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California Bans the Plastic Bag

This week California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags. The governor signed a bill that prohibits large grocery stores starting in July 2015... Read more »

Hispanic Choices of Political Party

Recently, a column of mine drew heavy response from an excited group of Hispanics far to the left that disagreed substantially with the points I made. If they had... Read more »

November’s Elections Won’t Resolve Much of Anything

Members of Congress are home now, campaigning for the upcoming elections. Their messages are all over the map, and for a good reason: they have very little to brag... Read more »

The Nouveau Sodbusters

We know from the childhood song that Old MacDonald had a farm. But e-i-e-i-o — look who’s got his farm now. It’s outfits like American Farmland, Farmland Partners,... Read more »

Property Owners Losing More than Termites to Fumigation

It seems that people who are trying to get rid of termites and other pests tenting their home or business to be fumigated, could also be getting rid of some of their... Read more »

Some Serious Potty Talk

There’s a photo-word montage on the Internet in which a little boy, presumably from Africa, looks skeptically at a woman who is apparently from somewhere else.... Read more »

What UN World Leaders Can Learn from California’s Climate Law

New America Media–The UN Climate Summit convened government leaders, business, and other stakeholders to discuss ways to mitigate climate change. As UN leaders... Read more »

Why Police Should Wear Body Cameras

Last month’s shooting of unarmed teen, Michael Brown, has sparked a national discussion about police brutality, excessive force, and police accountability. According... Read more »

Some Good News,Some Troubling News for Latinos

There’s some good news for Latinos at the start of National Latino Heritage Month. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. posted its first decrease in poverty... Read more »

Gov. Should Sign AB 2384: An Important Step In Improving Schools

  For California to thrive and prosper, it must prepare for the future by building a strong public education system today — one that supports student success... Read more »

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