SCOUT JONATHAN HEIDEMAN, shown with sister Jennifer, worked for much of the summer building an outdoor classroom for Golden Hills School for his Eagle Scout project. Jennifer is a current Golden Hills eighth grader and presented her brother at a recent assembly with a plaque that will be permanently displayed at the classroom.
"A major objective in 2014 and beyond will be to transition our focus to technology industry enablement,” Van Deventer said in a statement. “We want to provide the forums, events and relationships that will enable technology companies of all sizes to grow and prosper in this region.”
Seven of the region’s highest-paid elected officials stand to see significant reductions in their six-figure paychecks after El Dorado County supervisors moved to eliminate perks that inflated their salaries.
Treating Sex Work as Work. "There is a popular belief, vigorously promulgated by anti-sex feminists and conservative Christians, that sex work is intrinsically harmful, and therefore should be banned to “protect” adult women from our own choices."
When it came to healthcare reform, the Obama Administration didn’t know what to do or how to do it. They’ve just made everything worse. Free-market reforms could have given citizens better options at a fraction of the cost, without having the government hijack one-sixth percent of the economy.
And there’s another huge problem for Covered California. Latinos — which make up about half of the state’s uninsured population — are signing up for insurance on the exchange at an abysmal rate. In October, less than four percent of the enrollees were “primarily Spanish speakers.” Latino enrollment is a lynchpin in the program, which requires broad participation to succeed.