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Let’s Keep Our Communities Safe

Let’s Keep Our Communities Safe

  “The most dangerous social experiment of our generation.” That is how Newport Beach Police Chief Jay Johnson describes the state “realignment” program to release state prisoners back to local jails and supervised community release. Faced with court-mandated requirements to reduce prison populations, Gov. Jerry Brown and the state legislature enacted AB 109 that mandated […]

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Take a Stance on Fracking

Take a Stance on Fracking

Editor, An essential element of a viable democracy is that its citizens be accurately informed, and that, once informed, they actively participate in the process of decision making.   I fully believe that when the people of this nation have the information they need, they will make good choices.   Many are concerned that the […]

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Green Light

Green Light

Merchants of Doubt, Texas Oil, and Prop. 23 Doubt. Texas oil companies. Proposition 23. These are three connected matters that are affecting all Californians. As mid-term elections approach, we need to understand these connections. I was helped in that regard recently by attending a lecture by UC San Diego science historian Naomi Oreskes on the […]