What if Brown’s Right about Winter Wildfires ‘the new normal’?

Census Bureau projects show Santa Barbara at increasing risk from wildfire loss. The Thomas...

Joe Guzzardi

USCIS Director: ‘Immigration System Failing’

Director Cissna tells press he want to insure immigrants succeed. On December 8, three days...

Joe Guzzardi

California Wildfires: People Overage, Water Shortage

Massive Wildfires Engulf Santa Barbara, Ventura Typically, the Southern...

Joe Guzzardi

November Bureau of Labor Statistics Report Encouraging, but Automation Advancing

Robots prepare pizzas quicker than humans. The November Bureau of Labor Statistics report...

Joe Guzzardi

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  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's Deadly Wilfires

California's Deadly Wildfires 

California's Immense Population Growth has made wildfires more deadly . . . 

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Smog Is Getting Worse In LA, Confounding Experts


By Socal Patch Staff
November 15, 2017
Brentwood Patch
 

LOS ANGELES, CA — Southern California smog worsened for a second straight year in the latest sign that progress in cleaning the nation's most polluted air is faltering, it was reported Wednesday.

Immigration uproar looms over trial in Kate Steinle’s death

By Bob Egelko
October 23, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle
 
Kate Steinle’s shooting death on a San Francisco pier in July 2015 by a man who had been deported multiple times escalated quickly from a crime to the subject of a nationwide furor over illegal immigration.

These 2,450 Acres Near L.A. Are California’s Next Big Development Fight

PHOTO BY JIM GALLAGHER

By Will Doig
October 2, 2017
Next City
 
An emerald island in a sea of gray and brown sprawl is at the heart of a raging debate over the road to sustainability.
 

Which California megaprojects get breaks from complying with environmental law? Sometimes, it depends on the project

Newhall Ranch, the site of a proposed 21,500-unit housing development. The project often has been stymied by environmental lawsuits.
(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)

Writing from the swamp, where questions are many

Joe Guzzardi
September 27, 2017
As seen in:
The Jackson Sun
Daly Press

Last November, Californians for Population Stabilization joined a federal lawsuit filed by the Washington, D.C.-based Immigration Reform Law Institute against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for their failures to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act.

Hear about the tract house that went for $800,000 above asking? Welcome to California 2017

Online real estate ad for Sunnyvale home that went for nearly $800,000 over the asking price. (Keller Williams Realty)

By Steve Lopez
September 16, 2017
Los Angeles Times

The population of California was just above 10 million when I joined the party in 1953. Today we’ve got nearly four times as many residents, or just short of 40 million.

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