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Pentagon Stunned As Thousands Of Chinese Troops Enter ISIS War

Pentagon Stunned As Thousands Of Chinese Troops Enter ISIS War

By George Miller We have seen reports that China is taking major military action against the Islamic State (AKA: ISIS/ISIL/Daesh) and is also upset with Turkish intelligence, which it says helped to infiltrate ISIS troops into the Xinjiang Province of China (just one report on the latter, appearing in multiple publications). Xinjiang has rebel radical Islamic factions. ISIS […]

CA high court rejects bid to expand CEQA’s scope

CA high court rejects bid to expand CEQA’s scope

By Chris Reed . The California Supreme Court has rejected a bold bid by San Francisco regulators to sharply increase the scope of the California Environmental Quality Act, the landmark 1970 law that has helped shape the Golden State’s housing patterns and economy for decades. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District argued that it’s not […]

Ventura Fire Crew frees occupant trapped in vehicle after crashing into lightpole

Ventura Fire Crew frees occupant trapped in vehicle after crashing into lightpole

On December 29th, Tuesday at 12:45pm, a four door sedan was traveling West bound on Aurora Drive on Tuesday afternoon, when for unknown reasons, it lost control and went head on into a light pole. The light pole fractured and came to rest on top of the vehicle. The occupant, in their 70’s, experienced mild […]

Simi Valley Narcotics Detectives Seize 15 Pounds of Meth

Simi Valley Narcotics Detectives Seize 15 Pounds of Meth

On December 28, 2015 members of the Simi Valley Police Department’s Narcotics Unit in conjunction with the DEA Los Angeles Field Division, concluded a month long investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in the greater Los Angeles area. During a surveillance operation, Narcotics Detectives contacted 43 year old Gilberto Lara of San Jacinto, Ca. Lara […]

Ventura Roof Fire started from hedge being too close to cast iron flue

Ventura Roof Fire started from hedge being too close to cast iron flue

New law lets cops confiscate guns without notice

New law lets cops confiscate guns without notice

Under a new law effective New Year’s Day, California cops can now seize guns from law-abiding Americans without charges and without giving any notice. And police can keep those firearms for 21 days under the law known as AB 1014. If family members believe a gun-owning individual is a danger to themselves or someone else, […]

Not A Drop of Water Conserved in Flood Control Planned for the Santa Clara River

Not A Drop of Water Conserved in Flood Control Planned for the Santa Clara River

Treasurer John Chiang is exploring possible program expansion of Green Bonds

Treasurer John Chiang is exploring possible program expansion of Green Bonds

State Treasurer John Chiang on Monday released an initial report on the state’s spending of nearly $300 million in proceeds for environmental purposes, financed by a first-ever sale of “green bonds.” The 2014 general obligation bonds, tax-exempt securities backed by the full faith and credit of the state of California, completely or partially pay for […]

CA stares down tough water storage task

CA stares down tough water storage task

By James Poulos . California officials have found their drought difficulties are compounded by an ironic new challenge: too much rainwater to store. Despite decades spent puzzling over the tall order of improving the state’s massive network of waterways, “those who need water the most, farmers, are in a poor position to take advantage of any deluge,” […]

An unexpected New Year’s present from Congress: Property rights

An unexpected New Year’s present from Congress: Property rights

One week ago today, the U.S. Department of Justice bestowed a gift upon Americans everywhere heading into the new year — albeit a reluctant one. The department announced that due to budget cuts, it would stop sharing with state and local governments the assets seized through civil forfeiture in joint federal investigations. For practical purposes, […]