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Deal reached to get California children back in classrooms

Deal reached to get California children back in classrooms

By The Associated Press Most public school classes have not been held in-person since March of last year because of the coronavirus. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s public schools could tap into $6.6 billion from the Legislature if they return to in-person instruction by the end of March, according to a new agreement announced Monday between Gov. […]

“I did it!” Single mom achieves lifelong dream of becoming a homeowner in the midst of COVID-19 thanks to $100,000 in mortgage assistance

“I did it!” Single mom achieves lifelong dream of becoming a homeowner in the midst of COVID-19 thanks to $100,000 in mortgage assistance

Ventura County Community Development Corporation (VCCDC) is celebrating the success of its first From Here Forward program recipient. Last month, Mia Martinez, a long-time Ventura County resident, closed on her first home with the help of $100,000 in down payment assistance from VCCDC. With available funding for another 29 families, VCCDC is inviting residents to apply […]

Can You Return To Normal Life After The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Can You Return To Normal Life After The COVID-19 Vaccine?

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter The vaccination provides a level of security to participate in everyday activities like going to the grocery store, though others such as indoor dining and going to the movies should continue to be avoided, NBC New York reported. It is largely unknown whether people who have received both doses of the vaccine […]

Tax Amnesty Program Proposed for CA Businesses Struggling to Survive

Tax Amnesty Program Proposed for CA Businesses Struggling to Survive

By Chris Micheli,  AB 879 would provide taxpayers an avenue to pay overdue tax liability without costly penalties February 16, Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) introduced Assembly Bill 879 to create a tax amnesty program in the state. The bill would add Section 19777.6 to, to add Article 1.7 (commencing with Section 7067) to Chapter 8 of Part […]

More Elementary Schools Permitted to Reopen as Educator Vaccinations are Set to Begin

More Elementary Schools Permitted to Reopen as Educator Vaccinations are Set to Begin

Ventura County has reached a COVID-19 case rate that allows all elementary schools to resume in-person instruction as early as today if they choose to do so and have taken required safety measures. At the same time, the County of Ventura will begin vaccinating teachers starting next Monday. “These two developments are encouraging steps in the […]

Well, Well, Well! The Democratic Response to COVID

Well, Well, Well! The Democratic Response to COVID

    By Sigrid Weidenweber I could say I told you so, yet modesty forbids. Therefore, I will just remind us that at the beginning of the Covid 19 affair, I wrote an article about the outrageous amount of power accorded the governors and mayors to deal with the “viral threat”. That article was published […]

Business Liability Protection from COVID-19 Claims

Business Liability Protection from COVID-19 Claims

By Chris Micheli, AB 1313 would exempt a business from claims that a person contracted COVID-19 while at that business On February 19, Assemblyman Frank Bigelow introduced Assembly Bill 1313, which deals with immunity from civil liability. The bill would add Section 1714.27 to the Civil Code. As an urgency clause measure, it would take effect immediately if […]

Head Of Blue-Ribbon COVID Commission Has History Of Praising China, Criticizing US

Head Of Blue-Ribbon COVID Commission Has History Of Praising China, Criticizing US

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER The Lancet COVID-19 Commission, which is working with the United Nations and the World Health Organization to investigate the coronavirus outbreak, is chaired by a Columbia professor who has called the U.S. a “threat” to global peace, while praising China. Jeffrey Sachs, a former UN adviser, has met with WHO and UN […]

California loosens rules for youth sports, allowing them to resume in some counties

California loosens rules for youth sports, allowing them to resume in some counties

by: Associated Press, Wendy Burch Youth sports competitions can resume next week in parts of California and could be back for a vast majority of the state by the end of March under a plan announced Friday by public health officials that clears the way for abbreviated spring versions of high school football, field hockey, gymnastics and […]

Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to Recall Governor

Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to Recall Governor

By Nellie Bowles The pain for such enterprises been particularly acute in the state, leading some to back an effort to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom. LOS ANGELES — Alexandra and Daniela Del Gaudio had never been to a political rally before, let alone one to protest a coronavirus lockdown and recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. But things […]

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