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Two Americas: Chasm Grows Between Red And Blue States On Hot-Button Social Issues

Polarization on social issues is creating dramatically different legal landscapes between red and blue states.  Republican-led states are passing laws limiting abortion and restricting child sex change procedures, while Democrat-led states are expanding abortion access and styling themselves as havens for transgender children fleeing red states. “The divide between the American Left and Right on…

California, Hawaii See Largest Share Of Homes Selling For $1 Million Or More

One of the most dominant stories since the COVID pandemic began has been the fiercely competitive housing market. The median sales price of a home in the US climbed above $400,000, as aggressive bidding wars drove home prices higher.Source: ISNThe current challenges of the housing market have come from a potent combination of supply- and…

Autistic Boy Missing For Three Years Found 700 Miles Away Shivering Outside Gas Station

An autistic child missing from California since 2019 was reunited with his family Saturday after being located in Utah.Bodycam footage captured the emotional exchange between police and Connerjack Oswalt’s mother as she was notified that her autistic son, now 19-years-old, was found shivering outside of a gas station just 700 miles away, according to CNN. …

Woman Sleeping On Sidewalk Killed In Hit-And-Run

April 18, 2022 5:38 PM ET A woman who was reportedly sleeping on a sidewalk was killed in an alleged hit-and-run early Saturday morning in California.The collision occurred around 1:45 a.m. when the driver responsible was driving on E Street ran off the road and struck the 65-year-old woman, who has yet to be identified,…

California Superintendent: Asian Students Do Well In School Because They’re Rich

The superintendent of San Dieguito Union High School District insinuated during a diversity, equity, and inclusion training session on April 11 that Asian students do better in school because they have more money than other students, according to a video recording of the training.Board Trustee Michael Allman asked Superintendent Cheryl James-Ward, “Do we know why…

California Balks On Vax Mandate For Schoolchildren – Will Delay Until At Least July...

While California was the first state to announce that all school-aged kids would require the Covid-19 vaccine, state health officials are now taking a big step back - delaying a statewide mandate until at least July 2023, according to a Thursday announcement by the Department of Health.The delay was explained as a way to "ensure…

Pacific Gas & Electric Will Pay $55 Million To Avoid Criminal Prosecution For Wildfires...

April 11, 2022 6:21 PM ET Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) announced Monday they would pay $55 million in order to avoid criminal charges for two wildfires sparked by their aging power lines.PG&E, the largest utility in the country, reached a settlement with six counties in Northern California that will resolve the 2019 Kincade Fire…

Sacramento Mass Shooting Suspect Was Released From Prison Years Early By California Prop 57

A suspect in the Sacramento mass shooting served less than half his previous prison sentence due to California’s Proposition 57.Smiley Allen Martin, 27, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possession of a machine gun and a firearm by a prohibited person, according to KTVU. He was one of 12 people wounded during Sunday’s shooting and…

Sacramento Bee: California’s 107 Gun Controls Do Not Stop Mass Shootings

On April 4, 2022, the Sacramento Bee published a column that noted that California has “107 different gun-control laws,” all of which have failed to stop committed attackers from opening fire on innocents in the state. The Bee pointed to Sunday’s shooting in Sacramento, noting that local politicians, national politicians, and gun control advocates across…

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show California’s Cajon Pass?

An image shared on Facebook allegedly shows an undated photo of the Cajon Pass in California. Verdict: False The image shows the Ute Pass in Colorado, not the Cajon Pass in California, according to the Granger Historical Picture Archive. Fact Check: The Cajon Pass is a mountain pass located between the San Bernardino and San…

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