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Things I don’t understand

Things I don’t understand

  By Richard Eber There are many areas of knowledge that baffles me. It is difficult in my world to distinguish between fake news and “Reality” TV shows. I have always wondered why the public is so enamored following the Kardashians.  How come ice cream never has bones except when conspiracy theorists are involved? In […]

California Governor Wants National Guard To Help Struggling Pot Industry Instead Of Protecting Borders

California Governor Wants National Guard To Help Struggling Pot Industry Instead Of Protecting Borders

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom is hoping to pull National Guard troops away from the U.S.-Mexico border to help protect his state’s struggling marijuana industry. Faced with competition from a robust black market, the legal cannabis industry in California has not experienced the growth that supporters had expected. Newsom […]

California’s gun seizure program hits hurdles

California’s gun seizure program hits hurdles

By Andrew O’Reilly | Fox News Authorities in California are struggling to enforce a state law that permits officials to seize firearms from people with previous criminal convictions or mental health issues – running into staffing and budgetary issues that have contributed to a massive backlog of guns marked for confiscation. The law, which was passed in 2013 following the shooting […]

California’s Redevelopment Agencies: The Bad Idea That Won’t Die

California’s Redevelopment Agencies: The Bad Idea That Won’t Die

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views The infamous “redevelopment agencies” were scams used by politicians to steal property from the owners, give it or sell it at very low prices to the well connected, and then the donations flowed to the coffers of the sleazy elected officials.  Finally, due to the need […]

Trump Demands California Pay Back Federal Government For Cancelled Bullet Train Project

Trump Demands California Pay Back Federal Government For Cancelled Bullet Train Project

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   President Donald Trump demanded that California pay back the federal government for its abandoned high-speed rail project, in a tweet Wednesday evening. “California has been forced to cancel the massive bullet train project after having spent and wasted many billions of dollars,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “They owe […]

Gavin Newsom to Scale Down National Guard Presence at Border

Gavin Newsom to Scale Down National Guard Presence at Border

By Katherine Rodriguez California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that he is looking to scale down the state’s National Guard presence at the U.S.-Mexico border, pulling nearly 400 troops from the border assisting President Donald Trump’s border enforcement efforts and assigning them to other duties. Newsom’s announcement comes as a rebuke of Trump’s order to strengthen military […]

Gavin Newsom Seeks Millions For Migrants As Homeless Americans Suffer

Gavin Newsom Seeks Millions For Migrants As Homeless Americans Suffer

California Governor Gavin Newson plans on meeting with San Diego leaders and state legislators today as he seeks to house and assist migrants in the San Diego area. According to the Union Tribune, Newsom plans to meet with Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, San Diego County Supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Greg […]

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to remove California Juvenile Justice Division from corrections officials’ control

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to remove California Juvenile Justice Division from corrections officials’ control

By JAZMINE ULLOA . California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that he intends to shift control of the state’s Juvenile Justice Division away from corrections officials to government health and human services providers, a move he called long overdue and necessary to build on past efforts to divert children and teens from a path to prison. […]

California Governor Wants Millions More for Wildfire Prevention; Trump Threatens to Cut FEMA Funds

California Governor Wants Millions More for Wildfire Prevention; Trump Threatens to Cut FEMA Funds

By Ron Brackett At a Glance California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed to spend $305 million for prevention and response to wildfires and other disasters. He also asked President Donald Trump to restore cuts to federal fire-safety budgets. In a tweet, Trump threatened to cut FEMA funds to California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced plans to […]

Gavin Newsom’s First Act as California Governor: More Healthcare for Illegal Aliens

Gavin Newsom’s First Act as California Governor: More Healthcare for Illegal Aliens

By Joel Pollak California Governor Gavin Newsom’s first act in office was to propose extending state healthcare benefits to more illegal aliens. On Tuesday, shortly after being sworn in, Newsom — who ran on the proposal of providing healthcare to everyone in California, though he struggled to explain how he would pay for it — signed an executive […]