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Proposed California Curriculum Riddled With Anti-Police Rhetoric, Anti-Israel Bias

Proposed California Curriculum Riddled With Anti-Police Rhetoric, Anti-Israel Bias

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   A proposed California curriculum with anti-Israel elements also has anti-police rhetoric. The curriculum aims to teach students about police brutality and includes a poem suggesting cops sometimes “wake up with a bad case of contagious shooting.” The proposal avoids teaching students about anti-Semitism or Jewish Americans and doesn’t include cases […]

Can California Force Homeless People Into Shelters? Civil Rights Groups Call Plan Legally Questionable.

Can California Force Homeless People Into Shelters? Civil Rights Groups Call Plan Legally Questionable.

By Chris Nichols  Could California force homeless people to accept shelter space against their will?  Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who lead a state homlessness task force, recently proposed a way to do just that. Their “right to shelter” plan would first boost the supply of shelter space statewide […]

Proposition 13 treats all California property taxes the same. Voters could change that in 2020

Proposition 13 treats all California property taxes the same. Voters could change that in 2020

By JOHN MYERS SACRAMENTO BUREAU CHIEF  SACRAMENTO — No brand in California politics has ever had the staying power ofProposition 13, the 1978 tax cut that served as a primal scream from angry voters and became a symbol of their reluctance to pay more money for more government services. But four decades later, it is critics of […]

Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Fall Bond Sales of $4.16 Billion

Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Fall Bond Sales of $4.16 Billion

SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer Fiona Ma today announced the upcoming sales of seven bond issues totaling approximately $5.16 billion. The sales begin September 5 with $2.3 billion of General Obligation bonds. “Significant portions of these General Obligation bond sales will be used to finance older debt at today’s lower rates,” the Treasurer said. “This will […]

California | Appropriations Committees Send Bills to the Suspense File

California | Appropriations Committees Send Bills to the Suspense File

On Monday, August 12, the Senate Appropriations Committee sent AB 1254 to the suspense file and rescheduled AB 1669 to be heard next Monday, August 19. On Wednesday, August 14, the Assembly Appropriations Committee sent SB 172 to the suspense file. Both the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees will be taking up their respective suspense files the […]

POV hosts Election Integrity Project California reception

POV hosts Election Integrity Project California reception

By Michael Hernandez  OXNARD—“California elections can be manipulated and the election process has become corrupt,” said President and Co-Founder Linda Paine at the POV reception for Election Integrity Project California (EIPCa) in Ventura County held at the Channel Islands Yacht Club.   “Citizens are losing their voice in government.” The EIPCa reception attended by nearly 100 […]

Only Five Days Left in Initial Application Period for 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

Only Five Days Left in Initial Application Period for 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

Today the California State Auditor reminds Californians that there are only five days left to submit an initial application for the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission. With less than a week left before the August 19 deadline, to date 17,791 people have applied to serve on the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission, of which 15,110 are tentatively […]

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 […]

Opinion | FARRELL: California’s Negligence Is Feeding America’s Public Health Crisis

Opinion | FARRELL: California’s Negligence Is Feeding America’s Public Health Crisis

CHRIS FARRELL JUDICIAL WATCH Is the so-called homelessness crisis really about lack of housing? No, it is not. The legions on the streets of Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and other communities across the country are largely in the grips of drug and alcohol addiction, and other untreated mental health disorders. Negligence is just another […]

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 […]

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