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Is DMV Ready to Handle Jan. 1, 2015 Crowd

On January 1, 2015, millions of new drivers will take to California’s already stressed roads and streets, thanks to a new law that will allow many of those previously... Read more »

More Voter Participation, Here’s Another Idea

To increase voter turnout, Nathan Hatchman, head of Los Angles Ethics Commission, has suggested entering people who vote into a lottery for cash prizes. It could... Read more »

Mexicans Aren’t White: Mexicans Are White

Once again the almost four hundred year deep divide separating white and black Americans has shaken the American experience in a St. Louis suburb, Ferguson, Missouri. Watching... Read more »

There They Go Again

I wish I could say I was surprised. I wish I could say that this is a new frustration. In reality it is just the same old song we keep hearing from public employee... Read more »

Let’s Revive Neighborhood Watch

We’ve noticed that many of the neighborhood watch signs we’ve come across lately are old and in disrepair. To us, it’s an indication that what was once a significant... Read more »

Ferguson Exposes the Creeping Militarization of Police Forces

The tragedies unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, are doubly infuriating. First, there is the obvious outrage of yet another unarmed black teenager being stopped by... Read more »

50 Years Later, ‘Upward Bound’ Still Vital

Fifty years ago this year, the federal government created Upward Bound, a program to help low-income students enroll in college. Today, with poverty rates again... Read more »

New School Funding Demands Vigilant Oversight

California school districts receiving a bump in revenue to help them do a better job of providing services to students who are low-income, in foster care, English... Read more »

Here Comes the Sun – Cash – America’s Solar Powered Con

My least fondest memory of Marine Corps Boot Camp was an exercise a dozen men would do when they picked up a telephone pole weighing hundreds of pounds, pulled it... Read more »

California Businesses Need Stronger Federal Clean Water Rules

You don’t have to be a native Californian to know how important water is to our state, especially in light of the current record-breaking drought. The total cost... Read more »

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