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California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra says Trump administration proposal could mean billions in lost tips for workers

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra says Trump administration proposal could mean billions in lost tips for workers

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra joined a coalition Monday to oppose a U.S. Department of Labor proposal governing tips, arguing the new rules could result in workers losing billions of dollars …

Conejo Valley Schools parental choice book dispute status: Spinning the narrative, attacking board members, etc.

Conejo Valley Schools parental choice book dispute status: Spinning the narrative, attacking board members, etc.

By George Miller Are the Acorn and the Star being one-sided and unfair covering Conejo book list policy? Is parental choice “censorship?” Why are Progressive pressure groups apoplectic over it?             Foreword The debate and arguments (some call it “BookGate”) surrounding the new Conejo Valley Unified School District book selection […]

It’s going to be hot in Southern California next week, again

It’s going to be hot in Southern California next week, again

LOS ANGELES-The heat that has characterized this L.A. winter is forecast to continue next week, with temperatures in the 70s and 80s for the next few days. … -average temperatures for Southern California. “We’re about halfway through the rain season, so we’ve only got February and March, and they better be a miracle,” said climatologist […]

Dry Winter Sparks Fears of Another Drought in California

Dry Winter Sparks Fears of Another Drought in California

The snowpack that’s essential for California’s water supply is at critically low levels again this year, raising fears of the return of a drought. On Thursday, researchers from the state’s Department …

There’s another school shooting — this time at a middle school in California

There’s another school shooting — this time at a middle school in California

Update Feb 1, 2018 1:36 PM EST: A 15-year-old boy who was in critical condition immediately after fire officials said he was shot in the head during an attack at a California middle school has been …

Ex-NBA player Rasual Butler dies in car crash

Ex-NBA player Rasual Butler dies in car crash

Former NBA player Rasual Butler and a passenger riding with him were killed in a pre-dawn single vehicle crash in Los Angeles on Wednesday, authorities said. Butler, 38, died at the scene after the roll-over accident reported at 2:30 a.m. in the suburb of Studio City, coroner’s assistant chief Ed Winter said.

Controller Yee Updates State Retiree Health Care Liability

Controller Yee Updates State Retiree Health Care Liability

SACRAMENTO—Under new accounting standards created by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), the state’s cost for retiree health and dental benefits has grown to $91.51 billion, according to a report published today by State Controller Betty T. Yee. The liability represents the present-day cost to provide health and dental benefits to state retirees and their […]

Sacramento – State Senate Sends RU 486 to the Assembly

Sacramento – State Senate Sends RU 486 to the Assembly

By a party-line vote of 23-13 the Democrat-controlled State Senate passed SB 320 which mandates the distribution of the powerful abortifacient drug RU 486 to State College and University young women. This is a VERY powerful and dangerous artificial-steroid that attacks the mother’s body first, to prevent the child from getting nutrition. Mom eventually miscarries […]

California Bill Threatens Waiters With Jail For Providing Plastic Straws

California Bill Threatens Waiters With Jail For Providing Plastic Straws

Waiters could face criminal penalties for giving straws to customers if a recently proposed California law goes into effect. California Assemblyman Ian Calderon, the Democratic Majority Leader …

Newsom and Villaraigosa spar over personal wealth in testy California governor’s debate

Newsom and Villaraigosa spar over personal wealth in testy California governor’s debate

LOS ANGELES—The candidates who hope to be California’s next governor clashed Thursday about immigration, health care and how they made their fortunes at a boisterous debate in front of a packed hall …