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Nobody Wants $700 Electronic License Plates Because That’s Stupid

California has approved the biggest innovation in license plate technology since science figured out how to trap wild letters and numerals onto a plate of metal: the electronic license plate. The state claims they could save up to $20 million per year on postage, but there’s some pretty huge questions about that, as…Read more… Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Exclusive Interview with California State Senator Scott Wiener

Since he was first elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2010, Scott Wiener has proven to be a highly effective legislator, passing bills regulating the environment, housing protections, and the LGBT community. Now, as San Francisco’s representative in the California State Senate, he …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Intercept Refuses to Back Down from Likely False Story About Democratic Candidate

The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill’s online news publication, makes no bones about its contempt for the Democratic Party. Stocked with writers critical of the party’s dominant centrist wing, the publication has become a thorn in its side, as its articles emphasize their failures far …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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California And 16 Other States Are Suing Trump To Stop Him Destroying Emissions Standards 

Our emissions standards are probably the biggest booster to automotive performance in the past half century, making our cars not only more eco-friendly but more powerful, too. Trump has been trying to cut it all down, but now California and 16 other states suing to stop him.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Trump EPA Plans To Freeze Fuel Economy Goals Until 2026: Report

California and the U.S. government are barreling toward a legal battle, after reports emerged that President Donald Trump’s administration will propose revoking the state’s ability to set its own standards for car emissions and fuel economy. Fuel economy targets would also reportedly be frozen until 2026, under the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Contract Workers Pressured To Accept Debit Card For Pay Instead Of Check: Lawsuit

Tesla failed to pay contract workers at its California assembly plant all required overtime wages, while also making them work without taking a legally mandated break, according to a new lawsuit filed in California state court. The employees were faced “pressure” from a temp agency that hires workers at the factory to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Renter of Calvin Harris’ California property files lawsuit against the producer

Suffice to say, this is not “what he came for.” The renter of Calvin Harris’ Sunset Strip home in West Hollywood filed a lawsuit against the producer and alleges that the property had a number of faults, including issues with hot water and heating, broken doors, and, ironically, a sound system that didn’t work. The […]

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Trump’s “Breeding Concept” Tweet Is A Stark Reminder That He Only Speaks To His Racist Base

Wednesday morning, Donald Trump woke up and started rage tweeting at California and its governor, Jerry Brown: Ignoring the gibberish of “breeding concept”, who says the people of California aren’t happy? Only 4 polls since 2013 have shown Brown’s popularity dipping below 50%. The rest are …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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California Is One Step Closer To Stopping Trump’s Assault On Net Neutrality

Last month, California State Senator Scott Wiener introduced bill SB-822, which would extend net neutrality protections throughout the state and strike a major blow to the FCC and its chairman, Ajit Pai. Today, the bill received a hearing from the State’s Energy, Utilities, and Communications …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Diplo debuts video for ‘Color Blind’ ft Lil Xan

Diplo‘s debuted an official video for the Flume-reminiscent “Color Blind” track featuring Lil Xan off the Mad Decent producer’s new California EP. The video was directed by longtime collaborator Austin Peters, who also helmed Major Lazer’s feature documentary Give Me Future, as well as the video for “Miss You.” California, the first solo body of work […]

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California Couple Says They Slept Through A Car Crashing Into Their House

While most of us almost compulsively check our fitness trackers every morning before work to see just how poorly we slept, a California couple said they didn’t even wake up when a Honda Civic catapulted into their house early on Tuesday morning. They even said they left their house that day without noticing it.Read more… […]

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Youtube shooter disgruntled over declining viewership and demonetization policies

Nasim Aghdam, the San Diego resident who opened fire on the afternoon of April 3 at YouTube‘sNorthern California headquarters, was allegedly enraged over the video-sharing site’s policies. Authorities say Aghdam injured three people on the San Bruno campus, before eventually turning the gun on herself. Thus far, police say there is no evidence that Aghdam knew […]

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Youtube shooter disgruntled over declining viewership and demonetization policies

Nasim Aghdam, the San Diego resident who opened fire on the afternoon of April 3 at YouTube‘sNorthern California headquarters, was allegedly enraged over the video-sharing site’s policies. Authorities say Aghdam injured three people on the San Bruno campus, before eventually turning the gun on herself. Thus far, police say there is no evidence that Aghdam knew […]

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