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Conejo Valley Unified School District Digs In Its Heels On Inequity

Conejo Valley Unified School District Digs In Its Heels On Inequity

    By Janet Stephenson For now, it looks like Conejo Valley Unified School District has dug in its heels and is not budging on summer school fees. Conejo Valley Unified School District’s active partnership with Conejo Schools Foundation in requiring pupil fees for summer school through the Get Ahead fundraiser now appears to be […]

Watchdog Richard Michael Says HUGE New Oxnard Sales Tax Proposal Done Illegally; Plus Transparency Accountability Act

Watchdog Richard Michael Says HUGE New Oxnard Sales Tax Proposal Done Illegally; Plus Transparency Accountability Act

By George Miller   Tax/bond watchdog Richard Michael says the recent 1 1/2% Oxnard sales tax increase proposal, absent from the 10-15-19 city council agenda, but hidden in the weeds in agenda item M-1 in the agenda packet appears illegal on its face. A trial balloon for this as part of a voter survey starts […]

Commentary | Why average folks can’t afford a home in Ventura

Commentary | Why average folks can’t afford a home in Ventura

    By Charles Voigtsberger At a chamber board of directors meeting two directors got into an argument about the amount of taxes and fees included in the cost of a new home in the City of Ventura. One, a realtor, stated that the cost of taxes and fees amounted to 49% of the cost […]

Senator Ted Cruz vs Illegal Immigration

Senator Ted Cruz vs Illegal Immigration

. . by Naomi Fisher Sen. Cruz in Fox News Op-Ed: ‘Now More Than Ever, Democrats in Congress Need to Finally Do Their Jobs and Work With Republicans and President Trump to Secure Our Border’ SITS DOWN WITH NBC DFW’S JULIE FINE, PENS OP-ED FOR FOX NEWS HIGHLIGHTING ONGOING BORDER CRISIS  July 15, 2019  |  […]

Stop Overcharging Probationers & Direct Money to Crime Victims

Stop Overcharging Probationers & Direct Money to Crime Victims

. . . By Michele Hanisee A new lawsuit filed against Los Angeles County over probation costs has highlighted how victims are being shortchanged by the County. The lawsuit claims that the County is overcharging probationers with fines and fees they can’t afford, while the Board of Supervisors is putting that money in their own coffers instead […]

Comment on Today’s Release of National Economic Poll and California’s Main Street

Comment on Today’s Release of National Economic Poll and California’s Main Street

    The good economic news just keeps coming, as today’s release of NFIB’s monthly Small Business Economic Trends (SBET) report revealed. But the sustainability of that is threatened more in the Golden State than anywhere else in the nation, according to a top California small-business leader. According to John Kabateck, California state director for […]

Oxnard Proposes HUGE Sales Tax Increase, Buries Deep in 10-15-19 Agenda

Oxnard Proposes HUGE Sales Tax Increase, Buries Deep in 10-15-19 Agenda

    By George Miller Oxnard is now trying to solve years of fiscal mismanagement, poor negotiations and spending control with a huge $45 MILLION dollar annual sales tax increase. Without any warning and burying it deep in supplemental agenda materials, the Council/staff are attempting to wash away all the City’s financial problems with a […]

Health Issues and 5G

Health Issues and 5G

    By Judy Bruce Background: On April 8, 2019 I, Judy Bruce, a resident of Simi Valley, was interviewed by KCET for their so called “ investigating-reporting” show.   The topic was “5G”.   Their show, “SoCal Connected”, is touted as KCET’s weekly award winning, primetime news magazine offering viewers in-depth stories on the environment, […]

LA County Board of Supervisors needs to ensure “Civil Justice” for crime victims

LA County Board of Supervisors needs to ensure “Civil Justice” for crime victims

. . . By Michele Hanisee . The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently passed a motion to study the feasibility of creating a “Civil Defense Justice Unit” in the Public Defenders Office to represent “justice involved” individuals in various civil proceedings. (“Justice involved” is the newest politically correct term for “criminal defendant”:. This unit would assist […]

The Racial Disparity of Murder Victimization

The Racial Disparity of Murder Victimization

    By Eric W. Siddall Every year since the early 1990s, nearly half of all homicide victims have been black men. Given that African-American males represent only about seven percent of the U.S. population, their disproportionately high victimization rate represents a staggering and often-ignored figure. Despite this disheartening statistic, there is some good news. […]

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