Author: Jeffrey Cawood

Report: Dumpsters Overflow And Trash Piles Up Near Global COP26 Climate Summit

As world leaders came together at the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, mounds of trash reportedly continued to pile up “just a short way” from the global summit. The New York Times reported, “Outside the gleaming center of Scotland’s largest city, dumpsters and trash cans are overflowing.” According […]

8 Confirmed Dead At Music Festival After Crowd Surged Toward Stage During Rapper Travis Scott’s Set

A sold-out Houston music festival attended by an estimated 50,000 people turned deadly on Friday night after a headliner began to perform. The Associated Press reported, the crowd gathered for the two-day event in NRG Park at Astroworld “suddenly surged toward the stage during a performance by rapper Travis Scott, squeezing fans so tightly together […]

Los Angeles Pushes Back Deadline For City Workers To Get Vax’d

Elected leaders in Los Angeles have pushed back the deadline given for city workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face possible termination. LAist reported, “A plan passed by the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday makes it time consuming and expensive for city workers to refuse the coronavirus shots, but pushes the mandate deadline […]

Powerful L.A. Democrat And ‘Great Friend’ Of Obama Indicted On Federal Corruption Charges

Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, one of the most powerful Democratic politicians in Southern California, was indicted on Wednesday on federal corruption charges accusing him of conspiring with a USC dean, mail and wire fraud, and taking bribes that benefited himself and his son, Sebastian, a former Democratic Assemblyman in the state Legislature. The […]

Newsom Signs Bill Requiring CA Public High School Students Pass Ethnic Studies Course To Graduate

Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that makes California the first state to mandate public high school students pass an ethnic studies class as a graduation requirement. The San Francisco Chronicle reported, “High school students in California will be required to learn about the contributions and oppression of people of color in America, under […]

Los Angeles City Council Approves Vax Mandate To Enter Indoor Restaurants, Gyms, And Other Businesses

The Los Angeles City Council voted 11-2 on Wednesday to pass a new ordinance mandating most adult patrons provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 to enter the “indoor portion of a covered location” of numerous businesses, including restaurants, bars, personal care establishments, and shopping centers. According to KFI News, “retail establishments, including grocery stores and pharmacies, […]

BREAKING: Newsom Announces Nation’s First K-12 Vax Mandate For Public And Private Schools

Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom held a press conference on Friday announcing that California would become the first state to mandate eligible students attending public and private schools be vaccinated against COVID-19 for in-person instruction. According to KFI News in Los Angeles, “The governor is directing the California Department of Public Health to add the COVID […]