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Kamala Harris Still Struggling in California Polls as Elizabeth Warren Gains Ground

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00am 6/14/2019 at 9:00am

2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) still cannot find her footing in her home state of California.

In the latest poll, she landed in fourth while Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) landed in second place.

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California Moves Forward on Plans Offering Free Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants Under 26

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 9:00am 6/11/2019 at 9:00am
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I noted that on his inauguration day, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a dramatic Medi-Cal expansion to cover young illegal immigrant adults.

His dreams may become the California taxpayer’s nightmare thanks to the state legislature.

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Los Angeles Police Officers Contract Typhoid Fever, Others Show Typhus-Like Symptoms

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:00am 6/3/2019 at 9:00am
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The last time we visited Los Angeles in our posts, a local TV investigative team reported that the city wastes tens of millions of dollars per year in clean-up efforts because LA’s homeless encampments quickly repopulate once cleaning ends.

The rat population has exploded as a result of garbage accumulation, and a...

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Young boy attacked by mountain lion in San Diego-area preserve

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/30/2019 at 2:00pm
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In a report discussing hunting that was written in 2015, I noted that  California had banned mountain lion hunting through a voter initiative in 1990, and as described in a book that tackles this topic (“The Beast in the Garden”), these big cats were gradually becoming habituated to humans.

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Los Angeles Wasting Money on Homeless Encampment Cleanups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:00am 5/23/2019 at 11:00am
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We have followed the public health crisis is Los Angeles closely, as the homeless population explosion has led to conditions ripe for an outbreak of the disease typhus.

The area’s NBC4 Investigative Team has also covered the story, and assert that the city wastes tens of millions of dollars per year in...

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Trump Administration Derails California’s High Speed Rail Project

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11:00am 5/17/2019 at 11:00am
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Earlier this year, we reported that the US Department of Transportation (DOT) cancelled millions in grants for the high speed rail project that California Governor Gavin Newsom has substantially scaled back.

Newsom has tried fighting this move, arguing that California needed these funds to complete a more limited-scale project than the Los...

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Pepperdine Gifts Christopher Columbus Statue to Nearby Catholic School

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:00am 5/17/2019 at 10:00am

Pepperdine had to get rid of the statue because Columbus had become a problematic figure for the student body.

The College Fix reports:

UPDATE: Pepperdine gives embattled Christopher Columbus statue to neighboring Catholic college

A little over two years ago, Pepperdine University made the decision to take down a statue of Christopher Columbus after...

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Communist Group Launches Advertising and Recruiting Campaign at UCLA

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 8:00am 5/15/2019 at 8:00am

Will anyone protest this move? It certainly deserves criticism.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Revolutionary Communists’ descend on UCLA; advocate ‘overthrow of the system’

Members of the Revolutionary Communist Party of America launched an advertising campaign at the University of California-Los Angeles in early May by chalking and distributing signage in an apparent effort to...

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Faculty at University in California Votes to Remove Chick-fil-A From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/10/2019 at 12:00pm

There are plenty of companies which embrace the values of the left, but we never hear about them being punished in this way.

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Faculty votes to remove Chick-fil-A from campus after 25 years

The faculty senate at a public California university voted overwhelmingly to kick Chick-fil-A off that campus, citing...

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Student Govt at UC-Berkeley Wants Non-Citizens to Vote in City Elections

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:00am 5/9/2019 at 10:00am

Can you imagine being a hard working, tax paying citizen of the city and hearing this?

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Foreign interference? Berkeley student gov ponders letting non-citizens vote

The University of California, Berkeley student government hosted a community forum in early May to learn about an effort to add onto a 2020 ballot non-citizen...

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As Measles Outbreaks Continue, States Consider Revoking Religious Vaccine Exemptions

CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 5:00pm 5/7/2019 at 5:00pm
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The number of states with measles cases continue to expand during this historic outbreak. The cases climbed past 760 this week.

The number of confirmed U.S. measles cases this year has climbed to 764, more than double the number a year ago and the highest total in 25 years, federal health officials...

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Hero Citizen Tackles Suspected Arsonist Setting Wildfire in Los Angeles

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/4/2019 at 2:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall that in the autumn of 2017, a series of wildfires broke out in Southern California. One of those blazes threatened the famed Getty Center Museum.

On Easter Sunday this year, a suspected arsonist, who set off fires in the Sepulveda Pass near the Getty Center, was taken...

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Student Govt at UC-Davis Votes Narrowly to Keep Campus Police Armed

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 1:30pm 5/4/2019 at 1:30pm

If someone is attacking you and is armed with a gun, what can an unarmed police officer do to help you?

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UC Davis student government NARROWLY votes to keep campus police armed

The student senate at the University of California-Davis recently decided against disarming its campus police force by a narrow...

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Obama DHS Secretary Withdraws as Speaker at USC Law School After Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:30am 5/4/2019 at 9:30am

Jeh Johnson was supposed to give the commencement, but students protested because of Obama immigration policies. It’s probably also significant that Johnson has taken Trump’s side on saying there is a crisis at the border.

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Obama homeland security chief withdraws as graduation speaker following protests

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“Burning Man” event might be snuffed out by permitting rules

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/3/2019 at 9:00pm
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It appears that the US Bureau of Land Management may soon impose new rules that could snuff out the iconic “Burning Man” event.

Taking a page from President Donald Trump’s plans for the southern border, administration officials want to erect a wall around the temporary city.

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Three States Aim for Administration’s Approval to be Home of USAF Space Command

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/3/2019 at 3:00pm
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Three states want President Donald Trump to choose them to  house the US Air Force Space Command, which is the initial phase of implementing President Donald Trump’s goal of establishing a US Space Force.

Alabama, California and Colorado are the three finalists to host...

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Los Angeles Universities Impose Measles Quarantine as Cases Spread to Orange County

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/1/2019 at 3:00pm
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Measles has spread throughout the country, and now the number of reported cases is over 700. Health officials added more warnings about the potential severity of the disease as well as providing an updated count.

According to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 704 people have been...

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