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California Mini-Wave: Democrats No Longer Supermajority

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 3:54pm
LI #21b

As I discussed earlier this week, the local races would be vitally important in this election.

I must admit, I despaired that California would completely miss-out on this “change election”, and simply hoped...

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Golf Club Sparks San Diego Wildfire — and a Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 2:45pm
LI #13 Poinsettia Fire

We all know that President Obama golfs even as the world burns, but a San Diego golfer’s swing may have been the cause of one of the many wildfires that plagued California back in May.

The Poinsettia fire began at a golf course and eventually incinerated 600 acres and destroyed or damaged...

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California outlaws drunk, sloppy, reckless consensual campus sex

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 29, 2014 at 10:00am
http://youtu.be/QwQmYSASlXo

We’ve written previously about California’s proposed “affirmative consent” bill, which codifies — for lack of a more delicate terminology — what constitutes acceptable foreplay between consenting adults on college campuses.

On Sunday,

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Aborted: California will not give birth to six new states

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 3:46pm
http://youtu.be/iPLKtfngw7E

We previously covered the petition drive to put on the ballot this November a Proposition to split California into six states, Are six Californias better than one?:

The idea of splitting California into pieces is not new. The procedural hurdles are monumental, and perhaps insurmountable, but the idea doesn’t go away.

CAlifornia is...

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Police use Facebook “John Shaming” to Fight Prostitution

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:30am
http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/richmond-police-use-social-media-in-fight-against/vCq3tf/

The police of the California city of Richmond are waging a social media war against prostitution…one that fans of “pet shaming” pictures on Facebook will recognize.

When a man is caught soliciting a prostitute, the punishment police hand out is usually far less than what they will find at home when their...

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Thought Experiment: California without Jerry Brown as Governor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 4:49pm
LI #18B Brown Kashkari

As I noted in my June election report, Governor Jerry Brown will be facing Republican challenger Neel Kashkari in California’s gubernatorial race.

There one and only debate between them was held Thursday. Prior to the event, conservatives...

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Texas and California in crosshairs of ISIS and Al Qaeda?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 29, 2014 at 5:35pm
syria drone isis

Watching the press conference that President Obama gave yesterday in which he revealed that his foreign policy has devolved from “don’t do stupid stuff” to “no strategy,” I was perplexed that the media was complaining more about the color of the suit instead of its emptiness.

Mulling over the subsequent coverage, I...

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UCSB Prof Pleads No Contest to Assault on Pro-Life Teen

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 6:10pm
Assault by Prof

Earlier this year at College Insurrection, we reported the story of Mireille Miller-Young, a professor who assaulted a pro-life teenager protesting on...

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California High Speed Rail: Dead or just near death?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 8:30am
CA High Speed Rail

high speed rail connecting Northern and Southern California has long been in the works: plans were proposed by Governer Jerry Brown back in the 1980s, and the High Speed Rail Authority was founded in 1996.

Nevertheless, recent changes in the political landscape could see...

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California Tea Party Groups primary picks: The results

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 7:00am
LI #39b

I recently reviewed the June primary election choices from the California Tea Party Groups (CTPG); now, its time for me to analyze the results.

In terms of state-wide elected offices, the good news is that we placed half of our candidates. The CTPG’s choices for Secretary of State, Treasurer, Controller, and Insurance...

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Alleged gunrunning former CA state senator Leland Yee gets almost 10% of vote in Secretary of State race

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 1:52pm
LI #02 Lee

When I voted in California’s June primary, I chuckled when I turned to the “Secretary of State” race and found a familiar name: Leland Yee.

Yee  did not make it to the general electi...

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Arson Task Force to investigate San Diego Wildfires

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 4:19pm
San Diego Fire #01

With a little help from cooler temperatures, atmospheric moisture, and robust emergency response, San Diego’s recent wildfires are well contained and a return to normal life is resuming for San Diego Residents…almost.

As we reported earlier, evacuations have been lifted for residents of Camp Pendleton military base in San Diego, though some...

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Hot Sauce giant eyes Texas as California business climate gets chilly

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 7:00am
LI #22 Sriracha

Per its tradition in the second week of May, America’s business leaders have voted for the states with the “best” and “worst” business climates.

As usual, Chief Executive Magazine places California at the top….of the naughty list!

That’s 10 years in a row — a decade of dominance.

Over that same period, California saw...

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Can a Toyota get from California to Texas on single tank of gas? (Asking for a friend)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 28, 2014 at 3:37pm
http://youtu.be/hgiJah7M_ac

Saw this “breaking news” last night on Twitter.

Toyota is leaving Southern California for Texas, via USA Today:

Toyota is moving its national headquarters from the Los Angeles suburbs to Plano, Texas.

It will create a sprawling campus north of Dallas that will bring together 4,000 employees from manufacturing, sales and marketing and corporate...

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Are six Californias better than one?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 11:20am
http://youtu.be/iPLKtfngw7E

The idea of splitting California into pieces is not new. The procedural hurdles are monumental, and perhaps insurmountable, but the idea doesn’t go away.

CAlifornia is too damn big to govern, and has differing regional qualities that would make sense to separate out rather than bury under one state government.

From a national...

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California Seeks to Redefine Consensual Campus Sex as Rape

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 10, 2014 at 8:30am
http://youtu.be/QwQmYSASlXo

How does classifying most consensual sex as rape help rape victims?

As a lawyer who has handled rape and sexual harassment cases, I can’t imagine how. But this radical result is what some want to happen in California.

In endorsing a bill in the California legislature that would require “affirmative consent” before sex...

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California Drought = Flood of New Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 7:30am
LI #26 California Drought Map

While the rest of the country has been enjoying the “Polar Vortex”, my home state has had a slightly different set of “climate change” issues to address.

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency on Friday, citing a need for conservation efforts and a fingers-crossed message that he “hopes it will rain”...

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