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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 | Leftist Lunacy

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 | Leftist Lunacy

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

News | Local News Articles

Survey: To be happy in LA, you need an annual salary of $204,855

A survey from Purdue University and GoBankingRates.com found that you need an annual salary of $204,855 to be happy in L.A. It also found that people need to be making between $117,060 and $146,325 annually for their emotional well-being.

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 | Leftist Lunacy

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.

News | Local News Articles

Metallica donates $100K to wildfire relief across California

The American heavy metal band Metallica is donating $100,000 to California wildfire relief efforts.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

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.

Politics | Politics

Rob Schneider mocks California voters: ‘Would vote for a bowl of s– if it had D next to it’

Actor Rob Schneider one-upped House Speaker Nancy Pelosi about the mentality of Democratic voters. And added an obscenity.

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 | Politics

Kamala Harris Proposes A 10-Hour School Day

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) has now proposed a 10-hour school day, which could give children more time in the classroom than with their parents. According to The Hill, Harris’ Family Friendly Schools Act would create a “pilot program to give sch

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 | Leftist Lunacy

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 | Leftist Lunacy

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 | Local News Articles

California enters uncharted territory: Massive blackouts, historically dangerous winds

Northern California braced for a weekend in uncharted territory as PG&E prepared to shut off power to more than 2 million people as the region faced one of the worst periods of fire weather in a generation.

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 | Politics

BREAKING: Democrat Katie Hill Is Resigning Amid Allegations Of Sexual Relationships With Staffers, Report Says

Democrat Rep. Katie Hill (CA) is reportedly resigning from Congress this week after allegations surfaced that she had engaged in relationships with a campaign staffer and a congressional staffer. Politico reported on Sunday that Hill is “set to resi

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.

News | Local News Articles

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.

News | National News

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

Gov. Newsom Signs Law Allowing Californians Living in U.S. Illegally to Serve on Government Boards

California lawmakers continued the state’s expansion of rights and protections this year for immigrants who enter the country illegally, with laws signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom allowing them to serve on government boards and commissions and banning arrest

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.

News | National News

California bans hotels from using tiny plastic bottles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hotels in the nation’s most populous state will have to stop giving guests small plastic shampoo bottles under a new law set to take effect starting in 2023.

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 | Leftist Lunacy

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 | Leftist Lunacy

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 | Leftist Lunacy

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

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

Politics | Donald Trump

Report: Trump, Fed-Up With Dems, Orders White House Officials To Combat CA Homelessness

President Trump, disgusted with the inability of California's Democrats to address the skyrocketing number of homeless people in California’s major cities, has ordered White House officials to address the issue, according to

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

‘Can we sell California’? We’re sure Calif. State Assembly’s reported expansion of red flag law ‘won’t possibly be abused’

Oh, hey. Looks like California really wants to get a jump on this whole “red flag law” thing. The L.A. Times’ Patrick McGreevey reports:

News | News

Palestinian Who Assassinated Robert Kennedy for His Support for Israel Stabbed in Prison

Robert Kennedy in 1964. Photo: Wikicommons. Sirhan Sirhan, the Palestinian found guilty of shooting US presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy …

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students “gender unicorn” identity cards

A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identity and sexual attraction. 

News | The News

LA residents fed up with officials, demand change after homeless crisis spirals in city

It’s the stale stench of liquor and human waste that hits you first. Then it's visual -- row after row of dirty tarp tents crammed together on the sidewalk next to piles rotting trash and broken appliances. There are half-dressed, drugged-out shells of

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

California Introduces Radical Anti-Semitic High School Curriculum

The state of California has introduced "blatantly anti-Semitic and anti-Israel" lessons into its official high school curriculum.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Children’s Museums in Los Angeles

Looking for the best kids museums? These family-favorite museums are some of the best in the world and luckily, in Los Angeles.

Politics | Politics

Opinion: Signs of anti-Semitism in state ethnic studies plan - Los Angeles Times

Public high schools in California should teach ethnic studies. But a draft of the model curriculum the state is developing carries more than a whiff of anti-Jewish bias.

News | Antisemitism

URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Stop Anti-Israel Hate in California Public Schools

The State of California is currently reviewing a model Ethnic Studies curriculum, which openly promotes hateful boycotts against Israel and omits antisemitism as a form of bigotry.

News | Local News Articles

3 family members killed in California sea cliff collapse

ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Three women killed when a Southern California sea cliff collapsed were members of a family gathered on a beach to celebrate one of them having survived breast cancer,...

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

‘Hope Dems run on this’! Ca. Dem Party regional director says rural white Americans are just ‘not grateful enough’; UPDA

"This thread is a perfect example of why Democrats aren't winning anytime soon."

Food & Drink | Travel

Yosemite Hotels Get Their Historic Names Back After Trademark Dispute

The Majestic Yosemite Hotel is back to its original name, The Ahwahnee. And a set of cabins that was temporarily called Half Dome Village now carries its historic name, Camp Curry.

Politics | Campus Watch

Eighty Groups Protest California Professor's Use of Official Department Facebook Page to Spread Anti-Israel Propaganda

An anti-Israel demonstration in London. Photo: Campaign Against Antisemitism. A petition from dozens of organizations large and small has been …

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

California becomes 1st state to give taxpayer-funded health benefits to illegal immigrants | Fox News

Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., signed a bill into law on Tuesday making young illegal immigrants eligible for the Medicaid program in California, making it the first state to offer such taxpayer-funded health benefits to low-income adults age 25 and younger

Politics | Illegal Aliens

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles | Fox News

California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leadership positions. 

Politics | Politics

Kamala Harris' Busing Integration Story Is Misleading

In her standout debate moment with Joe Biden, Kamala Harris exaggerated her history about racial integration and busing. She wasn't part of the "second class to integrate her public schools."

Sports | Cycling

Opening the Streets of Los Angeles to Showcase Its Culture

The goal of CicLAvia is to bring together the diverse bike scene throughout L.A.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

California Legislature Passes Bill To Put Trans Men In Women’s Prisons, Even Rapists

Transgender people who think themselves to be women should not be housed with female prisoners for obvious safety reasons. Naturally, California disagrees.

Politics | Politics

California Legislature OKs health insurance mandate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature voted Monday to tax people who refuse to buy health insurance, bringing back a key part of former President Barack Obama's health care law in...

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Millard Sheets Mosaic Removal Begins - SM Mirror

Arts Commission frustrated about the process By Keldine Hull Santa Monica is losing a vital piece of its artistic heritage....

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

REPORT: It Will Cost $600,000 To Cover Up George Washington Mural That 'Traumatized' San Fran High School Students

It will cost a San Francisco school district more than half a million dollars to cover up a "controversial" mural of George Washington, after a handful of activists complained that the mere sight of the nation's first president was "traumat

News | Antisemitism

California Dems propose resolution linking Israeli government to massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue

Five draft resolutions set to be debated this weekend by the California Democratic Party, obtained exclusively by Fox News on Thursday, accuse the Israeli government of "aligning with the virulent Islamophobia" of white supremacist groups in the U.S. -- a

Politics | Election: 2020

Kamala Harris’s Dreadful DA Record | National Review

Democratic presidential aspirant Kamala Harris’s tenure as San Francisco’s chief prosecutor reveals much about her character and judgment.

News | NEWS

Nazi-Loving California Man Arrested for Planning to Commit Antisemitic Mass Shooting

A San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputy secures the scene of a shooting incident at the Congregation Chabad synagogue in Poway, …

News | News

Horton Plaza: What could have been

But I’m not here to lament the repugnant idea of having bro-friendly skateparks and break areas among Horton Plaza’s iconic, postmodernist design. Rather, I just want to say that I will miss it.

News | The News

UNION BOSS: L.A. Mayor’s ‘Green New Deal’ Is Pushing Members Toward GOP And Trump | Daily Wire

Organized labor in Los Angeles recently launched an ad campaign blasting Democratic Mayor Eric Garcetti over his proposed "Green New Deal," claiming the environmental plan would cost union jobs, increase energy bills, and erode the middle-class.

News | The News

'Swastikas Are Cool': East Bay Man Outrages Neighbors With Giant Nazi Symbol in Backyard

The 10 foot by 10 foot swastika in Steven Johnson’s backyard as seen from the air. Photo: Screenshot. A resident …

Politics | Illegal Immigration

CA County Retains Sanctuary Policy Despite Murder Of Woman Allegedly Committed By Illegal Immigrant

On Tuesday, despite the murder of a woman that was allegedly committed by an illegal immigrant who had been released under the county’s sanctuary policy, the Santa Clara, California, County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to retain the policy.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

California City: A utopian dream turned ghost town - Curbed

A developer dreamed of transforming California desert into a futuristic dream city—then came the lawsuits.

Sports | Cycling

For the love of Belgium (and waffles) - Peloton Magazine

Michael Marckx is full of life. He’s smart and engaging. His sense of humor is a breath of fresh air in the occasionally staid world of cycling. While the industry argues about Interbike and retail challenges and the UCI remains in the 19th century, Mar

Politics | POLITICS

California Dems suggest Israel tied to 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue attack | The Jerusalem post

Ahead of the California Democratic Party State Convention, which opens in San Francisco on Friday, drafted proposals seek to link Israel to "virulent Islamophobia."

News | The News

Bubonic Plague ‘Likely’ Already Present In Los Angeles, Dr. Drew Says | Daily Wire

Los Angeles is going down the drain.

News | The News

TRASH CITY: ‘Sky-High’ Trash Piles Found In Los Angeles, Raising Concerns About Typhus | Daily Wire

Apparently problems with waste are not limited to San Francisco.

NBC4 reported Monday that “sky-high” piles of rotting trash were found around Los Angeles, leading some to worry about a new typhus outbreak.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

CA Bill Would Eliminate Single-Family Home Zoning In Most Of The State | Daily Wire

A California housing bill targeting upscale communities would eliminate single-family home zoning across most of the state, transferring the authority to

Travel | Travel

The Essential Vintage Palm Springs Travel Guide 2019

What is so great about Palm Springs, California? So many things, all of the things. One of the best things is the history here. Many celebrities have flocked here since the 20s, because there was a rule. It was the “two-hour rule”, which meant that ce

Politics | Other Politics

California Senate passes bill that would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases tax returns | TheHill

The California state Senate on Thursday approved a bill to require candidates appearing on the presidential primary ballot — including President Trump — to release five years' worth of income tax returns.

Politics | PC Culture

High School Mulls Removing George Washington Murals Because They 'Traumatize' Students | Daily Wire

A high school in Northern California — George Washington High School, to be specific — is mulling over a push to remove two 83-year-old murals from its hallways. Critics advocating for their removal say they are offensive to Native Americans and Afric

Sports | Cycling

Nova Eroica | Californian Gravel

Gravel cycling in California is pretty much unbeatable and there's little better than a well organised event where you don't even have to plan a route. I rod...

Sports | Cycling

Californian Gravel Bikepacking | Los Padres & Big Sur

Trip of a lifetime or what? I went bikepacking on gravel, tarmac and dirt from Monterey, California riding through Los Padres National Forest and down to the...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The 25 Happiest Cities in America | Mental Floss

With high salaries, healthy environments, and more, these U.S. cities are home to a lot of happy citizens.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The 25 Happiest Cities in America | Mental Floss

With high salaries, healthy environments, and more, these U.S. cities are home to a lot of happy citizens.

News | Local News Articles

California lawmakers push to ban tiny shampoo bottles from state's hotels

Tiny shampoo bottles are causing major problems for California, lawmakers say.

Politics | PC Culture

CA City Painted American Flag On Police Cars. Residents Protested. Now The City's Reconsidering. | Daily Wire

In Laguna Beach, California, an artists’ community, some residents have expressed hostility toward Laguna Beach police cars that have the word “police” on their doors painted with the American flag.

Politics | Politics

Are Plastic Bag Bans Garbage? : Planet Money : NPR

A national movement to ban plastic bags is gaining steam, but these restrictions may actually hurt the environment more than help it.

News | In The News

3 million Californians might have to go back to the DMV after ID failure

The Department of Homeland Security on Monday sent Gov. Gavin Newsom a letter notifying him that the DMV failed to require Californians to provide adequate identification when residents sought so-c…

Science & Technology | Science

California's Eerie 'Earthquake Pause' Is Unprecedented

California hasn't seen a ground-rupturing earthquake in 100 years. That's unprecedented.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How one couple worked charter school regulations to make millions

California’s charter law — passed in 1992 — allowed for charter schools to be authorized and overseen by hundreds of school districts. It also allowed for multiple appeals if schools were denied. Clark and Jeanette Parker were charter operators who

News | The News

California Leads The Nation In Bringing Back Medieval Illnesses

Diseases the modern world virtually eradicated are making a resurgence in California

News | News

California college to vote on ending Israel study program, with support from Rep. Tlaib

A California college’s council is pushing forward with a vote to end its study abroad program with an Israeli university -- a push that has picked up the support of freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

California's new governor signs moratorium on executions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The 737 inmates on the nation's largest death row got a reprieve from California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday when he signed an executive order placing a moratorium on...

News | The News

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s death penalty order gives reprieve to these serial killers, child murderers | Fox News

Child murderers, rapists and serial killers who tortured their victims with everything from ice picks to a 4-foot twig are set to have their lives spared Wednesday -- until at least 2023 -- as California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs an executive order to halt

Sports | Cycling

FOX MTB | MADE FOR YOUR RIDE – EPISODE 1 | KIRT VOREIS

Durability, Versatility or Mobility? For Kirt Voreis, riding in the high desert of California with varying temps, sharp rocks, cacti, and the occasional zomb...

News | Antisemitism Watch

‘Heartsick and disgusted’: Nazi imagery posted from O.C. teens’ party stirs outrage

Newport Mesa Unified officials and local leaders were grappling Monday with how to respond to images from a party of teens gathered around a swastika and making a Nazi salute.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Californians are losing hundreds of millions of dollars in recycling deposits

California consumers lost out on at least $308 million in 5-cent deposits on cans and bottles last year, largely because it’s increasingly difficult to find a place to recycle them, a new report says.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

The Hollywood Walk of Fame Has Been Named the Worst Tourist Trap on Earth

According to a new study and everyone who has ever been there

Politics | Politics

The Destruction of Venice Beach Epitomizes California’s Idiocracy

Venice Beach, California, used to be one of California’s great places. A Bohemian gem, nestled against the sand between big Los Angeles and the vast Pacific Ocean. Rents used to be a little lower in Venice compared to other coastal neighborhoods. The lo

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

92 Percent Of LA Homes Are Unaffordable To The Average Person

We're No. 2! After San Francisco, L.A. is the second least affordable housing market in the country.

Politics | Other Politics

Trump administration trying to claw back California high-speed rail money - POLITICO

And DOT said it wants to go even further, saying it's 'actively exploring every legal option' to seek the return of $2.5 billion in federal funds.

Food & Drink | Coffee

Pacific Crest Coffee Co.

Pacific Crest Coffee Company roasts, brews, and serves the best coffee and tea in Truckee, California. Order single origin and blended coffees and teas, or learn how to brew better at home or on an adventure!

News | The News

Don't Tell AOC: CA Governor Cancels High-Speed Rail From LA To San Francisco | Daily Wire

Don’t tell Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her socialist chums who want to eliminate air travel and replace it with high-speed rail, but the leftist governor of California has just canceled the long-developing high-speed train from Los Angeles

Politics | Malfeasance

John Stossel: San Francisco has become the slum by the bay -- Bad laws cause city's homeless crisis

San Francisco is one of the richest cities it the world. It’s given us music, technology and elegant architecture.

Sports | Cycling

Rollout: Perspective - Ginger Boyd

Perspective. Easton joined Ginger Boyd, Brand Manager for Machines for Freedom, in LA to talk perspectives within the cycling industry, opportunities for gro...

News | News

Joshua Tree national park 'may take 300 years to recover' from shutdown

National park saw ‘irreparable’ damage including vandalism, ruined trails and trees cut down, says former superintendent

News | The News

California Parents Protest Against Public Schools’ Sexual Education Curriculum

Some parents in California are protesting the change in sex education in schools.

News | The News

Willie Brown Admits He Boosted Kamala Harris's Career

Former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown broke his silence on his relationship with Democratic senator Kamala Harris on Saturday.

Politics | Politics

Revealed: Number Registered to Vote in Los Angeles County Far Exceeds Population of US Citizens

UPDATE: Settlement Mandates Purge of 1.5 Million Inactive Voters Statewide.

Politics | Illegal Immigration

San Francisco to pay $190G to undocumented immigrant over sanctuary law violation, lawyer says

A man from El Salvador in the U.S. illegally who sued San Francisco after police turned him over to immigration authorities in violation of the city's sanctuary law is set to be awarded $190,000, his attorney said Thursday.

Sports | Cycling

Taylor Phinney's LA

"It's a place where you can find anything you want to find. Whether that's a group of people that you click with, or a certain type of food, or a certain com...

News | National News

Having Solved All Other Problems, California Will Now Ban Paper Receipts

California has apparently solved all of its major problems and will now embark on a quest to rid the state of its one and only remaining menace: long paper receipts.

Politics | PC Culture

New California Governor's wife picks different title than "First Lady"

This won't be awkward at all...

Sports | Cycling

Who Do You Imagine When You Imagine Biking in Cities

New book challenges biking advocates and racial justice advocates to expand their imaginations around biking.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

ADL Condemns ‘Chilling’ Human Swastika Formed by California Middle Schoolers

Several middle school students in California were recently photographed while forming a human swastika, prompting a Jewish civil rights group...

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

California’s Women’s March Rally Canceled For Being 'Overwhelmingly White' In Overwhelmingly White County

Organizers of the Women’s March rally for Humboldt County in northern California canceled its January march over concerns that the participants would be “overwhelmingly white.”

Politics | Politics

Actually, even California says Trump is right about the wildfires

President Trump’s critics are belittling him for not buying the lefty narrative that global warming is to blame for the California wildfires. Instead, Trump points to decades of mistakes by governm…

Entertainment | Music

The Trashwomen Live full set Burger Boogaloo 2016 with John Waters and Traci Lords

http://www.OutOfFocus.TV - 6/25/16 - Mosswood Park in Oakland, Ca The Trashwomen played at the annual Burger Boogaloo. Watch until the end to see an amazing ...