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ACLU Tolerance for Criminals Harms Oakland Children

The children of Oakland are being raised in a war zone—no different than the kids in the Middle East—except the terrorists are home grown and protected by the ACLU, Guv Brown, Kamela Harris and the Democrat Party. Thanks to AB 109 releasing close to 60,000 criminals from prison back onto our streets, the decent...

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Ring: Pension Reformers are not “The Enemy” of Public Safety

Does it help the police to have peace of mind if they know their pensions are unsustainable and that no matter how much they work, in the future what they thought they were going to get when retired is a pipedream? The police and firefighters deserve better—even if their unions, which they are to...

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Governor calls for aggressive pollution reduction order–kill jobs and economy quicker

Our very confused Guv Brown has done all he could to assure low wages, few jobs and an economic climate the Texas Chamber of Commerce can support. By not stopping water flowing into the ocean, by not waiving environmental laws so desalinization plants can be built and not using bond money (as promised) to...

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ObamaCare a bust in California as many had to repay subsidies to IRS

The poor and middle class of California have been taken for an economic ride by Barack Obama. He told us ObamaCare will provide better health care at a lower price. For those unable to afford it, their health care will be subsidized—some only paying $1 a month for a card promising full health care.  ...

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Jerry Brown issues a more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target

As reported by the Sacramento Bee: Gov. Jerry Brown, touting what he called a “high bar” on climate change, on Wednesday issued an ambitious new greenhouse gas reduction target for the state. The target, contained in an executive order and expected to be folded into pending legislation, seeks to reduce emissions in California 40...

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California Advocates Seek Information on Children’s Exchange Plans

Apr 30, 2015

By Kellie Schmitt

Pediatric coverage benefits offered through the Affordable Care Act’s exchange plans vary widely across the country – and so far, there is little data to show whether or not these variations are creating gaps in the children’s care here.

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Pension Reformers are not “The Enemy” of Public Safety

“You will find that powerful financial and investment institutions are the ones promoting the attacks on your pensions. Firms like Berkshire-Hathaway and the Koch brothers are backing political candidates and causes all over the country in the hopes of making this issue relevant and in the mainstream media. Why? Because if they can crack...

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Even When Medically Necessary, Children Face Barriers to Epileptic Surgery, Study Finds

Apr 30, 2015

By Hannah Guzik 

When anti-seizure drugs no longer help, children with epilepsy often need surgery, but a new study has found that they face barriers to treatment and often wait more than a year for the surgery.

The UCLA study found that, on average, children had had seizures for more than five years before they...

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“Unemployment Act of 2016″ Union Group Submits 2016 Initiative to Boost California’s Minimum Wage

San Fran has passed a minimum wage increase. Los Angeles is about to do it as well. Several other California cities have done the same. The poor of San Fran will wind up with a few getting more money (government will take a good deal of the increase via taxes) while over 15,000 will...

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Sand: Myth Ended: Size Does NOT Matter (in the Classroom)

When Pete Wilson was governor the unions convinced him to spend lots of money to lower class size, “to help the Kids”. Of course this was not about education, it was about money, power and control. The more teachers, needed or not, the higher the revenues of the unions, the more money to buy...

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