Author: Charlotte Pence Bond

Two CA Public Health Directors Earned Over Half A Million A Year, Doubling Newsom Pay

The compensation packages of two California public health directors are double what Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) earns in a year. According to Transparent California, Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer made over $637,066 in salary and benefits in 2021, with her regular pay coming in at $469,289. Grant Colfax, the director of …

Permanent, Reproductive Sterilization Interest Goes Up After Dobbs Decision

More women are choosing permanent sterilization in light of the recent Supreme Court Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision that effectively overturned Roe v. Wade. OB-GYNs have said they are seeing an increase in women asking for sterilization in places like Arizona, North Carolina, Texas, and Florida. “I got my fallopian tubes removed, because …

L.A. County Won’t Bring Back Indoor Mask Mandate

Los Angeles County will not bring back its indoor public mask mandate after several weeks of tracking cases and recent resistance from officials, residents, and businesses. A new public mandate would have taken effect on Friday if it had been implemented. Health leaders in the county said they would reinstate the rule if COVID cases …

Leftist California Water Official Quits, Blames Newsom Administration

Max Gomberg, a former climate change mitigation strategist with leftist views, resigned from the California State Water Resources Control Board this month, pointing to Governor Gavin Newsom’s (D-CA) administration’s unwillingness to make changes during a drought in the state. In a resignation message, Gomberg wrote, “These are dark and uncertain times, both because fascists are …

Analysts Move Oregon Governor Race From ‘Likely’ To ‘Lean’ Democrat, Signaling Potential GOP Win

Political analysts are starting to shift their projections for the Oregon governor’s race, signaling a potential Republican gubernatorial win in the state for the first time in 40 years. Cook Political Report recently shifted its rating for Oregon from “Likely Democrat to Lean Democrat,” pointing to the three candidates involved in the race as a …

L.A. County Supervisor, Beverly Hills City Council Come Out Against Possible Return Of L.A. County Mask Mandate

Chairwoman of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Kathryn Barger (R) and the Beverly Hills City Council came out against reinstating the indoor mask mandate in Los Angeles County on Monday as health officials are set to make a decision in the coming days.  Barger issued a public statement against the policy, and the …

Is A Red Wave Coming For Deep-Blue Oregon?

The Republican candidate for Oregon governor released her first general election ad on Monday, drawing attention to the radicalism of her opponents at a time when some think the governorship could flip red for the first time in decades. Christine Drazan is running against Tina Kotek, the Democratic candidate, and Betsy Johnson, a former Democratic …

Parents Call Out California Teachers Union For Celebrating National Parents Day

A California teachers union celebrated National Parents Day on Sunday, only to be called out for the group’s apparent hypocrisy when it comes to parents’ desires for their children. The California Teachers Association tweeted, “Happy [National Parents Day]! A major factor in student success is an involved support system outside of school. When parents are …