Devon Mathis’ former chief of staff files suit against him, assembly

Sean Doherty filed suit April 14 in the Sacramento County Superior Court against the California State Assembly, the Assembly Rules Committee, several Assembly Human Resource Officers and his old boss, Assemblyman Devon Mathis. He is suing Mathis and the Assembly for wrongful termination, breach of contract and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress. Sources […]

Political Fix (18 April, 2018)

Will Ryan’s Retirement affect Nunes’ Reelection? Congressman Paul Ryan’s retirement as Speaker of the House could mean good news or bad news for Congressman Devin Nunes. The bad news is Mr. Ryan’s retirement shakes the foundation of the Republican Party and puts into question President Donald Trump’s innocence. The good news is maybe Mr. Nunes […]

Why are these men free?

The names in this article have been changed to protect the victims. The first week of November 2017 Frasier decided to come out to his family. He had been sexually abused as a child from the age of eight to 10 years old, and the #MeToo movement gave him the strength to name his abuser. […]

Political Fix (5 April, 2018)

Vote Early and Vote Often During the March 15 Tulare County District Attorney (DA)Forum the moderator, Dennis Smith, talked about a strange happening during his campaign for Tulare County Supervisor. In 2016, he competed against seven highly qualified candidates for District 1, where the top two candidates from the June primary proceeded to the general […]

Tulare cemetery moving forward

There was an unfamiliar sound coming from the Tulare Public Cemetery District Meeting, the sound of laughter. Between the public taking one last opportunity to get old complaints off its chest, and the occasional joke coming from the normally stoic Trustee Alberto Aguilar, Tulare Public Cemetery District got its groove back. Xavier Avila, the newest […]

Political Fix (15 March, 2018)

To Sue or Not Thusu, That’s the Question Tulare County Supervisor Districts 4 and 5 are up for election this cycle and neither incumbent is defending his seat. Throw in the races for Tulare County District Attorney, Superintendent of Schools, and District 26 State Assembly, and this is turning out to be one of the […]

Political Fix (1 March, 2018)

Moving to the Left An Analysis by Ruben Macareno California Democrats met in San Diego this past weekend to endorse candidates running for the US Senate, Congress, 120 state legislative seats, and eight statewide positions starting with the governor. The gathering of 3,500 delegates was to give clarity to Democratic voters across the state as […]