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PG&E Customers To Pay To Bury 10,000 Miles Of Power Lines In California To Prevent Wildfires

PG&E Customers To Pay To Bury 10,000 Miles Of Power Lines In California To Prevent Wildfires

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Pacific Gas & Electric plans to bury 10,000 miles of its own power lines, roughly 10% of its distribution and transmission lines, in a wildfire prevention plan. Burying the lines is expected to cost between $15 billion and $30 billion, which will be passed onto […]

California Certifies 46 Candidates For Recall Ballot As New Poll Shows Newsom’s Support Shrinking

California Certifies 46 Candidates For Recall Ballot As New Poll Shows Newsom’s Support Shrinking

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The California Secretary of State’s Office has certified 46 candidates running for governor against Gov. Gavin Newsom during September’s recall election. The list includes five more candidates from the preliminary list released on Saturday, including conservative radio commentator and Republican candidate Larry Elder, who had […]

Former Prosecutor Hired To Investigate Largest Unemployment Fraud In California History

Former Prosecutor Hired To Investigate Largest Unemployment Fraud In California History

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – California has hired former federal prosecutor McGregor Scott as special counsel to investigate the largest employment fraud in the state’s history. During the state’s shutdown last year mandated by Gov. Gavin Newsom, the California Employment Development Department paid out more than $11 billion worth […]

California Worker Asks NLRB To Review Teamsters Vote

California Worker Asks NLRB To Review Teamsters Vote

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Nelson Medina, an employee at a transportation company in Wilmington, California, has asked the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., to review a regional director’s dismissal of his objection to a mail ballot election conducted at his workplace by Teamsters Local 848 officials. […]

Reports: Among 3 Most Populous U.S. States, Florida Fares The Best, California The Worst

Reports: Among 3 Most Populous U.S. States, Florida Fares The Best, California The Worst

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Among the three most populous state – California, Texas and Florida – Florida outperforms the others, whereas California fares the worst, according to several reports. Over the past year, Florida surpasses Texas and California with recording the most non-farm job growth, the best overall […]

California Sends Oregon Firefighters As Bootleg Fire Spreads

California Sends Oregon Firefighters As Bootleg Fire Spreads

By Tim Gruver | The Center Square (The Center Square) – California is sending in firefighters to help quell Oregon’s Bootleg Fire as the blaze inches ever closer to the interstate border. The 247,000-acre fire has grown at a rapid pace since it was reported on July 6. On Friday, INCIWEB showed the fast-moving inferno has […]

California Guidance Calls For Masked Students This Fall

California Guidance Calls For Masked Students This Fall

By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square (The Center Square) – California’s public health office says students and teachers returning to school in the fall are going to keep their masks on when indoors, regardless of their vaccination status. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released guidance that said the state’s schools would continue […]

This Is The Outlook For The Unemployed In California

This Is The Outlook For The Unemployed In California

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square The COVID-19 pandemic set off an economic crisis that pushed the U.S. unemployment rate to levels that rivaled the highs of the Great Depression. Fortunately, the recovery has been relatively rapid, and weekly initial unemployment claims in the United States have been below half a million […]

Arizona Official Says California’s Electrical Power Grab Could Lead To Outages

Arizona Official Says California’s Electrical Power Grab Could Lead To Outages

Elizabeth Troutman | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The head of the Arizona Corporate Commission worries that California power officials moving their wattage to the front of the line would export power outages to Arizona and elsewhere. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently decided to allow the California Independent System Operator […]

Op-Ed: Research Used To justify California’s ‘Equity’ Math Doesn’t Add Up

Op-Ed: Research Used To justify California’s ‘Equity’ Math Doesn’t Add Up

  Richard Bernstein | RealClearInvestigations Source: The Center Square Visit the The Center Square The push to create “equity” and more “social justice” in public schools in America’s largest state rests on this basic premise: “We reject ideas of natural gifts and talents,” declares the current draft of the California Math Framework, which also states that it […]