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The Enemies of American Infrastructure

The Enemies of American Infrastructure

    By Edward Ring Between 2008 and 2019, China opened up 33 high speed rail routes, connecting 39 major cities along four north-south and four east-west main lines. The 18,000 mile network runs trains at an average speed of around 200 miles per hour. By 2030, the Chinese expect to double the mileage of their high speed […]

Does Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Outlaw Every Building In The Country?

Does Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Outlaw Every Building In The Country?

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter   Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal could outlaw every building in the country, according to a document Democrats posted online Thursday explaining the nuts and bolts of the deal. Ocasio-Cortez’s resolution calls for “10-year national mobilizations” toward a series of goals aimed at fighting global warming, NPR reported. […]

Camarillo Council Candidate Wants Total Building Freeze

Camarillo Council Candidate Wants Total Building Freeze

Daniel Goldberg, if elected, proposed 5-year freeze on new housing   Candidate for Camarillo City Council says the City needs to reevaluate growth strategy. Camarillo, CA – October 18, 2018 – Daniel Goldberg, candidate for Camarillo City Council, states that if elected he would propose a freeze on all new housing developments in the city […]

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

California Lutheran University has raised $20.8 million toward the $30 million it needs to build a new state-of-the-art science building and is now launching the public phase of the campaign to bring in the final dollars.   The new building is needed to accommodate the growing number of science majors and the university’s increased emphasis […]

Searching for Solutions to SoCal’s Housing Crisis, YIMBYs Say ‘Yes’ to Development

Searching for Solutions to SoCal’s Housing Crisis, YIMBYs Say ‘Yes’ to Development

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views In the 1990’s and early part of this century, the NIMBY’s ran housing policy—now we have a shortage of housing, a shortage of affordable housing and governments in California are looking at massive projects, high density—and creating total gridlock.  The pendulum has swung and now the […]

California scrambles to pick up housing pace

California scrambles to pick up housing pace

By James Poulos The rush is on to find a way to amp up available housing in California. Amid new reports claiming that housing has become unaffordable across the state, legislators, officials and activists have begun a rush for solutions.  “In its first comprehensive analysis since the year 2000, California’s Department of Housing and Community Development paints […]

Santa Paula: Housing Tract at Peck and Foothill Denied by City Council

Santa Paula: Housing Tract at Peck and Foothill Denied by City Council

By Sheryl Hamlin This article is the third and final installment of the April 18, 2016 Santa Paula City Council Meeting. The first and second installments of this council meeting were published previously. To view the meeting click here and start at 1:33:00. Recent Project History A larger project was originally presented to the Santa […]

Santa Paula City Council: Loss of Ag Land in 2016 SOAR Text and LAFCo Legislation

Santa Paula City Council: Loss of Ag Land in 2016 SOAR Text and LAFCo Legislation

By Sheryl Hamlin SOAR Revisited: Loss of Ag Land in 2016 Text The SOAR (Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources) item on the November 2, 2015 Santa Paula City council was a continuation of a previous meeting where a proposed modification to the CURB (City Urban Boundary) was discussed. At that meeting, the council asked […]

Developer temporarily off the hook for alleged faulty construction

Developer temporarily off the hook for alleged faulty construction

By Jennifer Felten McMillin Albany LLC et al., v. The Superior Court of Kern County The case results for a lawsuit filed by the owners of 37 homes constructed by a developer,  alleging eight causes of action, including strict products liability, negligence, and breach of express and implied warranty. They alleged the homes were in […]

Fire crews shore up condominium after car crashes into it

Fire crews shore up condominium after car crashes into it