Tag: Northern California

Multiple People Dead After 2 Planes Collide at Airport in California: Reports

Multiple people have been reported dead on Aug. 18 after two planes collided at an airport in California while trying to land there, according to reports. The crash took place above Watsonville Municipal Airport, located in Santa Cruz County, on California’s central coast. In a statement, the City of Watsonville announced that the crash occurred shortly…


University of California Admits Record Number of Californians, Fewer Out-of-State Students

The University of California (UC) has shifted to favor more incoming students from California, versus out-of-state and international applicants for the 2022–23 school year. According to data released by the UC system, which has nine undergraduate campuses, 85,268 freshmen students from within the state were admitted in 2022, up 1.2 percent from the 84,223 in 2021….


SoCal Gas Prices Drops to Lowest Amount Since March

Despite the climbing inflation across the country, the cost of filling up gas tanks in Southern California has been dropping for more than two months, according to reports from the American Automobile Association (AAA) and the Oil Price Information Service. As of Aug. 18 in Los Angeles County, the average price of a gallon of self-serve…


SoCal Gas Prices Drop to Lowest Amount Since March

Despite the climbing inflation across the country, the cost of filling up gas tanks in Southern California has been dropping for more than two months, according to reports from the American Automobile Association (AAA) and the Oil Price Information Service. As of Aug. 18 in Los Angeles County, the average price of a gallon of self-serve…


Former Democrat Congressman Indicted on Over Two Dozen Charges

TJ Cox, a former U.S. Representative from California, has been charged with two dozen counts of charges for wire fraud and money laundering. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the charges in an Aug. 16 press release. According to the DOJ, the charges include 15 counts of wire fraud, 11 counts of money laundering, one…


Former Democratic Congressman Indicted for Money Laundering, Fraud

A former U.S. congressman from California has been charged with more than two dozen federal counts that include money laundering, wire fraud, and campaign fraud, the Justice Department (DOJ) said in an Aug. 16 statement. The charges against Terrance John “T.J.” Cox include 15 counts of wire fraud, 11 counts of money laundering, one count of financial institution…



Deadline Approaching for Californian Public Service Workers Eligible for Student Loan Forgiveness

Eligible public service workers in California have until Oct. 31, 2022, to apply for federal student loan forgiveness. Nearly 1 million Californians can take advantage of this debt relief, but only 10,000 have been approved so far, according to state Attorney General Rob Bonta. In a press release, Bonta reminded Californians to take the opportunity…


Deadline Approaching for California Public Service Workers Eligible for Student Loan Forgiveness

Eligible public service workers in California have until Oct. 31, 2022, to apply for federal student loan forgiveness. Nearly 1 million Californians can take advantage of this debt relief, but only 10,000 have been approved so far, according to state Attorney General Rob Bonta. In a press release, Bonta reminded Californians to take the opportunity…


Largest California County Sees No Other Option: Considers Secession

Commentary San Bernardino County, California’s largest geographically, will put the question of seceding from the state on the ballot in November. It is so fed up with California’s leaders, with no prospect for change, that it is seriously considering leaving to become its own state. The county’s Board of Supervisors recently approved the ballot measure,…