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In-N-Out Burger confirms California price rise after minimum wage law

In-N-Out Burger raised prices for some items at California locations soon after the state initiated a minimum wage increase for fast food workers.  Since April 1, prices for a Double-Double burger, fries and a drink increased by $0.25 to $0.50 depending on locations, the burger chain confirmed. “We raised prices in California restaurants to accompany […]

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California Senate approves ban on schools pronoun change bill

School districts in California would be barred from forcing teachers to notify parents if their child asks to go by a new pronoun at school under a bill the state Legislature is weighing amid legal battles over the rights of parents and gender-nonconforming students.The state Senate approved the proposal Thursday, which would ban school districts […]

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California inmate tries to stab deputy, fellow inmate with makeshift knife

A California inmate serving time for murder attempted to stab a sheriff’s deputy and a fellow inmate with a makeshift knife, prompting a chaotic brawl in the prison that was caught on video.  The violence unfolded at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamango around 2:45 p.m., the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department (SBSD) […]

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City Council

Erie City Council considers renewal of economic development tool called LERTA | #citycouncil

The City of Erie along with other local entities will consider renewing a program called Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA). It allows tax breaks on commercial and industrial properties to encourage development but without swift action, it could slide out of use. Logistics Plus CEO tabbed to help Ukrainian economy LERTA helps both businesses […]

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California Senate approves ban on schools notifying parents if their child changes pronouns | News

CALIFORNIA – The California Senate approved a ban that won’t allow school districts to notify parents if their child changes their pronouns. This ban would not allow school staff to disclose a student’s sexual orientation or gender identity.  The point of the ban is to protect students who could be threatened if they live in […]

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City Council

Westminster City Council moves forward on Amy Phan West censure | #citycouncil

After nearly five hours of discussion, a bitterly divided Westminster City Council this week decided to give one of its own members a reprieve before being censured. Councilwoman Amy Phan West, who narrowly won her seat by 21 votes in 2022, has quickly become a polarizing figure on the dais. “No one wants to censure […]

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California telehealth execs charged in ADHD prescription scheme

As many as 50,000 U.S. patients’ access to treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could be disrupted after two executives at Done, a California-based telehealth company, were indicted Thursday on healthcare fraud charges, federal officials said. The Justice Department alleges that Chief Executive Ruthia He and company clinical President David Brody schemed to provide easy […]

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City Council

Killeen City Council approves water rate hike partially to deter excessive use | Local News | #citycouncil

The Killeen City Council this week unanimously approved raising the water rates for the top two tiers of monthly residential users and for commercial usage, depending on the size of pipes. The council held a public hearing Tuesday prior to the vote on the issue. These two top tiers of residential usage include between 15,001 […]

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Jillian Michaels says ‘mind-boggling’ laws led to move from California

The Golden State lost its sheen for Jillian Michaels. The fitness personality, who was born in Los Angeles, opened up about what inspired her to move from her home state during an interview on “The Sage Steele Show” released Wednesday. Michaels told host Sage Steele that California “got too crazy for me,” citing recent legislation […]

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Grant Cardone Claims California Lost $1 Billion After His 2012 Exodus To Florida

Grant Cardone Claims California Lost $1 Billion After His 2012 Exodus To Florida Real estate magnate Grant Cardone said California lost $1 billion in revenue when he fled California for Florida in 2012. He moved in 2012 when California raised state income taxes from 10% to 13.3%. “After living there 25 years, we sold our […]

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