Articles Tagged With ‘California’

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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)

Is California facing a deadly earthquake?


Geologists have increased the odds of having a major quake on the San Andreas Fault due to an earthquake swarm near the Salton Sea from 1 in 3,000 to 1 in 100 for the following week. [Scientific America] Does the... (Continue reading)

California deems a brothel, arrests the CEO

Carl Ferrer is the world’s top online brothel, and its CEO, Carl Ferrer, is a pimp, according to the California Attorney General’s Office. Authorities have arrested Ferrer on felony charges of pimping, pimping a minor and conspiracy to commit pimping. Backpage... (Continue reading)

California’s overflowing ballot box

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE “It’s a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year,” Truman Capote. Based on Capote’s metric, we must be living in a state full of halfwits. As... (Continue reading)

California seeking to enroll illegal immigrants in Obamacare


California’s state health care exchange has sent an application to the federal government seeking permission to sell insurance to illegal immigrants. The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, prohibits illegal immigrants from buying health insurance through state exchanges. In... (Continue reading)

California mandates single-user bathrooms become gender-neutral

Phil Ting

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into a law a bill whose author, a San Francisco Democrat, describes as the “nation’s most inclusive restroom access law.” The new law requires all businesses and public facilities that have single-user restrooms to place... (Continue reading)

Hundreds of California police guns go missing

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At least 329 firearms were lost by or stolen from Southern California law enforcement agencies over the last five years. [Orange County Register] Dozens of the missing firearms ended up in the hands of criminals, and some were used in... (Continue reading)

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