The Dillard Smith Digest
The Dillard Smith Digest

Get the Day's top stories!

Stay Informed.
Stay Engaged.

Get the Day's top stories!

Stay Informed.
Stay Engaged.

Today's NEWS

Top Stories

Want a digest of breaking news and trending stories? You’ve come to the right place. We provide you direct quotes and cliff notes straight from the source - keeping you up to date on the latest "factual and actual" in the world of politics, business, and current affairs.

Read Now

Local News

Do you care about local issues? So do we! Ever heard the term "All politics are local"? Whether or not you agree with the phrase - it is undisputed that transformational change   happens with informed and organized citizens at the local level. Let us be your go to source to read about matters that are closer to home. 

Find your city

Business of Things (Coming Soon!)

Trying to start or expand your brand or business?  Let us help! Unlock advice, insight, profiles and guides for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses. Connect to the information you need for passive revenue streams, side hustles and wealth creation. We bring you the things you want and need for your business to flourish and grow.


Sign up to get regular news digests, blog posts and tips for entrepreneurs delivered straight to your inbox.


Files coming soon.


Straight. Forward.



Simple. Easy to understand. 

Honest and frank.

Hear Maya Speak

No Frill. All Facts.



Proven or substantiated information used as evidence or as part of a report or news article.

Read Maya's Views

Keeping It Trill.



Describes someone who is well respected. Combines the words "true" and "real."

More About Maya

Who is maya?

A Fixer, Transformational Leader, and Advocate - Maya just gets shit done!

Problem Solver:  Maya is a Harvard trained problem solver, fund + business developer, legal + political strategist, and news commentator. She has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, FOX, and ABC’s The View and she's been featured in the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle.

Global Influencer:  A former administrative judge overseeing judges in California - the largest law-trained judiciary in the world, Maya has advised the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and USAID. The former chief executive of the ACLU of Georgia, Maya led impact litigation, issue based campaigns, and bipartisan legislative advocacy in the southern battleground state.

Trusted Advisor:  Highly sought after by leaders, businesses, and causes to provide strategic counsel + crisis management to advance real estate, equity + advocacy ventures, enhance profitability + brand credibility; and navigate high-profile disputes, investigations, regulatory and compliance issues, Maya is the go to problem solver affectionately known as the Dillanator.


Contact Us

Drop Us A Note!

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Let Us Know What's On Your Mind!

Do you have a story idea for us? Would you like to write for us?   Send us a message and let us know what your interested in and how we can improve the site.

Your Trusted News Source.