Time is ticking for a California inmate facing deportation despite his service battling the state’s wildfires this year. Last week, The Guardian reported Bounchan Keola’s story, which began with him fleeing Laos—a country he does not remember—with his family at a young age. Currently 39 and a legal resident of the U.S., Keola was sent […]
FOX LA’s Bill Melugin reports that Los Angeles County will restrict outdoor indoor and outdoor dining beginning Wednesday at 10 p.m.
“Curfew Crashers” protests took place up and down the state of California on Saturday in defiance of Gov. Newsom’s virus stay-at-home order.
On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher criticized “Democrats, who are always preaching wearing the masks,” for repeatedly “getting caught doing what we’re not allowed to do.” Maher stated, “They can all jump in a lake. …
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California curfew starts Saturday. As expected, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced an overnight stay-at-home order , telling residents to curtail nonessential activities between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. from this Saturday through December 21. California follows in the footsteps of New York, Ohio, and Oklahoma . Though it will not cover […]
On November 6, when California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) sat down for a fancy dinner party at the tony Napa Valley restaurant The French Laundry, the state was in the midst of a COVID-19 surge . Newsom and other state officials were emphasizing the importance of following social distancing rules and wearing face masks in […]
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So voters repudiate President Donald Trump yet refuse to embrace the Democratic Party, while also passing some freedom-friendly ballot initiatives . Meanwhile, the noisy center of American politics these past five years characteristically refuses to concede, and concocts increasingly implausible conspiracy theories attempting to explain away his loss. Where does that leave the modern GOP, […]
California’s rolling blackouts this summer were caused by decades of costly and poorly planned decisions to replace coal, nuclear, and gas-powered plants with solar and wind, according to some energy experts. “It speaks to the delusion of California policymakers,” says Michael Shellenberger, the president of Environmental Progress , which advocates for greater reliance on nuclear […]
“While much else” in California “has been allowed to gradually reopen—bars, restaurants, gyms, the zoo, even museums,” KPBS San Diego reported earlier this month, “playgrounds appear to be closed indefinitely.” Young kids contract, suffer from, and transmit Covid-19 at significantly lower rates than adults. Their mental health during the pandemic has taken “a serious hit […]
California is closing down again in response to a rising number of reported COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. This afternoon, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) ordered restaurants, wineries, movie theaters, zoos, and museums to halt all indoor operations. Bars across the state must close down completely. Gyms, malls, churches, and salons in the 30 counties that have […]
In response to Californians who were protesting his lockdown orders, Gov. Gavin Newsom in April politely encouraged them to follow social-distancing practices while protesting and assured all Californians that his COVID-19 responses would not be driven by public opinion or other similarly low-brow concerns. “We are going to do the right thing, not judge by […]
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Several blue state governors have refused to listen to the cries of their residents begging them to reopen their respective states, instead issuing threats against localities and business owners who fail to comply with their orders — threats that have, largely, failed to come to fruition.