September 5, 2020

Legal Beat

Yavapai County, AZ, sued to stop jail construction on environmental grounds

Yavapai County Board of Supervisors were sued today to stop the construction of their jail because of  environmental concerns. An emergency motion was filed by activist investigative journalist Bill Williams, a Cronkite Journalism school graduate with decades of reporting experience who lives in Prescott Valley, AZ. A Yavapai County judge will determine a hearing date no

Politics

Republican Calendar September 2020

Citizens for America (“C4A”) Held 1st Thursday of the month. Saturday, September 12, 9 AM to 5 PM, PHONE BANKING WITH JEREMIAH COTA: Kadar residence in the VOC (RSVP to andreakadar7@yahoo.com to get exact address; lunch and snacks will be served). You must be a registered Republican to volunteer for this activity. THE RETURN: NATIONAL DAY

Social Media

Facebook curbs political ads – for 7 days before US election

Bracing for a contentious election with no immediate results and possible “civil unrest,” Facebook is enacting a host of measures to ensure its platform is not used to sow chaos and spread misinformation before, during and after the U.S. presidential election. But it’s not clear the changes are enough. The company said Thursday it will

Education

Yavapai College Offers Exciting Eight-Week Courses Beginning October 12

Looking to expand your workplace skill set? Explore your expressive side? Perhaps you can use this pandemic as an opportunity to develop your talent into something more. Yavapai College offers a schedule-friendly approach to self-improvement with almost 100 eight-week courses that commence Monday, October 12. Registration is already open for these three-credit courses that commence

COVID-19

Opinion: During the Pandemic, Keep Calm and Carry On

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, Americans are eager for a return to normalcy. And we should be: For months, our lives have been disrupted by a virus whose deadliness has been exaggerated. Ever since the World Health Organization pegged the COVID-19 fatality rate at 3.4 percent, uncertainty gave way to anxiety, fear and paranoia. People

National

Read President Trump’s memo that puts weak Democrat mayors on notice

President Trump signed a memorandum yesterday to hold local politicians accountable for refusing to protect their communities from ongoing riots, looting, and mass property destruction. Per the memo, Federal agencies will identify what funds are provided to Seattle, Portland, New York City, and other jurisdictions that have allowed violence, lawlessness, and property damage to persist.

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