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Grand Bargains To Make California Affordable

Grand Bargains To Make California Affordable

    By Edward Ring   The good life in California is out of reach to ordinary people. The reason for that is simple: homes cost too much, energy costs too much, water costs too much, and transportation infrastructure is inadequate. In each of these critical categories, however, grand bargains are possible that would bring California’s […]

Jury Rules Family Of 8 Died By Murder-Suicide After 2 Mothers Drove Their 6 Kids Off A Cliff

Jury Rules Family Of 8 Died By Murder-Suicide After 2 Mothers Drove Their 6 Kids Off A Cliff

Grace Carr | Reporter A California coroner’s jury decided late Thursday that a lesbian couple killed themselves and their six adopted children by driving off a cliff in March 2018. After a Wednesday coroner’s inquest, the jury found Jennifer and Sarah Hart killed themselves and murdered their family March 26, 2018, when they drove off a cliff in […]

The Political Battle Over California’s Suburban Dream

The Political Battle Over California’s Suburban Dream

By LAURA BLISS In a hearing room in California’s capitol on Tuesday, State Senator Scott Wiener described a widespread housing crisis in stark terms. California is short about 3.5 million homes, he said, citing a McKinsey report that projected housing demand by 2025. Buying a home at the Golden State’s median price—over half a million […]

Water flows down California dam’s rebuilt spillway after 2017 collapse

Water flows down California dam’s rebuilt spillway after 2017 collapse

By Samuel Chamberlain | Fox News Officials in Northern California released water down the reconstructed spillway of the nation’s tallest dam on Tuesday, more than two years after it crumbled during heavy rains and forced thousands of homes to be evacuated over fears of catastrophic flooding. Water flowed down the spillway and into the Feather River; storms this week and melting snowpack […]

California sales tax increases for 51 cities

California sales tax increases for 51 cities

By Anabel Munoz PASADENA, Calif. (KABC) — A new sales tax hike went into effect Monday in more than a dozen cities in Southern California.  The standard rate statewide is 7.25%, but Monday’s tax increase means that some of us will now be paying a lot more for our goods.  In Los Angeles County, Pasadena, Burbank, […]

California’s water infrastructure could be tested this spring as massive winter snowpack melts away

California’s water infrastructure could be tested this spring as massive winter snowpack melts away

By Mike Branom As waterlogged storms repeatedly pounded California this winter, social media was filled with variations on a distinct photo theme. The subject was a freshly plowed road wedged between towering white walls of snow measuring 10 or 20 feet tall. As long as vehicles had safe passage, a wintry trench would be fine — that snow had […]

Breaking! Federal Court Finds California Magazine Ban Violates the Second Amendment

Breaking! Federal Court Finds California Magazine Ban Violates the Second Amendment

In one of the strongest judicial statements in favor of the Second Amendment to date, Judge Roger T. Benitez of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California determined on Friday that California’s ban on commonly possessed firearm magazines violates the Second Amendment. The case is Duncan v. Becerra. The NRA-supported case had already […]

California Police Shoot Man Dead Who Entered Church Of Scientology With Sword

California Police Shoot Man Dead Who Entered Church Of Scientology With Sword

Joshua Gill | Religion Reporter Chaos erupted in a California Church of Scientology when police officers shot a man who entered wielding a sword, and also suffered injuries themselves. Two police officers suffered wounds Wednesday in the course of confronting a man wearing a hoodie and wielding a “very large sword” who entered the Church of […]

New NAFTA could force California lawmakers to choose between helping farmers or labor

New NAFTA could force California lawmakers to choose between helping farmers or labor

BY EMILY CADEI WASHINGTON  Battered by foreign tariffs for the past year, California farmers now see a ray of hope for their operations in the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement. It’s an updated version of the North American Free Trade Deal, or NAFTA, that the White House is preparing to send to Congress for ratification. But there […]

California Leaders Applaud Launch of CalOZ | Opportunity Zones (OZs) in California

California Leaders Applaud Launch of CalOZ | Opportunity Zones (OZs) in California

SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, top state and local leaders celebrated the launch of CalOZ, a new group dedicated to supporting the success of Opportunity Zones in California. The announcement follows a series of encouraging developments in the growth of Opportunity Zones (OZs) in California. “Our state must embrace new strategies to rebuild an upward economy […]