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Ventura County girl and others victim of man’s emotional meltdown

Ventura County girl and others victim of man’s emotional meltdown

By Daniel Gelman Reportedly Veronika Weiss, a 19 year old graduate of Westlake High School and student at U.C. Santa Barbara, was victimized this weekend by the irrational will of an emotionally disturbed young man. One of the many oddities of existence is the very real possibility that your life can end abruptly and violently […]

California legislature wants 47% corporate tax increase & cap on CEO pay

California legislature wants 47% corporate tax increase & cap on CEO pay

By George Miller Yeah, you read that right. The state that passed the largest tax increase in history not so long ago, now wants to increase the corporate tax rate by …. 47%. This would apply to the same corporations already running for the exits, or they may be trying to find them if they […]

The Clippers, Sterling and much to do about mean old men

The Clippers, Sterling and much to do about mean old men

  . By Daniel Gelman

Joyous Season

Joyous Season

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How Jerry Brown Hoodwinks Reporters

How Jerry Brown Hoodwinks Reporters

By David Crane State governments have a surefire strategy for hoodwinking the public and the news media, and nowhere does it work more perfectly than in California. Journalists can’t stop lauding Governor Jerry Brown for turning a fiscal crisis into a “surplus,” even though that surplus was achieved by ignoring more than $6 billion in […]

California tax addicts set sights on property–Beware SB 1021

California tax addicts set sights on property–Beware SB 1021

They’ll use any excuse to raise your property taxes. The following editorial appeared in U-T San Diego on April 4, 2014: A common refrain in California is that it’s awfully difficult to raise taxes because of Proposition 13 and other laws. But the reality is these obstacles have often been overcome. That’s why we have […]

One mom’s overview of a Common Core meeting for parents

One mom’s overview of a Common Core meeting for parents

Editor’s Note:  The parent who wrote this wanted to remain anonymous, fearing retaliation by staff against their child.  The meeting was held at Bridges Charter School on Wednesday, April 1, 2014.  Bridges is in the Conejo Valley School District.  The program was lead by Rubin Diaz School Director and Juliet Herman Learning Director. We have […]

Try engaging, not alarming voters on pensions

Try engaging, not alarming voters on pensions

By David Grau and Dick Thomson     There’s no single reason why Ventura County should reform its system of pensions and obligations to public employees. There are 100 million reasons. That’s because the county is spending $100 million more in 2014 to pay for pensions than just 10 years ago. That $100 million could […]

Public Sector Pensions are eating taxpayers alive

Public Sector Pensions are eating taxpayers alive

Public-sector pensions are eating taxpayers alive from Jeff Jacoby at the Boston Globe SOME OF my best friends, to coin a phrase, are lifetime government employees. When they stop working, their pensions will put them among the highest-earning retirees in the country. On a personal level, I’m glad my friends’ retirement will be so comfortable. […]

Congressman Tom McClintock: No reason for California’s drought crisis.

Congressman Tom McClintock: No reason for California’s drought crisis.

Congressman Tom McClintock brings some common sense to California’s drought crisis. There is no reason for the current drought problems. California needs more water storage and more dams. Instead Sacramento is considering the opposite – they want to remove dams and not build more storage.  Are we crazy? Add storage and the problems we face […]