Policy debates over curriculum often center on test scores and other student performance indicators.  However, according to a recent lawsuit filed in federal court, curricular bias and indoctrination have reached shocking levels that raise serious constitutional concerns. The lawsuit was filed by Fair Education Santa Barbara,...

Irate over plummeting stock prices in recent weeks, the media reported that President Trump wanted to fire his appointed Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.  But can he really fire him?  It turns out that the law is murky in this area.  Trump can fire Powell, but...

California’s 40th governor – Gavin Newsom – will be sworn in this morning on the steps of the State Capitol, at a ceremony filled with pomp-and-circumstance. The tradition of an inauguration is America’s version of the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.  The new chief...

Tim Anaya - A Trip Down California Inaugural History Lane https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htqHCb27S-8 On Monday, Gavin Newsom will be sworn in as California's next governor. If, like me, you enjoy the ceremony and pageantry of inaugurations, check out this Huell Howser special from the mid-1990's exploring the history...

Reality TV doesn’t get any better than the recent Oval Office brawl with Trump, Pelosi, and Schumer duking it out over border security. The media made much of it: “pitched partisan argument” (Politico), “testy confrontation” (New York Times), “political fireworks” (ABC).  The days of smiling,...

Does everyone by virtue of their existence have a right to shelter? It’s a question the California legislature will consider in 2019. Earlier this month, Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, introduced Senate Bill 48. This Right to Shelter Bill “aims to ensure that homeless individuals and...