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LA Mayor Authorizes City To Shut Off Utilities Of Houses And Businesses That Hold...

August 05, 2020 10:17 PM ET Demcoratic Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that he will authorize the city to shut off the water and electricity of homes and businesses that hold large gatherings, numerous sources reported Wednesday. Beginning Friday night, if Los Angeles Police Department officers verify that a large gathering is taking place…

California Poll: Biden Leads Trump by 39 Points, Nine More than Hillary in 2016

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 39 points in California, 67 percent to 28 percent, according to a Berkeley IGS (Institute of Governmental Studies) poll released on Tuesday. Biden’s current poll margin is nine points higher than Hillary Clinton’s 30 point margin, 61 percent to 31 percent, over Trump in…

California Suffers Fewest COVID-19 Cases Since June; Texas Positivity Rate Climbs For 3rd Day:...

Summary: Goldman warns about rising positivity in some states Texas positivity rate climbs for 3rd day California cases fall to lowest since June Novavax vaccine trial data shows strong antibody response RI added to tri-state quarantine list NYC health chief quits in major blow to de Blasio 45 Florida hospitals see ICUs hit capacity Poland…

California COVID-19 Cases Top 500,000 As Global Total Nears 18 Million: Live Updates

Summary: California cases top 500k Texas reports another 9k+ new cases New York to announce decision on schools next week Arizona cases slow, deaths climb Florida deaths top 7k Poland suffers 3rd record jump in COVID-19 cases Germany sees "R" rate hit 1.06 Tokyo reports 472 Russia hopes to start mass vaccinations in October *…

California: ‘Mr. Rape, Torture, Kill’ Sex Offender Freed from Mental Hospital

California state officials have freed a sex offender considered “dangerous” from a mental hospital where he spent more than 20 years there in confinement. Cary Jay Smith, 59 years old, was released from the Coalinga State Hospital this month after being in state custody since 1999. Smith was originally placed in state custody after his wife…

Good Samaritan Raises More Than $84,000 to Help Elderly Street Vendor

Kenia714/Instagram A 94-year-old street vendor from Santa Ana, California, was brought to tears by the kindness of a Good Samaritan who raised more than $84,000 to help him. Jose Villa Ochoa, also known as “Don Joel,” said he cried because he felt appreciated. The first surprise gift was a few bucks and a torta. Don…

SACKS: When The Trump Administration Does What It’s Long Needed to Do, We Can...

Editor’s note: We endeavor to bring you the top voices on current events representing a range of perspectives. Below is a column arguing that students should not be allowed to return to the classroom in person until precautions have been taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus. You can find a counterpoint here, where Jonathan…

BUTCHER: Giving Every Child Hope For Success This School Year

Editor’s note: We endeavor to bring you the top voices on current events representing a range of perspectives. Below is a column arguing that students should return to the classroom this fall so they do not fall behind in their education. You can find a counterpoint here, where Glenn Sacks, a teacher and co-chairman of…

California ‘Utterly Failing’ As 2 Million Residents Waiting For Unemployment Checks

Approximately two million Californians are still waiting for their unemployment checks from the first three months of the government-mandated COVID-19 lockdowns, according to the San Jose Mercury News which cites government data. Unemployed residents are complaining of clogged phone lines and outdated technology at the Employment Development Department (EDD) despite Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) promising…

California, Texas, Arizona Shatter COVID-19 Records As Global Case Total Nears 12 Million: Live...

Summary: Texas reports record deaths for second day US reports 59,655 new cases California reports record jump in new cases No. of Fla ICUs at 100% capacity drops to 42 Miami Mayor calls on Trump to make mask-wearing mandatory White House to issue its own school reopening guidelines Chile tops 300k cases, plans to lift…

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