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Landlords Sue Los Angeles For $100M Over Eviction Moratorium

Landlords Sue Los Angeles For $100M Over Eviction Moratorium

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A property management company is suing the city of Los Angeles for $100 million over its eviction moratorium. GHP Management Corp. and 13 companies owned by real estate developer Geoffrey Palmer say the eviction moratorium has caused “astronomical” financial losses and that it’s legally entitled to compensation from […]

Feud Escalates Among California Congressional Leaders Pelosi, McCarthy

Feud Escalates Among California Congressional Leaders Pelosi, McCarthy

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A public feud has escalated between two Californians who hold the two highest positions in the U.S. House of Representatives: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Over the weekend, McCarthy said it “will be hard not to hit” Pelosi […]

Californians May Get To Abolish Public Employee Unions On 2022 Ballot

Californians May Get To Abolish Public Employee Unions On 2022 Ballot

By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A venture capitalist from southern California soon will begin gathering signatures that, if successful, would put the abolition of all public employee unions on the ballot. Tim Draper, an investor with a track record of supporting successful technology startups, filed a ballot initiative with the attorney general’s […]

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, […]

Dixie Fire Destroys Historic Mining Town Of Greenville

Dixie Fire Destroys Historic Mining Town Of Greenville

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Dixie Fire raged through the northern Sierra Nevada community of Greenville, California, Wednesday night, destroying much of the historic Gold Rush-era mining town. Many of the structures that burned were more than a century old, including an historic gas station, hotel and bar completely […]

Will Calif. GOP Avoid ‘Circular Firing Squad’ In Recall Debate?

Will Calif. GOP Avoid ‘Circular Firing Squad’ In Recall Debate?

Susan Crabtree | RealClearPolitics Ronald Reagan, the only California governor to become president, often invoked what he referred to as the Eleventh Commandment: “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.” Even in Reagan’s time the rule was honored only in the breach, but by the Trump era, it was a distant relic: Donald […]

Poll: Voters Split Evenly On Whether To Recall Newsom

Poll: Voters Split Evenly On Whether To Recall Newsom

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A New Emerson College poll shows that California voters are practically split on whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. The Emerson poll indicates a statistical tie between likely voters who favor removing Newsom (46%) and those who don’t (48%), which falls within the margin of error of […]

Feud Escalates Among California Congressional Leaders Pelosi, McCarthy

Feud Escalates Among California Congressional Leaders Pelosi, McCarthy

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A public feud has escalated between two Californians who hold the two highest positions in the U.S. House of Representatives: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Over the weekend, McCarthy said it “will be hard not to hit” Pelosi […]

Sweden To The Political Left Of The Whole USA?

Sweden To The Political Left Of The Whole USA?

When in Sweden, I try to do small things for my wife, such as bring coffee in the morning. I also fetch the newspapers. This past Sunday morning, I glanced at the Svenska Dagbladet, reading, “Sverige är politiskt vänster om hela USA.” I asked my wife, “Does that say, Sweden is to the political left of […]

Lawsuit Filed Over Newsom Recall Voter Guide Language

Lawsuit Filed Over Newsom Recall Voter Guide Language

Joel Williams | Ballotpedia via The Center Square Recall organizer Orrin Heatlie and the California Patriot Coalition sued California Secretary of State Shirley Weber (D) on July 29 in Sacramento County Superior Court seeking to change the language in the official voter guide for the recall election against Gov. Gavin Newsom (D). Newsom’s proposed official […]