"For example, Ohio is a low-price state," the foundation writes. "$100 there will buy you stuff that would cost $111.61 in a state closer to the national average. You could think of this as meaning that Ohioans are, for the purposes of day-to-day living, eleven percent richer than their incomes suggest." … [Read more...] about How Far Does $100 Go In California?
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Les Ouchida was born an American just outside Sacramento, but his citizenship mattered little after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States declared war. Based solely on their Japanese ancestry, the 5-year-old and his family were taken from their home in 1942 and imprisoned far away in Arkansas. … [Read more...] about California To Apologize For Internment Of Japanese Americans
7:53 p.m.: What’s best on November ballot — two Democrats, two Republicans or one of each? Newsom is quick to say he’d rather see a Republican to run against him and “either one of these will do.” Villaraigosa says he backed the initiative that put top-two in place and “it should be the best two.” Chiang says voters have a better choice, but Eastin, who doesn’t have much money, says money should be taken out of politics. Cox pulls up a little-known poll saying he’s in first place, which is why he’s being attacked. Allen says there’s only one Republican in the race, but he wants a return to a partisan primary. He argues that Democrats have controlled San Francisco for years and it’s been a disaster, with piles of human waste on the streets. … [Read more...] about California gubernatorial debate: Newsom says any GOP opponent will do
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 2, 2019 Trump brought a chart to a meeting with Senate Republicans in late March to make the case that the island had already gotten too much money compared with U.S. states — although the figure he cited was billions of dollars more than Puerto Rico has actually received, according to the Washington Post. … [Read more...] about Billions in California wildfire relief await breakthrough in Congress
“The absurdity of this statement is that Denham has lived in Washington, D.C.‘s, suburbs since he was elected to Congress (in 2010) and is certainly not for the valley,” said Harder campaign manager Chelsea Brossard. “ I know that imitation is the highest form of flattery, but I wish Denham would imitate the valley’s values and get voters the health care they deserve.” … [Read more...] about California House race gets ugly: Slogan theft charges fly