Category: California

CA schools to halt PE tests for 2 years over fear of ‘fat shaming’

California students would get a break from physical fitness tests, which include timed 1-mile runs, for three years under a proposal from Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Newsom argues the tests can lead to body shaming and bullying of transgender and special education students, said H.D. Palmer, a spokesman for the governor’s Department of Finance.

Muslim immigrant in charge of cleaning up San Francisco arrested on federal fraud and bribery charges

an Francisco’s Director of Public Works Mohammed Nuru, 58, and Lefty O’Doul’s owner Nick Bovis, 57, were charged in a criminal complaint with honest services wire fraud in connection with an alleged scheme to attempt to bribe a San Francisco Airport Commissioner, United States Attorney David Anderson announced at a press conference.

California teachers could be required to teach about climate change

California schools may soon be required to teach about the causes and effects of climate change under a bill introduced on Monday.

Assemblymember Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) says under AB 1922, “climate change education will be a coursework requirement for students in grades 1 through 6, and a graduation requirement for students in grades 7 through 12, starting 2025.

Tom Steyer: Americans must provide cheap housing for illegal immigrants

Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and Democrat 2020 candidate, wants Americans to provide cheap housing to illegal immigrants.

“A Steyer Administration will … ensure that all undocumented communities have access to affordable and safe housing,” Steyer said in his immigration proposal.

Chaos Inc: New SF DA Chesa Boudin fires several prosecutors

Newly elected San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin fired multiple prosecutors on Friday afternoon as he reshapes the office and begins implementing his progressive vision two days after being sworn in.

At least six attorneys were fired, possibly more, including several managing attorneys in the office’s criminal division.

LAUSD opening 50 Planned Parenthood clinics in California’s failing public schools

LAUSD also has some of the poorest performing schools in the state.

However, this week, the nearly bankrupt LAUSD diverted $10 million to allow Planned Parenthood to open clinics at 50 Los Angeles high schools.

“Planned Parenthood is pioneering a new model of reproductive health services for Los Angeles County teens by opening 50 clinics at area high school,” MSN reported. “

President Trump slams California, New York over ‘tremendous’ homeless crisis

President Trump waded into New York City’s homeless crisis with a Saturday tweet that expanded his calls for federal intervention.

“California and New York must do something about their TREMENDOUS Homeless problems,” he wrote

Berkeley teacher, violent activist, Felarca gets community service in assault case

Felarca and two other activists were scheduled to go to trial Thursday over felony assault charges and misdemeanor rioting charges, but left the morning court hearing, in front of Judge Richard Sueyoshi, with only a community service requirement and stay-away order.

Democrats celebrate election of socialist San Francisco DA who worked under Hugo Chavez

Boudin’s politics are likely the result of his upbringing, as the 39-year-old was raised by violent left-wing activists:

Boudin’s political leanings are fairly unsurprising. San Francisco’s newest DA and self-proclaimed socialist is the son of former members of the violent revolutionary far-left group Weather Underground, an organization that rose to infamy in the 1970s and carried out as many as two dozen bombings of government properties. Both of Boudin’s parents were imprisoned for murders related to a robbery they conducted as Weathermen, and Boudin’s father David Gilbert is still serving time.