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California Democrats Rally Around Union As Leader Resigns Over Felony Charges

California Democrats Rally Around Union As Leader Resigns Over Felony Charges

By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square (The Center Square) – One of California’s largest unions has new leadership after its former director learned she’s facing several felony charges.  California Attorney General Rob Bonta filed 14 felony charges, including tax fraud, embezzlement and perjury, against Service Employees International Union Local 721 Director Alma Hernández.  Bonta said […]

California To Fine Retailers Without ‘Gender Neutral’ Toy Aisles

California To Fine Retailers Without ‘Gender Neutral’ Toy Aisles

By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Many businesses in California that sell children’s products now have to make clear a section not aimed at one of the two traditional genders or face penalties.  Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1084 into law, which requires retailers with children’s sections to designate and label a […]

Ventura, CA | County Board Of Supervisors Provides $70 Million In 4 Rounds Of Business Assistance Grants

Ventura, CA | County Board Of Supervisors Provides $70 Million In 4 Rounds Of Business Assistance Grants

Ventura, CA – The County of Ventura Board of Supervisors has unanimously supported more than $70 million in Business Assistance Grants for small businesses throughout the County of Ventura since the summer of 2020. The Board received a report at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting of the latest status and the impact those funds are […]

Nebraska Pork Producers: New California Regulations Will Be A Nightmare

Nebraska Pork Producers: New California Regulations Will Be A Nightmare

David Beasley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Much of the pork raised in Nebraska may not be eligible for sale in California as of January, under that state’s new animal welfare requirements. Currently, only 4% of Nebraska farmers meet California’s upcoming requirement for the minimum pen size for breeding sows, Al […]

Grizzly Flats Destroyed By Fire, 2nd Northern California Community Burned

Grizzly Flats Destroyed By Fire, 2nd Northern California Community Burned

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Two weeks after the historic mining town of Greenville was destroyed within a few hours by the Dixie Fire, the forest community of Grizzly Flats east of Sacramento was destroyed by the Caldor Fire. Its post office, elementary school and nearly all homes have been […]

Iowa Senators Bristling At California’s Prop 12, Sponsor EATS Act

Iowa Senators Bristling At California’s Prop 12, Sponsor EATS Act

Mary Stroka | The Center Square  (The Center Square) – Iowa senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, both Republicans, are taking California to task in response to Prop 12, the California Farm Animal Confinement Proposition. Grassley and Ernst have co-sponsored Exposing Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act, they each announced in news releases Aug. 5. Prop 12 mandates that beginning in 2022, […]

As Of Next Year, Californians May Have No Pork

As Of Next Year, Californians May Have No Pork

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – After California voters overwhelmingly approved Farm Animal Confinement Proposition (Prop 12), which becomes effective next year, it’s likely that without intervention, Californians will no longer be able to buy pork products. Currently, Californians consume 15% of all pork produced in the U.S. California restaurants and […]

California To Pay Utilities More When Customers Reduce Power Consumption

California To Pay Utilities More When Customers Reduce Power Consumption

By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Gov. Gavin Newsom is taking steps to put a larger carrot in front of industrial businesses to conserve energy as California’s power crunch continues. Newsom has signed a new emergency declaration that significantly increases the state’s reimbursement to utilities that pay industrial customers who agree to […]

List of companies leaving California grows, citing high tax burden, cost of living

List of companies leaving California grows, citing high tax burden, cost of living

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Leaders of corporations have been leaving California for years, relocating their headquarters, or their entire operations, out of state, citing high cost of living and one of the highest tax burdens in the country as their reason, the California Policy Center notes in its updated California […]

Port Strengthens Trade with Top Partner Mexico | Delegation Visits the Port

Port Strengthens Trade with Top Partner Mexico |  Delegation Visits the Port

PORT HUENEME, CALIFORNIA, February 24, 2021 – A delegation of Mexico’s top trade representatives visited the Port of Hueneme on Wednesday to strengthen their longstanding trading partnership. Led by Mr. Roberto Velasco Alvarez, Director General for North America and acting Undersecretary for North America at Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the delegation was welcomed with a […]

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