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North County Daily Star
Big Bay Boom
Rewatch fireworks over San Diego Bay
New Disney animated series takes place in Oceanside
The Coast News
San Diego County getting more firefighting aircraft
for wildfire season
The Coast News Group
“Vista received a $65,000 grant from the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Homeless Solutions and Equitable Communities for capital improvements related to the Safe Parking Program.”
Homeless people turned away
from San Diego shelters every day
Shelters usually operate at more than 90 percent capacity. I tell them, ‘I’m sorry, there’s no more beds.’
“Interfaith Community Services CEO Greg Anglea said fewer than 150 shelter beds are available in North County, which has about 2,000 homeless people. Interfaith operates the 49-bed Haven House shelter at its Escondido headquarters.”
The San Diego Union-Tribune
…”after housing over 50 homeless veterans
and seeing literally ALL of them
back on the street with their continued addiction
after our 9 months of rental assistance was finished
I realized this was a toxic cycle.”
Related at Social Studies
Are some non-profits
farming homeless addicts?
“In a randomized controlled trial, homeless people were given furnished apartments and allowed to keep them unless they failed a drug test, at which point they were sent to stay in a shelter. Sixty-five percent of participants completed the program.
Instead of attempting to guarantee Californians a right to housing, which will likely never be realized, Californians should instead be guaranteed a right to shelter. New York City, a city with over 77,000 homeless people, has sheltered 95 percent of its homeless population. It does not suffer from the same problems of open air drug scenes and homeless encampments.”
California Peace Coalition
Vista meeting hall brings
dozens of recovery programs under one roof
“The Steps Meeting Hall opened seven years ago to provide a home for dozens of 12-Step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous and Gamblers Anonymous. Now the hall is home to nearly 50 programs serving about 1,000 people in recovery programs each week.
Next door is the Serenity STEPS Shop, 1717 E. Vista Way-Suite 115, which helps support the hall through the sales of recovery related coins, spiritual items and other merchandise.”
VISTA IS OPEN!
California to Observe
Fentanyl Awareness Day
to Combat Opioid Crisis
“Fentanyl kills more Americans under 50 than any other cause of death, including heart disease, cancer, homicide, suicide, and other accidents. Last year 6,843 people died in California from opioid overdose, 5,722 of these deaths were related to Fentanyl.”
Debbie L. Sklar
TIMES of SAN DIEGO
Related at North County Daily Star
Chula Vista opens first bridge shelter
to combat homeless crisis
“The shelter is equipped with over 60 tiny-homes which house two individuals each. The houses are pet-friendly, customizable, and temperature regulated. To qualify for a three month stay, individuals must be sober.”KUSI News
Did HUD, the State of California, and the County of SD help to fund this project?
“U.S. border cities have struggled to shelter the new arrivals and provide transportation to other destinations. Far from the border, other cities say they are also struggling to cope, such as New York, where Mayor Eric Adams temporarily loosened right-to-shelter rules because of strained resources.”Liliana Salgado and Ted Hesson
Migrants to be housed in 6 more NYC school gyms
outraged parents say plan is ‘just insane’
There’s a lot of empty office space in New York City. A lot of mom-and-pop businesses closed down permanently during the lockdowns and masking. Could they use some of that empty office space to shelter the homeless?
Are border policies part of the plan? Is California being infused with cheap abundant labor prior to an upcoming presidential election that may be featuring Newsom? If that is the plan, will it backfire? The buzz is that plenty of our new arrivals are heading to red states because it’s cheaper to live there. Is the plan to send a million or two in a flood so social services there just can’t cope? Is this a political game to them?
El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells
reacts to Todd Gloria’s “call to action”
“We have 110 people that are sheltered
per 10,000 residents. Whereas,
San Diego has 23 per 10,000 residents…
We’re staying away from the Housing First model.
Our primary thing is the East County Transitional Living Center which requires that you’re clean and sober to be in the program. But, it’s a tremendously successfuly program. To do this, we have to mostly do non-governmental funding.
We have to raise money within the population. The business community steps up to raise money… There’s a lot of different fund raisers for that.”
Mayor of El Cajon
El Cajon is sheltering one out of every hundred residents? That’s a major commitment to this. The report still shows ~200 unsheltered there. Maybe those are the addicted homeless? It will be interesting to see what plans El Cajon comes up with next. They’re definitely giving this some serious attention. Since El Cajon uses their own funding, they get to choose their own homelessness solutions.
Mayor Todd Gloria’s homeless shelter strategy
is mostly unfunded.
Here’s what it could cost
“Ultimately, the city will count on donations from private, corporate and philanthropic groups.”
top City of San Diego official
dedicated to homelessness solutions
Vista Mayor John Franklin State of the City
North County Daily Star
“…Vista-based Crest Backyard Homes specializes in installing backyard living quarters that are commonly used to house either multigenerational family members or to help a household gain some extra income and provide more local housing by renting out the additional space.”
The Coast News
Vista planners to hear proposals for church demolition, apartments
“New Community Church has occupied the site since at least the late 2000s. The property was put up for sale in 2021.”
OsideNews, North Coast Current
Is this church in Vista Village moving to that Walgreen’s building corner of Civic Center and Santa Fe that’s been vacant for ages? Is Union Bank becoming U.S. Bank in May 2023… and then closing down its location next to that Walgreens? There’s a US Bank near Staples in Vista Village… and a US Bank ATM machine inside Albertsons.
Cross the U.S.-Mexico border often?
Here’s how to avoid becoming a ‘blind mule’?
Who profits from Southern California’s high gas bills?
The problem is we don’t know
Los Angeles Times
SDG&E Seeks Major Reform of Residential Electric Rates
with Flat Rate Plan
TIMES of SAN DIEGO
How does SDG&E expect to audit customer income? Can SDG&E access your tax return without a court order? Are utilities in California already selling private energy usage data to third party corporations? If they have our financial data, will that be up for sale?
Encinitas Community Garden
hosting Farm-to-Table fundraiser dinner
“On a two-acre plot of land owned by the Encinitas Union School District, the Encinitas Community Garden offers 120 garden plots for residents to lease on a yearly basis ($90 per year for a smaller plot and $180 per year for a larger plot)…
Since gardeners are not allowed to use synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides, everything in the garden is completely organic and safe to eat straight from the ground, vine or bush. A composting program allows gardeners to recycle their organic waste and turn it into nutrient-rich compost.”
The Coast News
The Roundup reckoning
Farmworkers win key glyphosate decision
“On June 17, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed what we have long known – that the EPA’s safety findings are deeply flawed. The court’s decision in Rural Coalition, et al. v. U.S. EPA overturned the agency’s determination that glyphosate is not likely to cause cancer. It also held that the EPA failed to protect species listed under the Endangered Species Act before approving glyphosate.”
Amy van Saun and Bill Frees
Center for Food Safety
THE NEW LEDE
Related from THE NEW LEDE
“The 9th Circuit panel found that the EPA failed to follow established guidelines for determining cancer risk, ignored important studies, and discounted expert advice from a scientific advisory panel in officially declaring that the weed killer glyphosate was ‘not likely to be carcinogenic.'”
Appeals court overturns a Monsanto win
on Roundup cancer issue
11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Whistleblowers Expose Corruption in EPA Chemical Safety Office
EPA managers removed information about the risks posed by dozens of chemicals, according to whistleblowers.
The Biggest Little Farm
This award-winning film is an epic odyssey to farm within a reawakening ecosystem. Breathtaking cinematography documents how an unhealthy environment is transformed into an organic ecosystem with thriving bees, birds, hummers, natural rodent and insect control, and land that captures water when it rains. Video rental available at Amazon.
Apricot Lane Farms
Bee Leaf USA
Bee Relocation Services
Consultation | Backyard & Corporate Beekeeping
226 Washington St., Vista
6,000 lbs of food on 1/10th acre
Urban Homestead – Urban Permaculture
“Over 6,000 pounds of food per year, on 1/10 acre located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles. The Dervaes family grows over 400 species of plants, 4,300 pounds of vegetable food, 900 chicken and 1,000 duck eggs, 25 lbs of honey, plus seasonal fruits throughout the year.
From 1/10th of an acre, four people manage to get over 90% of their daily food and the family reports earnings of $20,000 per year (AFTER they eat from what is produced).
This is done without the use of the expensive & destructive synthetic chemicals associated with industrial mono-cropping, while simultaneously improving the fertility and overall condition of the land being used to grow this food on. Scaled up to an acre, that would equal $200,000 per year!
To follow the Dervaes and their Urban Homesteading activites, you can find them at http://urbanhomestead.org”
Book by Rachel Carson
Silent Spring began with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural animals, domestic pets, and even humans.
Utilizing her many sources in federal science and in private research, Carson spent over six years documenting her analysis that humans were misusing powerful, persistent, chemical pesticides before knowing the full extent of their potential harm to the whole biota.
She admonished her readers and audiences to ask “Who Speaks, And Why?” and therein to set the seeds of social revolution. She identified human hubris and financial self-interest as the crux of the problem and asked if we could master ourselves and our appetites to live as though we humans are an equal part of the earth’s systems and not the master of them.
Silent Spring inspired the modern environmental movement, which began in earnest a decade later. It is recognized as the environmental text that “changed the world.”
The Life and Legacy of
“There’s a pesticide called Atrazine
which has shown
when frogs and amphibians are exposed to it
they become hermaphrodites,
meaning they have both male and female genitalia.”
Dr. Andrew Kaufman
Atrazine induces complete feminization and chemical castration in male African clawed frogs
Proceedings of the
National Academy of Science
of the United States of America
Is Atrazine regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency?
New Study Shows Roundup Kills Bees
Glyphosate targets undesired weeds—as well as honeybees
‘We Have Screwed Up the Balance of Nature’
Chemical Expert Tells RFK, Jr.
“Neonicotinoids are a class of pesticides… used to coat seeds or impregnate them. They get incorporated into the leaves of the plant and any insect that eats the leaves or the stems of the plant is killed as well… The neonicotinoids don’t kill the bees, but they screw up their life function to the point that they might as well kill them…
Our dependence on bees is extraordinary because they’re the pollinators. They’re the ones that pollinate the fruit trees, the apples and the oranges and the apricots and the pears. But they also pollinate a lot of garden vegetables, a lot of grain seeds. And if we don’t have the pollinators, what are we going to do?”
Dr. David Carpenter
Institute for Health and the Environment
State University of New York at Albany
CHILDREN’S HEALTH DEFENSE NEWS & VIEWS
Related from the Defender:
EPA Ignores Own Science
Plans to Reapprove Deadly Neonicotinoid Pesticides
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to extend the registration of several neonicotinoid insecticides, despite the agency’s own findings of evidence of serious threats to pollinators, aquatic invertebrates and other wildlife.
Have 80% of winged insects disappeared over the past decade? Are most songbirds insect eaters? So, that explains why birds are disappearing?
Mexico Resists U.S. GMOs, Fights for Food Sovereignty
The Conscious Resistance Network
Canada Joins US Trade Complaint Against Mexico’s GMO Corn Ban
Bloomberg via Yahoo!Finance
How solar farms took over the California desert
‘An oasis has become a dead sea’
Residents feel trapped and choked by dust,
while experts warn environmental damage is
‘solving one problem by creating others’
“We’ve been led to believe that all solar is good solar. But it’s not when it molests pristine land, requires hundreds of millions of dollars to transmit to city centres, and loses so much power along the way. It is simply preserving the monopoly of the big energy companies.”
founder of Renova Energy
rooftop solar company based in Palm Desert
US approves expansive Southwest renewable energy project, involving Arizona
Assembly Passes Bill to
Tax News Links on Facebook and Google
to Support Local Newspapers
“We support a thriving news media, but cannot support a link tax. Taxes on sending internet traffic from one site to another is not a sustainable business model for any party involved, and sets a dangerous precedent for governments and carriers to impose fees on users navigating the open internet.”
Matt Schruers, President
Computer & Communications Industry Association
A California Bill Would
Break the Open Internet
& Harm Local News
“This would directly threaten
the free and open exchange of information online,
creating economic incentives
that would distort the market
and give more power to media gatekeepers.”
Florín Nájera-Uresti , Mike Rispoli
Free Press was a valiant warrior
fighting for net neutrality some years back.
When AB-886 is considered
in the California Senate in 2024,
Free Press may have an action page.
“This fight was not ‘Facebook v. Australia.’ Or ‘Facebook v. journalism’ even though some ignorant or dishonest people are making it out to be the case. This was always ‘Rupert Murdoch v. the open web.’ We may not like Facebook in the role of the defender of the open web (and it’s far from the best representative for the open web). But Facebook saying that it won’t pay a link tax is a defense of the open web…”
Related at tech dirt
Would the normalization of link taxes ultimately chill free speech on the internet and in the civic town square of social media?
And They Wonder Why…
…No One Trusts the Media Anymore
by Thomas Buckley, former mayor of Lake Elsinore
“The Point” Substack
Surf camps helps special needs kids in the water
The Coast News
SANDAG looking for public feedback
on unpopular mileage tax proposal
“Voting Mayor John Franklin off of the board would be another step towards passing the legislation. The Mileage Tax is wildly unpopular amongst average San Diego voters. It would disproportionately affect lower income and middle class workers with longer commutes.”
Would this mean that our cars would be tracked and surveilled in order to implement the plan?
Despite Massive Backlash and Resistance
LAPD Implements Robot Police Dogs
THE FREE THOUGHT PROJECT
San Diego Police Chief explains
consequences of banning K-9 use
Defunct Streetlight Cameras
Still Costing San Diego $1M Annually
The city is paying roughly $2,740 a day for equipment that hasn’t technically been in use since 2020. And now, officials want to spend more on a new streetlight surveillance system.
VOICE of SAN DIEGO
San Diego City Council Guts Surveillance Ordinance
to Protect Federal Task Forces
“The push for surveillance oversight began two years ago after revelations that the city’s new ‘energy-efficient’ streetlights came equipped with cameras and microphones.”
TENTH AMENDMENT CENTER
Critics Warn of ‘a Dragnet of Surveillance’
as U.S. Pushes Ahead With Plans for More ‘Smart’ Cities
“Re-stocking security apparatus with AI-driven mass surveillance is a dangerous political project which could lead to broad violations of human rights. Every action in a public space will get sucked into a dragnet of surveillance infrastructure, undermining fundamental civic freedoms.
Officials who control the designations of ‘abnormal or suspicious’ activities in societies also have the power to exacerbate a chilling effect on dissent and protest, and to supercharge discrimination against communities already targeted.”
Agnes Callamard, secretary general
CHILDREN’S HEALTH DEFENSE NEWS & VIEWS
Are 15 Minute Cities Smart?
by Thomas Buckley, former mayor of Lake Elsinore
“The Point” Substack
Embedded in this article are two “smart city” videos by “Answers with Joe”. Joe discusses futuristic cities that appear to be pretty cool. However…
Will these areas be transformed from areas with free thinking owners… to controlled renters?
Will most “smart city” occupants be renting and not owning? Will the current inhabitants owning property there get displaced?
Who do you suppose actually owns many of the large apartment buildings that they’re building? Could it be institutional investors like BlackRock, Vanguard, State Street? Is this a real life version of Monopoly?
What can “company towns” from the past teach us? Did “company towns” discourage independent thinking and living? Were they predatory and debt enslaving? In these new “smart cities”, will there be top-down planning, surveillance, and control of private life?
Activists Successfully Sue California Sheriff for
Illegally Sharing ALPR Data
“Since a majority of federal license plate tracking data comes from state and local law enforcement, laws banning or even restricting ALPR use are essential. As more states pass such laws, the end result becomes more clear. No data equals no federal license plate tracking program.”
TENTH AMENDMENT CENTER
“[t]he right of the people to be secure
in their persons, houses, papers, and effects,
against unreasonable searches and seizures,
shall not be violated, and
no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause,
supported by Oath or affirmation,
and particularly describing the place to be searched,
and the persons or things to be seized.”
The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution
Cornell Law School
“The transaction, which is subject to regulatory and other approvals, is expected to close later this year. Nexstar is America’s largest local broadcasting group with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 markets reaching 212 million people.”
TIMES of SAN DIEGO
Will that be the end of the independent broadcasting voice of KUSI? Will they be absorbed into the mass echo system of group think?
Huntington Beach Sued While
Marin County Exempted from Affordable Housing Requirements
Did Govs Brown and Newsom play favorites over affordable housing laws?
“While Gov. Gavin Newsom has sued the Orange County city of Huntington Beach for failing to provide enough additional ‘affordable housing,’ his own home county of Marin is enjoying a moratorium on affordable housing building requirements until 2028.”
Editor of the California Globe
“…over 95 percent of California is undeveloped and unoccupied.
Why would state regulators go to war with some cities
over home construction but not others? Why would the
state impose housing higher densities on cities at all —
given that so much of the state is unoccupied?”
President of the California Policy Center
cohost of National Review’s “Radio Free California Podcast”
The Conejo Guardian
Independent Community News
“U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, refused to answer a simple question from Rep. Kevin Kiley.”
“we found no significant reduction in influenza transmission with the use of face masks”CDC website
More than 170 Comparative Studies and Articles on Mask Ineffectiveness and Harms
40 Facts You NEED to Know
The REAL Story of “Covid”
Does sanitizing everything keep us safe?
Another Covid Myth Dies the Death
‘Completely decimated this community’
Del Paso Heights is still recovering from 1980s crack cocaine epidemic
During Iran-Contra in the 1980’s, were criminal elements of our government infusing communities with crack cocaine at the same time that our government appeared to be waging a public war on drugs? Did mainstream news abandon or attack Gary Webb after he reported on Iran-Contra?
“Don’t Go Down The Rabbit Hole!”
NY Times Decries Critical Thinking
Tells Us to Trust Google Instead
Critical thought is not helping to battle disinformation according to the NY Times, we should blindly trust Google instead.
“In short, the New York Times and their ‘expert’ are telling us that instead of investigating the claims of someone that challenges the status quo and our understanding and perception of reality, we should instead avoid them and go directly to the authorities to tell us what to think…
History is overwhelmed by examples that prove this method to be deeply flawed. Galileo Galilei, Martin Luther King Jr, Nelson Mandela, and countless others were attacked by the authorities for challenging the status quo.
In fact, I would argue that this has been a consistent theme throughout history and clearly represents that what the New York Times are encouraging us to do, is the exact opposite of establishing the Truth. No, it’s not a 15 second process, and no, you don’t mindlessly rely on the authorities to give you the Truth…
Unsurprisingly, the New York Times has a well documented history of spreading dangerous propaganda and working with the authorities to uphold the status quo.
The CIA’s infamous Operation Mockingbird, which reportedly began in the late 40’s and continued into the 70’s, included the New York Times.
During the 1990’s, after journalist Gary Webb exposed how the CIA were working with drug traffickers, the New York Times and other establishment media outlets embarked on a campaign of character assassination claiming Webb was lying, when he was actually telling the Truth.
Correspondingly, in 2012 Glen Greenwald wrote an article on the ‘correspondence and collusion’ between the CIA and the New York Times. In 2015, Professor Noam Chomsky wrote of how the news giant helped cover up war crimes for the U.S. government.
Frustrated Establishment Media No Longer Has a Monopoly on Information”
During the Reagan administration in the 1980’s, were tons of cocaine shipped into San Francisco by supporters of the CIA-backed Contras and then delivered to Los Angeles? Did LA’s Crips and Blood street gangs help distribute crack to many other cities across the country? Was this at the same time that Nancy Reagan was bombarding us with the “Just Say No” campaign? Do you suppose Nancy didn’t know what was really up?
Many courageous journalists over the years have sacrificed much to research and report on what our government is actually doing.
Latest Media Literacy ‘Fake News’ Bill Passes Assembly Unanimously
Who judges what is ‘misinformation’?
6/24/2023 AB-873 LegiScan
Does the California Assembly want our children to be taught to trust government and big media sources of information? Can government and mainstream news really be trusted to tell the truth? Can even prominent scientists and educational institutions sometimes be corrupted by grants and other monetary considerations?
should our students be taught to…
How the US gave guns to Mexican cartels
“Officials refuse to say who knew about the gun walking. The Mexican government say 211 people have been killed by guns from Fast and Furious, including police officers…
We gave thousands of guns to Mexican drug cartels. Americans died. Where is the outrage?”
Author of “The Unarmed Truth”
New York Post
Iran-Contra happened during Republican President Ronald Reagan’s administration. Fast and Furious happened during Democrat President Obama’s administration.
“California is the only state in the country that doesn’t allow insurers’ rates to be based upon actual reinsurance costs.”
Rex Frazier, President
Personal Insurance Federation of California
In some previous fires in California, was there evidence that the forests weren’t actually on fire? Do studies & UN IPCC all reveal that Canadian fires are not due to ‘climate change’? Was the help of experienced Canadian fire fighters turned down in Canada? Was this an attempt to hide evidence from seasoned Canadian fire fighters?
Were corrugated-steel pipes recently replaced with high-density plastic and concrete pipes under 78? Is Caltrans going to change a dozen more culverts under 78 from steel to plastic and concrete? Why are they doing that?
What does that have to do with “fire events” in California? Were metal guard rails and culverts damaged and then quickly replaced after previous California “fire events”?
Is there a PR campaign for chemtrails going on? Did the terminology switch to SRM? Solar Radiation Management? Stratospheric Aerosol Injections?
Is our environment and air being polluted with metals? Does this make our forests extremely combustible?
NYC Is Housing More Illegal Migrants
Than Homeless People
As of June 25th, was New York City providing hotel rooms or temporary shelter to 50,000 migrants and 49,700 local homeless? Is this costing New York City billions? Did Mayor Eric Adams temporarily loosen right-to-shelter rules because of strained resources there?
Did Title 42 expire on May 12th? Is that why Mayor Eric Adams expected a strain on right-to-shelter services in New York City?
Does the recent flooding of New York City have anything to do with the shelter crisis in New York City? Nobody is going to want to migrate there during a flood, right? Same for Texas and Arizona and the crazy heat. Are they trying to shut down the southern border via extreme weather after RFK Jr. called attention to what he saw at Yuma Arizona?
The USA flooded Vietnam with rain during the Vietnam war to shut down supply trails. We’ve had the technology to make rain since the 1940s. If rain could be created so long ago, what else can they do now?
Ten Technologies to Own the Weather Today!
Explore the latest machinations of the Climate Changers, Cloud Creators, and Weather Warfare.
“Geoengineering will affect rainfall patterns worldwide. Everything you’re seeing here is about control of resources, control of water…
This is global weather modification on a scale that most people cannot imagine.”
James Franklin Lee Jr.
Was weather engineering used to steer jetstreams and rain towards California last winter? Was this an effort to end the drought and inspire Californians to stay here? Was that for political reasons?
Have U-Haul trucks been heading out of California and driving to Florida? Might that be an image problem for Newsom in a presidential matchup?
Is weather engineering used for POLITICAL REASONS?
Hurricane Ian in Florida 2022
reach a strength that only 39 storms have achieved since records began?
In April, did Fort Lauderdale Florida experience a 1-in-1,000-year flood?
Has the California snowpack as of April 2023
climbed to an all-time high?
Does this mean that California had a miraculous and completely unexpected recovery from dire drought conditions in 2023? You’ll notice that all the pundits emphasize that THIS IS ONLY TEMPORARY! Yep, after the 2024 presidential election, we go back to water scarcity again here in California?
“If China is using cloud seeding to end the drought in the Yangtze, why isn’t everyone else?
The answer is obvious: the water shortage is a crisis by design, like the food crisis and the various geopolitical crises and the economic crisis that are converging to lead us into the gaping maw of Agenda 2030. And it’s designed to justify more government control over you and your life and, in the end, to corral you into tightly controlled urban centers where your access to the necessities of life can be turned off.”
The Corbett Report
City of Vista News
The Vista Press
City of Vista