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Round 2: Conejo School Board votes to accept controversial book in curriculum- and next?

Round 2: Conejo School Board votes to accept controversial book in curriculum- and next?

By George Miller Background For months, a controversy has swirled about on whether the Conejo Unified School District (most Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and vicinity public schools) should accept “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie in its core curriculum for 9th grade students. Books are then selected for the classroom at teachers’ […]

Local activist says Conejo School Board vote on racy book not what it seems

Local activist says Conejo School Board vote on racy book not what it seems

  By Tony Dolz The Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) board meeting resulting in approving “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian”, as a book selection in the core reading list, divides the community along familiar lines. The ruling class influencers in media, academia and the intellectual elites line up with the Progressive notion that […]

Court allows Trump’s voter commission to proceed

Court allows Trump’s voter commission to proceed

A federal judge on Monday rejected complaints that President Trump’s voter integrity commission was breaking the law by requesting and storing states’ voter data, saying that as long as the panel is just advisory it doesn’t need to meet strict standards that would apply to government agencies. The ruling was highly technical, but it clears […]

Senate leaders delay health care vote, citing Sen. John McCain’s surgery

Senate leaders delay health care vote, citing Sen. John McCain’s surgery

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell late Saturday said he will postpone votes on the Obamacare replacement bill that was scheduled to hit the floor this week, after Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona said he needed time to recover from surgery for a blood cot, depriving the GOP of a critical vote. “There are few […]

Oxnard to address landscaping contracts, level of service + wastewater increase final vote

Oxnard to address landscaping contracts, level of service + wastewater increase final vote

By George Miller Landscape Management Districts Editor’s note: Oxnard Treasurer Phil Molina alerts residents, especially property owners in landscape districts, of upcoming Tuesday city council agenda item M-2, to award landscaping contracts.  Are you in a an LMD? Look at your property tax bill. You might also contact your neighborhood council, if you have an […]

Oxnard Council approves wastewater rate increase; Starr initiates recall of 4 council members

Oxnard Council approves wastewater rate increase; Starr initiates recall of 4 council members

By George Miller   After many months of fighting over wastewater  rates, capital budgets, infrastructure fees, debt, the rate-setting process itself and more, the Oxnard City Council approved  a sharply downscaled rate proposal, over strong objections of some residents/business owners and approval of others.   Assistant City Manager Ruth Osuna, who shepherded the the Prop 218 rate-setting […]

Breaking News: House passes GOP’s health care bill, begins repeal, replacement of Obamacare

Breaking News: House passes GOP’s health care bill, begins repeal, replacement of Obamacare

The House voted Thursday to gut Obamacare in a showdown on the chamber floor that saw Republicans rally to President Trump, delivering a victory to the new administration that nearly slipped from its grasp. Read More > Still has to go through Senate   Read the bill (now that House passed it):  New healthcare bill […]

New healthcare bill details

New healthcare bill details

The latest proposed healthcare bill has seemingly been shrouded in secrecy and rushed through without adequate exposure and debate. This is the bill the GOP is trying to pass: https://housegop.leadpages.co/healthcare/ Get free Citizensjournal.us BULLETINS. Please patronize our advertisers to keep us publishing and/or DONATE.

Local Governments Rigging Elections – Again

By Jon Coupal

Ventura Measure O funds might be subject to state confiscation

Ventura Measure O funds might be subject to state confiscation

By Daniel Cormode Daniel Cormode is a Ventura resident and the Chairman of the Planning & Development Committee for The East Ventura Community Council. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

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