More People are Starting to move out of California

The trend of people moving out of California appears to have intensified over the last couple of years. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, domestic migrants are leaving California more quickly than they enter it. The good news is that the overall rate of people leaving is less than what it was in the early

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200 Arrested In Super Bowl Prostitution Raids

The hidden story from Super Bowl 50 – teens rescued from forced prostitution in San Francisco during Super Bowl week. In a piece by Los Angeles Times Reporter, Sarah Parvini, some of the victims had previously been reported missing by their parents, Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said. They ranged in age from 14 to 17.

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Local Transit Train Cameras Are Decoys

Evan Sernofisky, Michael Cabanatuan and Demian Bulwa report from San Francisco that a recent train killing exposes the large security gap – that many of the train cameras are decoys and don’t work. BART police investigating the weekend killing of a passenger on a train in Oakland have no onboard video of the crime, even

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Toyota Seeks To Eliminate Gasoline Cars by 2050

By 2050, the Toyota Motor Company is looking to only sell hybrids and Fuel Cell cars – electric cars were not part of the equation. While hybrids run on gas and electricity, Fuel cells run on hydrogen and are zero emissions. You can read more about this latest development here

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Do You Have Vacation Phobia?

Westin Hotels has created a humorous and clever campaign to help encourage the vacation phobes to take those rest days, which are entitled too. The “You Need Better Vacation Days” campaign is an online tool which allows you to create a message detailing your upcoming vacation. Don’t feel creative? Not to worry, there are several

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Higher Gas Prices On the Horizon – One Sells Out, While Others Hold Out

Coastal environmentalist Democrats have convinced a few Hispanic Democrats representing some of the poorest parts of the state to support a measure that would force Californians to cut oil and gas consumption in half. Under Senate Bill 350, all this power would be given to an unelected board, the California Air Resources Board. The legislation

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Mexico To Crack Down On U.S. Boaters Who Go Into Mexican Territory

Until now, violators have been issued warnings and told to turn around. But this week, the Mexican government announced its intention to crack down on violators. That could mean boats being towed to Ensenada for an administrative process and immediate deportation of the crew and passengers. Although fishing permits long have been required, the federal

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A Fee To Be The First to Exit A Plane?

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that we can all expect airline revenues to increase as they begin considering adding more fees. Here are some proposals: A fee that ensures your bag arrives at the baggage carousel before all others; a fee that allows you to exit the plane first; and a fee to put

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Chinese Now Top U.S. Immigrant Arrivals

Erika Lee with the Orange County Register writes, “A recent report by the Census Bureau reported that China replaced Mexico as the top country of origin for immigrants to the U.S. in 2013, and another report has found that China sends more students to the U.S. than any other country. “From 1960 to 1990, the

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Electronics to be scrutinized under new TSA security measures

The Transportation Security Administration said Sunday that security screeners at overseas airports may ask U.S.-bound passengers to turn on their electronic devices to prove they work and aren’t explosive devices. They won’t allow devices without power on board planes. The traveler may then undergo additional screening. It’s part of an update to security measures aimed

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