.Slowly but surely, she thinks California is changing from a bastion of capitalism to a leftist socialistic state. One would think citizens and non […]

“Simon Says” how to improve public education

“Simon Says” how to improve public education

    By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   I have a retired ex school teacher friend named Simon. This curmudgeon does not have any hobbies nor cares to watch baseball, football, basketball, or any other sports. He is a “decline to State” voter who distains both political parties. Simon is a one trick […]

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