Prop. 65 not a better solution for California

By Anastasia Landeros Proposition 65 sounds like a good idea, but at its core is a last-ditch effort by out-of-state plastic bag companies to save their California market. The proposition reads that redirecting money earned by carry-out plastic bag sales should be put into an environmental fund to help save the planet and end global warming. Before punching “Yes” on the ballot, look further down the line at the Plastic Bag…

November 3, 2016

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