Articles Tagged With ‘California’

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California Democrat Party considering financial disclosure rules

California Democratic Party

In response to a controversy involving one of its leaders, the California Democratic Party is considering a new rule that would require its officials to disclose any compensation they receive in exchange for advocating for a statewide ballot measure or... (Continue reading)

No new oil drilling on the Central Coast

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The Obama Administration announced Friday that there will be no new oil drilling leases on the Central Coast of California for at least five years. [KCBX] The federal government’s new oil and gas leasing program for offshore federal waters through... (Continue reading)

Andrea Seastrand declared California’s taxfighter of the year

andrea Seastrand

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) named former congresswoman and San Luis Obisop County resident, Andrea Seastrand, the “2016 Taxfighter of the Year.” Seastrand currently serves as the president of the Central Coast Taxpayers Association (CCTA). She recently led the... (Continue reading)

California needs an honest initiative system

District Attorney Dan Dow

OPINION by DAN DOW I am deeply saddened that a majority of California voters were misled to believe that the early release of prisoners from state prison would only apply to truly nonviolent crimes. The initiative system must be changed... (Continue reading)

California janitor earns more than a quarter million


A custodian who works for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system received more than $270,000 in total compensation last year, including more than $160,000 in overtime pay, according to Transparent California, a database of pay and retirement benefits. Liang... (Continue reading)

Wet October points to a wet winter

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As California enters it sixth year of drought, October rains are creating speculation that it could be a wet year. [Tribune] Throughout the Central Coast, many communities have received almost double the average rainfall this October. At the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee-backed initiative aims for transparency in California Legislature

Sam Blakeslee

A ballot initiative backed by former state sen. Sam Blakeslee and Republican donor Charles Munger, Jr. aims to prevent California lawmakers from ramming through legislation before their colleagues and the public have been given the opportunity to review it. The... (Continue reading)

Porn studios employ California blackout to counter condom initiative

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California porn connoisseurs are stumbling into digital barriers which could be impeding them from getting their daily fix. In response to a state ballot measure that calls for requiring adult film performers to wear condoms during sexual intercourse, several pornography... (Continue reading)

Violent crime rising faster in California than in U.S.


During a year in which violent crime rose in the United States, California more than doubled the nationwide increase, according to recently released FBI statistics. Following two years of declines, the violent crime rate in the U.S. rose by 3.1... (Continue reading)

Mexican rape victim sentenced for murdering her baby in California

Gloria Santos Mendoza

A teenage female illegal immigrant who was raped and impregnated in Mexico on her journey to California received a prison sentence of 10 years to life on Wednesday for killing her newborn daughter. [Fresno Bee] Gloria Santos Mendoza, 19, left... (Continue reading)

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