On this episode, we quickly recap the Antioch City Council meeting. Talk City of Oakland’s plan to pilot $500 per month for 600 families. We talk gun control, praise Golden State Warrior Coach Steve Kerr for his comments on background checks. PG&E likely headed for more power shutoffs this summer. We discuss a variety of State Laws being proposed and talked about.
- Mayor Schaaf Announces Guaranteed Income Pilot, Oakland Resilient Families
Oakland, Ca.— Oakland will host one of the largest guaranteed income pilot projects in the country to give 600 BIPOC families with low-incomes an unconditional $500 per month for at least 18 months.
- Warriors Coach Kerr Makes Powerful Call For Background Checks After Latest Mass Shootings
PHILADELPHIA (CBS SF) — A longtime advocate for gun control, Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr made a heartfelt plea for stricter gun laws Tuesday in the wake of the two recent mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder.
- Judge mulls requiring PG&E to turn off power more frequently
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge overseeing Pacific Gas & Electric’s criminal probation said Tuesday that he is considering requiring the utility to be more aggressive about turning off its electricity lines near tall trees, a plan that could double the number of power outages in six Northern California counties over the next decade.
- Proposed California Law That Would Stiffen Penalties For Drug Dealers Stalls In Committee
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A bill aimed at cracking down on deadly fentanyl overdoses hit a major roadblock Tuesday, leaving a lot of parents furious. The bill which is known as “Alexandra’s Law” stalled in committee today. It would have charged those who knowingly sell deadly pills with murder.
- Postal clerk sentenced for stealing money orders from customers
SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A U.S. Postal Service employee who stole money orders from nearly two dozen post office customers in San Diego was sentenced Tuesday to time served in custody and ordered to pay more than $20,000 in restitution.
- San Diego Convention Center to house unaccompanied migrant children
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KRON) – California leaders say they are prepared to provide a helping hand to the Biden administration as it works to get thousands of unaccompanied children out of Border Patrol Detention Centers and into Health and Human Services facilities.
- Bill to end ‘spousal rape’ distinction in sentencing
California would end what lawmakers called an archaic distinction between spousal rape and other forms of sexual assault under identical bills backed by proponents on Monday. While there is no difference in the maximum penalties, those convicted of spousal rape currently can be eligible for probation instead of prison or jail.
- $900K raised for woman who fought off attacker; plans to donate funds to Asian American community
SAN FRANCISCO – Over $900,000 has been raised for a 75-year-old Asian woman who was the victim of a vicious and unprovoked attack in San Francisco last week.
- Bill to Require State and Local Government Open Meetings to Include Call-In or Online Option
Assembly Members Alex Lee (D-San Jose), and Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) introduced their Assembly Bill 339 to ensure open meetings of state and local governments. The bill would amend Sections 9027, 54953, 54954.2, 54954.3, 11122.5, 11123, 11125.7 and add Sections 9027.1 and 9028.1 to the Government Code.
- Assemblymember Alex Lee Introduces Legislation to Deter Ellis Act Evictions by Property Speculators
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San Jose) has introduced AB 854 to reform the Ellis Act and end the speculator eviction loophole by requiring a 5-year holding period before the Ellis Act can be invoked to evict tenants.
- A winery will pay you $10,000 a month to work and live rent-free in Sonoma
Murphy-Goode Winery in California announced a one-year position with its team in Sonoma. The position pays $10,000 a month…and wine; lots of wine.
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