Governor Newsom to Halt California Death Penalty for 737 Convicted Inmates

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SACRAMENTO- Governor Newsom has announced through his office that he will stop all executions for 737 inmates on death row. This includes the gas chamber at San Quentin that has never been used. He has cited inequalities in the criminal justice system as well as called it “immoral”. As a result of multiple lawsuits, California hasn’t executed a prisoner since …

Honda Recalls 1.2M Vehicles Due to Safety Concerns

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DETROIT- According to a statement released by Honda, 1.2 million vehicles between 2001 and 2016 are being recalled due to faulty airbags that have caused 23 fatalities. The defect is the result of a chemical used to deploy the airbag which can cause shrapnel to injur the occupants of the vehicle. To check if your vehicle is one of those …

149 Days After Denial, Kaiser Decides Own Nurse’s Brain Tumor is “Serious Medical Condition” After All

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STOCKTON- On 3/8/2019, Edith Fillon received a form letter from Kaiser’s National HR, ostensibly dated 3/1/19. (The envelope was dated 3/6/19). Edith’s 10/11/18 denied leave request “for your own serious illness” that originally was deemed as not “meeting the definition of a serious health condition”  has now been  “REVISED” with her eligibility now being  “determined based on the information available …

Proposed Law Targets Deadbeat Parents By Posting Identity Online

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STATE CAPITOL- A new bill has been introduced in the Legislature that if passed would post the information online of parents who aren’t paying child support. AB 1498 is authored by Assemblymember Lackey and targets those who owe child support in excess of $5,000, have been in arrears for 12 months, and haven’t made a payment in 6 months. The …

Judge Rules Women Can Now Be Drafted For War

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Late Friday a federal judge ruled that women will now have to register for the Selective Service draft that all men in the United States are required to. This decision comes down after a lawsuit by a group called Coalition for Men, filed a lawsuit claiming only men being forced to register was discriminatory. U.S. District Judge Gray Miller ruled …

Central Valley Planned Parenthood Clinics At Risk Of Losing Federal Funding After Trump Signs Law

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President Trump has signed House Joint Resolution 43 into law. The new law takes aim primarily at Planned Parenthood and any organization that provides abortions or referrals for abortions. At stake is $286 million in federal that now expected to be redirected from women’s healthcare providers to religious groups. The funds from grants under Title X fund organizations that serve four …

Trump Wants Billions Back From California After Newsom Says High Speed Is Cancelled

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CALIFORNIA- In a Twitter war made for 2019, President Trump says the federal government will be cancelling $929 million is federal grants meant for California’s High Speed Train from San Francisco to Los Angeles. He also says he wants a return of the more than $2.5 billion already spent. Today the U.S. Department of Transportation sent a letter stating, “In …

State Senator Wants No Speed Limits On Freeways To Fight Climate Change

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SACRAMENTO- No speed limits are being proposed as a means of fighting climate change by California State Senator John Moorlach, a Republican of Orange County. He has introduced a Bill , SB319, in Sacramento that if passed by the legislature would require the Department of Transportation to build two additional traffic lanes, both northbound and southbound I- 5 and the …

Governor Newsom Ends Highspeed Rail in California

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Sacramento- During his state of the state speech today, Governor Newsom announced he will end the project known as California High Speed Rail (or “train to nowhere”) championed by Stockton state senator Cathleen Galgiani. However, he said the section from Merced to Bakersfield will be finished. This comes after years of delays and $5.4 billion already wasted.

El Chapo Guzmán Guilty

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February 12, 2019 BROOKLYN, New York — After a three month trial in federal court, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was found guilty. A jury of eight men and four women delivered a unanimous guilty verdict on all 10 counts including murder, smuggling, and money laundering. The extent of his illicit business extended to the Central Valley. The 61 year old …