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Vagrants– Rising Crime in Our Backyard

Vagrants– Rising Crime in Our Backyard

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views California has become a toilet bowl—figuratively and literally—San Fran has declared itself a toilet bowl per its new District Attorney.  Then you have the homeless assaulting people, ruining neighborhoods and for good measure ALLOWED to steal up to $950 worth of goods from your car, a […]

Apple Pledges $2.5 Billion To Help Combat California’s Housing Crisis

Apple Pledges $2.5 Billion To Help Combat California’s Housing Crisis

AUDREY CONKLIN REPORTER   Apple announced a $2.5 billion plan to help combat the housing crisis in California, according to a Monday press release from the tech giant. The Silicon Valley staple is one of many, including Facebook and Google, taking steps to address the state’s housing shortage that came in part after the tech giants invaded the area, bringing […]

As Homelessness Surges in California, So Does a Backlash

As Homelessness Surges in California, So Does a Backlash

By Thomas Fuller, Tim Arango and Louis Keene OAKLAND, Calif. — Insults like “financial parasites” and “bums” have been directed at them, not to mention rocks and pepper spray. Fences, potted plants and other barriers have been erected to keep them off sidewalks. Citizen patrols have been organized, vigilante style, to walk the streets and push them out. California […]

Meet The California Republican Running To Flip San Diego Back To Red

Meet The California Republican Running To Flip San Diego Back To Red

ANDERS HAGSTROM CONTRIBUTOR   For the first time in years, Democrats outnumber Republicans in every one of San Diego’s council districts, but Republican City Council Candidate Joe Leventhal is working to change that. Leventhal has centered his candidacy for the 5th District of San Diego on solving the homelessness crisis, addressing the city’s decaying roads and […]

CA cities, counties ask for Supreme Court’s help on homelessness

CA cities, counties ask for Supreme Court’s help on homelessness

By Chris Reed Rushing to meet last week’s deadline for filing amicus briefs, dozens of local governments and other groups in California have jointly and separately beseeched the high court to uphold laws targeting sleeping in public. Such laws are seen as a key way to crack down homelessness. The flood of legal filings came […]

Homelessness | Venice Beach’s Monster on the Median

Homelessness | Venice Beach’s Monster on the Median

    By Edward Ring When President Trump arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday, he had a few words to say about the city’s homeless problem. “We can’t let Los Angeles, San Francisco and numerous other cities destroy themselves by allowing what’s happening,” the president told reporters. “In many cases [building tenants] came from other countries and they […]

Renne Public Law Group Files Amicus Brief in Support of Certiorari in City of Boise v. Martin

Renne Public Law Group Files Amicus Brief in Support of Certiorari in City of Boise v. Martin

Renne Public Law Group   SAN FRANCISCO, September 24 – Today, Renne Public Law Group (RPLG), a San Francisco based law firm that represents local governments, filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief asking the United States Supreme Court to review City of Boise v. Martin, Case No. 19-247—a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals […]

Port Hueneme | Women Should Still Not Walk Alone on Ormond Beach

Port Hueneme | Women Should Still Not Walk Alone on Ormond Beach

By Christina Zubko – Hueneme Voice As a follow up to my earlier post this summer, “Women Should Not Walk Alone”, today, 9/22/19, I caution women against feeling too secure about walking the beach alone—in spite of how tempting it is, now that the beach has been cleaned up (the PHPD and the OPD have made […]

Trump says EPA will cite San Francisco for pollution stemming from homelessness issues

Trump says EPA will cite San Francisco for pollution stemming from homelessness issues

BY BRETT SAMUELS   ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — President Trump on Wednesday said he expects the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to slap San Francisco with a violation notice in the coming days related to pollution associated with the city’s homeless population. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Trump again took aim at Los Angeles and San Francisco over the […]

Trump, Carson reject California’s request for federal help on homelessness

Trump, Carson reject California’s request for federal help on homelessness

By STEPHANIE EBBS At the same time that President Donald Trump and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson are promising federal action to intervene in homelessness in California, they’re rejecting requests from local officials for help and escalating the blame game between the federal government and the state. California Gov. Newsom and local leaders. including mayors of the state’s 13 largest cities. wrote to […]

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