POLL: 46% Of SoCal Voters Want Gas Tax Repealed

ABC7- Seven months into a gas tax hike signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, most Californians said they’re ready to get rid of it. “I would like to see it go away. I don’t see a purpose for it,” one Californian said. A measure to repeal the law will be on the November ballot. In an exclusive Eyewitness News poll conducted by SurveyUSA, 46 percent of … Continue reading POLL: 46% Of SoCal Voters Want Gas Tax Repealed

California County Is Going To Spend $800K To Give Legal Aid To Illegal Aliens

Mercury News- Roughly 1,400 undocumented residents in San Mateo County aren’t receiving any legal representation as they face possible deportation out of the United States. With that data in mind, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to create a new immigrant defense fund with money from the county’s 2018-19 budget. The board stocked the fund with $764,000 in the first year … Continue reading California County Is Going To Spend $800K To Give Legal Aid To Illegal Aliens

DHS Asks Pentagon To House 12,000 Illegals

Reuters– The U.S. military has been asked by the Department of Homeland Security to house and care for immigrant families totaling up to 12,000 people, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in the latest sign the military is being drawn into a supporting role for President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. The Pentagon said in a statement that the military had been asked to provide the capacity … Continue reading DHS Asks Pentagon To House 12,000 Illegals

ICE Arrests 40 In New York

Breaking 911– A Canadian national convicted of felony sexual assault is among the 40 aliens taken into custody last week during a four-day enforcement operation that ended June 21, by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants, immigration fugitives, and other immigration violators. This operation targeted public safety threats, such as convicted criminal aliens and gang members, and individuals who … Continue reading ICE Arrests 40 In New York

Michel Moore Sworn In As LAPD Chief

Los Angeles Daily News- Michel Moore, who has held a variety of high-level positions during his nearly four decade tenure at the Los Angeles Police Department, was confirmed and sworn in Wednesday as the agency’s 57th chief. The council voted unanimously to confirm Moore, 57, to lead an organization of roughly 13,000 employees, more than 10,000 of whom are sworn officers. Moore is succeeding Charlie Beck, who … Continue reading Michel Moore Sworn In As LAPD Chief

Brown Had Dinner With Soda Industry Representatives Ahead Of Soda Tax Deal

Sacramento Bee- Weeks before negotiating a lucrative deal to ban new local taxes on soda and other sugary drinks in California for more than a decade, top representatives for the beverage industry met with Gov. Jerry Brown for a private dinner at the governor’s mansion. Since it emerged over the weekend, public health advocates behind a growing movement to tax sugary drinks have decried the deal, which bans cities … Continue reading Brown Had Dinner With Soda Industry Representatives Ahead Of Soda Tax Deal

New $1B Reservoir To Be Built In Santa Clara

ABC 7- With concerns lingering over the next California drought, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving ahead with plans to build the largest reservoir in the Bay Area in some two decades east of Gilroy, north of Pacheco Pass Road. The new reservoir’s capacity of 140,000 acre feet is nearly eight times larger than the district’s Lexington Reservoir, which is visible near Los … Continue reading New $1B Reservoir To Be Built In Santa Clara

California Schools May Be Required To Teach Cyber Security Classes

CBS Sacramento- California students may need to take an online safety class in school. The Cyber Secure Youth Act would require school districts to teach students in grades K-6 and 7-12 “cyber hygiene.” That’s the term used to cover: online account maintenance, secure website recognition, source evaluation, content maintenance, safe online behavior, computer literacy, and community responsibility. Students would need to be offered the class … Continue reading California Schools May Be Required To Teach Cyber Security Classes

Border Patrol Finds 57 Illegal Immigrants Abandoned By Smugglers

Yahoo- An underage pregnant girl, a toddler and over a dozen youths were among a group of 57 Central American immigrants who were abandoned in the middle of the desert by their smugglers and rescued by U.S. Border Patrol agents late last week. The Border Patrol said it rescued and then arrested members of the group near the Arizona-Mexico border on Friday after someone called … Continue reading Border Patrol Finds 57 Illegal Immigrants Abandoned By Smugglers

CBO: Federal Debt Could Rise To 152% Of GDP By 2048

CNN- A new report released by the Congressional Budget Office projects that the federal debt could be as high as one and a half times the gross domestic product — the highest in US history — in another 30 years. The debt is currently the highest it has been since after World War II, at 78% of the GDP, according to the report summary. The report warns … Continue reading CBO: Federal Debt Could Rise To 152% Of GDP By 2048