OPINION: Prop. 10 threatens property owners

October 14, 2018

By Jerry Flores Voters should vote no on Proposition 10 in the California general election on Nov. 6. The new proposition, supported by the Democratic party, seeks to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Act, which has been active since 1995. “The Costa-Hawkins Rental Act is a statute that limits the rent control in California and establishes that cities cannot enact rent control on housing occupied after February 1, 1995,” according to…

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Prop 60 to change adult industry

September 29, 2016

By Dorany Pineda Opposing Proposition 60, a November ballot initiative known as the California Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act, would protect workers in the pornography industry from being sued and harassed by anti-porn communities. Voting “yes” would increase regulations in the industry, including mandated condom use when shooting a scene involving anal or vaginal intercourse and would require producers to pay certain health costs and checkups for…

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Strict gun control decreases harm

By Dorany Pineda Voting in support of stricter gun control policies could effectively decrease the number of firearm homicides and aggravated assaults with a firearm in the state of California. California’s Proposition 63, which will appear in the November ballots, proposes stricter gun control measures, including background checks for ammunition purchases and a large capacity ammunition magazine ban initiative. Many sources, including a 2015 report by USA Today, have found…

September 21, 2016
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Prop 55 helps provide for education

By Javier Lopez The smarter Californians are, the more prosperous the state will be, and proposition 55 will help us reach that goal. California needs more money for education. If voters pass Proposition 55, the K-12 educational system and community colleges, will be funded through a tax that has already been in place since 2012, thanks to Proposition 30. Proposition 55 will be an extension of proposition 30 which taxes the…

September 21, 2016
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