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Persistent kayakers continue fight via Coastal Commission for use of Kiddie Beach launch at Channel Islands Harbor

Persistent kayakers continue fight via Coastal Commission for use of Kiddie Beach launch at Channel Islands Harbor

By George Miller The members of the California Kayak Friends club had used Kiddie Beach, inside the entrance to Channel Islands Harbor ,for decades to launch and land their kayaks.  It’s a nice little “pocket beach,” located close to the ocean where they usually paddle. With a nice parking lot, short walk to the beach, nearby restrooms, […]

Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity gets green light to see data from Voter Registration records

Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity gets green light to see data from Voter Registration records

By Gina Swoboda   In a victory for the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, the DC Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that allowed the President’s Commission to request data from voter registration records. The importance of the work VP Pence, KS SoS Kris Kobach and their team are undertaking cannot be […]

PLF files appeal in challenge to Plumas National Forest road closures

PLF files appeal in challenge to Plumas National Forest road closures

Pacific Legal Foundation today appealed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in its challenge to vast restrictions that have been imposed on recreational access to Northern California’s Plumas National Forest. PLF represents Butte County and Plumas County, along with associations and individuals committed to public access for responsible recreational use.  Appellants include a […]

The buck stops here? Oxnard Treasurer says he struggles to be allowed to do his job

The buck stops here? Oxnard Treasurer says he struggles to be allowed to do his job

By George Miller Oxnard had horrible financial records. This is not just a matter of opinion, but is documented by multiple outside financial and operational auditors, as well as statements by the City Manager and key staff.  Based on a recent audit, things are much better now, but there are still major problems. The Treasurers’s election race last […]

Is “Net Neutrality” neutral or not?- Responses to Phil Erwin column

Is “Net Neutrality” neutral or not?- Responses to Phil Erwin column

By George Miller  . Phil Erwin wrote an article here attacking the FCC “Net Neutrality” proposal. He believes it is not really “neutral” at all and has other, more sinister implications. Many believe such regulation would be unconstitutional, as the FCC is an agency attempting to write law, instead of Congress. Article I of the U.S. Constitution says Congress exclusively […]