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California Wildfires Are So Big They Are Creating Massive Fire Tornadoes

California Wildfires Are So Big They Are Creating Massive Fire Tornadoes

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter A wildfire that led to the evacuation of nearly 40,000 people in Northern California is creating massive fire tornadoes as emergency crews struggle to contain the flames. Skip Murphy of Redding, California, posted a video on social media of a heat vortex, or a fire whirl that occurs when intense rising […]

California’s Straw Ban is Based on a 9-Year-Old’s Research and Won’t Help the Environment

California’s Straw Ban is Based on a 9-Year-Old’s Research and Won’t Help the Environment

ANDERS HAGSTROM | Justice Reporter  California is trying to ban plastic straws all for the sake of the environment, but banning them wouldn’t help, and the research behind the ban was done by a 9-year-old boy. In The Daily Caller News Foundation’s fact check videos, Anders Hagstrom highlights claims from politicians and the media […]

Zinke is Considering Tearing Down a Dam for the Environment and San Francisco is an Uproar

Zinke is Considering Tearing Down a Dam for the Environment and San Francisco is an Uproar

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter . San Francisco officials are troubled that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke met with a group that wants to restore an area of Yosemite National Park back to a more natural state by deconstructing a dam, The Guardian reported. The Hetch Hetchy reservoir, located in Yosemite, is responsible for 90 percent […]

California School District’s PRO-PRAYER POLICY Shot Down by US Appeals Court | ‘Cannot Use Their Public Position to Impose Religion’

California School District’s PRO-PRAYER POLICY Shot Down by US Appeals Court | ‘Cannot Use Their Public Position to Impose Religion’

ZACHERY SCHMIDT | Contributor  The 9th U.S. Federal Appeals Court said the Chino Valley School District in California must discontinue its practice of inviting religious leaders to lead in prayer during its meetings. The July 25 per-curium opinion in the Freedom From Religion Foundation v. Chino Valley United States District case said the prayer policy violated the […]

California: Federal Court Confirms Second Amendment Protects Right to Carry in Public

California: Federal Court Confirms Second Amendment Protects Right to Carry in Public

The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauded a ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday that confirmed the Second Amendment protects the right to carry a firearm outside the home for self-defense. “This is a critical issue for law-abiding gun owners who want to exercise […]

Treasurer Chiang Taps Fabien Levy to be New Communications Director

Treasurer Chiang Taps Fabien Levy to be New Communications Director

SACRAMENTO –State Treasurer John Chiang today announced the appointment of Fabien Levy to serve as Director of Communications, effective immediately. “Fabien brings with him a great depth of professional experience and I am pleased to have him join my team,” said Treasurer Chiang. “He distinguished himself as press secretary at the U.S. Department of Health […]

After Cox Calls Him Out, Gavin Newsom Says He Was Wrong for Reporting Illegal Aliens to ICE as SF Mayor

After Cox Calls Him Out, Gavin Newsom Says He Was Wrong for Reporting Illegal Aliens to ICE as SF Mayor

By Adelle Nazarian California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom (D), who is competing against Republican John Cox to become California’s next governor, reportedly said he regrets implementing a policy while he was mayor of San Francisco that required law enforcement officers to report juvenile illegal aliens who were charged with committing violent crimes to Immigration and […]

National Right to Work Foundation Demands SEIU Refund $100 Million to CA State Workers

National Right to Work Foundation Demands SEIU Refund $100 Million to CA State Workers

By Chriss Street The National Right to Work Foundation (NRTWF) is demanding the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) refund up to $100 million in union fees to California state workers. The move follows the Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision banning unions from automatically deducting fees from non-members’ paychecks. The NRTWF announced that the Janus decision strengthens its class-action suit, titled Hamidi et […]

California Supreme Court Smacks Down Ballot Initiative to Split California

California Supreme Court Smacks Down Ballot Initiative to Split California

Jessica Kramer | Contributor The Supreme Court of California struck down a ballot initiative Wednesday to divide the state into three states — California, Northern California and Southern California. Proposition 9, which qualified for the November ballot with 402,468 signatures on June 12, would have appeared on the ballot in the general election, but will […]

California DOJ Withdraws Regulation Requiring Registration of ‘ASSAULT WEAPONS’

California DOJ Withdraws Regulation Requiring Registration of ‘ASSAULT WEAPONS’

Kerry Picket | Reporter The California Department of Justice withdrew a regulation Wednesday evening requiring California firearm owners to register so-called “assault weapons” following a lawsuit filed by a group of gun rights advocacy organizations including Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF), Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), The Calguns Foundation (CGF) and California Association […]