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Bay Area Trump Event Marred By Violent Clashes With Left Wing Protesters

Matt Vespa, It’s not really shocking this happened, but it should be. Whenever American flags are burned and people are assaulted for exercising their First Amendment rights, it should be disturbing. In San Francisco Bay Area, left wing protesters did just that at a “March 4 Trump” event held in Martin Luther Jr. Civic Center Park. In

Metallica singer leaves Bay Area because of ‘elitist’ attitude

Metallica’s James Hetfield is fed up with the “elitist” San Francisco Bay area attitudes. In a podcast with radio host Joe Rogan he explains his reason for moving to Vail, Colorado. “I kind of got sick of the Bay Area, the attitudes of the people there, a little bit,” he said. “They talk about how

The All-Trump Election

Debra J. Saunders, Let me tell you about my life since Donald Trump won the Republican primary. I voted against Trump in June because of his history as an unreliable conservative and longtime supporter of big government. I voted for Libertarian Gary Johnson in the general election. Yet I have had this dark presence that

Trump will kick off his California campaign from Silicon Valley

Recode – by Dawn Chmielewski Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump plans to kick off his California primary campaign in Burlingame on Friday, using the California Republican Convention as the launching pad. Silicon Valley may seem an unlikely springboard for the blunt-spoken billionaire, whose policies on immigration have attracted criticism from some of the technology industry’s most prominent

Why Donald Trump Is Probably Only Two States From GOP Victory

Donald J. Trump is essentially two key states from the nomination. By sweeping five states on Tuesday, he pulled only a few hundred Republican delegates short of the 1,237 he needs to win without a contested convention. He has long been favored in the polls in two of the remaining primary states, New Jersey and

California’s politics, unlike New York’s, are mainly a TV affair

Cathleen Decker, latimes.com It’s a shame that Donald Trump canceled his Friday appearance at his golf course on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It would have been the perfect California political event: the swell of green undulating toward the Pacific, a blissful view of the blue ocean beneath the cliffs. “The pinnacle of nature and opulence”

Easy loans a source of college problems

Steven Greenhut  Whenever educational issues are debated in the state Capitol, legislators operate from an unchallenged assumption: more government aid will lead to better opportunities for students. But the plight of a well-known Santa Ana-based private college system shows the reverse may often be true. Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit company that owns Heald College and

Gov. Jerry Brown, Israeli leader Netanyahu pledge greater cooperation

 MOUNTAIN VIEW — Gov. Jerry Brown and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to the heart of the Silicon Valley on Wednesday and signed a deal that would promote trade and joint research between the Jewish state and California. The ceremony at the Computer History Museum was the latest international agreement signed by Brown, who led a trade mission

Deadly H1N1 Spreading Across U.S. – Flu Widespread With H1N1 As The Dominant Strain

The calendar says 2014, but health officials and flu victims might feel like it’s 2009 all over again. The H1N1 flu strain — which was responsible for the 2009 swine flu pandemic — has dominated this season’s flu scene, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “[Usually] the most common problem from

Bay Area Drivers Encounter “Speed Enforced by Drones

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Under “threat” of drone strike, drivers are encouraged to watch their speeds. Several signs “warning” drivers of drone-enforced speed zones were mounted along highways in the San Francisco Bay Area. The professionally-made metal signs read “Speed Enforced by Drones” and show a Predator drone drawn in a possible homage to a recent Anthony Freda painting.