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California Orders Bars in Los Angeles, 6 Other Counties to Close

California Orders Bars in Los Angeles, 6 Other Counties to Close

BY REUTERS California on Sunday ordered some bars to close as the state and a dozen others face the worst surge in CCP virus cases since the start of the pandemic. Governor Gavin Newsom’s order for bars to close in seven counties, including Los Angeles, is the first major rollback of efforts to reopen the economy in the most […]

Officials: Former Employee Identified as Deadly Walmart Distribution Center Shooting Suspect

Officials: Former Employee Identified as Deadly Walmart Distribution Center Shooting Suspect

BY JACK PHILLIPS Local officials released the identity of a suspect who crashed his vehicle into a Walmart distribution center in Red Bluff, California, before opening fire, killing one employee and injuring several others. Louis Lane, 31, was identified as the lone gunman in the shooting, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Department. Lane had worked for the distribution center […]

‘I refuse to bow to anybody.’ Rural California defies Gov. Newsom’s order to wear masks

‘I refuse to bow to anybody.’ Rural California defies Gov. Newsom’s order to wear masks

BY DALE KASLER Perched behind the counter of his cramped memorabilia shop in downtown Placerville, co-owner Lorenzo Smith isn’t about to tell his customers they have to put on a mask. It’s a matter of principle, he isn’t convinced it’s necessary, and he doesn’t particularly care that Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered Californians to wear them. “Most […]

Over a Dozen Protesters Arrested After ‘Forming an Unlawful Assembly’ in Beverly Hills

Over a Dozen Protesters Arrested After ‘Forming an Unlawful Assembly’ in Beverly Hills

BY LORENZ DUCHAMPS Protests for police brutality ended with arrests in California late on Friday after authorities were forced to intervene with a large group of Black Lives Matter activists who marched through several neighborhoods in Beverly Hills, forming an unlawful assembly. The large gathering started at about 7:30 p.m. in the area of Santa Monica Boulevard, between Alpine […]

109,712 California Clean Energy Workers Have Filed for Unemployment After 4,313 New Claims in May: Report

109,712 California Clean Energy Workers Have Filed for Unemployment After 4,313 New Claims in May: Report

1 in 5 Californians employed in January 2020 by clean energy now out of work Before COVID-19, 3% of overall employment statewide, and 30% of state construction workers, employed in clean energy Sacramento (June 25, 2020) – As Congress and state policymakers consider stimulus measures for clean energy and other sectors of our economy, a […]

California Town Banishes Christian Church from Downtown Area

California Town Banishes Christian Church from Downtown Area

By THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D. The city of Salinas, California, is forcing an evangelical Christian church to sell its downtown property, saying it does not fit in with the new look of the town. New Harvest Christian Fellowship bought the building in early 2018 after its congregation outgrew a space the church had been renting […]

4 SoCal Counties That Reopened Restaurants Early Now Lead Statewide COVID-19 Surge

4 SoCal Counties That Reopened Restaurants Early Now Lead Statewide COVID-19 Surge

by Farley Elliott  Four of the first Southern California counties to reopen for dine-in restaurants and bars now lead the state in overall coronavirus hospitalization rates, reports the LA Times. The paper says the numbers coming out of Orange, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties show a “dangerous rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations,” and that those areas are “primarily […]

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits California: USGS

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits California: USGS

BY JACK PHILLIPS A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Central California around 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The epicenter of the tremor was around 180 miles north-northeast of Los Angeles in Lone Pine. The tremor, namely, struck in remote Inyo County, which is located just east of the Sierra Nevada mountains […]

As coronavirus cases rise, California governor says he could start reeling back some reopenings

As coronavirus cases rise, California governor says he could start reeling back some reopenings

By Sara Zendehnam SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As California deals with an increase in coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom is warning he could start reeling back some of the reopenings if the virus gets out of control. At a news conference on Monday, Newsom said tightening stay-at-home restrictions isn’t in his plans just yet. But he said his administration is prepared […]

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won’t enforce it

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won’t enforce it

By Tyler Olson | Fox News Local governments and police departments in California have said in recent days that they will not enforce a mandate from Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom that people in the state wear face masks in most public places, including outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible — despite emphasis from the governor about the importance of following […]