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Will consumer privacy initiatives slow the internet economy?

Will consumer privacy initiatives slow the internet economy?

by Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO – As the legislative session ends, California political junkies will soon turn their attention to the slate of initiatives making their way to the November 2018 ballot. One of the more significant proposed statewide measures is the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which would give consumers the “right” to know what information […]

CAUSE Revels: SB54 passes! California to be Nation’s 1st sanctuary state — Local Assembly Members Push Measure Over the Top.

CAUSE Revels: SB54 passes! California to be Nation’s 1st sanctuary state — Local Assembly Members Push Measure Over the Top.

From CAUSE press release: “SB54, the California Values Act, just passed the State Assembly, the final hurdle before reaching the Governor’s desk to be signed!   Soon, California will be the nation’s first sanctuary state. Thank you to everyone in our community who worked tirelessly to make this happen.  Thousands of Ventura and Santa Barbara […]

California considers advancing primary date to strengthen state’s influence

California considers advancing primary date to strengthen state’s influence

California state lawmakers are set to vote on a plan that would bring forward the date it holds its presidential primary vote, a move that could jolt national politics. The proposal would shift the date to the first Tuesday in March from June in order to “give Californians a louder voice,” according to a statement […]

California set to become ‘sanctuary state’ after deal between governor and state Senate leader

California set to become ‘sanctuary state’ after deal between governor and state Senate leader

by Drew Gregory Lynch Gov. Jerry Brown and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, reached a compromise on the state’s “sanctuary state” bill this week, in a deal that amends the legislation to expand the ability of law enforcement to cooperate with federal authorities. The amended Senate Bill 54 “prevents our state and […]

CA Controller Reports State’s Three Major Taxes Beating Expectations

CA Controller Reports State’s Three Major Taxes Beating Expectations

State Controller Betty T. Yee reported today the state brought in $8.90 billion in August, exceeding projections in the state budget by $343.7 million, or 4.0 percent. After July revenues exceeded expectations, the positive August numbers put total fiscal year-to-date revenues at $14.99 billion, $532.5 million higher than projections in the state budget enacted in […]

Muslims demand anonymity as they sue California café

Muslims demand anonymity as they sue California café

Muslim women in the hijab. Several Muslim women who insisted that their identities be concealed in a discrimination lawsuit against a California restaurant, claiming their safety was at risk, have gone on the record anyway by posting comments on social media and granting interviews to television stations. The target of the suit, Urth Caffe of […]

The true source of California’s wealth

The true source of California’s wealth

Carmel Mission In 1769, the first Spanish missions were founded in California by Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra, whose statue is in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. California cities were originally founded as Spanish Christian missions: 1769 San Diego de Alcalá (grew into San Diego, California, cultivated the first olives in California) 1770 San Carlos Borromeo […]

NRA Files Another Lawsuit to Stop California’s ‘Gunmageddon’

NRA Files Another Lawsuit to Stop California’s ‘Gunmageddon’

by AWR HAWKINS The NRA and the California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA) filed another suit in a series designed to cripple the gun controls ubiquitously known as “gunmageddon” in California. Gunmageddon was all the rage among Democrats last year as they passed a ban on the possession of “high capacity” magazines, an updated ban on […]

California Moves To Bar Landlords From Reporting Illegal Immigrant Tenants

California Moves To Bar Landlords From Reporting Illegal Immigrant Tenants

The California state senate passed a bill Thursday that would prevent landlords from reporting suspected illegal immigrant tenants to federal authorities. The Immigrant Tenant Protection Act, introduced by Democratic Assemblyman David Chiu of San Francisco, broadly prohibits housing discrimination on the basis of immigration status. The measure also specifically bars landlords from reporting or threatening […]

California vows to fight for its ‘Dreamers’

California vows to fight for its ‘Dreamers’

Donald Trump’s move to scrap an amnesty for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants risks costing the US economy dearly, experts warn, and nowhere is this truer than in California which has promised a fierce fight to protect its “Dreamers.” The Golden State is home to more than a quarter of the 800,000 recipients of […]