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Illinois Caregivers Free NOT to Pay Bribes to Work—Refuse to Join Union

While the union owned California legislature is working to force minimum wage caregivers pay bribes to a union, to keep their jobs, the Supreme Court of Illinois has ruled unconstitutional the use of extortion by unions to steal from minorities wanting caregiving jobs. “New Labor Department filings show that it has lost 8,000 dues-paying...

California Political News and Views
Anti-Public Safety Activist REFUSES to Address Proposals to Law Enforcement—Public Safety NOT His Concern

Government is looking at a proposal for creating a statewide “use of force” policy for law enforcement.  The creator of this project is talking to politicians and the media, special interest groups—but REFUSES to talk to law enforcement officers, to hear their concerns.  This is an attempt to politicalize law enforcement—to make them an...

California Political News and Views
Dumping water in the middle of a drought recovery

We are in a man made water shortage.  The drought is natural, they lack of government is due to government policy.  For instance the confused Guv Brown gave $287 million from the water bond, meant to build water storage facilities, to help the delta smelt instead.  He has diverted water meant for farmers to...

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UC Merced Becomes Drone Use Policy Hub

Apr 18, 2016

MERCED, CA, April 18, 2016 - The drone research lab at the University of California, Merced, has catapulted the campus to the leading edge of the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) field, and now the campus has been chosen as the new hub for UC systemwide policies, procedures and training protocols.

School of Engineering doctoral candidate...

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Feds Give Public Hospitals Financial Incentives to Care for the Uninsured

Apr 18, 2016
Feds Give Public Hospitals Financial Incentives to Care for the Uninsured

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By Lynn Graebner

Eva, an undocumented immigrant and single mother in Bakersfield who harvests grapes to support her three children, suffered from daily hemorrhaging for eight months after delivering her third child. A physician at a federally-funded community clinic sent her to the hospital to get a biopsy for a uterine growth.

The...

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The Vergara ruling will harm disadvantaged students

As reported by the Los Angeles Daily News: California children in low-performing schools will continue to suffer after a Thursday court ruling. The 2nd District Court of Appeal ruled against nine students in Vergara v. State of California. In the court’s own summary, the plaintiffs contended rules on how teachers “are dismissed, and how...

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Op-ed: Cate Kortzeborn | Welcome to Medicare

Apr 18, 2016

April 18, 2016 - Have you recently enrolled in Medicare, or will you in the near future?

If so, let me be the first to say, welcome! What should your first step be as a new Medicare beneficiary? I recommend taking advantage of the “Welcome to Medicare” preventive-care benefit.

During the first 12 months that you...

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Huffman, California Legislators Launch Investigation into Westlands Water District

Apr 18, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC, April 14, 2016 - In light of the nearly unprecedented penalties paid by the powerful Westlands Water District to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges for misleading investors, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today launched an investigation with several of his congressional colleagues into a major settlement agreement between Westlands and the...

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California Rice Commission
Diamond in Our Mist

Diamond in Our Mist

Dennis Lindberg celebrates 75 years of farming rice with some reflection.More on Jim Morris' Blog

California Political News and Views
Cal State San Marcos Professor: Students NOT Allowed to Speak to Law Enforcement Agencies on Campus While Looking for Jobs

If you want a career in law enforcement, especially enforcing our immigration laws—San Marcos Professor Ibanez wants you off campus.  She wants law enforcement recruiters off campus—especially those with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  She prefers illegal aliens in the seats in her classroom than honest California residents and citizens.  This is a...

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