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California School District Will Not Allow Parents To Opt Children Out Of LGBTQ Content, Emails Show

California School District Will Not Allow Parents To Opt Children Out Of LGBTQ Content, Emails Show

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . A California school district will not allow parents to opt their children out of classes involving LGBTQ content. A representative of the district said in an email this is because LGBTQ content is “fused throughout the entirety of the curriculum.” The Murrieta School District previously came under fire […]

“We are in a battle for our schools:  AB 329 violates the sacred relationship between parent and child”

“We are in a battle for our schools:  AB 329 violates the sacred relationship between parent and child”

By Michael Hernandez SANTA BARBARA—“We are in a battle for our schools,” said Aileen Blachowski, co-founder of Informed Parents of California at the Protect Our Kids (POK) Now event at Santa Barbara Calvary on Saturday.   “Comprehensive sexual education will be taught to our children with parental consent required.  It will normalize anal and oral sex […]

Judge Rules NRA Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Over Contractor Disclosure Law Can Proceed

Judge Rules NRA Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Over Contractor Disclosure Law Can Proceed

Whitney Tipton | Reporter   A federal judge Monday ruled that a lawsuit against Los Angeles by the National Rifle Association (NRA) over the city’s contractor disclosure law can proceed. The NRA filed the lawsuit in April to challenge the city’s new law that requires contractors to disclose contracts or sponsorship with the gun-rights organization, City News […]

Settlement Reached with 7-Eleven, Inc., for Improper Filings

Settlement Reached with 7-Eleven, Inc., for Improper Filings

On Monday, August 12, 2019, a $1.525 million civil settlement was obtained with Texas-based 7‑Eleven, Inc., to resolve allegations that the company violated state laws requiring accurate and complete reporting of training of store personnel in hazardous materials handling. The Ventura County District Attorney joined the district attorneys of Alameda, Contra Costa, Monterey, San Mateo, […]

California Kaiser Permanente Workers Authorize Strike, Hospital Decries Process

California Kaiser Permanente Workers Authorize Strike, Hospital Decries Process

By City News Service Kaiser Permanente workers in Southern California and across the state voted overwhelmingly to authorize their union to call a strike if a labor contract cannot be reached, but Kaiser officials accused the union of tainting the vote by using “misleading” ballot language. According to the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West […]

Nearly 100 Arrested After Blocking Traffic While Protesting ICE

Nearly 100 Arrested After Blocking Traffic While Protesting ICE

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter . Authorities arrested nearly 100 people after protesters against Immigration and Customs Enforcement locked arms and blocked traffic on a major New York roadway Saturday. “We are protesting the camps at the border and the children being separated from their parents,” Miriam Bernstein, a resident of Brooklyn, said to […]

The Trump Obsession Comes for California’s Water

The Trump Obsession Comes for California’s Water

By  JACK FOWLER Tomorrow, the Golden State’s Democrat-run, veto-proof legislature returns from its summer break and is expected to quickly take up S.B. 1, the “California Environmental, Public Health, and Workers Defense Act of 2019.” It has been proposed for one reason: Donald Trump is president. Under his administration, long-standing EPA regulations and analyses, and bureaucratic (state and […]

Bill Barr Says Epstein’s Death ‘Raises Serious Questions’

Bill Barr Says Epstein’s Death ‘Raises Serious Questions’

William Davis | Reporter   Attorney General Bill Barr said Saturday he was “appalled” to learn of Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide and promised an investigation into the circumstances of Epstein’s death. The convicted sex offender and financier was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell Friday night at the age of 66. (RELATED: Ben Sasse Calls On DOJ […]

Jeffrey Epstein Found Dead After Apparent Suicide

Jeffrey Epstein Found Dead After Apparent Suicide

William Davis | Reporter   Jeffrey Epstein, a millionaire financier facing sex trafficking charges, was found dead in his jail cell, ABC News reported Saturday. Epstein, 66, committed suicide, officials told ABC News. The news comes weeks after Epstein was found injured in his jail cell following an attempted suicide attempt, then was placed on suicide watch by […]

Nearly 84,000 duplicate voter records found in audit of California’s ‘motor voter’ system

Nearly 84,000 duplicate voter records found in audit of California’s ‘motor voter’ system

By JOHN MYERS SACRAMENTO BUREAU CHIEF  SACRAMENTO — California’s ambitious effort to automate voter registration at Department of Motor Vehicle offices produced almost 84,000 duplicate records and more than twice that number with political party mistakes, according to an audit released Friday by state officials. The analysis covered just the first five months of the new “motor […]