Posted in California coronavirus Economy Erica Kious hair salons health nail salons Nancy Pelosi Pre-Viral San Francisco

San Francisco to Reopen Indoor Hair and Nail Salons

San Francisco will allow nail and hair salons, along with hotels and gyms, to reopen indoors with limited capacity on Monday, nearly six months after…

Continue Reading San Francisco to Reopen Indoor Hair and Nail Salons
Posted in Blackouts California electric grid electricity Energy energy policy energy shortages Gavin Newsom Green Energy power Renewable Energy wildfires

How Refusing To Wisely Manage California’s Resources Led To Incessant Blackouts

Assuming lawmakers didn’t intend to promote policies that resulted in burned towns, scores of deaths, and widespread power outages, how did they arrive at this…

Continue Reading How Refusing To Wisely Manage California’s Resources Led To Incessant Blackouts
Posted in ballot initiatives California California ballot initiatives Economics gig economy gig work gig workers Lyft Lyft drivers Texas Uber Uber drivers

California Is Not A Tech State, It’s A Big Labor State, And The Two Are At War

California lawmakers are essentially attempting to force workers in the gig economy to unionize, which will funnel millions of dollars in dues to Big Labor.

Continue Reading California Is Not A Tech State, It’s A Big Labor State, And The Two Are At War
Posted in California Economy gig economy Lyft Masters of the Universe Politics Silicon Valley Tech Uber

Uber, Lyft Avoid California Shut Down After Judge Grants Last-Minute Extension

Uber and Lyft narrowly avoided shutting down their California rideshare services late Thursday after an appeals court granted the companies a last-minute extension in their…

Continue Reading Uber, Lyft Avoid California Shut Down After Judge Grants Last-Minute Extension
Posted in AB5 Assembly Bill 5 Biden Biden 2020 California Doordash Economics Gavin Newsom gig economy gig work gig workers Joe Biden Kamala Harris labor law labor laws Lyft Lyft drivers ridesharing Sen. Kamala Harris Uber Uber app Uber drivers

Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Endorsed California Law Forcing Uber To Cut 200,000 Employees

Uber and its more than 200,000 drivers in California have fallen victim to the state’s assault on the gig economy.

Continue Reading Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Endorsed California Law Forcing Uber To Cut 200,000 Employees
Posted in Blackouts California Economy Environment Gavin Newsom Green New Deal high-speed-rail PG&E Politics renewables solar power wind power

California Gov. Gavin Newsom: Time to ‘Sober Up’ About Green Energy’s Flaws

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday that the state had to “sober up” about the fact that renewable energy sources had failed to provide enough power…

Continue Reading California Gov. Gavin Newsom: Time to ‘Sober Up’ About Green Energy’s Flaws
Posted in Blackouts California Economy Environment Green New Deal PG&E Politics solar power wind power

California Suffers 2nd Day of Blackouts as Wind, Solar Power Falter

California suffered a second day of rolling electricity blackouts on Saturday evening, with wind power and solar power unable to provide needed backup.

Continue Reading California Suffers 2nd Day of Blackouts as Wind, Solar Power Falter
Posted in AB5 California Dara Khosrowshahi Economy gig economy Lyft Masters of the Universe Politics Silicon Valley Tech Uber Xavier Becerra

Uber Claims It Faces Temp Shutdown in California After Ruling that Drivers Are Employees

Uber claims it may have to temporarily shut down in California after a judge ruled earlier this week that Uber and Lyft must classify their gig…

Continue Reading Uber Claims It Faces Temp Shutdown in California After Ruling that Drivers Are Employees
Posted in California Economy Gavin Newsom health Politics unemployment benefits

Gavin Newsom: California Can’t Afford to Pay for Extra Unemployment Benefits

California Governor Gavin Newsom said Monday that the state could not afford to pay its share of President Donald Trump’s new expansion of unemployment benefits…

Continue Reading Gavin Newsom: California Can’t Afford to Pay for Extra Unemployment Benefits
Posted in California clean energy Energy energy policy fossil fuels Green Energy Michigan New York Renewable Energy renewables solar power wind energy wind power windmills

American Towns Don’t Want To Be Big Cities’ ‘Green Energy’ Graveyards

From New York to California, local opposition is thwarting wind and solar projects seen as essential to transitioning from fossil fuels.

Continue Reading American Towns Don’t Want To Be Big Cities’ ‘Green Energy’ Graveyards
Posted in California Covid-19 economic recession Economics gig economy independent contractors Lorena Gonzalez

New Film Exposes How California’s War On The Gig Economy Was Exacerbated By COVID

Killing the gig economy directly before a crippling recession, which left millions looking for work, has produced predictable, and utterly unnecessary harm.

Continue Reading New Film Exposes How California’s War On The Gig Economy Was Exacerbated By COVID
Posted in B Inspired News California Economy good samaritan Local Pre-Viral Santa Ana

Good Samaritan Raises More Than $84,000 to Help Elderly Street Vendor

A 94-year-old street vendor from Santa Ana, California, was brought to tears by the kindness of a Good Samaritan who raised more than $84,000 to…

Continue Reading Good Samaritan Raises More Than $84,000 to Help Elderly Street Vendor
Posted in California coronavirus Economy Gavin Newsom health Politics

Gavin Newsom Orders 30 Counties to Halt Indoor Activities, Including Bars

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Monday ordered the shut down of bars and indoor dining statewide and directed churches, gyms, and hair salons to…

Continue Reading Gavin Newsom Orders 30 Counties to Halt Indoor Activities, Including Bars
Posted in bailouts California Coronabailout coronavirus Covid-19 Economics Economy federal spending Gavin Newsom Government Spending spending state spending Taxes U.S. economy

No, Congress Shouldn’t Add A State Bailout To Americans’ Coronavirus Tab

Lean, effective government, lower taxes, and pro-growth regulations will revive the U.S. economy far better than bailouts for mismanaged states.

Continue Reading No, Congress Shouldn’t Add A State Bailout To Americans’ Coronavirus Tab
Posted in California coronavirus Covid-19 Economy Gavin Newsom health Los Angeles Politics

Gavin Newsom Orders Bars in L.A. County to Close Again Due to Coronavirus

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered all bars in Los Angeles County to close, due to a rapid increase in the number of coronavirus cases…

Continue Reading Gavin Newsom Orders Bars in L.A. County to Close Again Due to Coronavirus