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News | News

Santee customer berates Starbucks barista when asked to wear a mask

The incident took place Saturday at the Starbucks located on North Magnolia Avenue in Santee.

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Uber CEO says prices to double in small cities if voters reject Prop 22

"These are not made up estimates," Uber's CEO said at an event on Tuesday, just two weeks before voters decide on the ballot measure Prop. 22.

Politics | Politics

‘Dear Emperor Gavin Newsom’: Comedian Rob Schneider Blasts California Governor Over Thanksgiving Rules

Comedian Rob Schneider is not a fan of California Gov. Gavin Newsom. The Democratic governor last week announced new restrictions about state residents

Politics | PC Culture

California Dems Push Affirmative Action Against Wishes of Voters

New polling shows that affirmative action is unpopular with California voters, even as state Dems move to reinstate the practice at public universities.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Anti-Anti-Discrimination: How the California Elites Harm Minorities - American Greatness

Some 140 years ago anti-Chinese violence swept through California. Lynchings and riots took hundreds of Chinese lives up and down the West Coast.

Politics | Politics

California governor's office tells diners to wear masks 'in between bites'

The office of California Gov. Gavin Newsom has told residents in the Golden State that if they go out to eat, they should be wearing a mask “in between bites” to protect themselves from COVID-19.

Politics | Op-Ed

Saving the Golden State Will Save America - American Greatness

As demonstrated by the torrent of executive orders issued by King Newsom in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, constitutional rights, and due process go out…

Politics | PC Culture

Critical Race Theory as Pandemic Response? California Requires 'Equity' to Ease Lockdowns

California's health department has required counties to further racial "equity" as a benchmark to end coronavirus lockdowns.

Politics | Politics

Gavin Newsom, California governor, signs bill requiring minority quotas for corporate boards

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Wednesday a first-in-the-nation bill requiring every corporate board to include at least one director from an "underrepresented community," a year after the state did the same for women.

Politics | Op-Ed

Ben Shapiro: Why I'm Leaving California

I want my kids to grow up in a community with a future, with more freedom and safety than I grew up with. California makes that impossible.

Politics | Politics

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs law creating a task force to develop proposals for reparations

California once again leads the way no one wants to follow.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Furor in California School District Over High School Students' 'Nazi-Style' List of Jews

Redwood High School in Marin County, California. Nearly 6,000 people have signed a petition urging school authorities in Marin County, …

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

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Miscellaneous | Opinion

Clean Energy Group Warns California Car Ban Will Tax the Grid

One clean energy trade group in California is warning that California’s bold new goal of phasing out gas-powered cars within 15 years will drive up power demand from electric cars by 25% -- a potential problem for a state that has been struggling to kee

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California Governor Signs Order Banning Sales Of New Gasoline Cars By 2035

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday that amounts to the most aggressive clean-car policy in the U.S. and would end the sale of new gas vehicles in the state in 15 years.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

LONGBOARDING MALIBU with TOMMY WITT, KNOST, JARED MELL, TYLER WARREN, JUSTIN QUINTAL AND MORE

On this episode of Real Surf Stories join our host @trsurfing and Jared Mell, Alex Knost, Tyler Warren, Tommy Witt, Justin Quintal, Harley Ingleby and a vari...

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Kamala, Newsom Take Photo-Op Where CA Home Burned Up. Owner’s Family Blasts: We Can’t Even Go There. You’re Trespassing.

On Tuesday, Democratic vice-presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) joined the governor of her home state, Gavin Newsom, to create a photo-op to push their climate change agenda. The photo was taken on the property of an Auberry, California, f

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Bodysurfing in the 1960s

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'I Don't Think Science Knows': Visiting Fires, Trump Denies Climate Change

On the other side of the country Joe Biden also addressed the fires, linking them to climate change.

Politics | Politics

80 Jewish Groups Call for Newsom to Veto High School Ethnic Studies Bill

They argued that the most recent draft of the curriculum has "an anti-Jewish bias."

Politics | Malfeasance

Blackouts and Fires Caused by California's Ineffective Green Policies

Since 2007, when “landmark” global warming legislation was passed, California has accounted for barely 5% of the nation’s greenhouse gas reductions.

News | The News

Sex trafficking victim, suicidal in prison, seeks clemency - Los Angeles Times

Kieana Aldrich was 17 when sent to prison. Her mental health has deteriorated behind bars, but the coronavirus has cut off nearly all help.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

‘It’s Infuriating’: Private San Francisco Gym Owners Angry After Gyms Open In Government Buildings

Some private gym owners in San Francisco are incensed after learning that gyms in government buildings have been open for some time, despite coronavirus lockdown edicts that have kept private gyms shuttered. Daniele Rabkin from Crossfit Golden Gate told N

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Pelosi used shuttered San Francisco hair salon for blow-out, owner calls it 'slap in the face'

EXCLUSIVE: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited a San Francisco hair salon Monday afternoon for a wash and blow-out, despite local ordinances keeping salons closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, Fox News had learned.

Politics | Politics

The Lockdown Has Gone From a Mistake to a Crime

Four months ago, I wrote a column titled “The Worldwide Lockdown May Be the Greatest Mistake in History.” I explained that “‘mistake’ and ‘evil’ are not synonyms. The lockdown is a mistake; the Holocaust, slavery, communism, fascism, etc., were evils. Massive mistakes are made by arrogant fools; massive evils are committed by evil people.”

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How You Can Help Victims of the Current California Wildfires

The massive wildfires taking place in Northern California have quickly become the second largest wildfires to take place in California’s history. With the government declaring it a Major Disaster over the weekend, it leaves many Southern California reside

Politics | Politics

Kimberly Guilfoyle went from San Francisco’s first lady to bashing California at the RNC - Los Angeles Times

Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News personality and current Trump campaign surrogate, used her RNC speech to bash California, her home state currently run by Gavin Newsom, her ex-husband.

News | News

California is a failed state. How do we know? They're moving to Arizona in droves

Failed progressive policies have tarnished the once-Golden State, possibly beyond repair. No wonder why so many Californians are moving to Arizona.

Music | Music

The Coathangers LIVE at Alex's Bar (Full Performance)

Live at Alex's Bar, Long Beach CA The Coathangers LIVE out now on LP/CD/CS/DIG http://smarturl.it/thecoathangersLIVE Director: Matt Odom Shot by Matt Odom, J...

Politics | Leftist Lies

CA’s Newsom Pledged To Take Pay Cut With Workers. He Still Got Paid In Full, Report Says.

Despite the fact that he asked state workers in May to take a pay cut and promised he would do the same, California Governor Gavin Newsom continued to collect his full monthly salary of $17,479, as the Sacramento Bee reported. As an elected state official

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Uber and Lyft shutdown in California averted as judge grants emergency stay - The Verge

Uber and Lyft will not have to shut down in California as a judge blocked an order for the companies to classify their drivers as employees.

Politics | Politics

CA, Dependent On Solar Power, Has Rolling Blackouts In Heat Wave. Hint: The Sun Sets At Night.

In California, where reliance on solar power is favored over the idea of nuclear power, many Californians suffering through an intense heat wave over the last weekend lost power because of rolling blackouts. That loss of power was at least partially deriv

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Landmark Lord Fletcher's restaurant in Rancho Mirage for sale

Restaurant was a favorite of Frank Sinatra and featured in the documentary, "Sinatra in Palm Springs."

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Why California’s Latest ‘Soak the Rich’ Tax Proposals Are Likely to Backfire

The wealthy are in many cases the most mobile members of society, and the less appealing you make your state for them financially, the more likely they are to take their success elsewhere.

Business & Finance | Business

California Uber and Lyft drivers brace for shutdown over worker classification

Companies threatened to shut down operations over a court ruling ordering them to classify their drivers as employees by 20 August

Business & Finance | Business

Uber Eats can keep delivering even if ride-sharing shut down, for now

Uber Eats and other services like Lyft e-scooter rentals would not be affected by a shut-down of ride-hailing services in California over driver status.

Sports | Mat surfing

surfmat Doho & Mat Reef 2019

few sessions from this year on the surfmat Jamo & Matt show off there skills. Doho & mat reef enjoy don't forget to subscribe, Like, Share, & comment. Have a...

Politics | Malfeasance

Inside California Democrats' Hard Work To Deny The Poor An Education

'If people want to talk about systemic racism and the marginalization of minorities,' a single mother in California told The Federalist, 'this is it.'

Business & Finance | Business

Uber may shut down in California if forced to classify drivers as employees, CEO says

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the company may need to shut down in California if it loses its appeal against a judge’s ruling to classify drivers as employees. Uber and Lyft are both scrambling after the judge approved a preliminary injunction.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

California salon, barbershop owners vow to reopen indoor operations next week | KTLA

Hundreds of salons and barbershops across the state are vowing to reopen indoors on Aug. 17, KTLA sister station KTXL in Sacramento reported Sunday. Currently, they are only allowed to operate outdoors if their county is not on the state’s COVID-19 monito

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Uber and Lyft ordered by California judge to classify drivers as employees - The Verge

Uber and Lyft were ordered by a California judge to classify drivers as employees. The companies said they planned to file an emergency appeal to block the ruling. It is the latest development in California’s long-running fight to upend the ride-hailing c

Politics | Politics

California 13.3% Tax Rate May Be Raised To 16.8%...Retroactively

California’s tax rate could jump from 13.3% to a whopping 16.8%. If it passes, it could cause some Californians to hop in their Teslas and head for Texas, Nevada, Washington, or somewhere else. Anywhere would mean lower taxes.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Permanently Protect San Onofre State Beach

San Clemente is suing to reverse decision blocking the toll road project.

Entertainment | Music

The Surfrajettes - Penetration (Live) 08/03/2019

The Surfrajettes cover The Pyramids "Penetration" (Live) at the Surf Guitar 101 Convention at Alpine Village in Torrance CA on 08/03/2019. https://www.facebo...

Sports | Mat surfing

Dirty Old Wedge

The Wedge, located at the end of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California, is a world famous, man-made beast of a wave. Since its creation, people h...

News | News

Apply today: City of LA will pay up to $2,000 of your rent due to coronavirus – Daily News

A five-day application period opens Monday, July 13, for a city relief program aimed at helping Los Angeles residential tenants struggling with the economic affects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Family & Parenting | Kids

L.A. Teachers Union: Schools Can’t Reopen Unless Charter Schools Shut Down, Police Defunded - California Globe

In what appears to be a labor union power play, the United Teachers Los Angeles union announced Friday that Los Angeles Unified District schools

Politics | Op-Ed

Why A Newsom Recall Could Succeed

here isn’t a political professional to be found in California who believes the current attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom will succeed. With petitions approved for circulation and a deadline of November 17, recall campaign volunteers are trying to de

Music | Music

Eastside Punks Episode 3: Stains

For episode three of Eastside Punks, we turn our attention to East L.A.’s first, most notorious, punk band. Boyle Heights’ Stains were contemporaries, and fr...

Politics | Politics

California Abandons Equality Under The Law

They have decided to legalize racial discrimination.

Entertainment | Music

The Mermen-Curve, Live@Todos Santos Plaza 1998

Curve live for the old folks@Todos Santos Plaza in 1998 with custom home-made evil double neck Stratocaster from hell!... Awesome!

News | In The News

California orders bars closed in seven counties as coronavirus surges

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered seven counties, including Los Angeles, to shutter bars Sunday as new coronavirus cases surge in the state.

Politics | Campus Watch

Pomona College Senior Class President Spews Antisemitism on Social Media

Pomona College. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The senior class president at a southern California college was discovered to have made antisemitic …

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

NorCal SUP Tour VIDEO!!!

Highlighting San Francisco Bay, Sacramento and Lake Tahoe... SUP paddle boarding Produced in collaboration with @stephthemartian and InterviewStew Connect wi...

Sports | Cycling

The Los Angeles Bicycle Academy

The future of cycling is bright! I worked on this video project for the LABA and thought I'd share it here too. From their website: Los Angeles Bicycle Acade...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Fountain dedicated to Holocaust survivors vandalized at Santa Rosa cemetery

Antisemitism, antisemitc incidents and Anti-Zionism anti-semitism anti-semitc

News | The News

2 California schools named for Washington, Jefferson getting new names after Black Lives Matter push

Two San Francisco-area elementary schools named after a pair of founding fathers who owned slaves will get new names after a school board approved a Black Lives Matter resolution last week, according to a report.

News | The News

UC System Discarded SAT Test As Hard On Minorities. They Ignored Study Saying It Actually Helped Minority Admissions.

In May, the Board of Regents of the University of California voted unanimously to jettison the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and ACT over the next five years for use in judging admissions, with some members saying that the test itself was racist and ther

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

California Breakfast Spot Sambo’s Will Change Its Name Following Community Demands

The Santa Barbara restaurant was named after its founders Sam Battistone Sr. and Newell Bohnett, but proprietors also used racist imagery from "The Story of Little Black Sambo" for years

News | News

Several officers wounded in shootout with ambush suspect

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several police officers were wounded Thursday in separate shootouts with a man suspected of ambushing and seriously injuring a deputy a day earlier. The suspect was “secured and...

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Trouble for Gavin Newsom’s $1 billion mask deal: Feds reject safety certification - SFChronicle.com

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s assertion that shipments of medical masks the state bought from a Chinese manufacturer had simply been delayed because of federal safety certification issues was thrown into doubt Wednesday when regulators said they had actually rejec

Politics | Illegal Immigration

Gov. Gavin Newsom, ready to lay off first responders, kicks off coronavirus assistance for illegal aliens

Philanthropic organizations will help Gavin Newsom create a pile of money to distribute to undocumented Californians.

Music | Music

F.Y.P - "Don't Have Another One" Recess Records

http://www.BlankTV.com - F.Y.P - "Don't Have Another One" - Like this video? Come see thousands more at the Net's largest, uncensored, completely d.i.y. musi...

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Gov. Newsom releases guidelines to reopen dine-in restaurants, malls, offices and more in California

Governor Gavin Newsom released guidelines that dine-in restaurants, office buildings, shopping malls and other businesses across California will be required to follow in order to reopen.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Drive-in restaurants are making a huge comeback

The future of dining might take place in your car.As we navigate these unprecedented times, businesses are rapidly looking for new and innovative ways to keep

Politics | Politics

Los Angeles To Stay Locked Down Till August. California State University Cancels In-Person Fall Classes At All 23 Campuses.

Democrat-controlled Los Angeles County’s lock down orders will “with all certainty” continue to stay in place until August unless a “dramatic change in this virus or in the tools” becomes available. “Our hope is that by using

Politics | Politics

Elon Musk gives Alameda County, California, officials the finger in defiance of COVID19 restrictions

Elon Musk’s Alameda County, California, Tesla factory isn’t supposed to be operational right now due to COVID19 restrictions.

News | News

EXCLUSIVE: Where Nordstrom Has Closed Stores for Good

Eliminating 13 percent of the Nordstrom department store fleet underscores the impact of COVID-19.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Newsom Issues List of Approved Activities, 'Allows' Californians to 'Watch Sunsets'

California's Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued forth a list of approved activities that Californians may indulge in in the face of his COVID-19 lockdown.

News | News

Did you already have coronavirus in January or February?

With the recent news that two Californians died of COVID-19 in February, three weeks earlier than the United States' first known death from the disease, it has become clear that the coronavirus was spreading in the United States long before it was detecte

Politics | Op-Ed

Some Governors Are Getting Serious About The Cost Of Coronavirus Lockdowns. Some Aren’t.

As the spread of COVID-19 begins to slow nationwide, some governors are proving to be more serious than others about what comes next.

News | News

Newsom: California to begin reopening in 'weeks,' may start school year in July

One precondition for curtailing coronavirus-related restrictions is ensuring that schools and businesses can safeguard the health of their staff.

Politics | Op-Ed

California Is Using the Coronavirus to Beat Up on the Little Guy

California politicians in LA County and San Diego are using the coronavirus as an excuse to release criminals and arrest the little guy. They're also playing around with Green New Deal standards.

Sports | Cycling

Spreading Stoke with The Radavist

A purveyor of all things bike and outdoor can only choose the road less traveled. John Watson has led a life along the untrodden path, forging a culture and ...

Sports | Cycling

1986 Coors Classic

Coverage of the 1986 Coors Classic International Cycling Race. Won by Bernard Hinault, his last stage race. Women's race won by Jeannie Longo, her second of ...

News | News

California barbershop, hair salon reopen after Newsom pushes to continue lockdown

A barbershop and a hair salon in the same northern California town decided to defy the statewide stay-at-home order by opening for business amid the coronavirus public health crisis.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

California Announces If Crisis Hits, They Have A Point System To Decide Who Survives

The California Department of Public Health has now decided that if a “worst-case scenario” arises from the coronavirus, younger people and health care workers “vital to the acute care response” would be prioritized over others. The 38-page document by the

News | News

California Officials Poured 37 Tons Of Sand On A Skatepark And Skaters Responded By Turning It Into A Dirt Bike Track

Last week, officials in California took drastic measures to prevent skaters from violating stay-at-home orders and ordered 37 tons of sand to be dumped on a popular skate park in San Clemente. https://twitter.

News | News

Antibody Test Results From California Suggest COVID Death Rate Significantly Lower Than Reported

Highly anticipated antibody testing results out of Santa Clara County in California headed by a Stanford University professor were released on Friday, showing that the estimated number of positive novel coronavirus cases is likely 50-80 times higher than

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

California’s Coronavirus Problem No One Is Talking About

By Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has been on the “cutting edge” of local leaders who have implemented strict shutdowns in the name of fighting the coronavirus and protecting the public. Politicians like Garcetti claim t

Politics | Op-Ed

A Total Mess: What Democratic Party Rule Will Do to America

ecent and ongoing events, historic by any standard, have emphatically refuted anyone who thought a black swan event could not possibly disrupt America’s 2020 election. Recent events might also suffice to remind us that yet another Black Swan event could t

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

13 More Photos Of Southern California From The 1950s

Featuring many of the towns and winding roads you may remember as a small child in Southern California, these 13 photos are a blast from the past.

News | News

Study investigates if COVID-19 came to Calif. in fall 2019

Researchers at Stanford Medicine are working to find out what proportion of Californians have already had COVID-19. The new study could help policymakers make more informed decisions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Paddle boarder chased by boat, arrested in Malibu after flouting coronavirus closures

The man, who wasn't identified, faces a fine of $1,000 or six months in jail, or both, if convicted of violating the state stay-at-home order.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

‘We Send You Our Thoughts and Prayers’

Grassroots and Progressive views on local, national and world news

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Flattening the curve on coronavirus: What California and Washington can teach the world

New data suggests the two West Coast states may have slowed the spread of coronavirus. How they did it.

News | In The News

California once had mobile hospitals and a ventilator stockpile. But it dismantled them - Los Angeles Times

The state's supply of mobile hospitals, ventilators and N95 respirators would have helped in the coronavirus outbreak, but the state got rid of them years ago.

News | News

Coronavirus Pandemic: California May Have Developed Greater Herd Immunity

One less-mentioned hypothesis about California's relatively low death rate from COVID-19 is that California, as a front-line state, may have rather rapidly developed a greater level of herd immunity than other states have.

Health & Fitness | coronavirus

Coronavirus Live Updates: Number Of ICU Patients In California Rises 10% To 657, But Real Number May Be Far Higher

Coronavirus live updates: Number of ICU patients in California rises 10% to 657, but real number may be far higher

Politics | Politics

School’s Out Forever? - American Greatness

ith just about every public school in the country closed at this time, the only way for kids to get an education is at home. Many see this as nothing less than tragic. Writing in Education Week, Stephen Sawchuk claims that schools are an “absolute necessi

Music | Music

TEX AND THE HORSEHEADS "Go West Young Man"

TEX AND THE HORSEHEADS "Go West Young Man" Recorded live at Hootenanny

Miscellaneous | Opinion

This Pandemic is Not a Vacation

There have been a lot of discussions surrounding how to behave socially during the Covid 19 pandemic, yet a lot of the basic precautions are being ignored, and certain actions are affecting smaller communities across the globe. While we all should be self

Sports | Golf

With dwindling golf options left in Monterey, a secret mission was in order

With many courses on the Monterey Peninsula shuttered due to coronavirus concerns, my golf buddy and I had to get creative.

News | In The News

Here’s what to do if you lose work due to COVID-19 in California

With schools closed and streets cleared, many Californians — like much of the country — saw their employment suddenly come into question this week as fears of COVID-19 spread. As stores, theaters, …

News | News

Life in San Francisco area screeches to a halt amid shutdown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First, people were advised to avoid large gatherings. Californians adjusted. Life went on. Kids went to school, some people worked from home, but mostly it was business...

Politics | The War On Gender

California Bill Would Punish Stores With Separate Boys And Girls Departments

A new bill introduced by a member of the California state assembly would force stores that separated toys, clothing and childcare items into boys’ and girls’ sections to pay a $1,000 fine. Democratic Assemblymember Evan Low, from Silicon Valley submit

Miscellaneous | Diaspora

Jewish and Other Minority Groups Denounce California’s Narrow Focus on ‘People of Color’ in Ethnic-Studies Curriculum

The flag of California. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Several Jewish and other ethnic minority organizations are urging California’s leaders …

Politics | Politics

California Lottery officials shortchanged schools by millions, state audit says

The California state controller has also launched a probe into 30,000 scratch-off lottery tickets given to the audience of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

Politics | Politics

GOP lawmaker accuses California public pension fund of investing in blacklisted Chinese companies | TheHill

Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) on Thursday said that he has written a letter to California Gov.

News | The News

Adam Carolla: California would care about the homeless 'if it could get money from them' | Fox News

In an interview that aired Monday, comedian Adam Carolla told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that California's government isn't concerned about the poor because they can't get money from them, adding that the ultra poor is "untouchable."

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

California, Mired in a Housing Crisis, Rejects an Effort to Ease It - The New York Times

A lawmaker’s push for denser development near transit, overriding local zoning, was thwarted by a diverse group of legislative foes.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

S.F. Police Union Slams New Progressive D.A., Says ‘It’s Open Season’ On Cops

The leader of a union representing San Francisco police officers recently blasted the newly-elected, progressive district attorney, claiming the city and county’s top prosecutor has given criminals a “green light” to attack cops. The accusation came

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Oakland votes to ban tenant criminal background checks

Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted to prohibit landlords from rejecting a prospective tenant because of a criminal record.

Sports | Cycling

LA Tourist Race

Gravel Bike California gets into the action for the 1st LA Tourist Race of the year on Saturday, January 11, 2020. Whole story at: https://ciclavalley.org/vi...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

California lawmakers may trim repeat nonviolent offenders’ sentences

“This enhancement is disproportionately used against persons of color and those that are low income,” said Democratic Assemblyman Ash Kalra of San Jose, who carried the bill in the Assembly. “It is…

Politics | Politics

Foolish California bonds put taxpayers at risk

But as bad as the “new” Prop. 13 is, it almost looks responsible compared to what is currently being floated in Sacramento.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

CA Democrat Revives Housing Bill That Would End Most Single-Family Zoning In The State

Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) was shouted down by anti-gentrification advocates on Tuesday as he re-introduced a controversial housing bill that would eliminate single-family home zoning across most of California. Wiener, lead author of Senate Bill

News | The News

Homelessness Is On The Rise In The U.S. And One State Is Driving It

A new report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Friday revealed that homelessness is on the rise in the U.S. and that Democrat-controlled California is the main force behind the overall increase of the homeless population in the

Travel | Travel

California's Unintended Consequences - Mismanagement of The Golden State

A followup video to our Leaving California video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJcT3JbrDRw&feature=youtu.be . For Stock Footage or info on licensing this ...

Politics | Politics

California’s Budget Surplus May Take Hit Due to Ongoing Feud With Trump Administration | KTLA

California is preparing for a much smaller budget surplus next year because of its ongoing feud with the Trump administration, one of the state's chief budget writers said Monday. California is projected to have a $7 billion surplus, with $3 billion of it

News | Antisemitism Watch

California, Wisconsin lawmakers visit a Palestinian antisemite in Ramallah

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Sports | Cycling

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Announces Mountains to Meadows and Gravelation in Quincy!

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship knows how to throw races. There's a reason we cover each and every one, year after year! The proof is in the puddin'. Every year, 1000+ racers show up for Lost & Found, even more for the Downieville Classic and with Gri

Sports | Cycling

Deserted, Dusted, and Dolomite: A Central Death Valley Bicycle Tour –

The cold. Oh, the cold. Never before had I experienced 10º temperatures at night and 70º during the day. There I lay, in chrysalis, asleep in my bivy thinking to myself,

News | In The News

California Tried To Fine a Company $10,000 for Ordering Blind People Ubers and Lyfts Without a Permit

California regulators are trying to crack down on a company that orders Ubers for the blind and elderly. In February,

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Richard Grenell: California needs a reality check after reading San Francisco DA’s stance on ‘quality of life’ crimes

San Francisco's new DA won't prosecute “quality-of-life” crimes like vehicle break-ins, drug dealing, and petty theft.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Calif. Taxpayers on Hook for Six-Figure Government Pensions

Nearly 80,000 Californians collected six-figure taxpayer-funded pensions in 2018, leaving half the state's cities at "high risk" of financial distress.

Travel | Travel

Airbnb plans to verify 100% of its listings in response to the California mass shooting

Airbnb has announced plans to verify every single one of its hosts and listings after October's mass shooting, alongside several other safety initiatives.

Politics | Donald Trump

President Trump Takes Aim At California Governor Gavin Newsom Over Wildfires, Threatens To Cut Funding

President Donald Trump took aim at California governor Gavin Newsom Sunday morning over wildfires raging across the southern and western parts of the state, chastising Newsom for letting environmentalists run the show, preventing the state from adquately

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

INSANITY: California's Prop 47 leads to rise in shoplifting, thefts, criminal activity across state

In a lighted garage on one of San Francisco's busiest streets, a young man in baggy trousers and messy brown hair pulled down his pants. He had been hiding two pairs of stolen jeans with the tags still on them. He handed them to another man waiting nearby

Politics | Malfeasance

Burgeoning Homeless, High Gas Prices — Is California Becoming Premodern?

California seems to be going premodern, with homeless people turning cities like San Francisco into medieval towns with disease and feces on the streets, high gas prices, crowded roads, and people turning the lights off.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

The Reagan Presidential Library has survived the wildfires — environmentalists and political activists hardest hit!

Throughout the day there was tension as a wildfire that was sparked in the Simi Valley area of California and winds drove flames on the doorstep of the Reagan Library. "It's a whole lot of fire trucks, a whole lot of heroes out here protecting Presid

News | Israel Around The World

The tiny Israeli NGO that helped heal Paradise - ISRAEL21c

With massive wildfires again burning in California, ISRAEL21c explores how a tiny NGO from Israel has been helping the people of Paradise recover after last November's fire - the deadliest blaze in California history.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

California Gov. Newsom blasts PG&E for 'greed' after taking utility campaign contributions

Newsom's 2018 campaign took $58,400 from PG&E, and the political spending group "Citizens Supporting Gavin Newsom for Governor 2018" took $150,000.

Politics | Politics

California's power blackouts, energy nightmare and more are coming your way, America

Californians can expect more wildfires, more power outages, and higher electric bills for at least a decade.  

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Apartments for the homeless in Los Angeles could cost more than a half-million dollars each to build

Apartments for the homeless are expected to cost up to $600,000 each, but none have actually been built yet.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

San Francisco is losing residents because it's too expensive for nearly everyone

A former bohemian mecca, San Francisco now lays claim to the most expensive housing in the West, with a median home price of $1.4 million.

News | Interesting Stories

California finds widespread water contamination of 'forever chemicals'

Nearly 300 drinking water wells and other water sources in California have been found to have traces of man-made chemicals linked to cancer.

Politics | Politics

A New Dark Age: California’s Blackouts Are Self-Inflicted

Now, in large parts of California, if you want to keep the lights on during the blackouts, you better have a flashlight or a gas lamp. Twenty-first century green dreams have led to 19th-century realities.

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Charity Event for Slain CA Police Officer Canceled Because Trump Supporters Were to Be in Attendance

A Los Angeles-area charity event commemorating slain police officer Sgt. Ron Helus was cancelled because Trump supporters were scheduled to speak at it.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

California Bans State-Funded Travel To Iowa. Ted Cruz Hilariously Educates Them. | Daily Wire

Last Friday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that California would ban state-funded and state-sponsored travel to Iowa because the state passed a law barring the funding of ge

Business & Finance | Business

How Uber and Lyft got lost | VentureBeat

Uber and Lyft have been so focused on short-term super-growth and long-term domination that they completely overlooked the middle-term.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

A Visitor's Guide to Longboarding Pleasure Point

Everything you need to know about sliding one of CA's most treasured logging spots

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

California bans schools from suspending students solely for disruptive behavior | TheHill

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has signed off on legislation banning schools in the state from suspending students for disruptive behavior.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Move over, shipping container apartments, and make room for PodShare

It's like prison, except you rent your cell.