Downsizing

“Downsizing” in contemporary vernacular has come to be associated with reducing...

Maria Fotopoulos

A View of 2017 through Jobs

“Fake news” became a standard line in 2017, and it’s not surprising when...

Maria Fotopoulos

MS-13 Operating in White House’s Shadow

Langley Park, MD., near White House, hotbed of MS-13 violence. Open border’s...

Joe Guzzardi

Another Year Ends with Scant Media Reporting on Overpopulation

Journalists consider writing about overpopulation too risky. As 2017 draws to a close,...

Joe Guzzardi

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  While we support everyone's right to their own beliefs, we do not believe that employers should be able to deprive their employees of health care coverage for birth control.

There’s Something in California’s Air, and It’s Awful

By Maria Fotopoulos
January 8, 2018
NOOZHAWK Santa Barbara
 
When we were planning a move to Los Angeles some 25 years ago, my marching orders when looking for a place to live were “Santa Monica or the Westside, close to the water.” Those are desirable places to live, yes, but the overriding factor was air quality — better air closer to the water was the thinking.
 

California's Deadly Wilfires

California's Deadly Wildfires 

California's Immense Population Growth has made wildfires more deadly . . . 

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Smog Is Getting Worse In LA, Confounding Experts


By Socal Patch Staff
November 15, 2017
Brentwood Patch
 

LOS ANGELES, CA — Southern California smog worsened for a second straight year in the latest sign that progress in cleaning the nation's most polluted air is faltering, it was reported Wednesday.

Immigration uproar looms over trial in Kate Steinle’s death

By Bob Egelko
October 23, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle
 
Kate Steinle’s shooting death on a San Francisco pier in July 2015 by a man who had been deported multiple times escalated quickly from a crime to the subject of a nationwide furor over illegal immigration.

These 2,450 Acres Near L.A. Are California’s Next Big Development Fight

PHOTO BY JIM GALLAGHER

By Will Doig
October 2, 2017
Next City
 
An emerald island in a sea of gray and brown sprawl is at the heart of a raging debate over the road to sustainability.
 

Which California megaprojects get breaks from complying with environmental law? Sometimes, it depends on the project

Newhall Ranch, the site of a proposed 21,500-unit housing development. The project often has been stymied by environmental lawsuits.
(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)

Writing from the swamp, where questions are many

Joe Guzzardi
September 27, 2017
As seen in:
The Jackson Sun
Daly Press

Last November, Californians for Population Stabilization joined a federal lawsuit filed by the Washington, D.C.-based Immigration Reform Law Institute against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for their failures to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act.

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