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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 […]

Exclusive: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Who Tipped Off Illegal Aliens to ICE Sweep, Faces Lawsuit

Exclusive: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Who Tipped Off Illegal Aliens to ICE Sweep, Faces Lawsuit

by IAN MASON The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) will file a lawsuit Monday seeking to force Oakland, California, to produce documents related to its mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to tip off illegal aliens to a major enforcement action in February, IRLI Executive Director Dale Wilcox revealed for the first time on Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Sunday. […]

Serving Up Stupidity With the Morning Coffee

Serving Up Stupidity With the Morning Coffee

by Phil Erwin It used to be common in sunny Southern California for restaurants to post a simple decency rule: No Shoes, No Shirt – NO SERVICE! That was back when people thought that cut-offs, tattoos and thongs – on the feet or elsewhere – should be viewed at the beach, not at the dinner […]

Capitalism Dissected at new museum

Capitalism Dissected at new museum

, By Richard Eber,  California Political News and Views   When curiosity got the best of me and a visit was made to the newly opened Museum of Capitalism in Oakland, museumofcapitalism.org, I was expecting a Marxist sing-a-long.  This perception was dead wrong.  Communism was barely mentioned in the exhibits which dealt primarily with the history of capitalism […]

Warriors face fight over move to San Francisco

Warriors face fight over move to San Francisco

By Chris Reed . The record-setting Golden State Warriors, the defending NBA champions, have become one of the most beloved sports teams in recent California history. San Francisco politicians have embraced the team’s planned move from Oakland to San Francisco’s Mission Bay area, especially because the team’s wealthy owners are willing to pay for 97 percent […]