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News | The News

LA drops price of permit for street vendors by hundreds of dollars

The annual price of a permit will drop from $541 to $27.51.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

The Day Democracy Died in California › American Greatness

On June 20, the California Supreme Court ruled that the Taxpayer Protection Act, a ballot initiative that would have given voters veto power over new taxes…

News | In The News

Three Spokane Teens Arrested for Skid Marks on a Pride Crosswalk

 If you do not have Lime scooters in your city, count yourself blessed. Lime is a company that rents out electric bikes and scooters.

Politics | Woke Insanity

Motorized Scooters Will Shut Down If They Touch the Pride Mural in Spokane

 As we reported, some city leaders broke down in tears during a press conference announcing that a manhunt was underway in Washington for several suspects who "desecrated" a Spokane pride mural painted on the road.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

California bill would require new cars to beep at speeding drivers 

California would become the first in the nation with such a security requirement, should the bill be signed into law.

News | News

Now California Wants to Force You to Ride the Magical Mystery Train

 It takes a special kind of stupid to mandate electric vehicles that many people can't afford, charged on a power grid that can't support them. But beyond even that, it takes a special kind of magical thinking to mandate electric trains that haven't been invented.

News | News

Wild Disneyland beatdown by mob of moms caught on shocking video

Video footage posted on Instagram captures a mob of moms pounding another woman at Disneyland as young children looked on in puzzlement at the famed California theme park.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Long Beach Declares Public Health Emergency Due to 'Surprising' Tuberculosis Outbreak

Officials declared a local public health emergency on Thursday due to a tuberculosis outbreak in Long Beach, California.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Gavin Newsom Forces Fast Food Franchises To Pay Their Workers $20 an Hour. His Luxury Restaurants Pay Their Workers Less

California’s fast food franchisees must hike their minimum wage to $20 an hour under a law Gov. Gavin Newsom (D.) hailed as "extraordinarily beneficial." His own luxury restaurants, meanwhile, are paying their workers less.

Politics | Woke Education

UCLA Med School Requires Students To Attend Lecture Where Speaker Demands Prayer for ‘Mama Earth,’ Leads Chants of ‘Free Palestine.’

In a mandatory course on "structural racism" for first-year medical students at the University of California Los Angeles, a guest speaker who has praised Hamas’s Oct. 7 attack on Israel led students in chants of "Free, Free Palestine" and demanded that th

Politics | Politics

Nothing to See Here! Newsom Crony is the Big Winner With New California Minimum Wage Exemption

 It's no secret that California Governor Gavin Newsom has his sights set on a higher political office than simply being governor of California.

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: Blue Laws for Red Citizens

One state prosecutor and one civilian plaintiff have already won huge fines and damages from Donald Trump that may, with legal costs, exceed $500 million.

News | The News

Mayor Johnson announces Chicago will cancel ShotSpotter deal designed to combat crime citing “racism”

Chicago will end its contract with ShotSpotter, a gunshot detection system, city officials announced on Tuesday. The Chicago Police Department has said the technology helps fight crime.

Politics | Liberal Fascism

VIDEO: California Democrat Introduces Bill Requiring ‘Intelligent Speed Limiters’ in Cars

Proposed legislation in California may make it the first state to require vehicles to have a device that can limit a driver's speed.

Politics | BLM

BLM protesters who participated in 2020 riots will receive $10 million from Seattle

The city of Seattle, Washington, agreed Wednesday to pay $10 million to settle a lawsuit from a group of Black Lives Matter protesters who participated in the violent and destructive 2020 riots following the death of George Floyd.A Wednesday press release

Politics | Blue State/City Life

San Francisco Hilton in Financial District Defaults on Mortgage

The Hilton Financial District in San Francisco has defaulted on its loan, the latest major commercial failure in the struggling city.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Victor Davis Hanson: California, the Great Destroyer

In 1996, the California legislature created the high speed rail authority. In 2008, voters passed an initial nearly $10 billion bond to build an envisioned 800…

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Massive Homeless Encampment Fire Shuts Down LA FWY Indefinitely

A massive fire at a homeless encampment beneath an underpass in downtown Los Angeles has shut down the 10 freeway indefinitely. 

Politics | Leftists Are Racists

California Goes Full Segregationist With Alert System Just for Missing Black Children

I’v never heard of anyone getting an Amber Alert and wondering what race the missing child was. Yet for some reason, California saw a problem that didn’t exist and addressed it. On Sunday, Gov....

Politics | Blue State/City Life

'Your Call Cannot Be Completed as Dialed.' Portland Asks Residents Not to Call 911

The chickens continue to come home to roost for progressive cities. While it is tempting to make remarks about savoring the schadenfreude of the various moments, karma being a b***h, or getting what o...

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

This Lib Artist Won't Call the Police if You Steal Her Paintings

What happened: AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez, a radical left-wing IndoLatinx artist whose work focuses on "justice" and "liberation," was living the dream at her first solo exhibition in Washington, D.C., until a thief ran off with two of her paintings.

Politics | Politics

Los Angeles Enacts ‘Zero Bail’ System

Los Angeles County this week enacted a "zero bail" system, allowing many criminals to go free immediately after arrest.

Politics | Politics

'Educational Homicide': Zero Students Test Proficient in Math at 40 Percent of Baltimore High Schools

 Let's begin with a question: When will Democrats wake up and realize that by lowering scholastic expectations, they hurting the very students they profess to want to help? Other than never, I mean.

News | The News

Watch: Carjackers Vs. Karate Instructors In Oakland

Watch some window shattering action!

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Widespread Mass Looting Overnight in Philly

Mass looting is being reported all over Philadelphia tonight. There are accounts of Center City stores being cleaned out by looters, including Lululemon, the Apple Store, a Foot Locker near the Libert...

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Target to shutter nine stores due to violence and theft, shockingly ALL in blue states

 Urban areas in blue states have been facing issues for a while now when it comes to bringing in or even retaining the stores already in their communities that are relied on for groceries and other consumable items by their populations. In Chicago, things have gotten so bad in some areas that Mayor Brandon Johnson has begun making suggestions that are ripped right out of Mao's Little Red Book as Twitchy's Doug P. reported a few weeks ago.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

'Catch And Release': Suspect in Viral LA Flash Mob Robbery Was Released on Cashless Bail One Day Before Heist

A Los Angeles woman accused of participating in a viral flash mob robbery was released on cashless bail just one day before the heist, court records show, reflecting the city's struggle to fight crime under liberal prosecutor George Gascón.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

GOP Lawmakers In a Blue State Are Seeking to Shift the Party's Stance on Two Major Issues

 Republicans in California may remove opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage from the state’s official party platform to resonate with voters, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times.

News | News

Backgrounds of Maui Officials Who Failed During Devastating Fire Are Scandalous

 Beneath every government failure typically lies a laundry list of officials who never should have been in their jobs in the first place.

News | News

Nordstrom robbery: more than 30 people steal over $300k in Los Angeles

California police said more than 30 people stole over $300,000 worth of items from a Nordstrom in Los Angeles.

Politics | Politics

The Sad Truth About Drug Legalization

Oregon’s drug legalization “hasn’t gone as planned,” according to The Atlantic, and has been “an unmitigated disaster,” according to Oregon Clackamas County Commiss...

Politics | Blue State/City Life

California Considers Eliminating Requirement to Notify Law Enforcement of Suspected Domestic Violence

 Former California State Senator Melissa Melendez, one of the shining sanity beacons in the not-so Golden State’s body politic, tweeted on August 14 that the state legislature is considering a bill eliminating the present requirement of healthcare providers to notify law enforcement when they suspect a patient has, or is, suffering from domestic violence.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

I Couldn't Believe the Truth About Shoplifting

It wasn’t until just moments ago that I became aware of just how shockingly bad the shoplifting crime wave is — and I’m the former San Francisco resident who can’t seem to stop writi...

Politics | Blue State/City Life

California Democrats Block Bill To Lock Up Repeat Child Sex Traffickers: Prison Is Not the Answer

California Democrats on Tuesday killed a bipartisan bill to strengthen punishments for repeat traffickers of minors, continuing a years-long push to empty prisons.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Disaster: Homelessness Skyrockets in Los Angeles; Over 75,000 on Streets in L.A. County

Homelessness in Los Angeles skyrocketed over the last year, increasing by 10% in L.A. County and 9% in the city.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Filmmaker Has Stunning Example of How Crime in San Francisco Is Out of Control

 Eli Steele, a filmmaker, detailed his experience of what happened when the SUV he was using in San Francisco was broken into and thousands of dollars of equipment was stolen.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

California Takes a Big Step Towards Legalizing Shoplifting

If California isn’t already the nation’s shoplifting leader, it soon will be if State Senator Dave Cortese’s SB 553 becomes law, according to some retailers. The bill just passed the...

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

California Senate passes proposal to liquidate investments in fossil fuels | Just The News

SB 252 is one of three bills in the Climate Accountability Package that “align public investments with climate goals, and raise the bar on corporate action to address the climate crisis.”

Politics | Politics

White Marxists, Black Pawns, and the Inevitable Clash With Reality

You likely won’t read this in the Pravda Press, but the women of Oakland, Calif., are finally tired of teens beating the crap out of them, and they are no longer remaining quiet about it....

Politics | Liberal Fascism

Newsom's Nanny State: California Set to Ban Skittles & Other Candy Over Health Concerns

Do you know what poses health risks in California? Everything. Everything poses a health risk in California. Don’t believe me? Start checking labels. You may be surprised at the number of produc...

Politics | Blue State/City Life

California Democrats Kill Legislation that Cracks Down

If they were effective, more than 5,000 users would still be alive. This is not about public health. It's not about crime prevention. This is about race and the radica

Politics | Climate Change

Police helicopters under attack for ‘global climate crisis’

LOS ANGELES -- Just when you thought there were no new ways to attack law enforcement, a new study being conducted

Politics | Blue State/City Life

California Goes Full Communist: Utilities to Base What They Charge on How Much You Make

California is implementing full Marxism before our very eyes. Now there can be no doubt: instituting Communism has been what “equity” has been all about.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Video shows baby lying on San Francisco sidewalk with mother who apparently just gave birth

A viral video shows a crying baby lying on a San Francisco sidewalk with the mother, who apparently just gave birth.What do we know?The baby was born Thursday, KRON-TV reported, citing the city's fire department. The video in question began circulating Sa

Politics | Politics

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis Oversteps on De-Carcerate and De-Populate

Hilda Solis and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors need to lay off the sauce.

News | NEWS

NYPD Lowers Fitness Standards To Recruit More Women

The New York Police Department is lowering its recruitment standards to allow more women on the force, a decision that comes as the Defund the Police movement drives officers out of the ranks in record numbers.

Politics | The Decline Of America

Victor Davis Hanson: Life Among the Ruins

American society is facing three existential crises not unlike those that overcame the late Roman, and a millennium later, terminal Byzantine, empires.

News | NEWS

New NYC law bans takeout joints from providing plastic utensils, napkins, extra containers unless requested

The law, which was sponsored by Bronx Councilwoman Marjorie Velazquez, prohibits restaurants and any other businesses that deliver food from providing utensils, condiment packets, napkins or extra food containers unless those items are specifically reques

Politics | Blue State/City Life

LAPD Stops Potential Mass Casualty Shooting in Hollywood, Man in High-Rise Had Rifles Pointed Down at Park

Good job by the LAPD. This could have turned into another tragedy.

News | News

More New Yorkers moved to Florida in 2022 than any year in history in staggering exodus

Dazed and abused by taxes and rising crime rates, more disaffected New Yorkers left the state for Florida in 2022 than any prior year in history, according to new data.

Politics | Woke Insanity

Cambridge, Massachusetts, Plans To Hold Youth Sports Event For Elementary School ‘Girlx’

The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is hosting a youth sports event for “girlx.”

Politics | Politics

Sanctuary City of Boston Protected Over 100 Criminal Illegal Aliens from Deportation in 2022

In Boston, Massachusetts, the pro-sanctuary city government protected over 100 illegal aliens with criminal records from being deported by the federal…

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

California's Reparations Task Force Chair Says Blacks Are Owed $1M Each

Black Californians should each receive $1 million and those who are homeless should be first, according to the Reparations Task Force chair.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

8 of the 10 Neediest Cities in America Have Something in Common

A recent study showed that the 10 neediest cities in the U.S. have a few things in common. The most glaring commonality of this list is that eight out of the top ten cities had a Democrat at the helm at the time the survey took place.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Year in Review: California Got Even Crazier in 2022

Progressives had a banger year in California, even by the Golden State’s standards.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Newsom Humiliated as California's Migration Exodus Is Worst in Nation

Remember when Newsom ran ads in Florida encouraging Sunshine state residents to ditch freedom and move to California? Well, I guess it didn’t work out so well.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Universal Basic Income Hits the Bay Area—If You’re Black

At least three guaranteed income initiatives in the San Francisco Bay Area openly discriminate against white residents, limiting or entirely preventing their participation in programs that dole out no-strings-attached cash.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

San Francisco Is A Hellhole For A Reason

Earlier today I wrote about an infant who overdosed on fentanyl while playing in a park. The child’s nanny had taken her to the park for a walk and among the detritus left by druggies was enough fentanyl to cause a near-fatal overdose. Luckily the EMTs arrived and saved her life.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

In Los Angeles, a Carnival of Grievance Politics

What a spectacle, what a carnival, what a glorious, over-the-top bacchanal of grievance politics we’ve seen unfolding in Los Angeles this week.

Politics | Media Watch

NYT carefully considers the social justice angle in story of black man attacking a white woman and killing her dog

"A psycho vagrant attacked a woman in Prospect Park, sprayed her with urine and killed her dog. And this is how the New York Times writes about it."

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Crime Is Surging, So Chicago’s Lori Lightfoot Just Announced A City-Wide Karaoke Contest

In a boost for morale, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) is shelling out $5,000 for the winner of a city-wide karaoke contest. The prize comes as crime is surging in the Windy City.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

L.A. Gas Prices Hit Record High $6.494; OPEC Move Suggests Worse Ahead

The average price for a gallon of gas hit a new record high on Wednesday in Los Angeles, California, reaching $6.494.

Politics | Blue State/City Life

The Morning Briefing: Once-Glorious California Is Now a Fascist Lunatic Asylum

Top O’ the Briefing
Happy Tuesday, dear Kruiser Morning Briefing friends. Darren rarely spoke of the unfortunate dung beetle incident that ended his occasionally drunken forays into entomology....

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Gavin Newsom signs bill to punish doctors who spread 'Covid misinformation'

Newsom defended his approval of the bill, AB 2098, permitting the
state medical board to punish doctors for infractions.

Politics | Politics

WHAT HAPPENED? Gavin Newsom had a 10-year plan to end homelessness in San Francisco … back in 2008

Gavin Newsom had a 10-year plan to end San Francisco homelessness back in 2008. How has that worked out?

Politics | Politics

California Asks Residents To Avoid Charging Electric Vehicles Due To Blackout Risk Days After Unveiling New Gas Car Ban

Days ago, officials in California unveiled a plan to phase out new gas-powered cars. Now, officials are asking residents to avoid charging their electric vehicles in the interest of not overwhelming the power grid.

News | The News

Going to do this each time, gov? Hochul orders arrest of released sex fiend sucker punch attacker

Bui Van Phu, the sex fiend accused of sucker-punching a stranger into a coma — and released without bail when Bronx prosecutors charged him with mere misdemeanors —, was arrested Friday for allegedly violating the terms of his lifetime parole.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

Anti-Semitic Hate Crime Suspect Out on Bail in New York

On July 14, a group of Jewish people gathered at the Chabad of Orange County Center in Goshen, N.Y., to hear a Holocaust survivor speak. They didn’t expect anti-Semitic harassment, but they rece...

News | News

Here’s video of a toddler in his underwear beating a cop

You might be wondering where the child's parents are, or even where his clothes are.

News | The News

Starbucks to close 6 stores in LA area amid safety concerns like drug use, mental health crisis

Starbucks is closing 16 stores around the country, including 6 in the LA area, amid concerns for safety issues like drug use and disruptive behavior.

Politics | POLITICS

Two Years After #DefundThePolice, Seattle Is Reaping What It Sowed

Once again, the leftist trying to build their utopia has caused more harm than good.

News | NEWS

Suspect Identified in the Stabbing of Brianna Kupfer, Was Out on $1k Bail

A suspect has been identified in the murder of 24-year-old UCLA design student Brianna Kupfer: 31-year-old Shawn Laval Smith. 

News | News

‘Please Do Not Break Glass’: San Franciscans Leaving Car Trunks Open To Prevent Smash-And-Grab

In the robbery-infested areas of San Francisco and Oakland, California, some residents are so fearful of having their cars broken into that they are deliberately leaving their car trunks open so robbers won’t shatter the windows.

Politics | Politics

Big Cities Are Holding Back the U.S. Jobs Recovery - Bloomberg

The shift to working from home has wiped out many service jobs. That’s made the employment picture look much worse in a few large urban areas compared with the rest of the country.

Politics | Politics

Where Do You Want to Live: Red State or Blue State? | PragerU

We're supposed to be the United States of America. But in many ways, we're now divided into two very different nations: red states and blue states. Which ones are succeeding? Which ones are failing? And why? To answer these questions, economist Stephen Mo