California

Business & Economics

Steve Hilton – The Next Revolution – in California?

Our guest in this episode is Steve Hilton, host of The Next Revolution on Fox News and The Daily California podcast.

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A California Homeless Christmas Carol

My brother’s phone was dead — really dead. But his exacting and obsessive nature wouldn’t permit him move on. A few days earlier, he had lost his phone along with several credit cards. Technology being what it is, his wife’s phone was able to pinpoint exactly where it was — …

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CA’s Housing Crisis is So Bad That Families Are Now Taking in Their Child’s Teacher

“Do you have a room for rent?” asks the Rooms For Rent For MUSD Educators online form. “Please fill out this form and our MUSD educators who are seeking a room to rent will be notified. The rest is up to you.” “​​The continued loss of staff is what led …

Business & Economics

2022 All-Stars Year-End Awards

What you’ve all been waiting – PRI All-Stars Year-End Awards. The cast of PRI characters include Lance Izumi, senior director of education; Kerry Jackson, senior fellow on California Reform, Ben Smithwick, vice president of development, Tim Anaya, vice president of marketing and communications, and your host Rowena Itchon.

Animals

California’s Wiley Urban Coyotes

Last week, a home security camera in a suburban Woodland Hills neighborhood captured shocking footage of a coyote attacking a toddler girl. Having just returned home from preschool pick-up, the child’s father had turned his back for just a moment as he unloaded the SUV. When he heard his child …

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Gaslighting California’s Crime Victims

“Gaslighting” is Merriam Webster’s Word of the Year for 2022. It is defined by Webster’s as the: “Psychological manipulation of a person usually over an extended period of time that causes the victim to question the validity of their own thoughts, perception of reality, or memories and typically leads to …

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State Budget Update: ‘Nothing to See Here’

Back in 2003, Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf became a notorious figure in global media for his press statements at the start of the War in Iraq. Declaring that “Baghdad is safe” and “(American) infidels are committing suicide by the hundreds in the gates of Baghdad” as US tanks raced through the …

athletes

Dottie Pepper – Letters to a Future Champion

Our special guest this week is golfing legend Dottie Pepper.  Her book, Letters to A Future Champion – My Time with Mr. Pulver, caught Tim’s eye and he made it his book recommendation for last year’s Holiday Book guide.  We chat with Dottie about her book, which is a tribute …

California

Rush to get out of California is accelerating

California hasn’t changed much in quite a few years. Voters put the dominant party back in power in November’s elections while businesses continue to flee the state. What’s different, though, is the pace of the commercial outflow has picked up. Departures have been ongoing for more than a decade. Businesses …

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U.S. land ‘shortage’ is result of artificial growth limits

Some of the social-media responses to a Wall Street Journal article in September headlined, “The U.S. is Running Short of Land for Housing,” were heated. They proved – for anyone who has yet to realize it – that Tweeters and Facebook users might not always read posted articles particularly carefully …

Business & Economics

Steve Hilton – The Next Revolution – in California?

Our guest in this episode is Steve Hilton, host of The Next Revolution on Fox News and The Daily California podcast.

Blog

A California Homeless Christmas Carol

My brother’s phone was dead — really dead. But his exacting and obsessive nature wouldn’t permit him move on. A few days earlier, he had lost his phone along with several credit cards. Technology being what it is, his wife’s phone was able to pinpoint exactly where it was — …

Blog

CA’s Housing Crisis is So Bad That Families Are Now Taking in Their Child’s Teacher

“Do you have a room for rent?” asks the Rooms For Rent For MUSD Educators online form. “Please fill out this form and our MUSD educators who are seeking a room to rent will be notified. The rest is up to you.” “​​The continued loss of staff is what led …

Business & Economics

2022 All-Stars Year-End Awards

What you’ve all been waiting – PRI All-Stars Year-End Awards. The cast of PRI characters include Lance Izumi, senior director of education; Kerry Jackson, senior fellow on California Reform, Ben Smithwick, vice president of development, Tim Anaya, vice president of marketing and communications, and your host Rowena Itchon.

Animals

California’s Wiley Urban Coyotes

Last week, a home security camera in a suburban Woodland Hills neighborhood captured shocking footage of a coyote attacking a toddler girl. Having just returned home from preschool pick-up, the child’s father had turned his back for just a moment as he unloaded the SUV. When he heard his child …

Blog

Gaslighting California’s Crime Victims

“Gaslighting” is Merriam Webster’s Word of the Year for 2022. It is defined by Webster’s as the: “Psychological manipulation of a person usually over an extended period of time that causes the victim to question the validity of their own thoughts, perception of reality, or memories and typically leads to …

Blog

State Budget Update: ‘Nothing to See Here’

Back in 2003, Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf became a notorious figure in global media for his press statements at the start of the War in Iraq. Declaring that “Baghdad is safe” and “(American) infidels are committing suicide by the hundreds in the gates of Baghdad” as US tanks raced through the …

athletes

Dottie Pepper – Letters to a Future Champion

Our special guest this week is golfing legend Dottie Pepper.  Her book, Letters to A Future Champion – My Time with Mr. Pulver, caught Tim’s eye and he made it his book recommendation for last year’s Holiday Book guide.  We chat with Dottie about her book, which is a tribute …

California

Rush to get out of California is accelerating

California hasn’t changed much in quite a few years. Voters put the dominant party back in power in November’s elections while businesses continue to flee the state. What’s different, though, is the pace of the commercial outflow has picked up. Departures have been ongoing for more than a decade. Businesses …

Blog

U.S. land ‘shortage’ is result of artificial growth limits

Some of the social-media responses to a Wall Street Journal article in September headlined, “The U.S. is Running Short of Land for Housing,” were heated. They proved – for anyone who has yet to realize it – that Tweeters and Facebook users might not always read posted articles particularly carefully …

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