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They’re Not Pretending Anymore – News With Views

They’re Not Pretending Anymore – News With Views

  By Lee Duigon “Your message couldn’t be sent because it includes content that other people on Facebook have reported as abusive.” Facebook censored me again this week, and that little quote above was all the explanation I received—which is, of course, no explanation. I received it literally within seconds of composing my blog post […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Mastering the Masters (Of the Universe)

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Mastering the Masters (Of the Universe)

  By L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise Something that I wrote totally disappeared from Facebook yesterday. One minute it was there, and the next minute it had vanished. I had been officially disapproved of, without notice or explanation. Again. Facebook, Google, Twitter, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube, the entire noxious gaggle of them. Something most individuals — […]

America’s Job Center, Oxnard May 2019 Career Shops

America’s Job Center, Oxnard  May 2019 Career Shops

Space is limited. Prior registration required. Career Shops are offered at no cost to job seekers. Participants must be registered with CalJOBS (https://www.caljobs.ca.gov) before signing up for a career shop. For more information, call the West County America’s Job Center at 805-204-5171. Career shops are sponsored by the Human Services Agency, EDD Workforces Services and […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE | A Day On Facebook

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE | A Day On Facebook

  by  L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise I tend to employ Facebook the way that other people use Twitter. We could talk about why, and why I don’t like Twitter (I don’t like Facebook, either) but that’s a conversation for another time. Usually, I post once or twice a day, but this week, I found plenty to […]

Social Media Regulation: Speak of the Devil and in Walks Zuck

Social Media Regulation: Speak of the Devil and in Walks Zuck

  by Thomas L. Knapp In a recent column on the mating dance between Big Government and Big Tech, I noted that “Big Tech wants to be regulated by Big Governments because regulation makes it more difficult and expensive for new competitors to enter the market.” Two days after I hit “publish” on that column, […]

Free Career Workshops in April

Free Career Workshops in April

April 2019 Career Shops Location: West County America’s Job Center 2901 N. Ventura Rd., 3rd Floor, Oxnard 805-204-5171   April 12 – Veterans Orientation, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – This collaborative meeting provides our veterans with information on local services and programs that are available to the veteran. April 12 – The Power of CalJOBS, 1:30 […]

Social Media for Authors — Best investment of your time when promoting a book | March 25th in Thousand Oaks

Social Media for Authors — Best investment of your time when promoting a book | March 25th in Thousand Oaks

Social Media for Authors Which platforms are best, where readers visits,and how to create a buzz is topic for March 25 meeting of IWOSC/SPAWN in Thousand Oaks. Writers, authors and literary lovers welcomed.   Mandy Jackson-Beverly was born in Pyramid Hill, Victoria, Australia—population 419—and grew up around the rugged coastline and rolling hills of Tasmania. […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | And Salt Sown on the Ruins

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | And Salt Sown on the Ruins

  By L. Neil Smith Well, I see that my Facebook page has once again been edited for me by the pencil-necked morons who think they are better than I am, or know more than I do. I happen to be 72 years old at this writing, and have spent every hour of it learning. I am and […]

Facebook Meddles in the 2018 Midterm Elections

Facebook Meddles in the 2018 Midterm Elections

  By Thomas L. Knapp On October 11, Facebook announced the removal of 559 pages and 251 accounts from its service, accusing the account holders of “spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior.” The purged users stand accused of posting “massive amounts of content … to drive traffic to their websites” with suspicious “timing ahead of US […]

CVUSD board votes down censure resolution of Betsy Connolly

CVUSD board votes down censure resolution of Betsy Connolly

By Michael Hernandez THOUSAND OAKS—The Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) voted down a censure of board member Betsy Connolly by a vote of 2-1 (with Connolly and Patricia Phelps voting “No.”).  The lone “Yes” vote came from board member Sandee Everett who had advanced the motion with abstentions from both board members Mike Dunn […]

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