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Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government | Important Trends Post-COVID-19 🦠

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government |  Important Trends Post-COVID-19 🦠

“ Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.” —Henry David Thoreau   We’re living through unprecedented times. No one knows how events will develop as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis. Yet there are specific unmistakable trends to watch. We want you to be aware of the trends and to look out for the critical […]

Suicide rising across the United States

Suicide rising across the United States

    By Michael Hernandez  Both the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Statistics for (2019) and the Vital signs report released from the Center for Disease Control (June, 2018) show that suicide is rising across the United States prior to COVID-19 with no one knowing what the suicide rates have become during this pandemic outbreak. […]

NASA Develops Ventilator, Helmet for COVID-19 Patients

NASA Develops Ventilator, Helmet for COVID-19 Patients

BY ZACHARY STIEBER NASA developed a new ventilator and a helmet for patients suffering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, a novel coronavirus that emerged from mainland China last year. Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California designed the high-pressure ventilator, which is tailored specifically to treat patients with the new […]

How the Homeless Industrial Complex Will Destroy Venice Beach

How the Homeless Industrial Complex Will Destroy Venice Beach

    By Edward Ring “I intend on putting in another proposal in the next week or two that asks the city to look at the federal bailout or stimulus funds we’ll be getting as a result of this crisis…and using some of that to either buy hotels that go belly up or to buy the […]

8-Year-Old Girl With Autism Bakes Hundreds of Scones for Seniors During Virus Lockdown

8-Year-Old Girl With Autism Bakes Hundreds of Scones for Seniors During Virus Lockdown

BY CATHERINE BOLTON An 8-year-old girl with autism has decided to spend her time in lockdown due to the pandemic baking scones for pensioners and vulnerable citizens, and it’s warming hearts across the globe. Eight-year-old Riah Totten’s favorite thing in the world to do is play football. But when lockdowns to slow the spread of the […]

Why are local tax dollars being used to prop up one liberal newspaper?

Why are local tax dollars being used to prop up one liberal newspaper?

By Jim Clark While reading the free acorn newspaper that arrived on my driveway a couple weeks ago, I was struck by two things: 1) It contained fewer pages than normal, and 2) there were a lot of new full-page ads that I hadn’t seen before. Full-page ads are very expensive, and most of them […]

Man With Down Syndrome Hugs Mom After Beating the CCP Virus: ‘An Amazing Recovery’

Man With Down Syndrome Hugs Mom After Beating the CCP Virus: ‘An Amazing Recovery’

BY LOUISE BEVAN A young man with Down syndrome who was given just 24 hours to live after contracting the CCP virus survived against the odds. Upon his release from the hospital, jubilant medical staff led him straight into the arms of his mother for an emotional reunion. Thirty-four-year-old Ben McCafferty was admitted to Bradford Royal Infirmary in West Yorkshire […]

Man Goes on a Mission to Give Injured Animals a Second Chance at Life With Wheelchairs

Man Goes on a Mission to Give Injured Animals a Second Chance at Life With Wheelchairs

BY LOUISE BEVAN When his beloved dog, Gunnar, was hit by a truck and left paralyzed, Jason Parker, from Osseo, Wisconsin, decided to fight for his canine’s life before inaugurating a non-profit organization in his name. Today, Jason provides wheelchairs for other injured animals in an effort to give them renewed joy and a new lease on life. In an […]

Huntington Beach denies pandemic reality, dispenses pay raises

Huntington Beach denies pandemic reality, dispenses pay raises

    By Edward Ring On Monday, April 6 the Huntington Beach City Council voted to increase pay for its police officers and city employees. The cost for these raises over the next three years is estimated at $5 million. In a city that reported general revenues of $188 million in the fiscal year ended June 2019, this raise can […]

California Cities Hike Minimum Wage as Economy Falters

California Cities Hike Minimum Wage as Economy Falters

    By Edward Ring Until further notice, California’s economy is in free fall. As of April 6, California’s Employment Development Department reported receiving 1.9 million new unemployment insurance claims within barely three weeks. As reported in the San Jose Mercury, during the entire 2008 Great Recession, only 2.2. million unemployment claims were submitted. It’s impossible to know how […]