Why did the White Lives Matter Huntington Beach gathering fail?

When white nationalists did not come out in threatening numbers on Sunday at a rally in Huntington Beach, many counter-protesters saw it as a victory. “We won the day,” Los Angeles activist Najee Ali said hours after the protest began. “They won’t show up. They are vastly outnumbered. The community of Huntington Beach won. Yet […]

Biden chooses 2 critics of Trump-era immigration policies for key homeland security roles

President Joe Biden on Monday appointed two critics of Trump-era immigration policies to key positions in the Department of Homeland Security. The appointments come as the Biden administration faces a growing number of people attempting to enter the country along the southwest border. Biden named Tucson, Arizona Police Chief, Chris Magnus, Commissioner of Customs and […]

Tension between rival protesters at Huntington Beach rally

On Sunday, a crowd of White Lives Matter protesters and anti-racist counter-protesters filled the streets near Huntington Beach Pier, but quickly dispersed after police declared a gathering illegal amid more clashes. and more hostile between supporters of Donald Trump, those who displayed allegiance to white supremacist groups and their opponents. Several hundred people gathered in […]

LA County worries about declining vaccination rates among men, while other disparities persist

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. As vaccine eligibility expands in Los Angeles County, authorities are working to ensure equitable distribution and address persistent disparities in immunizations across communities. Many counties are […]

Tiger Woods did not receive preferential treatment after the crash

There was an obvious question raised by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s statement that Tiger Woods’ car crash in February was caused by excessive speeding. Why didn’t Woods get a speeding ticket or reckless driving ticket if he was driving almost twice as fast as the allowed speed on the twisty road where he lost […]

Finished Mozart? Classical Music V. Cancel Culture

Well, we’ll admit it: Mozart was a pig! It is a fact, for example, that Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart (1756-1791), better known as Wolfgang Amadeus, enjoyed scatological humor, which came out particularly strongly in the 10 surviving letters to his cousin Maria Anna Thekla Mozart, known as Bäsle, meaning “little cousin”. Some see his […]

UCLA to study vaccine efficacy in health workers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – UCLA has received a $ 4.9 million grant from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in healthcare workers, announced Monday the university. Researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine will study both vaccinated and unvaccinated health workers from 16 medical […]

Anti-Asian racism on the rise during COVID – HS Insider

Harassment and abuse against Asians had been around for a long time before the coronavirus, but it has worsened throughout the pandemic. Clark Magnet High School sophomore Winnie Ann Masaoy has noticed the growth in insults against Asians. “I think these racial phrases are utterly disrespectful and racist, as Asians have already been criticized for […]

Essential California: Why the Vaccine Honor System Matters

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Vaccine rollout for Californian farm workers is fraught with confusion, bad timing

In the wine region of the northern San Joaquin Valley, the coarse spindles of pruned vines grow delicate lianas that curl towards wire trellises, and the cherry trees shed soft pink blossoms. With spring, the pandemic’s second harvest season has arrived. Fields and packing sheds will soon be filled with workers, many of whom are […]

Black Lives Matter Launches $ 3M COVID Relief Fund for Black Community

Brian van der Brug As the country waits for Congress to adopt a COVID-19 relief plan, the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation and BLM Grassroots announced Thursday that they will give $ 3 million to members of the black community who have been financially crippled by the pandemic. To date, more than 506,000 Americans […]

A century-old fight for tribal recognition simmers on Mono Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada

View from Black Point on the north shore of Mono Lake on February 4 in Lee Vining, California. The north shore of the lake was a site of Native American massacres in the 1800s. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times) In a feverish quest for wealth, white ranchers and gold miners began flocking […]

A century-old fight for tribal recognition is brewing

In a feverish quest for wealth, white ranchers and gold miners began flocking to the remote Mono Lake basin east of Yosemite in the 1850s, seizing the ancestral lands of the Native Americans that had existed there ever since. time immemorial. For the members of the Mono Lake Kutzadika Paiute tribe, it was an attack […]

Denouncing ‘Cancel Culture’, California State Senator Seeks Political Affiliation Protected Class

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. A California state senator has proposed legislation to curb the so-called cancellation culture by adding political affiliation to a list of classes – such as race, […]

Apparently the cops are playing music while filming and that’s for some very sinister reason

In recent years, cops have increasingly expressed contempt for average citizens exercising their constitutional right to record interactions with authorities. It’s almost as if a lot of them feel above the law itself. Now, some officers appear to be trying to escape videos of them circulating on social media with a clever – if not […]

50 years after the San Fernando-Sylmar earthquake, aging dams face new peril: extreme weather conditions

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. It was a heartbreaking vision of the vulnerability of aging California dams – crews working feverishly to put sandbags and drain the lower San Fernando reservoir, […]

Ventura County Now Vaccines Residents 65 and Over Against COVID-19

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. Ventura County now allows residents 65 and over to be vaccinated against COVID-19, officials said on Tuesday. Previously, Ventura County had only made the vaccine available […]

COVID wave hits LA ports, increasing need for vaccines

Nearly 700 dockworkers in the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have contracted COVID-19 and hundreds more are taking virus-related leave, raising fears of a severe slowdown in the multi-billion dollar logistics economy of the region. A growing infection rate of longshoremen, which parallels the virus outbreak across California, is exacerbating a massive […]

FEMA’s New National Risk Index Provides Data Assessment Capability

FEMA has released a new National Risk Index that helps state and local jurisdictions prepare for and mitigate natural disasters. The index provides standardized risk data for mitigation planning and an overview of 18 different risk factors. It is a free downloadable database that any jurisdiction can use due to its flexibility and scalability. “Unlike […]

Latinx Files: As 2020 draws to a close, a time for reflection and hope

At this time tomorrow, 2020 will be gone. Congratulations, you have succeeded! No kidding, you should feel a sense of pride and accomplishment for having endured a global pandemic, economic uncertainty, and a racial calculation that dates back to the 1960s. You’ve faced the loneliness that comes from doing the right thing. You were separated […]

Essential California: Understanding the Regional Stay-at-Home Order

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Op-Ed: How to Reverse Trump’s Migration Disasters

Of all the promises Donald Trump made during the 2016 campaign, his promise to crack down on immigration is the one he came closest to keeping. From the start, the Trump administration has taken a heavy toll on immigration policy. The right to asylum violently attacked. Human rights violations flourish in the migrant detention system. […]

California boat captain charged with manslaughter in fire that killed 34

The captain of a dive boat that caught fire off the coast of California last year, killing 34 people, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury with 34 counts of marine manslaughter. Investigators said the captain, Jerry Boylan, 67, neglected key safety precautions and this contributed to the rapidity of the blaze. According to […]

Election 2020: LAPD on tactical alert before election night

The Los Angeles Police Department said it was going on tactical alert Tuesday afternoon, a move expected as law enforcement is on guard for any trouble or other issue related to the election. Police said they had no information suggesting problems but wanted to be prepared. The alert allows more officers to be available. LAPD […]

Teens arrested after altercation at pro-Trump rally, police say

Police arrested two teenagers after authorities said they assaulted at least two people during a pro-Trump rally this weekend in Palm Springs. A youth car clashed with a small group of President Trump supporters on Sunday arguing for the recall of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, and “an altercation ensued” with at least two of the […]

Almost 25 years after boyle Heights teen’s murder, DNA leads to arrest

Almost 25 years after a boyle Heights teenager was brutally beaten and sexually assaulted, authorities say they identified the man who killed her and dumped her body in a ravine. Gladys Arellano’s partially clad body was discovered on January 30, 1996 in the Topanga Canyon. An autopsy concluded that the 17-year-old had been sexually assaulted, […]

Los Angeles protest camp cleaned up following MPs shooting

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies closed a month-old protest camp in downtown Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles early Sunday in a move that activists criticized as retaliation for the recent protests against a shooting involving an MP. The encampment first appeared in Grand Park across from City Hall in June amid protests over the […]

California fires: dramatic nighttime airlift saves hundreds

The call arrived at the California National Guard at 3:15 p.m. Saturday. A rapid bushfire had smothered the only road to a popular recreation area in the Sierra National Forest. Hundreds of campers have been trapped. The stream fire, which started about six miles west on Friday night, had skipped the San Joaquin River and […]

ICE arrests more than 300 people in Los Angeles area in month-long operation

Over the summer, even as the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department withdrew from cooperation with immigration and customs officials, federal immigration officials arrested more than 300 people in the area. as part of a one-month national operation. The operation, which ran from July 13 to August 20, focused on those who were arrested or have […]

Illegal campfires sparking fear of California wildfires

Big Bear Lake, CA – As darkness recently fell over a campsite in a well-hidden valley in the San Bernardino Mountains, the soft click of a laptop keyboard on a portable picnic table was joined by the sound of footsteps stomping on the undergrowth as two US Rangers walked forward and said, in turn, “Hi.” […]

Law enforcement agencies, including in Los Angeles, see new push to train officers to stop abuse in their own ranks

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. Despite policies in place for years that require officers across the United States to prevent their colleagues from using excessive force, little or no effort has […]

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