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A Flat Tire Started Deadly California Fire

A Flat Tire Started Deadly California Fire

Neetu Chandak | Contributor Officials said a flat tire caused the deadly Carr Fire in Northern California when its rim skidded the asphalt, which caused sparks to ignite the sixth most destructive fire recorded in the state. A tractor trailer’s tire fell flat on a road near Redding, California, on July 23. The sparks from […]

Victory in Tehachapi! Council Unanimously Opposes SB 54, Files Amicus Brief

Victory in Tehachapi! Council Unanimously Opposes SB 54, Files Amicus Brief

    By Arthur Christopher Schaper At first, I wasn’t sure whether I wanted to go to Tehachapi, CA. The city is more than two hours away–without traffic–in Kern County. Besides, the city is one of the reddest in California, right? There’s no way that they city would not take a stand against SB 54, would […]

California Father Aramazd Andressian Pleads Guilty To 5-Year-Old Son’s Murder

California Father Aramazd Andressian Pleads Guilty To 5-Year-Old Son’s Murder

A California father pleaded guilty Tuesday to the murder of his 5-year-old son. Aramazd Andressian Sr., 35, had previously pleaded not guilty but entered the new plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Alhambra, California. Five-year-old Aramazd Andressian Jr. vanished in April after his father took him to Disneyland. His mother reported him missing […]

Automation threatens dream of 450,000 unionized California High-Speed Rail jobs

Automation threatens dream of 450,000 unionized California High-Speed Rail jobs

By Kevin Dayton It’s trendy for public intellectuals to warn that technological advancement may soon lead to the “end of work.” While some might scoff at this prophesy, it’s valid for certain occupations. Unions that represent workers in skilled trade occupations have seen the “end of jobs” for decades and certainly take the threat seriously. […]

California Appears to Invite Voter Fraud

California Appears to Invite Voter Fraud

Audit shows hundreds of thousands more registered voters than eligible citizens. California’s Election Integrity Project (EIP) was astounded last week by the magnitude of the anomalies unmasked in its routine audit of California’s new VoteCal voter registration database. Five counties alone account for nearly one million more registered voters than citizens of voting age! The […]

From Red to White: The main types of wine, with their delicious differences

From Red to White: The main types of wine, with their delicious differences

A glass of Port wine, a fortified one. Image credits: Jon Sullivan. Wine has been, and still is, one of the most popular drinks in human history – for good reasons. From inspiring poets and lovers to guiding research on human health, wine is found in almost all cultures from all over the world and […]

Why Are We Waging War on Coyotes?

Why Are We Waging War on Coyotes?

How did coyotes become public enemy No. 1? These resilient, intelligent survivors should garner our respect and admiration, but instead they’re targeted and killed in hideous ways. Coyotes are a fundamental part of our urban environment—they’re our neighbors, really—and, like sparrows and raccoons, can be found everywhere in North America, including trying to survive, despite […]

Lawmaker accused of domestic violence to stay in Assembly leadership

Lawmaker accused of domestic violence to stay in Assembly leadership

Assemblyman Roger Hernández, who last week was placed under a temporary restraining order from his wife, will not be stripped of his committee chairmanship, Speaker Anthony Rendon said on Friday, despite pressure from the influential leaders of the women’s caucus. In a statement to CalWatchdog, Rendon, a Paramount Democrat, condemned domestic violence, but said he will not seek action at this […]

California wage hike shock waves begin

California wage hike shock waves begin

Confronted with an impending hike to $15 in the California minimum wage, businesses, labor advocates and political analysts have all begun to shift strategies and tactics. Given current trends, the combined impact could be a smaller, more unionized workforce — that doesn’t always see the benefits wage activists have promised. The consequences will be quick and could […]

Trump surges in key CA primary

Trump surges in key CA primary

. Fulfilling analysts’ growing expectations and leaving some Golden Staters in disbelief, California has emerged as perhaps the most decisive contest in the contest for the Republican nomination. The June 7 primary looms at a moment when Donald Trump, battered and flustered by a Ted Cruz ground game that has netted big delegate wins for the […]

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