4 Shootings at 7-Eleven Stores in SoCal Leaves 2 Dead

BREA, Calif.—A rash of robbery-shootings at four Southland 7-Eleven stores left at least two people dead July 11, with police saying some of the crimes appear to be related. The…

Newsom Is Running for President—and Here’s His Strategy

Commentary I’ve long been predicting Gov. Gavin Newsom already was running for president. My article in The Epoch Times last Dec. 16 was titled, “Gov. Newsom Preps Presidential Run With…

Brea Fire Department Now Fully Independent After 11-Year Partnership With Fullerton

BREA, Calif.—The Brea Fire Department has restructured its command staff to be fully independent after their previous 11-year sharing agreement with the city of Fullerton’s fire department. This means the…

70,000 Self-Employed Truckers in California Face Shutdown Under New State Law

Tens of thousands of independent California truck owner-operators could be out of business soon under a new statewide worker classification law designating them as employees. On June 30, the U.S.…

California to Allocate $30 Million Toward Combatting Hate Crimes

California will give $30.3 million to 12 organizations to “aggressively address hate crimes” by giving mental health services to victims and facilitating “anti-hate crime measures,” Gov. Gavin Newsom announced July 7.…

Steve Lewandowski: Veterans’ ‘Go-To’ Guy

DEL MAR, Calif.—Known as the “go-to guy” for helping veterans in his community, third-generation veteran Steve Lewandowski has made a name for himself after working tirelessly for years to help…

Fun Things to Do in Orange County Before the End of Summer

Orange County, California is not only the home of Disneyland and many other theme parks, but it also has many amazing outdoor activities, spectacular shopping centers, and idyllic oceanfront towns.…

Malibu Vandalism Suspect Arrested in Santa Monica Beach Restroom

MALIBU, Calif.—A 55-year-old man was in custody July 10 on suspicion of committing numerous acts of vandalism in Malibu while wielding a pickaxe. Thomas Aaron Brothers was identified as a…

Accused Kidnapper Fatally Shot on Rooftop by Long Beach Police

LONG BEACH, Calif.—A man shot to death on July 9 by Long Beach police officers allegedly kidnapped, attacked, and attempted to carjack a person before officers arrived. Officers were dispatched…

Gascón Recall’s 715,833 Signatures Under Review by Officials

NORWALK, Calif.—Los Angeles County officials have until Aug. 17 to determine how many of the 715,833 signatures submitted in the effort to recall Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón…