Progress on new bi-national drought plan in Colorado basin slow going

Progress on new bi-national drought plan in Colorado basin slow going

By Issac Windes / Cronkite News States, federal and Mexican officials hailed a bi-national agreement this fall that they said could lead to a radical shift in how the region prepares for and responds to drought. But three months later, they appear no closer to a drought contingency plan, as negotiations have pitted states and […]

Coffee sold in California could carry cancer warning labels

Coffee sold in California could carry cancer warning labels

“Coffee could carry an ominous cancer warning in California if a nonprofit group prevails in a Los Angeles courtroom.” In a 7-year-old case against Starbucks and others, a group called the Council for Education and Research on Toxics “says coffee companies violated a state law requiring they warn consumers about a chemical created in the […]

States’ boycotts of states, cont’d

States’ boycotts of states, cont’d

“California state university researchers are banned from using funds to travel to Texas to study Harvey’s aftermath.” — Joshua McCabe on Twitter. The guidelines from California Attorney General Xavier Becerra do cite the legislature’s allowance of a number of narrow exceptions including travel that is “required…for the protection of public health, welfare, or safety, as determined by the […]

Carmel-by-the-Sea provides a perfect, rustic weekend

Carmel-by-the-Sea provides a perfect, rustic weekend

From Travel Pulse One of the most beautiful collaborations between man and nature has to be the seaside bohemian artist village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Located just five miles south of Monterey, Carmel’s groves of live oaks, pines and Monterey Cypress meet the white silky sands of its pristine beach. What began as an artist colony that […]

Tesla continues to use government to rob the poor to pay the rich

Tesla continues to use government to rob the poor to pay the rich

By H. Sterling Burnett / Heartland Institute Federal largesse is finally running out for Tesla buyers, who will no longer be able to claim a $7,500 per-vehicle tax credit. The company expects to sell its 200,000th luxury vehicle anticipated sometime in 2017. Years ago, Tesla promised the masses an affordable electric vehicle getting more than […]

California memorabilia law could tank small bookstores

California memorabilia law could tank small bookstores

Author signings are an important source of traffic for many small community bookstores, but the new California law discussed in this space last year could make them impractical. The bill requires that retailers provide witnessed certificates of authenticity for signed items of value, which must record extensive information on matters such as the size of […]

Great Police blotter!

Great Police blotter!

Lowering the Bar – Police say a California man promptly decided to return a van he had just stolen after noticing that it had a dead body inside. Since he had stolen the van from a mortuary, it’s a little surprising he didn’t check to see if the van was occupied before he drove it […]

California’s recipe for voter fraud on a massive scale

California’s recipe for voter fraud on a massive scale

By Assemblyman Tim Donnelly The media have exhibited a pathological determination to ignore any possibility of voter fraud, in spite of mountains of evidence to the contrary. In the headlines, the narrative is repeated over and over again: President Donald Trump is making it all up. USA Today: “Fact check: Trump claims massive voter fraud; here’s the […]

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