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  • California could allow undocumented residents to qualify for new state backed home loan program

    02/27/2024 10:08:18 AM PST · by cuz1961 · 28 replies
    California could allow undocumented residents to qualify for new state backed home loan program
  • The Pelosis' bet on a Bay Area tech company could turn a staggering profit

    02/27/2024 5:56:18 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    SF Gate ^ | February 26, 2024 | By Alec Regimbal
    California Rep. Nancy Pelosi and her husband, venture capitalist Paul Pelosi, could earn a windfall of more than $1 million thanks to a bullish bet Paul made on a Bay Area tech company. The couple is eyeing Nvidia, a software and graphics chip company headquartered in Santa Clara. According to a recent financial filing Nancy submitted with the Clerk of the House of Representatives, Paul purchased 50 call options in Nvidia with a strike price of $120. The purchase was made on Nov. 22, 2023, and the contracts expire on Dec. 20, 2024. Paul’s call options have a strike price...
  • No Recall! Supporters of pro-parental rights schoolboard trustees rally in Anaheim, California

    02/26/2024 7:23:17 AM PST · by Fiji Hill · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 26, 2024 | Durium
    The culture war has come to the streets of Anaheim, California, where two conservative members of the Orange Unified School District Board of Trustees are fighting an attempt to recall them. Rick Ledesma and Madison Miner are outspoken defenders of parental rights and of keeping parents informed about their children’s health and safety. They support the adoption of rigorous scholarly and academic curricula. They seek to prevent overtly racist and divisive ideology from seeping into the classroom and also to keep sexually explicit materials out of school libraries. And they support charter schools. In doing so, they have ruffled feathers...
  • Gavin Newsom spins Biden's age as a strength: It's why 'he has been so successful'

    02/26/2024 11:23:05 AM PST · by seanmerc · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | 25 Feb 24 | Ryan King
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom sought to flip anxiety over President Biden’s age on its head, contending that his octogenarian status is actually a strength. “I’ve seen him up close, I’ve seen him from afar, but here’s my point: It’s because of his age that he’s been so successful,” Newsom told NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview that aired Sunday.
  • Homeless Encampments Return in Hollywood, Despite Karen Bass’s Hotel Rooms

    02/26/2024 6:44:35 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/26/2024 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass is facing criticism from Hollywood residents as homeless encampments are returning despite her efforts to move people from the streets into hotels and motels. Under her predecessor, Eric Garcetti, and under California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), the focus of homeless policy in the state has been to use government money to pay for hotel or motel rooms for homeless people, offering them alternative accommodation. But that approach does not address the root causes of the problem: mental illness; drug abuse; permissive law enforcement; and the high cost of living in the state, especially when it...
  • Hundreds Of Migrants Released At Bus Station After Aid Money Runs Out

    02/26/2024 7:52:07 AM PST · by Twotone · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 24, 2024 | Rober
    Hundreds of migrants were dropped off on the side of the road in San Diego, California, on Friday after funding for a reception center ran dry, according to The Associated Press. Border Patrol buses dropped off hundreds of migrants from places like China, Kazakhstan, Ecuador and Rwanda, among other countries, at a San Diego bus stop instead of a county-funded reception center that closed down Thursday after running out of funds, the AP reported. The reception center was run by SBCS, a local nonprofit formerly known as South Bay Community Services, which San Diego County gave $6 million to provide...
  • California Democrats Setting Race Relations Back 70 Years with ACA 7

    02/26/2024 6:12:59 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 18 replies
    California Globe ^ | February 26, 2024 | By Katy Grimes
    Why are Democrats segregating blacks, and now agitating for free college as part of proposed reparations in California? Black college students now have separate graduation, separate admission standards, separate dorms, separate curricula … and now are going to have separate tuition rates in California, if the proposed Assembly Constitutional Amendment 7 by Assemblyman Corey Jackson (D-Riverside) makes it to the ballot
  • A photo bought for $2 in a junk shop is worth $5,000,000

    10/13/2015 12:02:49 PM PDT · by oh8eleven · 85 replies
    NY Post ^ | 13 October, 2015 | David K. Li
    A rare photo of legendary outlaw Billy the Kid, purchased for less than a subway ride, could now fetch $5 million. The outlaw, whose real name was William H. Bonney, was playing croquet with his gang of Lincoln County Regulators in late summer 1878 when this 4-by-5-inch tintype image was captured, according to Americana company Kagin’s, which is negotiating the sale of the photo.
  • Newly Discovered Billy the Kid Photograph Authenticated

    10/12/2015 3:21:46 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 98 replies ^ | october 5, 2015
    Western Americana and Rare Coin experts, Kagin’s, Inc., announced that the firm has authenticated and will be the exclusive seller of a newly discovered photograph featuring several of the Lincoln County Regulators, including legendary gunman, Billy the Kid. The photograph was purchased for $2 as a part of a miscellaneous lot at a Fresno junk shop in 2010, and will be the subject of a two-hour documentary airing Sunday, October 18th at 9/8c on National Geographic Channel. “I love handling great treasure finds!” exclaimed Dr. Donald Kagin, president of Kagin’s, Inc. “This iconic, lively and fun artifact is history in...
  • Man stunned after old photo he bought for $2 ended up being worth millions

    02/25/2024 2:11:25 PM PST · by Red Badger · 25 replies ^ | 17:31, 06 January 2024 GMT | Lucy Devine
    Featured Image Credit: YouTube/Inside Edition A man who bought an old photo from an antiques shop in California was stunned when he realised how much it was actually worth. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Randy Guijarro picked up the $2 photograph along with two others, from a memorabilia shop in Fresno County, California in 2010. But once he was home and had the chance to take a closer look at the image, he realised it was a photograph of the infamous Billy the Kid. Guijarro picked up the $2 (£1.50) photograph along with two others. Credit: Kagin's Billy the Kid - real name Henry...
  • Newsom: GOP Wants National Abortion Ban, It’s a ‘War on Women’

    02/25/2024 8:36:22 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/25/2024 | Pam Key
    Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press” that the Republican Party wanted a national abortion ban as part of their “war on women.” Newsom said, “They are not only restricting the rights of self-determination to bear a child for a young woman, and they’re determining their fate as it relates their future in life by saying they can’t even travel and they are modeled after a version that passed in Idaho is now being proposed in Tennessee and Oklahoma and Mississippi. The AG himself of Alabama wants to criminalize travel not just for children but for...
  • At least 50 cars broken into in Berkeley

    02/25/2024 4:30:30 PM PST · by lowbridge · 46 replies ^ | February 25, 2024
    Police are investigating at least 50 car break-ins around West Berkeley. A video from social media on Friday by the Aquatic Apartment complex on Fourth Street depicts the damage. Car after car has at least one window smashed out. The Berkeley Police Officers Association says the break-ins are tied to the same overnight crew.
  • Lake forming in Death Valley

    02/25/2024 6:07:03 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 71 replies
    ABC News ^ | 24/2/24 | Faith Abubah
    There's a lake at the base of Death Valley.
  • Escape From New York And LA! NY, California And Illinois Seeing Net Out-migration Due To High Taxes/Regulations, Crime And High Housing Costs (Moving To Florida, Texas And The Carolinas)

    02/25/2024 6:23:34 AM PST · by Kaiser8408a · 29 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 02/25/2024 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Director John Carpenter had two films, “Escape From New York” and the less popular “Escape From LA.” Carpenter’s vision of a dystopian future with Manhattan as a prison island, filled with criminals and Los Angeles as a just a weird, dystopian area filled with gangs and sleazebags. Apparently, Carpenter read George Orwell with a splash of Franz Kafka in writing these films which are sadly becoming a reality. Like John Carpenter foretold, both California and New York are leading the nation in outmigration. BAD crime, high taxes, insane politicians and droves of illegal immigrants are making living in those state...
  • California Democrat sponsors bill to make insurers report firearm ownership

    02/25/2024 5:54:57 AM PST · by CFW · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2/25/24 | Eric Utter
    Democrat California Assemblymember Mike Gipson, who represents Los Angeles-area cities such as Compton, recently authored bill AB-3067, which would require insurance companies to inquire about -- and report on -- the number of firearms owned by folks seeking homeowner’s insurance. Can you say “slippery slope”? This is a preposterous invasion of privacy and would continue the recent trend of the federal government coercing private companies to do its nefarious bidding. Insurance is already a heavily regulated industry. It isn’t much of a stretch to imagine government at first “suggesting” and later mandating that insurance companies surcharge for firearm ownership, making...
  • Mass Release of Illegal Aliens in San Diego as Governor Newsom Hobnobs at White House

    02/24/2024 9:30:03 AM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 24, 2024 | Karen Townsend
    California Governor Gavin Newsom is in Washington, D.C. for the annual Governor's Conference. Yesterday he and other governors were at the White House meeting with Biden. As Newsom was schmoozing with DHS Secretary Mayorkas, hundreds of illegal aliens were being released in San Diego. Border Patrol dropped them off at a San Diego bus stop instead of at a local reception center that serves as a staging center. The local center ran out of money sooner than expected. The shortage in funding for the reception center happened because this area of California is experiencing a flood of illegal immigrants, thanks...
  • California Sheriff Is Not Afraid To Speak The Truth

    02/24/2024 8:11:59 AM PST · by lowbridge · 34 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 24, 2024
    “We are here today because California public safety is in crisis. Crime is steadily on the rise and our public safety policy is one of the worst, if not the worst in the nation. I wanna make this clear and I want there to be no mistake in what I am saying. This is not by accident.” “The driving force in our crisis is a radical progressive agenda fraudulently called criminal justice reform. This is nothing short of a sick and twisted social experiment where law enforcement is the bad guy and criminals are somehow victims of society and not...
  • Court Strikes Down California Ban on Possessing Billy Clubs

    02/24/2024 5:19:09 AM PST · by CFW · 43 replies
    Reason ^ | 2/23/24 | EUGENE VOLOKH
    From Judge Roger Benitez's decision in Fouts v. Bonta(S.D. Cal.): This case is about a California law that makes it a crime to simply possess or carry a billy. This case is not about whether California can prohibit or restrict the use or possession of a billy for unlawful purposes…. Historically, the short wooden stick that police officers once carried on their beat was known as a billy or billy club. The term remains vague today and may encompass a metal baton, a little league bat, a wooden table leg, or a broken golf club shaft, all of which are...
  • Sylvester Stallone latest to leave California for Florida

    02/23/2024 10:08:40 PM PST · by libh8er · 41 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2.22.2024 | Jenny Goldsberry
    Actor Sylvester Stallone will be moving to Florida after decades of living in California with his wife, Jennifer Flavin Stallone. The pair made the announcement during the second season premiere of their reality television program The Family Stallone on Wednesday. After 25 years of marriage and three daughters, the Stallones nearly divorced in 2022 but have since reconciled and continued living together after their daughters all moved out. “It’s an empty nest. I need to change it up,” Jennifer Flavin Stallone, 55, explained during the episode. “We have a lot of roots in California, so it’s not an easy transition...
  • Socialite Convicted of Murder for Killing Two Young Brothers

    02/23/2024 6:17:13 PM PST · by yldstrk · 15 replies
    MSA ^ | Fegruary 23, 2023 | Mike Bedigan
    ALos Angeles socialite accused of fatally ploughing into two young boys in a crosswalk while “racing” her sports star lover has been convicted of murder. Rebecca Grossman, 60, was convicted of two counts of second-degree murder for the deaths of Mark Iskander, 11, and his brother Jacob Iskander, eight, on Friday – following a six-week trial.