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Republican James Bradley in ‘Striking Distance’ of California Senate Slot

Republican James Bradley in ‘Striking Distance’ of California Senate Slot

By Joel Pollak Republican James Bradley is within “striking distance” of second place in the California primary for U.S. Senate, according to the latest University of California Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) poll. According to the poll, which was released June 1, incumbent Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is comfortably in first place with 36% of […]

SoCal Senate race narrows, Democrats edge closer to supermajority

SoCal Senate race narrows, Democrats edge closer to supermajority

By Matt Fleming Republicans’ chances of fending off a Democratic supermajority in the Legislature dwindle by the day.  The linchpin is one Southern California Senate district, where Republican Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang has a narrow lead over Democrat Josh Newman in the race to replace the former Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff, who is termed out. While […]

Democratic supermajority rests on one Senate seat

Democratic supermajority rests on one Senate seat

Knee Jerk Tax Hikes

Knee Jerk Tax Hikes

By Jon Coupal For the second time in as many weeks Californians got the news that Sacramento politicians are proposing yet another big tax hike. The truth is that new taxes would never be required were it not for Sacramento’s mismanagement of existing tax dollars. Last week, order it was the proposal to deal with […]

Simi City Council at odds with SB7 prevailing wage bill becoming law.

Simi City Council at odds with SB7 prevailing wage bill becoming law.

By Debra Tash At its October 14th 2013 meeting (Agenda Video), stuff the Simi Valley City Council heard a presentation by staff on a proposal to reduce its fee schedule for commercial and industrial projects.  Staff’s report stated that with the passage and signing by Governor Brown of SB7 (Steinberg), ask the fees schedule would need […]