Downsizing

“Downsizing” in contemporary vernacular has come to be associated with reducing...

Maria Fotopoulos

A View of 2017 through Jobs

“Fake news” became a standard line in 2017, and it’s not surprising when...

Maria Fotopoulos

MS-13 Operating in White House’s Shadow

Langley Park, MD., near White House, hotbed of MS-13 violence. Open border’s...

Joe Guzzardi

Another Year Ends with Scant Media Reporting on Overpopulation

Journalists consider writing about overpopulation too risky. As 2017 draws to a close,...

Joe Guzzardi

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.

Mnuchin: Unemployment rate is 'not real'

By Peter Schroeder
January 19, 2017
The Hill

Steven Mnuchin dismissed the sharp decline in the unemployment rate as “not real,” arguing that the average American still hasn’t felt anything from the economic recovery.
 

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