California’s Middle Class Is Disappearing

The Hill- California made major news this month, reclaiming a valuable economic marker and surpassing Britain as the fifth largest economy in the world. Its growth after the recession has accelerated under President Trump and even turned a modest surplus. However, the Golden State remains one of the most unequal in the nation. It has both billions of dollars in Silicon Valley and rampant homelessness. Its efforts to eliminate … Continue reading California’s Middle Class Is Disappearing

Prop 6 Leader Wants To Recall AG Becerra

KUSI- A conservative San Diego radio host who has been a driving force behind an initiative to repeal recent gas tax increases says he’ll seek to recall Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra if the bid fails. The effort announced Monday by Carl DeMaio would ensure that the gas tax remains a political fight long after the voters decide Proposition 6 next week. Repealing the higher … Continue reading Prop 6 Leader Wants To Recall AG Becerra

SoCal Edison Says Its Equipment Helped Start Thomas Fire

ABC 7- Southern California Edison is publicly acknowledging that its equipment was responsible for contributing to the start of the massive Thomas Fire, which burned more than 280,000 acres in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The company acknowledged in a financial filing Tuesday that its equipment was responsible for one of at least two origin points of the fire. Read More Continue reading SoCal Edison Says Its Equipment Helped Start Thomas Fire

Audit: California Paid $4B In Questionable Medi-Cal Claims

VC Star- California paid at least $4 billion over four years in questionable Medi-Cal premiums and claims because it failed to follow up on eligibility discrepancies, according to an audit released Tuesday. From 2014 through 2017, more than 450,000 people marked as eligible for Medi-Cal in the state’s system were listed as ineligible in county systems, the California auditor’s office said. Half of those discrepancies … Continue reading Audit: California Paid $4B In Questionable Medi-Cal Claims

Tom SteyerCompares President Trump To Saddam Hussein

Daily Caller- Left-wing billionaire Tom Steyer is running a Facebook ad comparing President Donald Trump to former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. The ad features a three-minute long video that accuses the president of following a “dictator’s playbook” modeled by tyrants like Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, in addition to Hussein. Read More Continue reading Tom SteyerCompares President Trump To Saddam Hussein

San Francisco Supervisors Choose Drinking Water Shortages To Resist Trump

Fresno Bee- For months, San Francisco, a hotbed of anti-Donald Trump sentiment, has found itself in the awkward position of being aligned with his administration over California water policy. On Tuesday, the city’s leaders said the alliance was unbearable. In an 11-0 vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors agreed in a resolution to support the State Water Resources Control Board’s proposal to leave more … Continue reading San Francisco Supervisors Choose Drinking Water Shortages To Resist Trump

Bernie Campaigns In California

Breitbart- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) campaigned in California on Friday and Saturday, but few congressional candidates were there to accompany him — aside from Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), who represents a safe seat in Berkeley, and Mike Levin, who is running for the open seat in the 49th congressional district, among a few others. Sanders’s aim, according to the San Jose Mercury News, may have more … Continue reading Bernie Campaigns In California

City of San Francisco Spends $310K To Register Illegals

Daily Caller- The city of San Francisco spent $310,000 on an initiative that aims to register illegal immigrants to cast ballots for its school board, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report published Sunday. Canvassers only managed to find 49 people, so, as The San Francisco Chronicle calculates, that divides into $6,326 for ever voter reached. The Chronicle concluded that the projects were “pretty much a bust the … Continue reading City of San Francisco Spends $310K To Register Illegals

Kamala Harris Tax Plan Would Cost $2.8T

Bloomberg- It’s been a week for tax ideas with potentially hefty price tags. A plan from Senator Kamala Harris, a California Democrat regarded as a possible 2020 presidential candidate, would cost $2.8 trillion over a decade, the conservative Tax Foundation said Wednesday. Harris’s proposal would provide a tax credit or direct payment to middle-class and poor individuals and families. Read More Continue reading Kamala Harris Tax Plan Would Cost $2.8T

Officials Urge Californians To Prepare For Mudslides

Los Angeles Times- On the coastal highway leading into Santa Barbara, the signs of last year’s Thomas fire are starting to disappear: Scorched hillsides are no longer covered in black ash, and the palm trees that ignited like torches are sprouting new fronds. Yet reminders of the mudslide that roared through Montecito a month later and killed at least 21 people are far more visible. … Continue reading Officials Urge Californians To Prepare For Mudslides