‘Rogue’ ICE Agents Protecting Americans

Publicity hound Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and the Hispanic Congressional Congress are in...

Joe Guzzardi

Gilroy, Calif., Garlic Growers Get Wise to Ending Labor Shortages: Pay Workers More!

When I lived in California’s San Joaquin Valley, I made a point to attend as many of the...

Joe Guzzardi

California Pols Move to Protect Aliens, Welcome Refugees, Ignore L.A.’s Homeless

Problem: Los Angeles’ acute homelessness. Solution: More immigration, more refugees...

Joe Guzzardi

Population, Pollution, Climate Change and Environmental Justice in California

The Folly of Wanting to Have Your Cake and Eat it too There are two red-hot political issues which...

Leon Kolankiewicz

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether private corporations can obtain an exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate of the Affordable Care Act. While we support everyone's right to their own beliefs, we do not believe that employers should be able to deprive their employees of health care coverage for birth control.

California spent on high-speed rail and illegal immigrants, but ignored Oroville Dam

Photo by: Randy Pench
The California Department of Water Resources increased the amount of water being discharged from Lake Oroville in anticipation of storms later this week as well as snowmelt this spring, but criticism about neglect of the 50-year-old dam continues to flood the office of Gov. Jerry Brown. (Associated Press)

 
By Valerie Richardson
February 13, 2017

Forget Silicon Valley: Here’s the place worried that Trump will chop technology visas

Seema Mody
February 13, 2017
CNBC
 
President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda and his focus on curbing immigration have stoked fears that visas widely given to technology workers may be on the chopping block.
 

San Joaquin Valley continues to sink because of groundwater pumping, NASA says

Joseph Serna
February 9, 2017
Los Angeles Times

California’s San Joaquin Valley continues to sink at an alarming rate because of groundwater pumping and irrigation, according to a new study by NASA.

CAPS Embraces the American Dream ...

CAPS does not advocate blaming people from other countries for wanting to come live here. 

Trump threatens to defund ‘out of control’ California

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday delivered his State of the State address, departing with the traditional practice of listing every issue and restating every priority to focus on the “broader context of our country and its challenges.” Bee Capitol Bureau 
 
By Sean Cockerham
February 5, 2017
McClatchy DC
 

California Legislature moving quickly on bills to defy Trump on immigration

Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León is the author of Senate Bill 54, which would prohibit state and local law enforcement from putting their resources into immigration enforcement. Photo: Randy Pench

Trump moves ahead with wall, puts stamp on U.S. immigration, security policy

U.S. Border Patrol agents from Boulevard Station, who's nick-name is the 'East County Regulators' head out on patrol near Jacumba, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

By Julia Edwards Ainsley
January 26, 2017
Reuters
 

California has the nation’s highest poverty rate, when factoring in cost-of-living

By Chris Nichols
January 23, 2017
Capital Public Radio
 
PolitiFact California looks at claims made by elected officials, candidates and groups
and rates them as: True, Mostly True, Half True, Mostly False, False and Pants On Fire.

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