Category: California

California law bans for-profit, private prisons including ICE detention centers

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill on Friday that would eliminate private, for-profit prisons, including those used for immigration detention, by 2028.

Starting on Jan. 2020, the state’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation won’t be able to enter into or renew a contract with a private, for-profit prison to incarcerate people.

More than 1.5 M Californians in the dark as PG&E cuts power for second day

More than 1.5 million Californians on Thursday were without power after Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) cut off electricity to even more residents in order to ‘prevent dangerous wildfires.’

On Wednesday, 800,000 people in 3 dozen counties in Northern California were cut off from electricity for their ‘own safety’ and these residents are living in chaos because they have no idea when the electricity will be restored.

Trump warns he will punish San Francisco with EPA violations over homeless population waste

Donald Trump is warning that he’ll hit San Francisco with EPA violations because the city’s burgeoning homelessness population is overwhelming drains with waste and sending trash – including dirty needles – into the ocean.

The president said the Environmental Protection Agency will be ‘putting out a notice’ of violations in San Francisco soon, while speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One Wednesday evening.

Trump administration revokes California’s ability to set its emissions standards

President Donald Trump announced that his administration is revoking a waiver that allows California to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel-efficiency limits for passenger cars.

Trump said on Sept. 18 that the administration’s move could “produce far less expensive cars for the consumer,” while also making cars safer.

Democrat donor Ed Buck arrested after 3rd man’s overdose, charged with operating a drug house

Buck is known as an animal-rights and LGBTQ activist who has donated to Democratic politicians and once ran for West Hollywood City Council. But past incidents strikingly similar to Wednesday’s overdose have put Buck at the center of investigations. This most recent incident marks the third known time a man suffered a methamphetamine overdose at Buck’s West Hollywood apartment. The previous two victims did not survive.

Sick! San Diego college instructs students on ‘pedophilia as sexual orientation’

The push by mainstream media and leftist academics to normalize pedophilia as an acceptable sexual identity appears to be reaching a new level of intensity, as an American student shared a powerpoint slide from a college class describing pedophilia in strikingly ambiguous terms on Friday.

CA Governor Newsom signs bill prohibiting suspending disruptive kids

It is will soon be illegal in California for both public and charter schools to suspend disruptive students from kindergarten through eighth grade.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed into law Senate Bill 419, which permanently prohibits willful defiance suspensions in grades four and five. It also bans such suspensions in grades six through eight for five years.

NRA sues San Francisco over city declaring it a domestic terrorist organization

The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Monday sued the city of San Francisco over a declaration deeming the lobbying group a “domestic terrorist organization,” according to The Associated Press.

The city Board of Supervisors passed the resolution last week, with Supervisor Catherine Stefani saying she was moved to draft it following August’s shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.