Stanislaus County Sheriff Condemns “Militia” Invasion Of Oakdale

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STANISLAUS COUNTY- Sheriff Dirkse has issued the following statement concerning the invasion of Oakdale by a gang of armed men intent on intimidating anti-racism protest under the guise of “providing security” for local businesses: “I want to dispel rumors that are running rampant on social media with facts. Yesterday, in Oakdale, there was a “militia” armed with various weapons. They …

Armed Gang Of Military Wannabes Invades Oakdale As A Threat To Protestors In Full View Of Police

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OAKDALE- A group of rejects calling themselves the “California State Militia-2nd Regiment” and dressed in mismatched uniforms (some too small for the ones failing the “military appearance” weight requirements of the real military) invaded the two blocks of 8 stores known as “downtown” yesterday armed with rifles and pistols, that may or may not have been loaded. We don’t know …

Oakland Zoo Confirms All Tigers Accounted For After Scare

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OAKLAND- Commuters from the 209 returning to work in the Bay Area can rest assured of one less threat today. No tigers are roaming the streets. Yesterday the Alameda Sheriff notified the public that there was a report of a tiger on the loose. Social media was also abuzz with rumors that people let animals free from the zoo amidst …

USA Surpasses 100,000 Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

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California- The United States has reached a grim mile stone with 100,495 deaths being attributed to COVID-19 according to aggregate numbers. Over the country has seen 1,725,275 confirmed cases of the strain of coronavirus with 477,314 recovered and some 17,000 plus currently in critical condition as of this article being written. The numbers from earlier this morning; The numbers for …

Giant “Murder Hornets” From Asia Hit West Coast

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As if 2020 didn’t already bring enough unusual circumstances, a giant hornet known as the “murder hornet” from Asia has arrived in the United States for the first time ever according to the New York Times. While the report is from today, actually back in December of 2019, the department of agriculture in Washington State where the hornets have been …

Demonstration At Capitol Ends In Crackdown By Police

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SACRAMENTO- Yesterday Several hundred people gathered at the state Capitol building to protest the Shelter In Place orders put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, coronavirus. Unlike similar protests at Capitol buildings in other states including ones where participants showed up with rifles and body armour, the one in Sacramento ended with a physical crackdown and multiple arrests, …

2 Cats Test Positive For Coronavirus

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NEW YORK- The first two documented cases on pets testing positive for COVID-19 in the United States has been confirmed by the Center for Disease Control. Federal officials with the CDC issued the following statement today: Washington, D.C. April 22, 2020 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National …

Merced County Workers Share Anonymous Concerns Over COVID-19: Told “Get A New Job”.

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MERCED- Yesterday, April 14th, at the County Board of Supervisors meeting anonymous messages submitted for public comment were read aloud by staff. One of the elected Supervisors, Scott Silveira, had a passionate response. His message to county workers sharing their concerns and requesting to be allowed to perform work duties from home as other Counties are allowing as a means …

Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed At Safeway

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TRACY- Sources who work at the distribution center for Safeway in Tracy has reported to us that 9 of there co workers have tested positive for COVID-19 and several more are being monitored. Today a spokesperson for Safeway confirmed there are in fact employees who have tested positive but gave no details as for as how many. They also announced …

Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Breech 1 Million

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CALIFORNIA- According to the tracking website worldmeter.com, which compiles the number of confirmed cases reported to the World Health Organization, there are now over one million cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in the world. Over 20,000 new cases have been confirmed in the United States since yesterday. In the 209 one more death has been reported in San Joaquin County.