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Simi Councilwoman Luevanos Served Recall Notice

Simi Councilwoman Luevanos Served Recall Notice

By Gina Harden SIMI VALLEY – Simi Valley resident Joe Piechowski served Councilwoman Ruth Luevanos legal notice of intent to recall during public comment at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Information on the recall effort can be found at recallruth.com. The notice of recall is the first in an eight step process. If 10,999 valid […]

Pork is Not the Problem

Pork is Not the Problem

  By Thomas L. Knapp It’s that time of year: Citizens Against Government Waste just released its annual “Pig Book,” a compendium and analysis of pork barrel spending, aka earmarks, by the US Congress in 2019. Summary: Congressional appropriations for 2019 include 282 earmarks, up from 232 last year. The cost comes to $15.3 billion, […]

The Government Lost Billions More Bailing Out GM Than the $5.7 Billion Request for Wall Funding

The Government Lost Billions More Bailing Out GM Than the $5.7 Billion Request for Wall Funding

Molly Prince | Politics Reporter Senate Democrats have shown their willingness to shut down the government in lieu of spending nearly $6 billion on a border wall, but compare that price tag to some of the other expenditures the government funds. House Republicans passed a stopgap funding bill on Thursday that included $5.7 billion to build a […]

American Exceptionalism | We Don’t Live In A Democracy

American Exceptionalism | We Don’t Live In A Democracy

By Kim Payne It downright angers me whenever I hear people especially politicians, who should know better, talk about our “Democracy”. We do not live under a democracy. Our government has never been a democracy, As a mater of fact, our founding fathers despised a democratic system of government and thought that it was one of […]

Michael Powers: The State of the County is Strong

Michael Powers: The State of the County is Strong

By Michael Powers, Ventura County CEO VENTURA COUNTY – “The state of the county is strong as we continue to respond to the impact of the Thomas Fire, balance social safety, and health services” said Michael Powers, CEO for Ventura County, at his July 19th joint presentation to the Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura Chambers of Commerce […]

The Worldwide Divide Between Government Minimalists and Socialist Government ‘Maximalists’

The Worldwide Divide Between Government Minimalists and Socialist Government ‘Maximalists’

    By Sigrid Weidenweber America’s division into two diametrically opposed entities is, after all, taken from the same playbook providing the intellectual war fought in Europe. When cogently analyzed, one finds it to be a chasm in intellectual cognition between progressive elitists and the people they govern, having reached power through intellectual deceit. This […]

CA Controller Publishes 2017 Salary Data for City and County Governments

CA Controller Publishes 2017 Salary Data for City and County Governments

SACRAMENTO — State Controller Betty T. Yee today announced an update to the Government Compensation in California website, which now includes 2017 self-reported payroll data for cities and counties. The data cover 675,479 positions and a total of nearly $46 billion in 2017 wages for 54 counties and 473 cities. Users of the site can: View […]

Oxnard Residents Invited to Provide Input on Desired Qualities for Next City Manager

Oxnard Residents Invited to Provide Input on Desired Qualities for Next City Manager

Oxnard, California – Oxnard residents are invited to provide input on the qualities they would like to see in the next city manager, during a special meeting of the Inter-Neighborhood Council Organization (INCO). Wendi Brown of W. Brown Creative Partners, which has been contracted by the city as the executive recruiter for the city manager […]

Fisherman’s Wharf Update | Harbor Beach Community Alliance Meeting 2-22-18

Fisherman’s Wharf Update | Harbor Beach Community Alliance Meeting 2-22-18

A VERY IMPORTANT meeting is coming up, regarding the proposed Fisherman’s Wharf apartment project. The results of a recently-held Charrette, a meeting in which all stakeholders in a project attempt to resolve conflicts and map solutions, will be reviewed. The Charrette was held to discuss the status and future of Fisherman’s Wharf; the outcome of the Charrette […]

Look At News Daily  (Jan. 20-26/Day 1-7) Week 1 – Government Shutdown, Motoring those Voters and So Much More

Look At News Daily  (Jan. 20-26/Day 1-7) Week 1 – Government Shutdown, Motoring those Voters and So Much More

By Michael Hernandez (Editor’s Note:  Mr. Hernandez has agreed to continue his weekly news column in 2018 but under a different banner:  “Look At News Daily” rather than “Trump Briefs.”  This change reflects his intent to provide election coverage; and focus on not just national news; but local, state and international news.) Saturday, January 20  […]

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