Illegal Alien Arrested For Practicing Dentistry Without A License

Breitbart- Police charged Salomon Kattan, 59, of Kenner, with “one count of performing dentistry without a license and two counts of sale, distribution, or possession” of a drug without a prescription, WVUE reported. The Louisiana Bureau of Investigation found that Kattan, who was in the U.S. on an expired visa, was providing dental services for other illegal aliens in his home. Read More Continue reading Illegal Alien Arrested For Practicing Dentistry Without A License

San Francisco Transit Center Contract Files $150M Lawsuit

KQED- In another development that takes a little more of the shine off San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center, the principal contractor on the project is suing the agency that oversees the facility for breach of contract. Transit service to the facility remains shut down after the discovery of cracked structural steel — a development that also forced closure of the center’s rooftop park. Read … Continue reading San Francisco Transit Center Contract Files $150M Lawsuit

STUDY: 74% Of Americans Fear Governemnt Corruption

Orange County Register- A growing percentage of Americans cite government corruption and the condition of the environment as their primary concerns, according to the findings of Chapman University’s annual Survey of American Fears released Wednesday. Performed for the fifth consecutive year, the study addresses 94 topics of concern to average Americans, touching on the government, disaster preparedness, health, the environment, personal fears and the paranormal. … Continue reading STUDY: 74% Of Americans Fear Governemnt Corruption

SoCal Rent To Keep Rising Over The Next Two Years

Daily Bulletin- Southern California rents will keep rising over the next two years, but at a slower pace as vacancy rates rise slightly in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, according to USC’s Casden Multifamily Forecast released Wednesday, Oct. 17. The annual forecast, produced by the University of Southern California’s Lusk Center for Real Estate in conjunction with Beacon Economics, also determined that low-wage earners are … Continue reading SoCal Rent To Keep Rising Over The Next Two Years

POLL: Newsom Leads Cox, Gas Tax Likely To Be Repealed

ABC 7- With only three weeks before the midterm election, a poll done by SurveyUSA shows that Gavin Newsom leads John Cox in the governor’s race and that the 2017 gas tax may be repealed with the passage of Proposition 6. In the survey, 762 likely voters were asked how they would vote in the governor’s race and Gavin Newsom came out with 52 percent … Continue reading POLL: Newsom Leads Cox, Gas Tax Likely To Be Repealed

San Diego Chosen To Join Bloomberg Cities Climate Challenge

ABC 10- San Diego is among four cities named Wednesday to join the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Natural Resources Defense Council President Rhea Suh said Los Angeles, San Jose and Portland, Oregon, were also selected for the $70 million effort by Bloomberg’s American Cities Initiative to support and enhance a total … Continue reading San Diego Chosen To Join Bloomberg Cities Climate Challenge

Democrats Are Out-raising Republicans In California Races

Los Angeles Times- This year’s midterm election is already the most expensive ever, with the total raised by House candidates nationwide surpassing $1 billion weeks before the Nov. 6 election. In California, with at least seven tightly contested races that could decide control of the House, Democrats seeking to win seats in areas long held by Republicans are raising staggering amounts of money. In those … Continue reading Democrats Are Out-raising Republicans In California Races

UC Berkeley Students Will Take A Mandatory ‘Sexual Violence Refresher Course’ In November

The Daily Californian- All campus students will have to complete a mandatory sexual violence refresher course by Nov. 6, according to an email sent out Thursday by Dean of Students Joseph Greenwell. Undergraduate, graduate and professional students must complete this annual sexual violence and sexual harassment, or SVSH, prevention course on CalCentral. The course is estimated to take five to 20 minutes to complete. According … Continue reading UC Berkeley Students Will Take A Mandatory ‘Sexual Violence Refresher Course’ In November

Measure That Would Cut Back Prop 13 Protections For Commercial And Industrial Properties Is Eligible For 2020 Ballot

Fresno Bee- Coming to an election near you in 2020: the future of Proposition 13, California’s landmark law limiting property taxes. Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced Monday that an initiative to scale back the protections for commercial and industrial properties is eligible for the November 2020 ballot. The proponents, led by a coalition of civil rights groups and community organizations, could still decide before then not to move … Continue reading Measure That Would Cut Back Prop 13 Protections For Commercial And Industrial Properties Is Eligible For 2020 Ballot

Eric Garcetti Supports Prop 4

Los Angeles Daily News- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce his support Tuesday for Proposition 4, the Children’s Hospital Bond measure on the November ballot, which would authorize a $1.5 billion bond to expand and upgrade California’s 13 children’s hospitals. Garcetti plans to make the announcement at a news conference with CHLA President & CEO Paul Viviano at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where … Continue reading Eric Garcetti Supports Prop 4

Rats And Trash Fueling Typhus Outbreak In L.A.

NBC News- Wholesale fish distributors, produce warehouses and homeless encampments line Ceres Avenue downtown, creating perfect conditions for rats. Uneaten food is dumped on the street — a salad platter was recently splattered on the asphalt — and discarded clothing piles up only to be swirled into rats’ nests. Those rats, experts say, are likely contributing to the growing number of typhus infections cropping up … Continue reading Rats And Trash Fueling Typhus Outbreak In L.A.

Employers Post Record Number Of Job Openings

Sacramento Bee- U.S. employers posted the most jobs in two decades in August, and hiring also reached a record high, fresh evidence that companies are desperate to staff up amid solid economic growth. Job openings rose a slight 0.8 percent to 7.14 million, the highest on records dating back to December 2000, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That is also far more than the 6.2 … Continue reading Employers Post Record Number Of Job Openings

Thousands Lose Power Due To Santa Ana Winds

The Sun- Utility crews restored electricity Tuesday, Oct. 16, to most of the roughly 9,200 customers who lost power in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties because of gusty Santa Ana winds. As sunset approached, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said the lights were back on for all of its 8,900 previously powerless customers. Read More Continue reading Thousands Lose Power Due To Santa Ana Winds