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Cowardice and its Aftermath

Cowardice and its Aftermath

(Paris, France) What just happened, has happened before and will happen again! While we cannot hide from this, we have it in our power to minimize it and eventually eliminate it, but only if we act bravely. For too long though, we have acted out of cowardice by attempting to appease the beast which is […]

Internet taxes could slam California

Internet taxes could slam California

California benefits from the Internet currently being largely tax-free. Generally, the only taxes are for signing up for a local Internet service provider. It’s a flat fee no matter if you hog the Internet by watching continuous Netflix videos, or more profitably use your time reading everything on CalWatchDog.com, which doesn’t use much bandwidth.  . […]

Police Respond To TV Noise Complaint By Going WAY Overboard

Police Respond To TV Noise Complaint By Going WAY Overboard

Referendum threat ties CA bag ban in knots

Referendum threat ties CA bag ban in knots

Scientists Use Giant Clams To Show That Temperatures Were Warmer In The Middle Ages

Scientists Use Giant Clams To Show That Temperatures Were Warmer In The Middle Ages

U.S. Rep.-elect Steve Knight meets with constituents on illegal immigration

U.S. Rep.-elect Steve Knight meets with constituents on illegal immigration

Column By George Miller Knight accommodates urgent meeting request on 12-23-14, since group wanted to speak to him before he is sworn in January. Background Illegal immigration was one of the biggest issues in the recent mid-term elections. Some Democrats were swept from office in part because of their support for Obamacare and/or “Immigration Reform” as defined by […]

Seniors join ‘new’ homeless

Seniors join ‘new’ homeless

Railroad Motor Car Operators Explore the Heritage Valley

Railroad Motor Car Operators Explore the Heritage Valley

By Sheryl Hamlin While train aficionados know about the small vehicles used to maintain railroad infrastructure and others may have seen these curious vehicles in several popular movies, Santa Paula was fêted with the real thing during the first weekend of the year 2015 when the Motorcar Operators West or MOW came to town with […]

Feelin’ Groovy at BlendZ Winery: Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Feelin’ Groovy at BlendZ Winery: Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

              If you’re looking for a place where you can “let it all hang out” then you’ll feel right at home at BlendZ Winery in Ventura. The newest, hippiest, trippin’ hang-out opened their doors on December 3rd, 2014 to the delight of Baby Boomers and Boomer wannabees everywhere. “Gary […]

The Itch Spot

The Itch Spot

By Brynne Betz The little runt ran around in circles as if he were an over-wound preschool toy. He tried to sniff at little clumps of curious bits, but couldn’t stop long enough to take in a real breath. His skin was pink. His nose was brown. His body covered in dirt. He grunted as […]