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Reform led to a foster-care nightmare

LA Daily News 04 Jun 2023
Los Angeles County’s “decision to house foster children in hotels underscores California’s chronic shortage of families and group homes willing or able to house youths with significant untreated trauma and histories of violence,” according to the report in the Los Angeles Times. The problem isn’t only in California.

What the Latest Investigations Into Catholic Church Sex Abuse Mean

Standard-Speaker 04 Jun 2023
Victims of abuse and their families, sometimes visibly weeping, joined Shapiro on the stage ... The status of some of the investigations is unclear, frustrating activist groups. For example, the attorney general’s office in California invited victims to come forward with their stories in 2018, and later issued subpoenas to several Catholic dioceses ... ....

King under the court: Meet the man behind the Miami Heat’s new style of Showtime

The Los Angeles Times 04 Jun 2023
It was a big night ... Black pants ... John was the university’s affirmative action officer and a career activist. He was born in Northern California to a mother who was part of the United Farm Workers labor union, a woman who encouraged John’s zeal for dissent ... He was leaving Vegas, pushed out of UNLV and heading to Southern California to start a new life.

‘Woke’ LA firm partners routinely used vile language to refer to women, POC, emails show

New York Post 03 Jun 2023
In June 2012, Ranen wrote to Barber, “Gypsy is my new word to describe about half of the minorities in California.” ... “Though they may pretend to have founded their new firm in pursuit of ‘empathy and compassion,’ it is beyond any doubt that they are incapable of doing so,” civil rights activist Al Sharpton told The Post.

California activist crowdfunding his move out of San Francisco’s ‘zombie apocalypse’

Fox News 02 Jun 2023
A San Francisco-based activist is trying to crowdfund his move out of the Tenderloin neighborhood, which he compares to a "zombie apocalypse" and says has become uninhabitable. "Every night I go to sleep to the sounds of sirens. Every morning I wake up to people screaming," Darren Mark Stallcup told Fox News ... Only rats leave a sinking ship," he said ... .

California Budget Deficit $10B Greater than Forecasted

Longview News-Journal 02 Jun 2023
California’s state budget is the largest in the nation, accounting for $306 billion in spending ... According to Fox News, California is one of only a few states with any budget deficit at all ... California needs to get its fiscal house in order before it’s too late.

LA council recognizes California Community Foundation CEO Antonia Hernandez

Daily Breeze 02 Jun 2023
Hernandez, an attorney, activist and philanthropist, is the current president and CEO of the California Community Foundation, a nonprofit that provides funding for organizations throughout Southern California ... Hernandez fought against the alleged uncontested sterilization of Latina immigrant women in California.

Bill Cosby is facing a new sexual assault lawsuit

The Philadelphia Tribune 02 Jun 2023
In June, a California jury found Cosby guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, Judy Huth, at the Playboy Mansion in 1975 and awarded her $500,000 ... Activists chose to target New York state and California because they have a concentration of four industries with high levels of sex-assault allegations.

Tupac Shakur To Be Honoured With Posthumous Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Huffington Post 02 Jun 2023
Shakur was raised by Afeni Shakur, a noted Black Panther activist who died in 2016. He became California’s biggest champion as an adult, and his ties to Death Row Records and its gang-affiliated founder Suge Knight eventually became a staple of his persona — and might have cost him his life. His public focus, however, was political ... .

Letters: Empty home tax | Wasting money | Include solutions | Vote yes | Lacking ...

East Bay Times 02 Jun 2023
Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. An empty home taxcould help homeless ... The article spells doom for California’s coastline. As a climate activist, behavioral psychology enthusiast, and millennial raised in the Bay Area, I find the lack of solutions-oriented coverage in this piece unacceptable for readers.

LGBT activists debate new tactics to counter effective boycotts of woke companies like Target

Life Site 01 Jun 2023
(LifeSiteNews) — As America enters LGBT “Pride” Month yet again this year, LGBT activists find themselves reassessing their tactics to ensure corporate fealty to their ideology in the face of rising pushback from conservative Americans ... California Democrat state Sen.

Get To Know the History Behind 17 LGBTQ+ Pride Flags and What They Represent

The Marshall News Messenger 01 Jun 2023
The first iteration of the Rainbow Pride Flag premiered in 1978 when Harvey Milk—the first openly gay elected official in California and a civil and human rights activist—asked Baker to sew a new symbol for the gay community ... It was designed by —a transgender activist, author, and U.S.

‘Huge opportunity’: What Rahul Gandhi said in the US about Lok Sabha disqualification

Hindustan Times 01 Jun 2023
Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with activists, academics and civil society at University of California, Santa Cruz in California on Wednesday ... night in response to a series of questions from Indian students at the prestigious Stanford University Campus in California.

Surfrider Foundation's 2022 Clean Water Report Reveals High Bacteria Levels at Beaches Across the Nation

Longview News-Journal 01 Jun 2023
Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over one million supporters, activists and members, with more than 200 volunteer-led chapters and student clubs in the U.S., and more than 800 victories protecting our coasts.

‘Hello, Modi!’: Rahul Gandhi, in US, alleges his phone is being tapped

Hindustan Times 01 Jun 2023
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during an interaction with activists, academics and others at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, (PTI) ... Read. In California, Rahul Gandhi slams BJP, RSS, Modi for assaulting idea of India. Based out of Sunnyvale in California, the Plug and Play Tech Centre is one of the largest incubator of startups ... Read ... ....

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