February 2012

SACRAMENTO – In his continuing effort to end frivolous and costly lawsuits against California businesses, Senator Bob Dutton (R-Rancho Cucamonga) introduced Senate Bill 1186 today that stops unscrupulous attorneys, using the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), to extort money from businesses. SB 1186 allows business owners 90 days to fix minor

This one should be tough for the supporters of the current regime to swallow….AND it comes from ABC NEWS…no Snopes or Wikileaks on this one!! U.S.A. Bridges and Roads Being Built by Chinese Firms Shocking to say the least!  This video is a jaw-dropper that will make you sick.  (It

Politics: Is sanity finally coming to California’s Central Valley? America’s breadbasket has long been victim of capricious water cutoffs to “save” the environment. A bill in Congress puts an end to this man-made drought. It should pass. Rep. Devin Nunes of Visalia, Calif., has come forward with a legislative remedy

Transportation system insufficient to meet baby boomers’ growing mobility and safety needs Older motorists are involved in a disproportionately high share of traffic fatalities. Although drivers 65 and older account for eight percent of all miles driven, they comprise 17 percent of all traffic fatalities, according to a new TRIP report.

Even though California’s statewide sales tax declined in June with the expiration of temporary 1 percent tax, the Golden State still has the highest statewide sales tax in the country at 7.25 percent, according to data from the Tax Foundation, a Washington, D.C., fiscal research group that favors low taxes. 

OOIDA/CTN 2/21/2012 The Port of Los Angeles and Swift Transportation have reached a settlement over the mega-carrier’s $11.8 million grant grab from the port to purchase new trucks. Swift, is ranked No. 10 out of the top 100 largest U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers by revenue. The company reported earnings

Gas and diesel prices shoot up all along the West Coast and Canada. The average price of unleaded in Orange County is now $4.06. February 20, 2012 Southern California gasoline prices, already topping an average of $4 per gallon, may climb at an even higher rate because of a major fire at

California has made a full-blown commitment to reducing reliance on fossil-fuel energy and other limited resources. Utilities are required to use solar, wind and geothermal sources for a third of their electricity supply by 2020, while owners of homes and businesses are being urged to install solar panels. The state is

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME and WASHINGTON – A new report on gas, diesel, and oil prices from Wright Express (WEX) says gas and diesel prices are likely to keep climbing during the next couple of months. Retail gasoline will sell between $3.50 and $3.75 per gallon by mid-March. The national average is currently $3.48

It’s not just global warming whiners Michael Mann and Katharine Hayhoe. The Wichita Eagle reports; Charles Koch, his brother and employees have in recent months been getting death threats, hundreds of obscenity-laced hate messages, and harassment from some far left-wing groups, Koch said on Thursday. “We are under attack from various directions,