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UC-Berkeley Promotes Hotline for Students to Call if They Spot Immigration Agents

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 8:00am 8/21/2019 at 8:00am

Berkeley cares more about non-citizens than the constitutional rights of American citizens, like free speech and the Second Amendment.

The College Fix reports:

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Kanye West’s ‘Star Wars’ Domes for Homeless Battles the ‘Dark Side’ of California’s Permit Process

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 9:00am 8/20/2019 at 9:00am
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The last time we reported on rapper and mega-celebrity Kanye West, he had jumped back on board the Trump Train after taking a break from politics.

Now, West’s latest project, Star Wars style domes designed to use as homeless shelters, has met the Dark Side of the California permitting process.

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Republican Beats Green New Deal Supporter to Win Seat on Los Angeles City Council

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:00am 8/16/2019 at 11:00am
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There have been some intriguing developments related to elections and California that may bode for a slightly less blue future for the Golden State.

I recently noted that the state identified over 84,000 duplicate voter registrations during a detailed audit of rolls in the wake of Motor-Voter implementation.

Now, a

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California Sues Trump Over Rescinding of Obama-Era Restrictions on Coal-Burning Power Plants

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 7:00am 8/14/2019 at 7:00am
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California and a coalition of 21 other states have sued the Trump administration over the decision to rescind restrictions on coal-burning power plants. These restrictions played a crucial part in Obama’s climate change policy.

State Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said Trump’s effort to dismantle 2015’s Clean Power Plan undercuts efforts to reduce...

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Audit Finds 84,000 Duplicate Voter Records in California’s ‘Motor Voter’ System

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2019 at 9:00am 8/12/2019 at 9:00am
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California’s ‘Motor Voter’ system has produced the kind of results that you would expect from a power-grabbing, progressive bureaucracy.

California’s ambitious effort to automate voter registration at Department of Motor Vehicle offices produced almost 84,000 duplicate records and more than twice that number with political party mistakes, according to an audit released...

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Trump sues California over new law targeting his tax returns

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 9, 2019 at 10:00am 8/9/2019 at 10:00am
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Last week, I reported that President Donald Trump will be ineligible for California’s primary ballot next year unless he discloses his tax returns under a state law that just took effect.

As predicted, the President’s team is going to challenge the new rule in court, along with the state and national...

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California’s Minimum Wage Rules Kill State’s Largest Recycling Center

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 9, 2019 at 9:00am 8/9/2019 at 9:00am
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One might assume that an environmentally-minded firm such as a plastic recycler would enjoy doing business in deep-blue California.

That assumption is entirely wrong.

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Legal Insurrection Foundation opposes proposed anti-Israel public school curriculum in California

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 5:20pm 8/7/2019 at 5:20pm
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Legal Insurrection has long tracked and opposed the spread of anti-Israel curricula at the university level, and has documented efforts to push that political activism into high school and elementary schools. Our research and litigation exposing anti-Israel activism in a third-grade class in Ithaca received national attention,

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Psych Scholar at USC Claims Viewpoint Diversity is a ‘Dog Whistle’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/7/2019 at 12:00pm

The left worships the idea of diversity, but only on the surface. Diversity of opinion is unacceptable.

The College Fix reports:

USC psychology scholar argues term ‘viewpoint diversity’ is a dog whistle

Twitter comments recently made by a University of Southern California psychology scholar sparked a lively debate regarding commonly used free speech terminology.

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Prof Calls for Abolition of Grades Because They’re ‘Capitalism in Action’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 10:00am 8/7/2019 at 10:00am

How would this professor react if we applied the same principle to academic salaries?

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Dominican University in CA Now Offering Social Justice Major

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 10:00am 8/6/2019 at 10:00am

Tuition at this school is nearly $70,000 a year. Would you spend that kind of money for this?

Campus Reform reports:

You can MAJOR in social justice at this nearly $70,000 per year Calif. school

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California Gov. Newsom signs measure to force Trump into releasing tax returns

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 4:00pm 8/4/2019 at 4:00pm
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I once noted that current California Governor Gavin Newsom would ultimately make his predecessor, Jerry Brown, look like Ronald Reagan in comparison.

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Coincidence? CA Website Redesign Makes it Harder to Scrutinize Kamala Harris’s Record as Top Cop

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 10:00am 8/3/2019 at 10:00am

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has redesigned its website, and one of the beneficiaries of the new design is Kamala Harris. The new site makes it more difficult to examine her public records.

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UCLA Prof Wonders if he Could be Hired After New Diversity Rules Instated

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/31/2019 at 12:00pm

If he’s asking the question, the answer should be obvious.

The Washington Examiner reports:

UCLA professor ‘seriously wonders’ if he would have been hired at university with new diversity requirements

UCLA’s new diversity requirements have met some strong criticism.

Stephen Bainbridge, a professor at UCLA’s School of Law, took issue with...

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Students at UCLA Hold ‘Vigil to End Detention Camps’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 29, 2019 at 10:00am 7/29/2019 at 10:00am

It must be nice to have the time for such elaborate virtue signalling.

Campus Reform reports:

UCLA students host ‘Vigil to End Detention Camps’

Student groups at the University of California, Los Angeles hosted a “Vigil to End Detention Camps” earlier in July.

Sponsored by the Immigrant Youth Task Force at UCLA and the UndocuMed...

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Gilroy Garlic Festival: Four Dead, Including Gunman, and Twelve Injured

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 29, 2019 at 9:00am 7/29/2019 at 9:00am
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A gunman opened fire on the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, CA, on Sunday evening. He killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy, and injured 12 others.

Sources told local media that a second suspect remains on the run, but no one has said anything about this person’s role in...

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UC Berkeley Removed from US News College Rankings After Misreporting Statistics

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 9:30am 7/28/2019 at 9:30am

Well that’s embarrassing. What were they hoping to achieve with this?

Forbes reports:

UC Berkeley Removed From US News College Rankings For Misreporting Statistics

Yesterday, US News & World Report released a statement titled “Updates to 5 Schools’ 2019 Best Colleges Rankings Data.” In the statement, they announced that five schools had been removed...

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