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Erin Brockovich: EPA must fire people in Colorado spill

Erin Brockovich: EPA must fire people in Colorado spill

Erin Brockovich, the anti-pollution crusader made famous in the eponymous movie starring Julia Roberts, says the EPA’s apology for the Gold King Mine spill “just ain’t gonna cut it” and urged the agency to “fire people” if necessary. “Yesterday, EPA chief Gina McCarthy said she was ‘absolutely deeply sorry,’” Ms. Brockovich said Wednesday on Facebook. […]

A Pictorial–Around the County with Donna Hendricks: Sneak Peek at the Wings Over Camarillo air show

A Pictorial–Around the County with Donna Hendricks: Sneak Peek at the Wings Over Camarillo air show

By Donna Hendricks I had the privilege of getting to attend a sneak peek of the Wings Over Camarillo Air Show, which is coming up next weekend- 8/22-23 This year they will be celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII. There were many WWII era planes, cars, and military vehicles.   It was great […]

Gay Marriage Is Tearing America’s Christian Colleges Apart

Gay Marriage Is Tearing America’s Christian Colleges Apart

Congress Accuses EPA Chief Of Lying, Mentions Criminal Prosecution

Congress Accuses EPA Chief Of Lying, Mentions Criminal Prosecution

Republicans on the House science committee are accusing EPA Chief Administrator Gina McCarthy of lying while testifying before Congress last month, not so subtly reminding her that lying before lawmakers is a criminal offense. “Providing false or misleading testimony to Congress is a serious matter,” House Republicans wrote to McCarthy, accusing her of making false statements […]

Congress Accuses EPA Chief Of Lying, Mentions Criminal Prosecution

Congress Accuses EPA Chief Of Lying, Mentions Criminal Prosecution

EPA denies Navajo pressure to waive rights to future payment claims in Animas River disaster

EPA denies Navajo pressure to waive rights to future payment claims in Animas River disaster

EPA administrator Gina McCarthy moved to mend fences Thursday with Navajo Nation as the agency denied accusations that it tried to force Indians to waive their rights to future claims stemming from the Gold King Mine blowout. In a statement Thursday, remedy the EPA described as “inaccurate” comments by Navajo President Russell Begaye, who told […]

Dueling road plans propose higher taxes, seek to reduce driving

Dueling road plans propose higher taxes, seek to reduce driving

CA regulators plot end to gas-fueled cars

CA regulators plot end to gas-fueled cars

By James Poulos . California officials have begun a massive effort to eventually eliminate gas-fueled cars from state roads, led by a powerful regulator with Gov. Jerry Brown’s unwavering support. Legislating the future Mary Nichols, head of the state’s Air Resources Board for the past eight years, “is pushing regulations today that could by midcentury all but banish the internal combustion engine […]

Gold King Mine spill exposes Obama hypocrisy, threatens EPA credibility, critics say

Gold King Mine spill exposes Obama hypocrisy, threatens EPA credibility, critics say

The political fallout from last week’s toxic spill at Colorado’s Gold King Mine intensified Monday, with critics saying the incident has exposed clear hypocrisy within the Obama administration while threatening the credibility of the Environmental Protection Agency at a crucial moment. Rather than express outrage as it has done in the wake of previous environmental […]

Funeral for Julie Flynn, wife of Oxnard Mayor Flynn

Funeral for Julie Flynn, wife of Oxnard Mayor Flynn

By George Miller Oxnard’s equivalent of a state funeral was held for Julie Flynn, dearly departed wife of Mayor Flynn, on Saturday. About 500 attended at the Santa Clara Church on E Street. It was a beautiful, majestic, thoughtful, spiritual and emotional event. The Catholic Church really knows how to do this right, with pomp, […]