Tag Archives: California

Four Dead In Mass Shooting At California Food Festival

CBS News reports: At least four are dead, 15 are injured and hundreds of others were sent scrambling for safety Sunday after at least one gunman opened fire in Christmas Hill Park during the last day of the Gilroy Garlic Festival, according to officials. A suspected gunman is dead. Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee said the suspect gained entry into …

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CALIFORNIA: Catholic Church Spends $77 Million To Remodel Crystal Cathedral Built By Scamvangelicals

The Christian Post reports: The famed Crystal Cathedral in California, which was touted as the largest all-glass structure in the world when it was officially opened in 1980, was rededicated Wednesday by the Diocese of Orange after a $77 million makeover and the blessing of Bishop Kevin Vann and Pope Francis. Originally commissioned by late televangelist Rev. Robert H. Schuller, …

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Kamala Harris Surges To Top Spot In New California Poll

Politico reports: Home-state Senator Kamala Harris has seized the top spot from Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren is fast gaining traction in delegate-rich California, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll released Wednesday. The latest Quinnipiac California poll shows Harris leading among 2020 presidential hopefuls, with 23 percent of California Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters now behind her …

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CALIFORNIA: Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring Trump To Release Taxes To Appear On 2020 Ballot, Gov To Sign

The Sacramento Bee reports: California lawmakers approved a bill on Thursday to force President Donald Trump to publicly release his tax returns ahead of the 2020 election, setting the stage for another legal showdown between the state and the Trump administration.The proposal passed both chambers of the Legislature on a party-line vote. Democrats say the measure will serve as a …

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6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Southern California

The Los Angeles Times reports: An 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Southern California Thursday, the largest temblor to hit the region in decades. The quake was centered in the Searles Valley, a remote area of San Bernardino about 100 miles from Los Angeles. It was unclear of the temblor caused major damage or injuries. The quake was the largest in Southern …

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CA GOP State Rep Holds Christians-Only Town Hall

ABC News reports: A newly elected State Senator held a town hall meeting and while they said everyone was welcome, it did not appear that way on the invite. “I did not win this race. God won this race,” said Brian Dahle during the Town Hall meeting. “If I wasn’t supposed to be in the Senate, I wouldn’t be in …

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Actress Jessica Biel Lobbies Against Pro-Vaccine Bill

The Daily Beast reports: Tuesday, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an environmental activist whose recent work has focused increasingly on baseless allegations that vaccines are unsafe and can injure a statistically minuscule population of “medically fragile” children, appeared at the California State Assembly beside an unlikely scene partner: actress Jessica Biel. In a series of Instagram posts, first reported in Jezebel …

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Trump Organizer Charged With Animal Cruelty After 136 Abused Dogs Found In California Mansion [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: An investigation was underway Thursday after 136 dogs were found living in reportedly deplorable conditions in a multi million-dollar home in Orange County, California. Officers were called to the home in the 3800 block of East Woodbine Avenue around 2:20 p.m. They found dogs living in filthy conditions and began removing them one-by-one from the home, some …

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Bay Area Town Won’t Fly Rainbow Flag After Residents Complain About Communists And Pedophiles [VIDEO]

San Francisco’s NBC News affiliate reports: There is strong reaction from the LGBTQ community after a Bay Area city’s controversial decision to not fly the gay pride flag. The East Bay city of Dublin will not fly the rainbow flag over city hall during Pride next month. The decision came after several residents spoke out against the idea. “If you …

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California State Senate Passes Tax Returns Ballot Bill

The Associated Press reports: California’s state Senate voted 27-10 on Thursday to require anyone appearing on the state’s presidential primary ballot to publicly release five years’ worth of income tax returns. The proposal is in response to Trump, who bucked 40 years of tradition by refusing to release his tax returns prior to his election in 2016. California’s presidential primary …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting At San Diego Synagogue

ABC News reports: San Diego County Sheriff’s deputies are responding to a shooting at a synagogue in Poway, California, Saturday afternoon. The incident was reported at the Congregation Chabad loated at 16934 Chabad Way, the San Diego County Sheriff Office Twitter account reported. A man has been detained for questioning in connection to the shooting, the San Diego County Sheriff’s …

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CALIFORNIA: Driver Who Mowed Down 8 Pedestrians Believed His Victims To Be Muslim, Police Say [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The driver who police say intentionally drove a car into pedestrians in California this week targeted his victims because he believed some of them were Muslim, police said Friday. The Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety said in a statement that the suspect, Isaiah Joel Peoples, 34, “intentionally targeted the victims based on their race and his belief …

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Hundreds Of Anti-Vaxxers Mob California Hearing

The Sacramento Bee reports: Hundreds of vaccine-skeptical families crammed into the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon where they battled a bill that would give the state authority over whether children receive medical exemptions for mandatory vaccines. The massive crowd lined up for nearly four hours to oppose Senate Bill 276, authored by state Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, at a hearing in …

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Woman Busted In Viral Puppies Dumping Case [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: A woman has been arrested for allegedly throwing a bag containing seven newborn puppies into a Southern California dumpster. Riverside County Animal Services arrested 54-year-old Deborah Culwell on Monday at her Coachella home, reports CBS Los Angeles. Surveillance video showed a woman get out of a car and drop a bag containing the pups into a dumpster …

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San Jose City Council Votes To Hang Rainbow Flags Near New Airport Chick-Fil-A In Sign Of LGBT Solidarity

NBC News reports: A California city that last year approved the opening of a Chick-fil-A at its local airport now wants to send a message of support to LGBTQ people as the opening date for the fast-food restaurant nears. The San Jose City Council voted 11-0 on Tuesday to hang rainbow flags in support of LGBTQ people and pink, blue …

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Feds Hit Michael Avenatti With 36-Count Indictment

The Associated Press report: Federal prosecutors said Thursday that attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged in a 36-count federal indictment in Southern California. Details of the case were scheduled to be made public at a midmorning news conference by U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna and the Internal Revenue Service, Hanna’s office said in a statement to news outlets. The indictment alleges …

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“Baby Blimp” Awaits Trump At Mexican Border [VIDEO]

KGTV News reports: Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump gathered at the U.S.-Mexico border in Calexico Friday, ahead of the President’s tour of a section of border barrier. Before the President touched down, opponents inflated a large “Baby Trump” balloon, which has become a symbol of the President’s protesters around the country, outside the Gran Plaza Outlets in Calexico. …

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California: Haters Rally Against LGBT Sex Ed [VIDEO]

The Sacramento Bee reports: More than 200 protesters rallied Thursday outside of the state Capitol to protest the state’s push for comprehensive sex education and lessons on gender fluidity in California public schools. The rally, organized by Informed Parents of California, called for a rejection of California Board of Education’s proposed Health Education Framework, which they said teaches students too …

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CALIFORNIA: Man Goes On Racist Rant About Spanish Words On Mexican Restaurant Menu Board [VIDEO]

Anaheim’s Fox affiliate reports: A customer — confused about a special at a taco restaurant — went on a racially-charged tirade after learning he couldn’t get his $2 taco on Monday. The man scared employees and yelled several threats to them before taking off. Several signs greet visitors to Palapas Tacos on Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim, advertising daily specials in …

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Two Shot At Palm Springs Gay Club, Minor Injuries, Suspect Remains At Large, Police Seek Help [VIDEO]

The Desert Sun reports: Police are looking for a person who shot two people at a Palm Springs night club early Sunday. The shooting was reported just before 2 a.m. at Toucans Toucans Tiki Lounge, 2100 N. Palm Canyon Drive. Neither victim’s injuries were life threatening, Palm Springs police Sgt. Ryan Raso said. The incident began when two people got …

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