California Assemblyman’s Valiant Anti-Sanctuary Bill Fails

In a bold, trend-defying but mostly symbolic move, California Assemblyman Travis Allen, a...

Joe Guzzardi

DREAMer Wants More Immigration, Denies Committing Felony Identity Theft

Fox News host Tucker Carlson posted this query to former Wall Street executive Jullisa Arce:...

Joe Guzzardi

California’s Crappy Air Quality

Population Overwhelms Pollution Control USA Today reports that six of the top ten cities with...

Leon Kolankiewicz

Big Win! Supreme Court Won’t Hear Asylum-Seeking Central Americans’ Appeal

The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal made by a group of unlawful Salvadoran, Guatemalan and...

Joe Guzzardi

Hail Cesar!

Cesar Chavez in 1979 (Photo: Library of Congress)

By Mark Krikorian
March 31, 2017
The National Review

 Honor the Farm Workers leader’s 90th birthday with National Border Control Day.

​San Diego Area Mayors Organize Opposition To ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill

El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells speaks at a press conference on a bill to make California a "sanctuary state," March 29, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Sevilla/ KPBS
 
By Andrew Bowen
March 29, 2017
KPBS

In California, salt taints soil, threatening food security.

Salty soil in California’s Central Valley spurs sacrifice zones, solutions and, in some cases, solar panels.

Number of sanctuary cities nears 500

By Stephen Dinan
March 14, 2017
The Washington Times
 
Nearly 500 jurisdictions are now sanctuary cities, according to a group that’s tracked the issue for more than a decade, and who said there’s been a massive surge in the number of places trying to thwart federal immigration agents since President Trump’s election.
 

California’s population getting grayer, new projections show

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Jim Miller
March 10, 2017

Rachel Carson: A sensitive soul who changed the way we see — and treat — the world

Leon Kolankiewicz
March 8, 2017
Mongabay
  • Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz touted Rachel Carson as a heroine and role model for girls in his comic strips. That may well have been the case, but the more I learned about her as I matured and my interest in nature and the environment deepened, the more she became my hero, too.

California won't meet its climate change goals without a lot more housing density in its cities

By Liam Dillon
March 6, 2017
LA Times

To meet the bold new climate change goals put in place last year, California will work to put millions of electric cars on the road, revolutionize its dairy industry and generate half of all power from solar panels and other renewable sources.

But those efforts will come up short, warn state regulators, without dramatic changes to how Californians live and travel.

Public University Lays off 79 IT Workers After They Train Outsourced Replacements

Laid-off unionized IT workers at the University of California's San Francisco campus protested and spoke to the media on their last day of work.

Joe Mullin
March 2, 2017
Ars Technica

Union says it's the first time a public university has embraced IT outsourcing. 

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