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California Political News and Views California Political News and Views explains the story behind the numbers, what they mean and why they are important. Using government statistics, the CPNV shows the government press releases mislead the public about the economic Depression California currently suffers.

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Trash Cans at End of Food Line in LAUSD—By Design

  LAUSD and the Ritualistic Killing of School Written by Odysseus Bostick, City Watch,  5/12/14 THE BOSTIC REPORT-If the Los Angeles Unified School District were a used car, parents would be reading the fine print of California’s historic lemon law by the end of first grade. The second largest school district in the nation...

Finally, Parents are Fighting Back Against Mediocre Government Education

    Opting Out: Why My Son Will Never Take State Tests Written by Pauline Hawkins, City Watch,  5/13/14 EDUCATION POLITICS-I’m taking a stand this year: My son is not taking the standardized state tests that are being mandated by the government. His school will receive a zero for my opting him out, which...

Ghost of Prop. 16 haunts the Capitol

  Ghost of Prop. 16 haunts the Capitol   by JOHN HOWARD, Capitol Weekly,  5/13/14 In the Capitol, nothing really dies. Four years after California voters in a bruising, $46 million ballot fight turned down a plan to limit the ability of local communities to set up their own utility districts and energy providers,...

Anaheim has too much money: $158 MILLION Subsidy to Hotel!

  Lawsuit Seeks to Invalidate Massive Hotel Subsidy By ADAM ELMAHREK, Voice of OC,  5/13/14 A $158 million hotel tax subsidy — one that triggered a contentious Anaheim City Council split and a wave of political activism — is once again the target of a lawsuit that, if successful, could invalidate the deal. The...

Obama/Brown Economic Polices Directly Harm Poor and Middle Class

  Report: California’s recovery passing over the poor, middle class Business Journal,  5/13/14 Low and middle-income workers in California saw a steeper drop in earnings than higher-wage workers during the economic meltdown and have recovered at a slower rate.  Low and middle-income workers in California saw a steeper drop in earnings than higher-wage workers...

Texas Two Step by Siracha: First Texas Expansion THEN Closing California Operation

  Sriracha owner says he will stay in Irwindale, consider expanding to Texas By Sarah Favo,t, Pasadena Star-News, 5/13/14 IRWINDALE >> With the Lone Star flag flying over his plant, Sriracha sauce maker David Tran gave Texas officials a first-hand look at the 650,000-square-foot plant that neighbors say stinks. Tran, wearing a suit instead...

Tuolumne Community’s Only Source Of Water May Go Dry By Summer’s End

  Tuolumne Community’s Only Source Of Water May Go Dry By Summer’s End By Rich Ibarra, Capitol Public Radio,  5/12/14 People in Twain Harte in Tuolumne County are trying to cut their water use by 50 percent. The town’s only source of water may go dry before the end of summer. Twain Harte is...

San Francisco’s public health subsidies ‘unsustainable,’ could top $4.3 billion by 2019

  San Francisco’s public health subsidies ‘unsustainable,’ could top $4.3 billion by 2019 Mayor Ed Lee and the San Francisco Department of Public Health have a huge amount of work to do to keep the city’s public health system from becoming a huge drain on the general fund. Chris Rauber, San Francisco Business Times,...

Medicaid: Half of Doctors Won’t Accept New Patients

  Medicaid: Half of Doctors Won’t Accept New Patients Joshua de Gastyne, Heritage Foundation Foundry,  5/8/14 Merritt-Hawkins, a national health care search and consulting firm, recently released the results of a telephone survey that measures physicians’ ability or willingness to accept new Medicaid patients across five specialties in 15 metropolitan markets. The survey’s key...

Federal Trade Commission: 33 States SELLING Your PRIVATE Health Information

  States Selling, Sharing Risky Personal Health Data Greg Slabodkin, Health Data Management,  5/12/14 Nearly all states collect hospital discharge data with 33 states selling or sharing de-identified information–not covered under HIPAA. That raises concerns that the hospitals are turning over data potentially vulnerable to re-identification, according to the Federal Trade Commission. De-identified information is...

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