Tag: california

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‘Flash Robs’ a Distressing Trend Striking Retail Stores in Many Major US Cities
A spree of organized retail crime, known as “flash robs” is hitting numerous communities across the United States with mobs of thieves, organized through social media, making off with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth...
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‘The Final Straw’: Musk Announces Tesla is Leaving California for Texas
At Tesla’s recent 2021 annual shareholder meeting, CEO Elon Musk announced that the headquarters of the company would be shifting from California to Texas. At present, the headquarters are located in Palo Alto, California. In...
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A California County Shut Down an In-N-Out Burger Location For Failing to Enforce COVID-19 Protocols
Contra Costa County in California has forced the closure of an In-N-Out Burger fast food restaurant for not following the vaccination mandate as outlined by the local authorities. The restaurant was neither demanding its customers...
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California Battered by Record-Setting Rain Causing Mudslides Prompting Evacuations
A level five atmospheric river (AR) moved into the southern California region over the weekend bringing record-setting rain, causing flash flooding, mudslides and prompting evacuations. The drought stricken city of Sacramento ended a record 212...
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Level 5 Atmospheric River Raises Threat of Devastating Flooding in Drought- and Wildfire-Stricken California
California is bracing for a potentially devastating weather event on Sunday, Oct. 24, which could bring upwards of a foot of rain to drought- and fire-stricken areas in the central and northern parts of the state...
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School Cafeterias Struggling; Latest Victim of America’s Supply Chain Crisis
The supply chain crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic is now beginning to affect school meals. Nutrition administrators at schools are scrambling to secure supplies so as to put healthy meals on the table for...
California Governor Planning to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines for School Children Grades Seven Through Twelve
Last month, President Joe Biden mandated COVID-19 vaccines for federal government workers and people employed in the healthcare sector. In the state of California, Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom has now announced his intention to make...
COVID-19 Infections Rising in Several States Despite Vaccination Campaign
The United States is seeing a resurgence of coronavirus infections in various states, with data from the John Hopkins University showing that the seven-day average of new cases spiked by around 5 percent in 27...
Ride-sharing company Uber has lost its final appeal in the UK Supreme Court over a case that sought to determine whether its drivers were the company’s employees or self-employed contractors.
UK Supreme Court Rules Uber Drivers Are Employees
Ride-sharing company Uber has lost its final appeal in the UK Supreme Court over a case seeking to determine whether its drivers were the company’s employees or self-employed contractors. The court judged that the drivers...
The Supreme Court released churches and mosques from some of Gavin Newsome's coronavirus pandemic measures
Supreme Court Eases Newsome’s Ban on Religious Gatherings
The Supreme Court ruled California cannot impose some pandemic restrictions on religious gatherings in churches and mosques in a 6-3 decision on Friday. The Justices held that the State may not ban indoor worship, but...
Massive Funding Coming to American Universities From China
Recent reports claim that the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and directly linked entities have granted American universities around $88 million between 2014 and 2019. Chinese state-owned enterprises and universities collectively donated at least $315...
The state of California has resumed administering doses of Moderna vaccine to its citizens after a temporary ban due to several cases of allergic reactions.
COVID-19 Death Toll Keeps Climbing in Orange County
On Jan. 29, Orange County, California, logged 107 additional COVID-19 deaths in a single report. These reports come from a wide range of sources and are not often registered immediately. The addition of 107 deaths...