California’s war on cars

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Without much public awareness, California is waging war on cars and places to park them. The California State Legislature,the newest salvo in the war on cars can be seen in Assembly Bill 744 (AB 744)

Imperialism in California dictates local planning decisions


A famous American, years ago, once said the following about a political opponent: “He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people, and eat out their substance.” Today, when it comes to local planning, the same kind of oppression is occurring in Bay Area cities. Bureaucrats […]

Nehring smokes Newsom with Colorado Marijuana Legalization report

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California GOP Lt Governor candidate Ron Nehring is touting a new report on the impact of marijuana legalization in Colorado. The report details unacceptable increases in impaired driving, underage marijuana access and use, emergency room admissions and rising community costs. Nehring is flogging Democrat incumbent Lt Governor Gavin Newsom with the report, as Newsome has […]

16th Assembly race is pivotal for California GOP, local Democrats

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At their far from elegant “no host cocktail” inspired election night soiree held at the San Ramon Country Club, Contra Costa Republican Chairwomen Becky Koleberg had reason to be ecstatic.  For the first time in several years, the local GOP actually had something to celebrate. Republican candidate Catharine Baker won a plurality in the highly contested […]

Hispanic Chamber endorses SB 928 California – Mexico Trade Office

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The Contra Costa County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce recently endorsed SB-928 that will establish a California Trade Office with Mexico. It’s a wonder such an effort does not already exist. To be established by 2016, The office would supervised  by Governor’s Brown’s Office of Business and Economic Development. The mission will be to promote exporting, facilitate capital investment from […]

Stressed out communities in California caused by Progressive policies

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Flying under the radar, a real estate web site called Movoto has released a list of the 10 most stressed out communities in the United States.  Three cities in California San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles make the top of the list behind the leader Washington D.C. the most difficult locations for people to live. Criteria for this […]

Neel Kashkari is the moderate Republican California needs as Governor


Running for governor of California is a very moderate Republican named Neel Kashkari. Kashkari is a Wall-Street figure who helped the administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama arrange, during the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the bailouts of several banks. Kashkari, 40, is running in the June 2014 primary. Kashkari is a life-long Republican. Because […]