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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Biden Deportation Freeze After Texas Challenge

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Biden Deportation Freeze After Texas Challenge

BY JACK PHILLIPS A federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked an executive order issued by President Joe Biden to halt the deportation of certain immigrants for 100 days. U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton, an appointee of former President Donald Trump, issued a temporary restraining order on Jan. 26, blocking Biden’s policy nationwide for 14 days after Texas Attorney […]

The Homeschooling Experiment: Tips for Parents

The Homeschooling Experiment: Tips for Parents

BY BARBARA DANZA Parents have had a lot thrown at them over the past year. Kimball Lewis has seen the impact of these times on families firsthand, as CEO of parenting coaching company Empowering Parents. The website, EmpoweringParents.com, offers guidance to parents dealing with difficult situations, including defiance, lying, backtalk, and lack of laziness. “We deal with pretty much the full […]

California Worst State at Vaccine Distribution

California Worst State at Vaccine Distribution

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Why Recall Newsom?  Here is another reason—he is incompetent and that is killing us, literally. “The State of California became the worst of the 50 states in distributing its share of coronavirus vaccines on Thursday, as other states picked up their pace. Despite improving from […]

Some Silicon Valley donors’ next political fight? Trying to oust California’s governor.

Some Silicon Valley donors’ next political fight? Trying to oust California’s governor.

By Theodore Schleifer @teddyschleifer  Tech money could turn a quixotic recall attempt into a real threat to Gavin Newsom. Some major Silicon Valley donors are mobilizing behind a plan to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom, using their money to turn what was a quixotic attempt into a looming political threat to Newsom’s career. In recent weeks, leading […]

California Assembly Preps Business Tax Hike to Fund Homeless Programs

California Assembly Preps Business Tax Hike to Fund Homeless Programs

BY JAMIE JOSEPH California lawmakers are seeking to address the state’s growing homelessness problem with a proposed tax hike on businesses making more than $5 million annually in the state. Proponents say Assembly Bill 71 (AB 71), also known as the Bring California Home Act, would restore corporate tax rates to 1980s levels to provide an estimated $2.4 billion […]

Nearly 20% Of American Renters Are Behind On Payments, Analysis Shows

Nearly 20% Of American Renters Are Behind On Payments, Analysis Shows

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR About 18% of renters, or roughly 10 million people, in the U.S. are behind on their monthly payments as of early January, according to an Urban Institute analysis. Researchers Jim Parrott, a fellow at the Urban Institute, and Mark Zandi, the chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, calculated that 18% of U.S. renters were behind on […]

California-Mexico Coalition Helps Women, Girls in Sex Trade ‘Tolerance Zone’

California-Mexico Coalition Helps Women, Girls in Sex Trade ‘Tolerance Zone’

BY ALEX MURASHKO AND JOHN FREDRICKS TIJUANA, Mexico—On a bright, warm afternoon in January, women on the streets of Tijuana’s red-light district, Zona Norte, lean on the walls of run-down hotels or “gentlemen’s clubs.” Some stand alone, looking down at their smartphones between catcalling passersby. Some, not wearing masks, stand together and chat. The business of selling sex continues day […]

Jason Hodge Takes the Helm as President of the Oxnard Harbor District

Jason Hodge Takes the Helm as President of the Oxnard Harbor District

PORT OF HUENEME, CA, January 25, 2021 – The Port of Hueneme welcomed new leadership last week as the Board of Harbor Commissioners unanimously voted Jason T. Hodge to serve as Board President for 2021, marking the 3rd time he has been elected to lead the District. President Hodge was first elected to the Board in […]

County of Ventura: Covid 19 Update January 25, 2021

County of Ventura: Covid 19 Update January 25, 2021

  Vaccine Update The County of Ventura is in Phase 1A which includes those in the health care sector and those who are 75 and older. Vaccines are for those that live or work in Ventura County. The County receives vaccines from the State once a week. Once vaccines are received the County creates appointments […]

CPUC Public Hearing Regarding Southern California Edison’s PSPS

CPUC Public Hearing Regarding Southern California Edison’s PSPS

I am sure that we all have had our power shut off recently by Southern California Edison (SCE). There is a legitimate public safety concern that drives the shut offs. However, a monopoly provider of an essential service like electricity has a number of special responsibilities. Two of those responsibilities are meaningful transparency and a […]

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