Tag Archives: California

Los Angeles County Issues Stricter Lockdown Orders

ABC News reports: Los Angeles County has issued a new safer-at-home order that places stricter limits on gatherings and occupancy at businesses, as well as closes playgrounds and cardrooms. The new order, which takes effect Monday and will last at least until Dec. 20, comes as the county sees a disturbing surge in COVID-19 cases. All public and private gatherings …

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CA Gov Under Pressure Campaign On Harris Successor

Politico reports: As speculation grows that Gov. Gavin Newsom is leaning toward California elections chief Alex Padilla to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, a crowd of top Democratic donors and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown are launching an aggressive campaign to argue that another woman of color should fill that seat instead. Brown, the …

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CA Gov Orders One-Month Curfew For Most Of State

Los Angeles’s ABC News affiliate reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a curfew for all California counties in the purple tier amid climbing coronavirus cases. The curfew will affect 41 of the state’s 58 counties — a vast majority of the population. The curfew, which the state is calling a “limited Stay at Home Order,” stops short of a full …

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CA Covidiot Arrested After Scene In Costco [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: “The masks don’t work!” the maskless woman shouts at the other customers. “This has going been on for almost a year now! If they work so well, why are people still getting sick? Can you answer that question?” she said, approaching the person recording the video. The cameraperson responded that it’s because folks won’t wear a mask to …

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Los Angeles County Imposes 10PM Business Curfew

The Washington Post reports: Los Angeles County, the most populous in the United States, will implement a host of new restrictions — including a curfew — in an attempt to slow rampant spread of the coronavirus, officials announced Tuesday evening. Beginning Friday, restaurants, bars, breweries and wineries must close from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., while all businesses allowed to …

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CA Gov Eyes Shortlist Of Potential Senate Appointees

Politico reports: Launching Kamala Harris into the White House as vice president come January has officially kicked off one of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s biggest political decisions: appointing California’s next U.S. senator. Many Newsom insiders insist that the governor wants to make a historic choice, making Secretary of State Alex Padilla a leading contender. If picked, Padilla, a longtime Newsom supporter, …

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CA Drops Legal Threats Over GOP’s Ballot Drop Boxes

NPR reports: The state of California appears to be backing off legal threats against the California Republican Party over their use of unauthorized ballot drop boxes. On Monday, California’s secretary of state and attorney general sent a cease and desist order to the California GOP and several county party offices, ordering they remove unauthorized boxes to collect ballots, some of …

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Trump Reverses On Wildfires Relief Aid For California

Sacramento’s NBC News affiliate reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that President Donald Trump has approved the state’s request for a major disaster declaration for wildfires that have burned hundreds of thousands of acres in the state. The reversal came hours after the Trump administration had denied the bid and California officials were planning to appeal the rejection. In a …

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Trump Admin Rejects Wildfires Relief For California

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration has rejected California’s request for disaster relief aid for six major wildfires that scorched more than 1.8 million acres in land, destroyed thousands of structures and caused at least three deaths last month. The rejection of aid late Thursday, a rare move in cases of disasters on the scale of California’s fires, …

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California GOP Refuses To Remove Illegal Drop Boxes

The Los Angeles Times reports: For years, Republicans across the country have decried the use of so-called “ballot harvesting,” arguing that laws that allow a third party to collect voters’ completed ballots serve as a breeding ground for election fraud. In California, the state’s Republican Party has taken Gov. Gavin Newsom and other officials to court over the practice. Now, …

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COVID Cases At Megachurch’s “Supernatural Ministry” Double To 274 As Senior Pastor Condemns Face Masks

Redding’s ABC News affiliate reports: Shasta County health officials have confirmed 274 cases of COVID-19 connected to Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM). That number includes a previously reported 137 cases. Health officials say the school is actively engaged in testing and contact tracing those connected to the school. The update came as people online were sharing and commenting on …

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Trump Backs GOP’s Fake Drop Boxes In California

The New York Times reports: President Trump on Wednesday expressed support to California Republicans who installed more than 50 unauthorized absentee-ballot drop boxes falsely labeled “official” — an extraordinary endorsement by a president of a practice that state officials say is deceptive and illegal. “Fight hard Republicans,” Mr. Trump wrote in a tweet that linked to an article about California …

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California GOP Admits Placing 50+ Fake Drop Boxes

The New York Times reports: The California Republican Party has admitted responsibility for placing more than 50 deceptively labeled “official” drop boxes for mail-in ballots in Los Angeles, Fresno and Orange Counties — an action that state officials said was illegal and could lead to voter fraud. The dark gray metal boxes have been popping up over the past two …

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Right Wingers Put Out Fake Drop Boxes In California

The Orange County Register reports: In a photo posted to social media last week, a young man wearing a mask with Orange County congressional candidate Michelle Steel’s name on it is holding a mail ballot and giving a thumbs up next to a box about the size of a file cabinet labeled “Official ballot drop off box.” The post, from …

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Covidiot Calls 911 On Pet Shop Because “Per The 1964 Civil Rights Act” She Doesn’t Have To Wear Face Mask

The New York Post reports: A woman called 911 for being denied entry into a California pet store because she wasn’t wearing a mask — claiming she has a “religious exemption right and God-given right” that are protected under the Civil Rights Act. Aidan Bearpaw, who works at Bones-N-Scones in Palm Springs, recorded the tense encounter on Sunday and posted …

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Christians To Put Out CA Wildfires With “Repentance”

From a press release published by Christian Newswire: Over 8,000 California fires just in the year 2020. Over 5 million acres burned. And the season isn’t over. God’s Solution to heal a land: “Spiritual fire”–by thousands of California Christians. “Spiritual fire” means a believer in Christ “on fire”–zealous to cleanse from old sins, turning away from the world’s ways to …

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Disney Lays Off 28,000 Employees At California Parks

CNBC reports: Prolonged closures at Disney’s California-based theme parks and limited attendance at its open parks has forced the company to lay off 28,000 employees across its parks, experiences and consumer products division. In a letter sent to employees on Tuesday, Josh D’Amaro, head of parks at Disney, detailed several “difficult decisions” the company has had to make in the …

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Covidiot Pastor: Lockdowns Are “Hitler False Science”

“Hitler used false science. Hitler used false science about race as a people, about Black people and about Jewish people. He tried to basically use that false science to lock down the Reichstag in Nazi power. That is essentially what’s happening in California, and even across the country. “The false science of this virus is being used again as a …

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CA Megachurch Again Defies Court Order On Services

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: Despite a court order preventing his church from hosting a massive in-person gathering, California Pastor John MacArthur did it anyway Sunday morning, putting hundreds (if not thousands) of Christians directly in the path of danger. For more than a month now, MacArthur, the leader of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, has been …

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CA Wildfires Continue Record Destruction [VIDEO]

CNN reports: At least 22 large fires are burning in California, where dry, windy conditions and record-breaking high temperatures have been fueling flames for weeks in some areas. While firefighters continue to battle the flames and rescue people from dangerous areas, other agencies are proactively closing national forests and temporary power shut-offs have been ordered to prevent future blazes. The …

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