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Republican John Cox in Dead Heat for Second Place in California Governor’s Race

Republican John Cox in Dead Heat for Second Place in California Governor’s Race

By Joel B. Pollak Republican businessman John Cox is in a dead heat for second place with former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in the race for California governor, with less than two weeks to go before the June 5 primary. The new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows Cox with 10 percent support from likely voters, and […]

California Attorney General Appeals To Keep Assisted Suicide Legal

California Attorney General Appeals To Keep Assisted Suicide Legal

  GRACE CARR, Reporter California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra appealed a judge’s ruling on assisted suicide in an effort to make physician-assisted suicide legal once more in The Golden State. The AG’s appeal comes after Judge Daniel Ottolia ruled May 15 that California’s lawmakers had not passed the measure properly, thus overturning a Californian’s right […]

Recovering Gaviota: A Generational Perspective on Oil Pollution and the Environment

Recovering Gaviota: A Generational Perspective on Oil Pollution and the Environment

    Words and Photos, by David Pu’u                                                                                                      “People protect what they love” Jacques Yves Cousteau “How can people protect something which they do not know?” Jean Michel Cousteau, 2013 These words are emblazoned in my consciousness permanently. I saw the related concepts illustrated dramatically within the context of the recent Gaviota oil spill. […]

Lieutenant Governor’s Race in California Draws Big Bucks

Lieutenant Governor’s Race in California Draws Big Bucks

By Adelle Nazarian The race for lieutenant governor in California — a position that incumbent Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom once famously said should be eradicated if it wasn’t made more effective — has already seen a combined total of $10 million raised by all seven of the primary candidates who are vying for the post, according […]

Want to buy a home in California? Here’s how much you need to earn — by county

Want to buy a home in California? Here’s how much you need to earn — by county

BY DON SWEENEY dsweeney@sacbee.com You’ll need to earn at least $333,270 a year to qualify to buy a median-priced home in San Francisco — but not all of California is that costly: An income of $35,400 is enough in Lassen County. A California Association of Realtors housing report on the first quarter of 2018 lists median home prices, […]

SB 54 ‘Sanctuary State’ Removes section of California Health and Safety Code.

SB 54 ‘Sanctuary State’ Removes section of California Health and Safety Code.

    By Denise Pedrow SB54, Section 4, REPEALS Section 11369 of the California Health and Safety Code.  This means that a MAJOR DETERANT to illegal criminals has been relaxed and removed from our laws.  Our law enforcement has one more law against them.  This repeal keeps our law enforcement from being able to do their […]

High Taxes Killing California Recreational Marijuana Tax Collection

High Taxes Killing California Recreational Marijuana Tax Collection

By Chriss Street California expected state and local tax bonanza from legalizing recreational marijuana sales is drastically under-performing forecast due to a high tax burden. The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration reported that collection for the state’s first three months of legal sales that began on January 1, only produced $32 million of […]

Federal Judge Smacks Down California City’s Plan To Block Coal Exports

Federal Judge Smacks Down California City’s Plan To Block Coal Exports

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter A federal judge struck down a ban Oakland placed on energy companies’ attempts to use the city’s ports to transport coal to overseas markets. The 2014 ban violates a development agreement, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said Tuesday in a court ruling activists called unfortunate. The dispute hinged on whether an agreement between […]

Judge Overturns California Law Legalizing Assisted Suicide

Judge Overturns California Law Legalizing Assisted Suicide

A California judge has overturned the state’s law legalizing assisted suicide, ruling it unconstitutional. The judge indicated the legislature improperly passed the state law during a special session that was supposed to be specifically devoted to Medicare funding. The judge ruled that the state legislature should not have approved the assisted-suicide law during that special […]

State agency fails to protect vulnerable communities from pesticide exposure

State agency fails to protect vulnerable communities from pesticide exposure

    Oxnard, CA: The state agency charged with regulating California’s pesticide industry allows manufacturers to make up their own usage rules, continues to allow a brain-damaging chemical to be used on food crops, is slow to hold applicators accountable when workers are poisoned, and routinely ignores community input in its rulemaking process. That’s according […]

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