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Simi Valley ENDS a History of Balanced Budgets—Deficit Budget is Called “Sustainable”

Like other cities, my hometown of Simi Valley is facing the reality of the collapse of the pension system.  Not only did they approve a general fund budget with a $500,000 deficit—to be financed by taking money from a redevelopment agency that died years ago—and the city refused to return the money to those...

California Political News and Views
UC Pension Plan—Free Choice for NEW Employers—Threatens Unions/Government

Freedom is scary for unions and government bureaucrats—if people are given a choice between a failed government pension system and a self directed, personally owned pension, employees will run from government.  By working in government, even at the UC level, they understand it is a failed system. “At stake is a controversial, new two-tiered...

California Political News and Views
Academics Provide Biased Assessment of Conservatives—to Fit THEIR Political Beliefs

  Did you really think that a study from a government University, one in Virginia and the other in Pennsylvania, would provide a scientific approach to the “psychology” of conservatives and liberals?  The report was released three years ago—showing conservatives have emotional problems and liberals are in great shape (though they are bigots, hate...

California Political News and Views
San Jose Police Chief “Excuses” His Cops for Allowing Violence Against Trump Supporters

Totalitarian State are noted for their ability to think the ends justify the means.  In China, Cuba, Eastern Europe, Russia, the government allows and promotes violence against those that oppose its policies.  If an anti-government rally is held, the government organizes rioters, allows them to beat up those exercising free speech.  You have seen...

California Political News and Views
Disneyland Ripping Off Poor/Middle Class Anaheim Taxpayers

This is how a multi-billion company, a firm with profits in the hundreds of millions makes money—it takes tax dollars from the poor and middle class to finance their operations.  In total, Disney wants a $200 million GIFT from the people of Anaheim.  Worse, along with other luxury hotels, the poor and middle class...

California Political News and Views
State Borrows $7 Billion From Special Funds to Keep From Deficit

You have to read carefully this phony press release from the Democrat State Controller.  She admits that May tax revenues were down by $1.5 billion, in total.  Then she crows that total State revenues are up by over $5 billion for the first eleven months of this fiscal year.  Yet, the real State of...

California Political News and Views
San Diego is Joining San Fran/Santa Barbara Trying to End Cars in City–Bike Your Way Through Town

Imagines you live in La Jolla or La Mesa and trying to get to your job as a CPA, a banker, a small business owner–and you are disabled and need your car to get from home to work in downtown San Diego.  You will drive to a location outside the downtown area, found your...

California Political News and Views
50% of California Renters Want to BUY a Home—But Can’t Due to Government Policies

Thanks to State policies in re: affordable housing, between 20 and 25% of all housing being built is so-called “affordable housing”.  That means the middle class subsidizes below market price housing for the poor–forcing them to pay higher prices for market priced housing (plus higher taxes) to pay for their own housing.  Why can’t...

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When autism ages out of the school system

Jun 10, 2016

By Pam Raymond

California’s day programs for adults with autism are underfunded and overcrowded. But with thousands of young people with developmental delays or disabilities about to reach the age at which they can no longer attend a public school, the problem is soon going to get much, much worse.

My daughter’s story is just one...

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Invasive Mosquitoes a Concern as California Grapples With Zika Risk

Invasive Mosquitoes a Concern as California Grapples With Zika Risk

So far, no one has contracted Zika in California — but some travelers have returned to the state already infected. Epidemiologists say that it’s possible the virus could take hold in pockets of the state, if certain mosquitoes bite those with Zika infections, but the likelihood of a widespread epidemic is low.

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