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California Lost More Than 200,000 People to Other States in 2019: Report

California Lost More Than 200,000 People to Other States in 2019: Report

BY JACK PHILLIPS California lost more than 200,000 people to other states and 180,000 people left New York state to live in other parts of the United States in 2019, according to new Census figures. “Twenty-seven states and the District of Columbia lost population through net domestic migration between 2018 and 2019, six of which had losses over […]

New round of DMV ‘motor voter’ errors reported

New round of DMV ‘motor voter’ errors reported

By Chris Reed One of Gavin Newsom’s first acts after taking office as governor in January was to create a “DMV Reinvention Strike Team” to improve the performance of the state Department of Motor Vehicles. This came after one of the worst years a state agency has had in recent history. In August 2018, CalWatchdog and many […]

I left my appetite in San Francisco

I left my appetite in San Francisco

  Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   This year San Francisco’s Mayor London Breed kick started the Holiday season by banning the sale of Turkey dinners in restaurants on Thanksgiving Day.  Naturally charitable organizations such as Glide Memorial or St Anthony’s, who serve free food to the poor, were exempted from the new regulations.  […]

Gavin Newsom wants to close a California state prison. It won’t be easy

Gavin Newsom wants to close a California state prison. It won’t be easy

BY WES VENTEICHER Gov. Gavin Newsom is talking about an idea that has hung around California for more than 150 years: closing a state prison. Newsom brought up the idea at a meeting earlier this month with The Fresno Bee editorial board as part of a broader conversation on criminal justice reform. “I would like […]

Here’s How State Regulators Played A Role In California’s Rolling Blackouts, Wildfires

Here’s How State Regulators Played A Role In California’s Rolling Blackouts, Wildfires

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   California Gov. Gavin Newsom railed against the state’s public utility company for blacking out large portions of the state, but some experts say regulators are partially to blame. Regulators in the state are too preoccupied with solar panels, climate change and keeping customers’ rates low to update old transmission lines that […]

Trump Mocks California For Offering Free Healthcare And Education: ‘I May Even Move There’

Trump Mocks California For Offering Free Healthcare And Education: ‘I May Even Move There’

CHRISTOPHER SMITH CONTRIBUTOR . President Donald Trump joked Thursday night that he may move to California if the state continues to offer free healthcare and free education during his rally in Dallas. Trump’s comments came as part of a critique of California’s lenient policies toward illegal immigrants. “My administration believes in a simple principle. The […]

Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Banning For-Profit Prisons, Immigration Detention Facilities

Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Banning For-Profit Prisons, Immigration Detention Facilities

By AMY FURR California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill Friday that will prohibit for-profit prisons and immigration detention centers from operating inside the state. “AB 32 will prevent the state from entering into or renewing contracts with for-profit prison companies after Jan. 1, 2020, and phase out such facilities by 2028,” according to […]

Gavin Newsom Rips Trump To The U.N.

Gavin Newsom Rips Trump To The U.N.

WILLIAM DAVIS REPORTER   Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom told the United Nations (U.N.) Monday that he was ‘humiliated’ because Donald Trump is his president. “I don’t know what the hell happened to this country that we have a president that we do today on this issue,” Newsom said during a speech in New York, according to The […]

A new law signed by Gavin Newsom bans schools from suspending disruptive kids

A new law signed by Gavin Newsom bans schools from suspending disruptive kids

BY ANDREW SHEELER It is will soon be illegal in California for both public and charter schools to suspend disruptive students from kindergarten through eighth grade Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed into law Senate Bill 419, which permanently prohibits willful defiance suspensions in grades four and five. It also bans such suspensions in grades […]

California’s Homeless Crisis Pushes Business Owner Out

California’s Homeless Crisis Pushes Business Owner Out

By NATE CHURCH Sacramento salon owner Elizabeth Novak addressed an irate video to California Governor Gavin Newsom over the state’s homeless crisis. “This video is for Gavin Newsom,” Novak began. “I’m going to wait for a response from you, but I’m not going to stop messaging you, tweeting you, making videos to you, e-mailing you, writing […]

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