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Immediate Action Needed! Call the Capitol to protect Proposition 13 – Irwin!

Immediate Action Needed! Call the Capitol to protect Proposition 13 – Irwin!

ACTION ALERT: We need your help to defeat ACA 1, an attack on Prop. 13 that would lower the vote needed to pass new or higher taxes for any “infrastructure” project. Last week, HJTA sent out an action alert similar to this one indicating that an Assembly Floor vote was imminent on ACA 1. We […]

Proposed California Curriculum Riddled With Anti-Police Rhetoric, Anti-Israel Bias

Proposed California Curriculum Riddled With Anti-Police Rhetoric, Anti-Israel Bias

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   A proposed California curriculum with anti-Israel elements also has anti-police rhetoric. The curriculum aims to teach students about police brutality and includes a poem suggesting cops sometimes “wake up with a bad case of contagious shooting.” The proposal avoids teaching students about anti-Semitism or Jewish Americans and doesn’t include cases […]

Former California School Teacher Says Teachers Unions Are At The Root Of Progressive Sex Education

Former California School Teacher Says Teachers Unions Are At The Root Of Progressive Sex Education

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Former California public school teacher Rebecca Friedrichs said teachers unions are at the root of progressive California education. Friedrichs taught in North Orange County public schools for 28 years and resigned in 2018. Legislation in California aims to teach youth about sexual health, gender expression and relationships, but […]

State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces $73.7 Million Green Bond Sale for Rice Waste Recycling Plant

State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces $73.7 Million Green Bond Sale for Rice Waste Recycling Plant

SACRAMENTO – California State Treasurer Fiona Ma today announced that $73.7 million in tax-exempt green bond financing has been issued for CalPlant I, LLC, a company that will turn rice straw into medium density fiberboard at its Willows plant in the Sacramento Valley. The fiberboard can be used in manufacturing flooring, furniture, doors, shelves and […]

Proposition 13 treats all California property taxes the same. Voters could change that in 2020

Proposition 13 treats all California property taxes the same. Voters could change that in 2020

By JOHN MYERS SACRAMENTO BUREAU CHIEF  SACRAMENTO — No brand in California politics has ever had the staying power ofProposition 13, the 1978 tax cut that served as a primal scream from angry voters and became a symbol of their reluctance to pay more money for more government services. But four decades later, it is critics of […]

Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Fall Bond Sales of $4.16 Billion

Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Fall Bond Sales of $4.16 Billion

SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer Fiona Ma today announced the upcoming sales of seven bond issues totaling approximately $5.16 billion. The sales begin September 5 with $2.3 billion of General Obligation bonds. “Significant portions of these General Obligation bond sales will be used to finance older debt at today’s lower rates,” the Treasurer said. “This will […]

Education Conference Delivers Broadside to Public School Sex-Ed (“Gender”) and Other Curricula, Presents PS Alternatives.

Education Conference Delivers Broadside to Public School Sex-Ed (“Gender”) and Other Curricula, Presents PS Alternatives.

By George Miller Newbury Park, CA  Conejo Valley opponents blasted increasingly radicalized sex-ed in public/charter schools and presented alternatives at a conference-“Local, Private and Homeschool Alternatives to Public School”  in Newbury Park (Thousand Oaks), CA on August 10, 2019. The conference addressed why they thought alternatives were needed in the first place and what they […]

California School District Will Not Allow Parents To Opt Children Out Of LGBTQ Content, Emails Show

California School District Will Not Allow Parents To Opt Children Out Of LGBTQ Content, Emails Show

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . A California school district will not allow parents to opt their children out of classes involving LGBTQ content. A representative of the district said in an email this is because LGBTQ content is “fused throughout the entirety of the curriculum.” The Murrieta School District previously came under fire […]

POV hosts Election Integrity Project California reception

POV hosts Election Integrity Project California reception

By Michael Hernandez  OXNARD—“California elections can be manipulated and the election process has become corrupt,” said President and Co-Founder Linda Paine at the POV reception for Election Integrity Project California (EIPCa) in Ventura County held at the Channel Islands Yacht Club.   “Citizens are losing their voice in government.” The EIPCa reception attended by nearly 100 […]

Only Five Days Left in Initial Application Period for 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

Only Five Days Left in Initial Application Period for 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

Today the California State Auditor reminds Californians that there are only five days left to submit an initial application for the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission. With less than a week left before the August 19 deadline, to date 17,791 people have applied to serve on the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission, of which 15,110 are tentatively […]