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Cutting Unemployment Benefits Created Jobs

This is how to create employment—you take away the crutch and get people back in the job market. Wonder how Obama “created” all those jobs? By having Congress end the unemployment payment extension. Sadly, also thanks to Obama, the economy is so bad that most of the jobs are in retail, hospitality and fast...

California Political News and Views
No Surprise: New Study Shows Two Parent Home Best for Child

As teens say, “duh”. A study shows that children do best when there are two parents in a home. We all know that. Sometimes it is unavoidable, a parent dies, divorce or just leaves. Today it seems, the celebrity class has decided it is chic to have a child without a second parent. These...

California Political News and Views
California Government Wants More Doctors—To Give Low Pay and Tell How to Prescribe and How to Treat

Thank to Guv Brown and Obama, Medicaid doctors and hospitals in California took a 60% cut in reimbursements. Due to ObamaCare, doctors in those networks are only allowed to prescribe drugs the government approves, not the drugs the patients need. In Northern California over the past year several small hospitals closed due to government...

California Political News and Views
Unions Still Dying in California

Great news for freedom. In California fewer workers are paying bribes to unions than last year. The ability of the unions to force folks to walk off the job, slowdown work and control management is slowly coming to an end in California. “According to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics today, the...

California Political News and Views
Gun groups urge Supreme Court to take up San Fran gun case

In San Fran if your home is invaded YOU are in trouble if your gun is not in a lock box or disabled with a trigger lock. Any wonder criminals feel safe in this whacky city? In 2007 this ordinance was passed and it has been in the courts since. That means for the...

TechWire
IBM Researchers Announce Breakthrough Plan to Protect Personal Data in the Cloud

Jan 28, 2015

Just in time for Data Projection Day, IBM researchers today announced plans for a cloud-based technology that promises to better protect online personal data, such as home addresses and credit card numbers, the company announced. The new

California Stem Cell Report
California Stem Cell Appeal: $1.8 Million Needed for Removing Bone Replacement Bottleneck

California Stem Cell Appeal: $1.8 Million Needed for Removing Bone Replacement Bottleneck

A UC Davis researcher is making a strong pitch to the California stem cell agency to finance a $1.8 million effort to “resolve bottlenecks in engineering replacement bone and cartilage.”


J. Kent Leach, UC Davis photo

J. Kent Leach, an associate professor in the departments of biomedical engineering and...

TechWire
Amazon launches business email and calendaring service

Jan 28, 2015

Amazon Web Services, Inc. on Wednesday announced Amazon WorkMail,  a new business email and calendaring service in the cloud. According to the company’s press release,  the new service allows users to send and receive email,

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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake offshore Humboldt County

Jan 28, 2015

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake reported by USGS. Location with respect to nearby cities: 40 km (25 mi) SW of Ferndale, California 48 km (30 mi) SW of Fortuna, California 65 km (40 mi) SW of Eureka, California 73 km (45 mi) SW of Bayside, California 329 km (...

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California Stem Cell Report
Follow Complete Coverage of Tomorrow’s California Stem Cell Meeting

Jan 28, 2015

Keep track of all the “thrills and chills” at tomorrow’s meeting of the governing board of the $3 billion California stem cell agency with gavel-to-gavel coverage from the California Stem Cell Report.


This blog will monitor the session via the Internet from our perch in Banderas Bay in Mexico and file stories as warranted....

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