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California property taxes for businesses could get highest raise in 40 years

California property taxes for businesses could get highest raise in 40 years

The tax hikes comes as the state is still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic By Bradford Betz | Fox News Californians will vote next month on whether to approve the largest tax increase on commercial and industrial properties in more than 40 years, and the measure has sparked fierce debate on what its effect on small businesses and consumers will be. The […]

Politics | Moving Oxnard Forward; Vote No on E – Yes on F, L, M, and N

Politics | Moving Oxnard Forward; Vote No on E – Yes on F, L, M, and N

Oxnard City Manager Alexander Nguyen claims to have greatly increased transparency at City Hall. Really? California’s 482 cities are required to report employee wages and benefits to the California State Controller each year. Can you guess which four cities did not disclose that information for 2019? As of today, September 26, 2020, those four cities […]

Free Zoom Event! Election 2020: Death and Taxes

Free Zoom Event! Election 2020: Death and Taxes

  Investigate, Advocate, and Inform Citizens on Critical Issues Facing Ventura County Click here to get your ticket About the speakers: Dan Walters has been a journalist for nearly 60 years, spending all but a few of those years working for California newspapers, and has written column for the Sacramento Union and the Sacramento Bee and […]

Death of Prop 13 | Union Backed Prop. 15 Will Destroy Small Businesses

Death of Prop 13 | Union Backed Prop. 15 Will Destroy Small Businesses

    By Edward Ring California’s state and local governments, and the public sector unions that exercise nearly absolute control over the politicians who supposedly oversee them, have always had an insatiable desire for higher taxes. The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has added even more urgency to their insatiable quest for more money from […]

Hundreds Attend “No On 16” Car Rally in Irvine | Split Property Tax Roles – The Death of Prop 13

Hundreds Attend “No On 16” Car Rally in Irvine | Split Property Tax Roles – The Death of Prop 13

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 – IRVINE – In Irvine, Asian Industry B2B (AIB2B) and Californians For Equal Rights (CFER), the official 2020 NO on Prop 16 group, threw a rally that drew in hundreds of attendees and over 300 cars. Vehicles gathered in unity to denounce affirmative action, which will be on the November ballot. Prop 16 seeks to modify the […]

The Wealth Tax Steals Money and Time

The Wealth Tax Steals Money and Time

    By Edward Ring Can you imagine having to do an inventory and net worth calculation every year? Let alone potentially being audited and having to prove that values were not intentionally understated? It’s not only financial robbery, it’s time theft! – Senator John Moorlach, Moorlach Update, August 14, 2020 What Senator Moorlach is referring to […]

As America Divides, Florida and Texas Head One Way, California and New York Go the Opposite Direction

As America Divides, Florida and Texas Head One Way, California and New York Go the Opposite Direction

BY MARK TAPSCOTT News Analysis In her long and futile search for why she lost the 2016 election, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton did manage to find some solace in the areas she carried against President Donald Trump. “So, I won the places that are optimistic, diverse, dynamic, moving forward,” Clinton told an audience during a 2018 […]

California’s Coming Tax Tsunami

California’s Coming Tax Tsunami

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views The Supreme Leader, Regressive Dem Guv Newsom is demanding one trillion from the Feds to “save” the States (actually that is to cover up the corruption and mismanagement of pension plans, spending to protect illegal aliens and more).  President Trump is going to want a […]

Why are local tax dollars being used to prop up one liberal newspaper?

Why are local tax dollars being used to prop up one liberal newspaper?

By Jim Clark While reading the free acorn newspaper that arrived on my driveway a couple weeks ago, I was struck by two things: 1) It contained fewer pages than normal, and 2) there were a lot of new full-page ads that I hadn’t seen before. Full-page ads are very expensive, and most of them […]

Californians reject new taxes and borrowing

Californians reject new taxes and borrowing

    By Edward Ring The preliminary election returns reported on March 4th indicate that California’s voters delivered a stunning rejection of new taxes and borrowing. It’s about time. At the state level, Prop.13 which would have authorized $15 billion in general obligation bonds for schools and colleges, required a simple majority for approval. But as […]