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The Drug That Cracked COVID

By Michael Capuzzo On the morning of December 18, 2020, as the newscaster announced a grim New York record for COVID-19 deaths and the weatherman predicted a white Christmas for Buffalo, Judy Smentkiewicz drove home from a house cleaning job, excited about the holiday. But her back hurt bad, and she was unusually exhausted. “I […]

California Sheriff Says He Won’t Enforce Vaccine Mandates

California Sheriff Says He Won’t Enforce Vaccine Mandates

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco said he would not enforce a vaccine mandate in his county in the wake of Los Angeles County issuing vaccine mandates and after President Joe Biden issued an executive order directing OSHA to regulate and enforce a vaccine mandate […]

After Recall, Newsom To Require COVID Vaccine Proof Or Negative Test At Smaller Indoor Events

After Recall, Newsom To Require COVID Vaccine Proof Or Negative Test At Smaller Indoor Events

By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square   (The Center Square) – Californians wanting to attend events with more than 1,000 people will have to prove they have received a COVID-19 vaccine. The California Department of Public Health announced attending indoor events with 1,000 or more guests will require either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test […]

California Orders All Teachers To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

California Orders All Teachers To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square (The Center Square) – California is the first state in the nation to require all teachers to get the COVID-19 vaccine as classrooms open for the fall semester. Gov. Gavin Newsom called it a “meaningful first step” in keeping teachers and students safe. “To give parents confidence that their […]

Good Medicine Requires Second Opinions

Good Medicine Requires Second Opinions

by Barry Brownstein Above a tree line on the rugged trails of Mount Washington in New Hampshire, two hikers coming down the mountain called out in distress, “What trail are we on?” I answered and asked where they were headed. They were hiking a section of the Appalachian Trail. I explained they made a wrong […]

California To Be First State To Mandate COVID Vaccine For Health Care Workers

California To Be First State To Mandate COVID Vaccine For Health Care Workers

By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square (The Center Square) – California plans to be the first state to enact a new requirement for a major employment sector. The California Department of Public Health announced it soon would require workers in hospitals, nursing facilities, long-term care homes and other health care-related fields to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or […]

Loyola Marymount Students Sue Over Vaccine Mandate, Other Requirements

Loyola Marymount Students Sue Over Vaccine Mandate, Other Requirements

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Two undergraduate students at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) have sued the Los Angeles-based Catholic university in federal court, challenging its mandatory policy that requires students to receive a COVID-19 shot or follow a list of requirements in order to be allowed to return to campus. […]

Firearms Hospitalizations In California Average 12 Per 100,000 Residents Yearly

Firearms Hospitalizations In California Average 12 Per 100,000 Residents Yearly

The Center Square The number of hospitalizations due to firearms use in California between the years 2000 and 2016 averaged 12 per 100,000 people,  representing a tie for the 13th highest level among the 50 states, according to a RAND Corp. analysis. RAND researchers developed the new database on gun injuries this year using records of […]

A Resource Guide For Those Affected By The Thomas Fire (In English and Spanish)

The Ventura County Human Services Agency has accumulated a list of resources for those affected by the #ThomasFire. Not sure where to start? Information on Housing & Shelter, Food, Medicine, Benefits & Cash Aid, Internet Access & General Resources make up this resource guide. To access a copy of the resource guide in ENGLISH, click here. La Agencia […]

Commentary: I am Madder than Hell

Commentary: I am Madder than Hell

. By Michael Greer I am so angry! I’M MADDER THAN HELL! We knew the Democrats were liars, but now there is no doubt Republicans are too. We were PROMISED for the last seven years, given the chance, they would REPEAL Obamacare. John McCain didn’t just betray his state, where premiums have increased 190%, but […]

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