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New California Movement Proposes to Split Golden State

Yesterday, Robert Paul Preston and Tom Reed launched “New California,” a movement that would make the rural, inland part of California into the nation’s fifty-first state while leaving the coastal cities to their own devices (but keeping San Diego for themselves.) This is the third movement in two …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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There’s New, Terrifying Video Of That Car Crash Jumping A Bus Into A Second-Story Office

Yesterday, we brought you the story of how a drugged driver sent a Nissan Altima through the wall of a dentist’s office, which normally would not be remarkable except that the dentist’s office was on the second floor. Now, new video has emerged showing that the Altima practically jumped a bus.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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California is Ground Zero for Control of the House in 2018

In November 2016, I felt pretty ashamed to be an American, but damn proud to be a Californian. The last year has only made me happier for my home state as we’ve led the Resistance and served as a role model for the rest of the country in how to eat progressive policies. This has been […]

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What You Can (and Can’t) Do In California With Recreational Marijuana

Hey, Californians! Now that California is finally selling recreational marijuana, you might be thinking “Great, now I can get rid of this card.” But if you’re also thinking “Great, I can’t wait to get stoned and drive to work,” you may need a refresher course on what’s legal and what’s not. California’s Proposition 64…Read more… […]

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California’s Irwindale Speedway Is Staying Open

After being scheduled to close next month to be bulldozed and turned into a mall, California’s Irwindale Speedway isn’t done for after all. Posts on social media said the speedway announced it Thursday night, and a spokesperson from the track confirmed to Jalopnik on Friday that Irwindale will stay open.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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What will Coachella’s EDM programming look like this year?

 1What will Coachella's EDM programming look like this year?Coachella‘s status as a music festival has grown into become larger than life since its humble, European-inspired beginnings in 1999, and their yearly lineup is both a cultural statement regarding the current state of music and a presage to future trends.The behemoth brand has always integrated electronic […]

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Blanketing California in Fire Retardant Is Potentially Very Harmful

As a firestorm rages across Southern California near the end of one of the state’s worst wildfire seasons, much attention has been drawn to the bright red foam that’s dropped from planes in an effort to slow the fire’s spread. Chemical fire retardant can be an important firefighting tool. But it can also have some…Read […]

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Watch James Blake debut three new songs live

James Blake has taken a trifecta of new tracks on tour with him. The singer/songwriter surprised San Francisco and Los Angeles audiences by previewing three unheard songs, “I Can’t Believe That We Float,” “Asking For A Friend,” and “Black Lung” during his recent performances.Blake released his last album, The Colour in Everything, back in 2016. While […]

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The Best Prison Journalism Is Straight Out of San Quentin

San Quentin is beautiful from the outside. It sits on a sun-drenched point jutting out into San Francisco Bay, a short drive north from the Golden Gate Bridge, at the end of a small road overlooking the water. Right up to its front gate sit quaint houses with spectacular views, which go for around a […]

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Google Is Mapping California’s Air Pollution in Mesmerizing Detail

Residents across the country sometimes see Google Street Cars driving down their blocks. In California, these vehicles are gathering air quality data block by block, which could ultimately help shape local policy to benefit people’s health.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Google Is Mapping California’s Air Pollution in Mesmerizing Detail

Residents across the country sometimes see Google Street Cars driving down their blocks. In California, these vehicles are gathering air quality data block by block, which could ultimately help shape local policy to benefit people’s health.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Los Angeles Dodgers Have Not Always Been The Team Of All Of Los Angeles

For the first time in almost 30 years, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the World Series, hosting at Dodger Stadium, third-oldest in the majors. A few miles south of the home-to-first baseline is downtown Los Angeles; over the outfield are Elysian Park’s rolling hills and palm trees with mountains further in the…Read more… Continue […]

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God Save Us All, Cenk Uygur Considers Running for Senate in California

According to the San Jose-Mercury News, Cenk Uygur, anchor and CEO of The Young Turks, may challenge incumbent California Senator Dianne Feinstein in next year’s primary. Uygur cryptically said to his viewers on yesterday’s broadcast, “Don’t miss the show next week. Interesting. Just don’t miss it. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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God Save Us All, Cenk Uygur Considers Running for Senate in California

According to the San Jose-Mercury News, Cenk Uygur, anchor and CEO of The Young Turks, may challenge incumbent California Senator Dianne Feinstein in next year’s primary. Uygur cryptically said to his viewers on yesterday’s broadcast, “Don’t miss the show next week. Interesting. Just don’t miss it. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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