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‘It Was a Mistake’: California Gas Station Manager Fired Over Blunder That Led to 69-cent Gasoline Sales

By Katabella Roberts A manager at a gas station in California has reportedly been fired from his job after accidentally listing gas at 69 cents per gallon, giving drivers a speedy discount. John Szczecina ran the Shell gas station in Rancho Cordova and made the costly mistake on June 9. The former manager says he accidentally put a decimal in the wrong […]

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Pro-Trump Candidate Leads California Election to Fill Seat Vacated by Devin Nunes

By Brad Jones Connie Conway leads the congressional seat previously held by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) who resigned in January to lead former President Donald Trump’s social media platform, TRUTH Social. Conway, a Trump-endorsed Republican and lifelong resident of California’s Central Valley, earned 58.23 percent percent of the vote, leading Democratic opponent Lourin Hubbard who received […]

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California Church Congregants Hogtied Shooting Suspect Until Police Arrived

By Vanessa Serna LAGUNA WOODS, Calif.—Taiwanese parishioners likely saved many after they hogtied a gunman who opened fire, killing one and injuring five, at an Orange County church on May 15, officials say. “That group of churchgoers displayed what we believe is exceptional heroism and bravery in interfering, intervening to stop the suspect,” said Orange […]

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California, NY Failed in Handling COVID-19, Florida Among the Best: Report

By Jack Phillips California and New York handled COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions the worst, according to a new report. Other than New York and California, New Jersey and Illinois—all Democrat-led states—were among the worst in dealing with COVID-19, said a study from the conservative Committee To Unleash Prosperity, a conservative-leaning group. “Shutting down their economies […]

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Court Rules California’s Corporate Diversity Law Unconstitutional

By Mimi Nguyen Ly A Los Angeles court determined on April 2 that a California law requiring certain workplace boardroom quotas of underrepresented communities is unconstitutional. Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit (pdf) in early October 2020 arguing that any spending of taxpayer funds or taxpayer-paid resources on the quota law is “illegal under the […]

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Federal Appeals Court Rules Two California Counties Violated Rights With Pandemic Gun Store Shutdowns

By Katabella Roberts A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that two California counties violated the constitutional right to keep and bear arms when they shut down gun and ammunition stores during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The National Rifle Association and other pro-gun groups sued the state in March 2020 (pdf) over the shutdowns after gun and ammunition stores were deemed […]