Latest News for: California activist


ANCA-WR Launches Innovative ‘District Ambassador’ Program

Asbarez 03 Mar 2021
Due to the incredible grassroots activist network that already exists in California – in the form of over a dozen ANCA chapters throughout the state – the first phase of the District Ambassador registration will not be open to California residents.

REVEALED: Ford SUV which can safely carry eight people had seats removed and was transporting ...

The Daily Mail 03 Mar 2021
The Ford SUV that was carrying '25 illegal immigrants' as it pulled out in front of a semi-truck in southern California early in Tuesday morning had seats removed to allow for more people to be packed in, according to new reports ... The 69-year-old semi driver from El Centro, California, was also taken to hospital for his injuries.

Hate crimes against Asian Americans rose in L.A. in 2020, mirroring national trend

The Los Angeles Times 02 Mar 2021
California ... California ... Violence and hate incidents directed at Asian Americans have surged across California since the pandemic, with some blaming Asians because of the coronavirus’ origins in Wuhan, China ... California. As anti-Asian hate incidents explode, climbing past 800, activists push for aid. California ... California.

Congressional Republicans Kevin McCarthy, Mike Garcia met with protests

People's World 02 Mar 2021
Santa Clarita organizer Shawnee Badger, an activist with ... Late word reached the Lancaster activists that a key ally of Mike Garcia, California State Representative Republican Tom Lacky, had reached out to protest leaders requesting a meeting to discuss the issues they were raising.

20-Year-Old MAGA Pol’s War on Antifa Backfires Horribly

The Daily Beast 02 Mar 2021
Chaos. Incivility. Lack of respect for authority ... “” ... The bill was incendiary even before it was introduced ... Ted Cruz and Sen ... The Cruz-Cassidy bill attributed a handful of incidents in California and Oregon to antifa or, more broadly, “left wing activists.” Mitchell’s bill, which borrows the same text, does not cite any incidents related to Montana ... Rep.

Sacramento Zoom class shows woman making slant-eyed gesture, disparaging Asians

The Los Angeles Times 01 Mar 2021
Advertisement ... California ... California ... California. ‘You started the corona!’ As anti-Asian hate incidents explode, climbing past 800, activists push for aid. California. ‘You started the corona!’ As anti-Asian hate incidents explode, climbing past 800, activists push for aid. As more Californians report anti-Asian hate incidents, activists push Gov ... Pinho.

Push to recall California governor Gavin Newsom gains steam – but who's behind it?

The Observer 01 Mar 2021
What we know about the California coronavirus variant ... In his official response to the secretary of state’s office, he called the effort wasteful, and diminished the large numbers to “a handful of partisan activists supporting President Trump and his dangerous agenda” who are trying to overturn the will of California voters.

Is this the end of single-family zoning in the Bay Area?

East Bay Times 01 Mar 2021
Just one-quarter of Bay Area families can afford to buy a home for the region’s median price, about $1.1 million in December, according to the California Association of Realtors ...People are realizing how small a group of people were active in preventing homes from being built,” said Matt Lewis, a Berkeley activist and California YIMBY spokesman.

Exxon names Ubben, Angelakis to board amid investor pressure for change

Metro USA 01 Mar 2021
(Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp on Monday named activist investor Jeffrey Ubben and former Comcast executive Michael Angelakis to its board amid a push by prominent shareholders for it to focus more on clean energy and improve its financial performance ... 1’s Charlie Penner was involved in many activist campaigns at Jana Partners.

Cities Are Starting To Ban New Gas Stations

Slashdot 01 Mar 2021
Petaluma, California, has voted to outlaw new gas stations, the first of what climate activists hope will be numerous cities and counties to do so. From a report. The movement aims to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles ... oil and gas campaign director for the environmental group, tells Axios ... .

Essential California: A tale of two surges

The Los Angeles Times 01 Mar 2021
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter ... The California-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals previously struck down the contested Arizona election rules, saying they imposed a on Black, Latino and Native American voters ... Oprah’s much-hyped interview with California’s own Duke and Duchess of Sussex airs Sunday ... California.

Democrats’ sweeping voting bill would make biggest election changes in decades

The Los Angeles Times 01 Mar 2021
California ... California ... California ... California ... California. Newsom expected to value death penalty opposition in a new California attorney general. California. Newsom expected to value death penalty opposition in a new California attorney general ... Conservatives slam California, challenge Gavin Newsom at CPAC ... California ... California.

Why Women's History Month is in March

The Times & Democrat 01 Mar 2021
Almost 70 years ago Charlotta Spears Bass, a civil rights activist, politician, and editor of the African American newspaper “The California Eagle,” was nominated by the Progressive Party to run alongside Vincent Hallinan ... California’s first female and Asian Secretary of State.