L.A. County Clerk Dismisses Poll Worker Who Showed Up Wearing Trump Merchandise

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk confirmed that a man who worked during the California recall effort who showed up to his post wearing Trump merchandise has been dismissed. 

“The election worker was contacted and advised that the attire was inappropriate and unacceptable,” the county clerk’s office tweeted. “Based on his response and reports that other workers had previously counseled him on this, he was released and is no longer working at the vote center.” read more

Majority of Californians Are Opposed to Recalling Gavin Newsom, According to New Poll

The majority of Californians are opposed to recalling Governor Gavin Newsom, according to a new poll.

The poll, conducted by the University of California-Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies for the Los Angeles Times, found that 60% of California voters would reject recalling Newsom compared to just 39% who say they support removing Newsom from office. read more

Ex-Fiance of California GOP Candidate Larry Elder: He Held a Gun to My Head While High

California has suffered through the Coronavirus over the last year and a half. And due to a quirk in the recall system, Republicans have a shot at taking over the governor’s office.

The chief candidate for the GOP is Larry Elder, a businessman and radio host. Elder has made countless offensive comments in the past that don’t seem to represent the will of most Californians. read more

Trump Administration Rejects California’s Request for Disaster Relief to Tackle Wildfires

The Trump administration has rejected California’s request for disaster relief funds to tackle wildfires and to help residents displaced by a string of fires that have impacted the state.

“The request for a Major Presidential Disaster Declaration for early September fires has been denied by the federal administration,” said Brian Ferguson, a spokesman for the governor’s office of emergency services. read more

Trump Slams Newsom Decision to End Executions in California

Donald Trump this morning tweeted his strong opposition to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plans to suspend the death penalty in the state.

“Defying voters, the Governor of California will halt all death penalty executions of 737 stone cold killers,”  Trump tweeted. “Friends and families of the always forgotten VICTIMS are not thrilled, and neither am I!” read more

Gov. Brown Says Fires Will Make the Worst Climate Skeptics Into Believers

Jerry Brown says the deadly California wildfires will convert all climate change skeptics into climate change believers within five years.

Brown is the Democratic California Governor and he said Sunday morning that he believes the science surrounding the deadly wildfires will become so evident that skeptics will no longer be able to avoid the truth of the devastating impacts of climate change. read more

California Shows Blue States Can Be Fiscally Responsible

There is an ongoing political debate in the United States about which political party is more fiscally responsible.  Historically Republicans claimed they were, because they believed in lower taxes and lower spending.  They accused Democrats of being the “tax and spend” party, and this attack line helped the GOP take political control of Congress, the presidency and two-thirds of state governments. read more

During Severe Drought San Francisco Catholics Soak The Homeless Who Are Seeking Shelter

In a conscientious city like San Francisco, water conservation measures are taken very seriously by businesses and residents alike; except for the San Francisco Archdiocese led by embattled Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. The latest outrage, and it is a monumental outrage on humanitarian and water conservation terms, against the Archdiocese is the harshest criticism for installing a watering system to drench the homeless to prevent them from sleeping in doorways around the sanctuary at St. Mary's Cathedral.

President Obama Single-Handedly Protects Americans’ Health and Combats Climate Change

Now, every Republican and related conservative is under the illusion that providing for the general welfare means providing for the fossil fuel industry, corporations, the wealthy, Christian clergy, and financial sector's general welfare, but that is not what the Founding Fathers or the first four American presidents believed; neither does President Barack Obama.

Jerry Brown Soars to Record Approval Rating and Enormous Lead Over Republican Challengers

Yesterday’s California Field Poll is full of good news for Democratic Governor Jerry Brown. Republicans on the other hand, have little to celebrate, given that the poll shows the Republican gubernatorial field getting annihilated by Brown.  Brown leads all three hypothetical Republican opponents combined by a 52-23 margin. While Brown tallies 52 percent support from California voters, Republican Abel Maldonado is the GOP’s leading candidate polling just 11 percent. read more