Category: California

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California Facing Largest Power Outages In Its History This Week

As California struggles to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, wilting heat and wildfires, it’s facing another dangerous crisis: blackouts. As temperatures broke records across the state, California energy officials announced the first rolling blackouts in the state since 2001 and warned that the state was bracing for what could be the largest power outage it has ever seen, likely on Monday...

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti To Cut $150 Million from Police To ‘Reinvest’ In ‘Communities Of Color’

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that he tasked the city to “identify $250 million in cuts” to invest more money into the black community, communities of color,  women and “people who have been left behind.” The Los Angeles Times reported that the city will try and cut between $100 million to $150 million from its police budget alone. Garcetti said it is incumbent on the city to “step up and say, ‘What can we sacrifice?’”

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California Now Offering Support To Undocumented Immigrants, First Economic Relief Fund Of Its Kind

Starting today, undocumented immigrants in California can begin applying for financial assistance to support them during the coronavirus pandemic — in the first relief fund of its kind...

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Woman Dictating LA County Shutdowns Isn’t a Medical Doctor, Paid More than $500K

Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Dr. Barbara Ferrer made news Tuesday when she told the county’s board of Supervisors that the “Safer at Home” order would almost certainly be extended for three more months when it expired May 15. Outrage ensued, and the Board of Supervisors and Ferrer herself walked back those comments. Turns out that walk-back was just a giant “psych!” because Ferrer announced the new order Wednesday – one with no expiration date. But, give her credit for being literal – it wasn’t a three-month extension...

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GOP Poised To Retake Katie Hill’s California Seat; Trump-Backed Candidate Wins Big In Wisconsin

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Candidates backed by President Trump were outperforming expectations in two closely watched congressional special elections on Tuesday night, as former Navy combat pilot Mike Garcia inched closer to retaking Democrat Katie Hill’s California seat and Republican Tom Tiffany easily prevailed in Wisconsin.

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California Governor Gavin Newsom Orders Vote-By-Mail For November Election

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Friday signed an executive order permitting all registered voters in the Golden State to vote by mail in the upcoming presidential election, citing health concerns stemming from the Chinese coronavirus epidemic.

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San Francisco Serves Homeless Addicts Living In Hotels Pot, Booze & Tobacco To Prevent Street Shopping

The San Francisco Health Department confirmed on Wednesday that the city is “administering alcohol, tobacco, medical cannabis and other substances in a effort to prevent a handful of people quarantined or isolating in city-leased hotels from going outside to get the substances themselves.”

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Anarchy In Pelosi’s San Francisco: Stores Boarding Up As People Loot All Over The City

☆ A Once Great City Continues To Decline Under Progressive Policies

Dozens of restaurants and retail businesses across San Francisco are boarding up their storefronts with plywood, lending the normally lively retail corridors a feeling of neighborhoods about to be slammed by a hurricane, rather than one under siege by a pandemic. “When the times get tough, the tough gets going,” that’s the way Evan Kidera, owner of Señor Sisig describes a video of his restaurant getting vandalized two days ago.

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