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

Renowned biologist Edward O. Wilson calls for preserving half of Earth to save biodiversity

The extinct golden toad (Incilius periglenes) formerly lived in a small area of cloud forest in Costa Rica.
The last sighting was in May 1989, and it has since been officially classified as extinct.  Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

California's crumbling infrastructure evidence of poor priorities

Heavy equipment operators dig access points to the riverbank to allow heavy equipment access to remove the sediment and debris from the diversion pool area just below the damaged spillway at Oroville Dam in Butte County. Photo taken February 17, 2017. Brian Baer/ California Department of Water Resources

By: Todd Firchette
February 20, 2017
Western Farm Press
 

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

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