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Forest Fires Aren’t at Historic Highs in the United States. Not Even Close

Forest Fires Aren’t at Historic Highs in the United States. Not Even Close

  Jon Miltimore   California’s wildfires are a serious matter, but the official record of the United States shows forest fires in the US today are far below the annual average in the 1930s and 1940s. California wildfires have been in the news in recent weeks. As I noted Thursday, the Golden State is experiencing […]

Hospice of Santa Barbara Offers Tips on Talking to Children about Tragedies like the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Hospice of Santa Barbara Offers Tips on Talking to Children about Tragedies like the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Hospice of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, Calif., October 3, 2017 – In the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday night, Hospice of Santa Barbara believes that the most important service they could provide locally is to provide guidance about how parents and teachers can speak to children about the senseless violence.   “In times like […]

Oxnard public safety unions dispute city claims, release 2014-15 city financial data

Oxnard public safety unions dispute city claims, release 2014-15 city financial data

By George Miller The Oxnard public safety unions (Firefighters and Peace Officers Associations) and the Oxnard Mid Managers Association (OMMA) have been engaged in a dispute with the city over the true state of its finances. The city maintains that it is in a state of near insolvency, while the associations believe that there are ample […]

We are at start of California Health Care Crisis

By Stephen Frank Here is what we already know. Thanks to Covered California, doctor Guv Brown and President Obama, Californians are paying more for their health care, getting less and must pay higher deductibles for service and drugs. This has caused many to not afford to use their insurance coverage. At the same time hospitals […]

Obama Goes it alone- Cartoonist Chip Bok

Obama Goes it alone- Cartoonist Chip Bok