New York Uses Trucks as Morgues as Cases of COVID-19 Soar to Over 75,000

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BROOKLYN- New York State has taken to using refrigerated trailers as makeshift morgues for victims of coronavirus, which has hit the area hardest in the United States. As of this morning there are 75,795 cases including Governor Cuomo’s own brother, Chris, who is also a news anchor for CNN. The increase has been 9,298 since Monday and there have been …

25 Year Old Health Care Worker Dies From COVID-19, Had No Previous Health Issues

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CALIFORNIA- In the city of La Quinta in Riverside County a 25 year old pharmacy technician has died in self-isolation at a home March 25th after contracting COVID-19 at work in Riverside County. The director of Riverside County Public Health, Dr. Cameron Kaiser, said in a press release, “This is a deeply saddening reminder that COVID-19 kills the young and …

LA County Reports 1st Minor in America to Die From COVID-19

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CALIFORNIA- Today officials from Los Angeles County reported the death of a minor due to the novel coronavirus- the first person under the age of 18 to die form COVID-19 in the United States. According to LA mayor Garcetti the victim was a teenager. No other information was given by LA County Public Health regarding the minor’s health situation or …

Governor Newsom Says 56% or 25.5 Million People In California Will Be Infected By Coronavirus

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SACRAMENTO- Gavin Newsom has sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the immediate deployment of the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship to the Port of Los Angeles through September 1, 2020, to “help decompress the state’s health care delivery system in Los Angeles in response to COVID-19”. In the letter published here, Newsom says he projects 56% of California or …

Merced County Sheriff Deputy Shot

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LIVINGSTON- A sheriff deputy is recovering this morning after being shot after midnight. The department has released the following statement: “ On December 18, 2019 at approximately midnight, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7000 block of Yamato Road for a disturbance. When the Deputy arrived on scene he was shot at and struck by an unknown caliber …

Months After Denying Benefits for Dying Nurse, CEO of Kaiser Dies Unexpectedly

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STOCKTON- Months after infamously failing to accommodate their own dying nurse’s disability, Kaiser’s CEO unexpectedly dies. Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente’s $16 million plus a year CEO, has died unexpectedly in his sleep on November 10th according to the health care giant. Over the course of the last several months, 209 Times has sent numerous requests to Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson …

Governor Newsom Threatens to Takeover PG&E

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SACRAMENTO- In a news conference Friday November 1st and press release, Gavin Newsom declares, “PG&E as we know it may or may not be able to figure this out. If they cannot, we are not going to sit around and be passive….”If Pacific Gas and Electric is unable to secure its own fate and future … then the state will …

Average Gas Prices in California More than $4

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CALIFORNIA- According to recent data published by AAA the average gas price for a gallon in California has exceeded $4 a gallon, about 30 cents higher than the same time last year. When compared to the rest of the nation, California’s prices are much higher. Last year voters passed Prop 6, a gas tax initiative to add onto the other …

List of Hypocrite Legislators Taking Money From Corporation Profiting Off Immigrant Detention Centers

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By MOTECUZOMA SANCHEZ CALIFORNIA- Immigration has been a point of contention in today’s national politics. One of the key battle grounds has been California and specifically the Central Valley where the agricultural industry as well as many others rely heavily on immigrant labor, both legal and illegal. In the midst of the National and statewide debate, certain politicians and the …

Social Media Helps Woman Catch Merced Rapist

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MERCED- On June 12th a brave Merced woman posted pictures of a person on social media along with a description of her encounter with the stranger she said broke into her apartment while she was laying in her bed and proceeded to rape her. Amazingly she was able to snap photos of the alleged perpetrator as he was leaving her …