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5 Ways To Update Practices At Ventura Water

5 Ways To Update Practices At Ventura Water

“ The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. ” —George Bernard Shaw In Ventura, the city staff uses the Brown Act to do precisely the opposite of what lawmakers created it to do.   The California Brown Act guarantees the public’s right to attend and take part in meetings of […]

Pelosi Calls Trump’s Request To Ban Late-Term Abortion ‘Really Quite A Sad Thing’

Pelosi Calls Trump’s Request To Ban Late-Term Abortion ‘Really Quite A Sad Thing’

Kerry Picket | Reporter . WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded Wednesday to President Donald Trump’s call for legislation to ban late-term abortion by saying it’s a “sad thing.” “It’s really quite a sad thing when you know that we’ll be talking about something that applies to the health and life — health and […]

Trump Honors Normandy Vet in SOTU — Gets Huge Thumbs-Up

Trump Honors Normandy Vet in SOTU — Gets Huge Thumbs-Up

ANDERS HAGSTROM | Justice Reporter    President Donald Trump honored three World War II veterans who fought on D-Day at the State of the Union Tuesday, with one of the heroes springing up and giving Trump an enthusiastic thumbs-up. Trump honored Private First Class Joseph Reilly, Staff Sergeant Irving Locker and Sergeant Herman Zeitchik, […]

Ocasio-Cortez Sells ‘Green New Deal’ To Democrats As WWII-Scale Effort. Here Are The Details

Ocasio-Cortez Sells ‘Green New Deal’ To Democrats As WWII-Scale Effort. Here Are The Details

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor Details have emerged about Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” legislation slated for release as early as next week, according to reports. “In it, we call for a national, social, industrial and economic mobilization at a scale not seen since World War II,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote in […]

‘Diabolical’: Gov Cuomo Blames Trump As Citizens Flee New York For Low Tax Red States

‘Diabolical’: Gov Cuomo Blames Trump As Citizens Flee New York For Low Tax Red States

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other public officials from blue states are blaming President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul for people moving to Texas and Florida where the tax burden is less burdensome. The Democratic governor said Monday that changes to the federal tax law resulted in his state losing […]

California’s use-of-force statutes, law enforcement agency policies, and training

California’s use-of-force statutes, law enforcement agency policies, and training

Today we join the California Police Chiefs Association in announcing the introduction of Senate Bill XXX, authored by Senator Anna Caballero, which presents a comprehensive package of changes to California’s use-of-force statutes, law enforcement agency policies, and training. In 2017, it was reported that there were 172 law enforcement related deaths in California.  In 2018, […]

Trump Announces His Pick to Head the Interior Department

Trump Announces His Pick to Head the Interior Department

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor President Donald Trump nominated David Bernhardt to head the Interior Department, replacing former Secretary Ryan Zinke who left the administration early this year. “I am pleased to announce that David Bernhardt, Acting Secretary of the Interior, will be nominated as Secretary of the Interior,” Trump tweeted Monday. “David has […]

RECAP: Immigration Forum / RESUMEN: Foro de Inmigracion

RECAP: Immigration Forum / RESUMEN: Foro de Inmigracion

On Tuesday January 29, 2019, Oxnard Revival Center (ORC) hosted its Second Annual Immigration Forum in the City of Oxnard. Many attended this special and important event as it provided valuable and beneficial information on the sensitive matter of immigration. The discussion panel consisted of Oxnard Police Chief Scott Whitney, Immigration Attorney Ruben Rivera, Mexican […]

Famed YouTube Producer Bill Whittle to Discusses Reaching Millennials via Computer Games

Famed YouTube Producer Bill Whittle to Discusses Reaching Millennials via Computer Games

REDLANDS – Commentator Bill Whittle, whose political videos have millions of hits, will discuss how he reaches millennials via video games during the Feb. 7 meeting with the Redlands Tea Party Patriots. Specifically, Whittle talk about his “Aurora Project, reaching millennials with video games.” “Young adults are more conservative then the media leads us to […]

My turn: Changing Prop. 13 could worsen housing crisis. Here’s how

My turn: Changing Prop. 13 could worsen housing crisis. Here’s how

By Joel Fox, Special to CALmatters . For four decades, Proposition 13, the property tax reform that passed in 1978, has been blamed for many of the ills that have befallen California. Working with Howard Jarvis, a Proposition 13 co-author, and later running his taxpayers association, I have followed the multiple attacks on the measure, many […]