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California Reports Record 11,694 New COVID Cases

Sacramento’s NBC News affiliate reports: On Wednesday, President and CEO of the California Hospital Association Carmela Coyle offered a grim update from the medical community. “We’re preparing to surge,” said Coyle. And with good reason. California Governor Gavin Newsom then announced a mind-boggling number of new coronavirus cases in the state. Over the previous 24 hours, California saw 11,694 new …

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Trump Cultist Tech CEO Is Sorry For His Racist Tirade

The Washington Post reports: For a few moments after the camera began recording, the white man smirked silently in his seat at an upscale California restaurant. Then, he gave the family at the next table the middle finger and unleashed an anti-Asian tirade. “Trump’s going to f— you,” he said, adding that the family “need to leave” and calling one …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Tech CEO Shouts Abuse At Asian Family, Says Trump Is Going To “Fuck You Asian Piece Of Shit”

Monterey’s CBS News affiliate reports: A video of a man heard saying racist remarks against an Asian family at a Carmel Valley restaurant is sparking public outrage. The viral video posted on social media shows the diner cursing at the family and asking them to leave at the Bernardus Lodge and Spa’s Lucia restaurant. Jordan Chan, who took the video, …

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14 States Reported Record High Cases Over Last Week

The Washington Post reports: With the rate of new coronavirus cases rising in nearly 40 states, Fourth of July celebrations across the United States have been canceled or scaled back as anxious governors and mayors urge people to take a more restrained approach to the holiday. President Trump, however, is traveling to South Dakota on Friday for the first of …

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California Gov Orders New Lockdowns In 19 Counties

ABC News reports: California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new round of lockdown measures Wednesday, ordering 19 counties to close all indoor operations for several industries, including restaurants, as the state grapples with a resurgence of coronavirus cases. In addition to bars being forced to shut down temporarily, restaurants, wineries, movie theaters, family entertainment venues, zoos, museums and cardrooms must …

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California Gov Orders Bars To Close In Seven Counties

The Sacramento Bee reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered bars to close in seven California counties Sunday because of escalating coronavirus rates, and recommended closures in eight others, including Sacramento. Bar closures are required in Los Angeles, Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, San Joaquin and Tulare. Bar closures are recommended for Sacramento, Contra Costa, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus …

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Disneyland Postpones Reopening Due To COVID Spikes

Los Angeles’s ABC News affiliate reports: Disney on Wednesday announced it is postponing next month’s phased reopening of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. The Anaheim theme parks, which have been closed since mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic, had planned to welcome back visitors on July 17, with enhanced health and safety measures in place. However, the company decided to …

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California Reports 12,000+ New Cases Over 48 Hours

Sacramento’s NBC News affiliate reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom is holding a news conference Wednesday with the latest on California’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, California saw the highest jump in new COVID-19 cases in a day since the state starting tracking case numbers in mid-March. The California Department of Public Health said 5,019 new lab-confirmed novel coronavirus cases …

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Schwarzenegger: Making Masks Political Is Moronic

The Hill reports: Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Thursday lauded new California measures requiring residents to wear masks outside of their homes, saying that “Anyone making it a political issue is an absolute moron who can’t read.” The measures were released by the state health department Thursday as the state gradually reopens businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. It …

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California Utility Pleads Guilty In 84 Wildfire Deaths

Courthouse News reports: Staring at pictures of the faces of 84 people killed in a deadly fire sparked by his company’s equipment, Pacific Gas and Electric’s chief executive on Tuesday pleaded guilty to 84 counts of manslaughter and one count of recklessly starting the most destructive wildfire in California history. “PG&E will never forget the Camp Fire and all that …

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Four States Get “Red Flag” Warnings On Wildfires

ABC News reports: In the west, very dry and blustery conditions continue to spread the Bighorn Fire near Tucson, Arizona, where evacuations have been issued. The Bighorn Fire is only 10% contained and is more than 6,000 acres. A brush fire also broke out just east of San Diego, where evacuation orders were in effect. Red flag warnings have now …

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CA Teacher Sorry For Threat To “Fucking Kill” Protesters

Bakersfield’s CBS News affiliate reports: Police are investigating an incident where a woman verbally attacked an 8-year-old girl and her mom when they were returning home from a Black Lives Matter protest. The mother caught the exchange on video. In the video recorded by her mother, Erika Baze, you hear the little girl sobbing in fear. As the video continues, …

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Trump Supporters Strike Protesters With Jeep [VIDEO]

The Metro reports: Shocking footage has emerged of Donald Trump supporters running over two protesters who had taken to the streets calling for justice over the death of George Floyd. The footage, which was shared on Twitter, appears to show three people driving through the protests in a blue Jeep with a US flag and a Trump ‘Keep America Great’ …

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SCOTUS Upholds CA Limit On Religious Gatherings

The Sacramento Bee reports: The Supreme Court late Friday rejected a California church’s challenge of the state’s new pandemic-related rules on worship services, with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. joining the court’s liberals in the 5-to-4 vote. Roberts wrote that state officials such as California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) had leeway to impose restrictions to prevent the spread of …

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RNC Chair Votes By Mail, Sued CA To Stop Vote By Mail

Salon reports: RNC Chairwoman McDaniel announced on Sunday that the RNC, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the California Republican Party had sued Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom after he announced that all registered voters in the state would receive mail-in ballots for the upcoming elections. “Newsom’s illegal power grab is a recipe for disaster that would destroy the confidence Californians …

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COVID Cluster Traced To Northern California Church

The Los Angeles Times reports: Nine cases of COVID-19, the infection caused by the coronavirus, are now linked to the May 10 service held by the Assembly of God in the Mendocino County city of Redwood Valley. The service was livestreamed to congregants and included singing, county public health officials said today. Mendocino County health orders permit churches to produce …

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RNC Sues California To Block Voting By Mail

Bloomberg News reports: The Republican National Committee and two other groups filed a lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom to block his executive order allowing mail-in ballots at the November polls, calling it an “illegal and brazen power grab.” Following the coronavirus outbreak, the Democratic governor said earlier this month that every registered voter in the state would receive a …

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Massive Fire Strikes SF’s Fisherman’s Wharf [VIDEO]

San Francisco’s CBS News affiliate reports: Over 100 firefighters are battling a four-alarm fire at a warehouse building at historic Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Multiple 911 calls came in at about 4:15 a.m. Saturday in a building not used for tourism on the rear end of Pier 45, directly behind Fisherman’s Grotto and Alioto’s Restaurant. Black smoke spread quickly …

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GOP Yanks Support For Candidate Over Racist Posts

Sacramento’s Fox News affiliate reports: The California Republican Party has pulled its endorsement of congressional candidate Ted Howze as he faces sharp criticism over past posts on his social media accounts. Earlier in May, the Republican candidate apologized for the “ugly ideas” in the posts and claimed they were written by other people who had access to his accounts. “Like …

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CALIFORNIA: Darrell Issa Sues To Block Voting By Mail

Politico reports: Republican congressional candidate Darrell Issa and a conservative group are suing to block California’s move to an all-mail November election. They are legally challenging Gov. Gavin Newsom’s directive that elections officials mail every registered voter a ballot for the November election, making California the first state to switch to vote by mail due to coronavirus concerns. The conservative …

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