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Storm onslaught to bombard California with flooding rain, mountains of snow through Thursday

Storm onslaught to bombard California with flooding rain, mountains of snow through Thursday

By?Kristina Pydynowski, AccuWeather senior meteorologist The threat for flooding and mudslides is expected to ramp up across California as the train of storms with heavy rain, mountain snow and gusty winds persists this week. There will be no day through at least Thursday when a significant part of California is not being affected by a […]

Despite record surplus, Gov. Newsom wants new water, phone taxes

Despite record surplus, Gov. Newsom wants new water, phone taxes

By??Chris Reed, Calwatchdog.com Gov. Gavin Newsom’s has called for a first-ever water tax and an added fee on phone bills at a time when the state is enjoying what recently departed state Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor called?“extraordinary”?budget health. Newsom said last week that experts now forecast a?$21.5 billion?budget windfall in 2019-20. Until recent years, the […]

This is How the Lost Angeles Teacher Strike Compares to Others

This is How the Lost Angeles Teacher Strike Compares to Others

Neetu Chandak | Education and Politics Reporter Los Angeles Unified School District teachers walked out of classes after negotiations with the United Teachers Los Angeles union were not met. The union is demanding smaller class sizes and increased pay among other initiatives. The Los Angeles strike is part of a string of strikes seen in […]

Massive Fentanyl Overdose in California Kills 1, Hospitalizes Dozen

Massive Fentanyl Overdose in California Kills 1, Hospitalizes Dozen

By Katherine Rodriguez? A massive fentanyl overdose incident in California on Saturday left one person dead and sent a?dozen others to the hospital, police said. NBC News?reported?that the overdoses were caused after the individuals had been exposed to fentanyl, a deadly synthetic opioid. One person connected to the people in the house where the fentanyl […]

Los Angeles Legalizes Street Vending So Illegal Immigrants Can Make Money

Los Angeles Legalizes Street Vending So Illegal Immigrants Can Make Money

Grace Carr | Reporter The new year marks new opportunities for illegal immigrants living in Los Angeles who can now legally sell wares on the streets to customers. Los Angeles’ City Council voted 13-0 in late November to allow street vendors to sell their goods without fear of retribution from law enforcement. Immigrants, many of […]

As Governor Releases First Budget Proposal, CA Controller Reports State Closed 2018 Short of Expectations

As Governor Releases First Budget Proposal, CA Controller Reports State Closed 2018 Short of Expectations

SACRAMENTO — On the day Governor Gavin Newsom proposed his first budget, State Controller Betty T. Yee reported California’s revenues in December fell short of assumptions in the 2018-19 fiscal year budget by $4.82 billion. For the fiscal year, revenues of $55.63 billion are 4.4 percent ($2.54 billion) less than projected in the budget, which […]

CA Republican Chair Candidate Updates Action Plan for Troubled Party

CA Republican Chair Candidate Updates Action Plan for Troubled Party

By George Miller Steve Frank, one of two major candidates remaining for the position of California Republican Party Chair, shared his latest plan with us. We now share it with you. As far as we know, he is the only candidate to have released a formal written overview plan. The state Republican Party has hit […]

Gavin Newsom’s First Act as California Governor: More Healthcare for Illegal Aliens

Gavin Newsom’s First Act as California Governor: More Healthcare for Illegal Aliens

By?Joel Pollak California Governor Gavin Newsom’s first act in office was to propose extending state healthcare benefits to more illegal aliens. On Tuesday, shortly after being sworn in, Newsom — who ran on the proposal of providing healthcare to everyone in California, though he?struggled to explain?how he would pay for it — signed an executive […]

California Lawmaker Pushes Bill to Ban Paper Receipts Based on Claims They’re Full of Harmful ‘Toxins’

California Lawmaker Pushes Bill to Ban Paper Receipts Based on Claims They’re Full of Harmful ‘Toxins’

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . A California state lawmaker introduced a bill to ban paper receipts starting in 2022. Environmentalists say the bill will also protect people from “toxins” in paper receipts, including BPA. However, experts and regulatory agencies say BPA is safe at current levels and not harmful. A Democratic state lawmaker […]

What can Hunters Expect in California? November 2018 Election

What can Hunters Expect in California? November 2018 Election

With the new California State Legislature convening for the 2019 Session this coming Monday, January 7th, 2019, it’s time to recap the results of the recent November 2018 California State Election, and how it may impact those who care about the future of wildlife conservation and hunting in California may expect over the coming two […]

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