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Santa Paula Council Continues Major Development Project

Santa Paula Council Continues Major Development Project

By Sheryl Hamlin On November 16, 2015, the Santa Paula City Council held an in-depth discussion lasting two hours and 15 minutes about the Peck/Foothill project, an extremely complicated project which had previously been reviewed twice by the Planning Commission. To view the entire discussion, click here and start at 1:41:00. To download the staff […]

Robert Murray’s lawsuit to stop ‘war on coal’ could derail Obama environmental agenda

Robert Murray’s lawsuit to stop ‘war on coal’ could derail Obama environmental agenda

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio – Late in the afternoon of Nov. 12, Robert Murray got the news he had been waiting for – a judge said his company’s lawsuit to stop the Obama administration’s central climate change policy would move forward, and ordered Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to sit for a deposition in the […]

Political comedy gets nasty- so does one candidate’s reaction

Political comedy gets nasty- so does one candidate’s  reaction

In what appears to be a first for a serious presidential contender, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is going after five comedians who made fun of the former Secretary of State in standup skits at a popular Hollywood comedy club. A video of the short performance, which is less than three minutes, is posted on the website of […]

Solar plant nearly forced to buy carbon emission rights

Solar plant nearly forced to buy carbon emission rights

. The giant $2.2 billion Ivanpah solar plant off Interstate 15 just west of the California-Nevada border has apparently won its fight with state regulators and won’t be classified as a heavy polluter that is required to buy carbon-emissions rights in the state air board’s cap-and-trade program. This account is from the Riverside Press-Enterprise: The […]

Ted Cruz challenges Obama: ‘Come back and insult me to my face’  

Ted Cruz challenges Obama: ‘Come back and insult me to my face’   

 Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Wednesday invited President Obama to come back from overseas and insult him to his face, and challenged Mr. Obama to a debate over the White House’s Syrian refugee policy. “Mr. President, if you want to insult me, you can do it overseas, you can do it in Turkey – […]

Belgian Authorities Knew Everything About Paris Suspects, Didn’t Act

Belgian Authorities Knew Everything About Paris Suspects, Didn’t Act

Belgian authorities didn’t arrest a few Paris terror suspects despite being well aware of their radicalization and attempted trips to Syria. Ibrahim Abdeslam – who blew himself up outside a cafe, killing only himself – was stopped in Turkey earlier this year when attempting to travel to Syria. Law enforcement released him after failing to […]

Obama says gun control to be top issue of final year  

Obama says gun control to be top issue of final year   

 President Obama hopes to make gun control the top issue of his final year in office, saying Americans aren’t more violent than other people but they “have more deadly weapons to act out their rage.” In an interview published Tuesday in GQ magazine, Mr. Obama said easy access to guns is “the only variable” between […]

FBI braces for ISIS holiday terror attacks

FBI braces for ISIS holiday terror attacks

In the wee hours of July 4, cialis FBI counterterrorism agents in the Boston area scrambled to thwart the last of a string of Islamic State terror plots they feared could be conducted during the patriotic holiday or soon after. Just weeks earlier, stuff an agent and Boston officers had shot and killed an ISIS […]

Treasurer Unveils Open Data Website Detailing $1.5 Trillion in Government Debt

Treasurer Unveils Open Data Website Detailing $1.5 Trillion in Government Debt

DebtWatch Makes Government Borrowing More Transparent State Treasurer John Chiang unveiled a new open data website today, providing important details about $1.5 trillion in debt issued by state and local government entities as part of his ongoing efforts to promote transparency in government. The site,  debtwatch.treasurer.ca.gov, makes it easier for taxpayers to track proposed and […]

Coal and California: State not as green as it may seem

Coal and California: State not as green as it may seem