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Senator Dahle Announces Bid For California Governor

CALIFORNIA—On Monday, February 9, Republican Senator Brian Dahle announced his bid to unseat incumbent Governor Gavin Newsom.  The non-partisan primary election is June 7 and the General Election will be held on November 8. Dahle served as on California’s 1st Assembly from 2012-2017 until he joined the legislature. He served on the Lassen County Board of Supervisors for 16 years. A...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against State Of California

CALIFORNIA—The State of California is being sued in a wrongful death lawsuit involving the death of a Humboldt man who died in a car crash on highway 101. The suit was filed Tuesday, January 18.   According to the suit, Caltrans and California State Parks were negligent when it came to maintaining the highway near Redcrest in Humboldt State Park after...

General Colin Powell Dies From Complications Of COVID-19

NEW YORK— Former Secretary of State, Colin Powell died this morning due to complications of Covid-19, despite being full vaccinated. He was 84 years old. The announcement was made in a Facebook post on issued the following statement: “General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning due to...

West Hollywood Welcomes Los Angeles Marathon Runners

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood are welcoming runners who will participate in the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday, November 7. The 26.2-mile Stadium to the Stars course will run thru West Hollywood. Celebrating its 36th anniversary, the Los Angeles Marathon will begin once again at Dodger Stadium, but will conclude at Century Park in Century City compared to Santa...

Oakland Police Seeks Public Assistance Solving Teen Homicide

CALIFORNIA—On Wednesday, October 6, at approximately 11:30 p.m. Oakland Police were dispatched investigate the death of 15 year-old Shamara Young. A road rage incident escalated from an argument between drivers that led to gunfire on the 5000 block of Bancroft Avenue. According to reports, Young was riding with her uncle when multiple gunshots were fired at them. The teen was...

Larry Elder Staffer Attacked

CALIFORNIA—On Wednesday, September 8, California gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder and his campaign team were attacked while in Venice. A member of Elder’s security team stood between him and a woman in a gorilla mask who was throwing eggs at them. The woman swore at one of the staffers and started hitting him.  Video showed her slapping the staffer across the...

Governor Newsom Announces Mandatory Vaccines For Teachers

CALIFORNIA—On Wednesday, August 11, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new vaccine mandate making California the first state to demand teachers either get the COVID-19 vaccine or submit to weekly testing. https://twitter.com/KPIXtv/status/1425558742746091522 Governor Newsom reiterated that the mandate includes all school staff members including custodians, bus drivers, and all school faculty. The requirements are  set to begin Thursday, August 12. “There’s no substitute...

Coastline Rip Current Safety Awareness Tips

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Fire Department is reminding beach goers that rip currents along the coastline of California are a safety hazard. The National Park service, U.S. Coast Guard, National Weather Service, San Francisco Police Department Marine Unit, and SFFD partnered to offer safety tips to residents of California. There have been several close calls of drownings due to rip...

State Grid Operator Asks Californians To Conserve Energy

SAN FRANCISCO—California’s power grid operator asked residents of California to conserve electricity on days where temperatures are higher. A Flex Alert was issued by the California Independent System Operator on July 28 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. According to a press release, the grid operator is predicting an increase in electricity demand primarily for air conditioning use. With temperatures...

Dixie Fire Continues To Grow Over 190,000 Acres

SAN FRANCISCO—The Dixie Fire has grown to 190,625 acres since July 14 and has been 20 percent contained as of Sunday, July 25. Pyro Cumulus clouds caused extreme fire danger and less stable conditions for air tankers. The fire has been active for 11 days and runs above the Cresta Dam and Feather River Canyon. Recent reports from CAL FIRE...