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Riverside County Supervisor Who Pushed For Earlier Reopening Now Has Coronavirus

In a news letter to her constituents, Riverside County supervisor Karen Spiegel revealed she has the coronavirus. Apparently, after 14 days of quarantine from a Riverside County office outbreak, Supervisor Spiegel was negative during that time but later exhibited symptoms after her quarantine. She revealed that exposure to an asymptomatic family member led to her […]

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Southern California Covid-19 Infection Totals Almost Like Entire South Africa or Mexico

Southern California totals for Covid-19 Infections are comparable to the entire sum of Covid-19 Infections in several countries including Mexico and South Africa. The total number of infections for Southern California counties is 226,160 total, with 5625 deaths attributable to this novel Coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2), which causes the Covid-19 infection. The entire county of Mexico has […]

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Vanessa Guillen Protests Mount After Murder Details Revealed, US Army Fumbles Investigation

Protests held in Solidarity with Vanessa Guillen family. A very large protest was held in Santa Ana, California in front of the Armed Services Career Center – people observed social distancing and mask requirements as they expressed outrage over the brutal murder of Vanessa Guillen. Anger mounts within the California Mexican community over the disappearance […]

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Federal Stimulus Approaching Moral Hazard

Incredibly, the stock market is reaching unprecedented highs thanks to a constant purchase of corporate debt by the US Federal Reserve. NASDAQ had a record day today as money trickles into riskier stocks. The US Federal Reserve is freely purchasing positions in ETF’s (Electronically Traded Funds) which is helping support the value of stocks. Propping […]

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Reports of Violence Against Journalists Mount as U.S. Protests Intensify

8:05 pm ET June 1, 2020 (Dow Jones) Print By Benjamin Mullin Journalists covering the unrest in major U.S. cities stemming from the death of George Floyd are coming into harm’s way, with dozens claiming they have been beaten, chased or even shot at while on the job. Reports of run-ins with protesters or police have come […]

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Southern California Now On Curfew

As news outlets continue to focus on looting, the autopsy of George Floyd now conducted by an independent coroner has determined that the killing was only purely the result of asphyxiation. A curfew has gone unprotested. Sadly, most of the news items are defined by correspondents who are not really reflective of the local public, […]

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Amazon Curbs Operations; Apple Keeps Some Stores Closed (2)

Online retailer curtails operations in a ‘handful of cities’Target temporarily closes dozens of stores across nationBy Spencer Soper and James Ludden(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. scaled back deliveries and adjusted routes in cities including Chicago and Los Angeles, Apple kept some outlets shut, while Target Corp. extended store closures nationwide after the death of George Floyd sparked demonstrations across the country.“We […]

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In Southern California, Nearly 76k People Infected With Sars-COV-2

Human Impact: 3000+ Deaths, 76K Infections – Strill Growing Unfortunately, more than 75,961 people in Southern California are suffering from the Covid-19 infection. This figure is a sum of all Southern California counties infection counts done today May 27, 2020. Worse still, 3,008 deaths have been attributed to Covid-19, the infection caused by contracting the […]

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Researchers, Software Developers Create Intuitive Covid-19 Intensity Map

In an effort to aid regional decision making, SugarBearAI, a software development group, has released a map reporting the most current death and infection outbreak figures in an easy to understand way. Data Sources The map pulls directly from county websites instead of relying on downstream counts from larger, more well known organizations who are […]

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Survey Indicates Mexicans May Weather Economic Storm Differently

Mexicans residing in the United States are showing signs that they may weather the economic storm differently from others The survey group of 107 total US residents was split into two categories: Mexicans and non Mexicans. Non-Mexicans indicated an over 80 percent impact on economic activity (lost wages, hours) while fewer Mexicans comparatively, 46 percent, […]

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Santa Ana’s Roots May Save It’s Future

As some businesses board up, leave town or simply struggle to pivot for the moment at hand, others are selling on the corner, pleasing the local public with traditional cuisine or simply trying their best to hang with a cup of coffee. How’s your town doing and what needs to change or stay the same? […]

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Survey On Economic Impact of Covid-19 on California Mexicans

A survey is being conducted by the organizations SugarBearAI & LaCartita to understand the economic impact of Covid-19 over the Mexican community of California. The survey is asking whether Mexicans have lost employment, hours or other economic tangibles due to Covid-19 infection and lockdowns. If you would like to participate, please fill out the form […]

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Beach Protests Spike Covid-19 Infections, Santa Ana Struggles

Deaths & infections in Santa Ana, California are rising sharply. At least, that is what is reported by the Orange County Public Health agency. A total of 458 infections have been reported in this city of 350,000 + people. Many are not grasping the new reality in which social distancing, physical space between large numbers […]

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Ex-Santa Ana Police Officer Indicted for Alleged Excessive Force Beating, False Reports

A federal grand jury indicted a retired Santa Ana Police Department officer Wednesday on three felony charges for using “unreasonable force” during a 2014 arrest, then filing a false report about the beating and arrest, prosecutors said. Brian Patric Booker, 50, of Chino Hills faces one count of deprivation of rights under color of authority […]

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Conviction Overturned in Plot to Kill Santa Ana Judge Using Wood Chipper

A federal appeals court overturned the conviction of a Southern California man accused of soliciting the murders and assaults of a federal judge, two prosecutors and two FBI agents. The Orange County Register reported Saturday that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found last week that John Walthall was improperly denied the right to represent himself at […]

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Santa Ana street breakfast returns Sunday

The Santa Ana Breakfast Club at the intersection of Main and Fifth streets in 1933. In the forefront, some people are dressed in Spanish costumes and others in Western costumes. (Courtesy of the Santa Ana History Room) The iconic black and white image of a closed-off street in downtown Santa Ana shows a large crowd […]

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Online video of apparent sex act in Santa Ana patrol car spurs investigation

Santa Ana police launched an internal investigation after a video of what appears to be a sex act being performed inside a patrol car surfaced online, the department said Friday. The video, which was published online Thursday, was shot April 10 along train tracks near a recycling facility in Santa Ana, according to OC Weekly. […]

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Trial begins in OC case alleging defendant severed man’s penis as part of torture plot

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — A defendant accused of severing a man’s penis as one of several people involved in a horrific kidnapping and torture plot is going to trial this week. Prosecutors say defendant Hossein Nayeri believed his alleged victim, who operated a marijuana dispensary, had $1 million cash buried in the desert and […]

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A Teenager Stole a Lemur From a Zoo, and Almost Got Away With It

It was a case worthy of Ace Ventura, the pet detective. Nearly a year after an endangered ring-tailed lemur named Isaac was abducted from a Southern California zoo and then abandoned in front of a nearby hotel with a note for the police, his captor was brought to justice, the authorities said this week. Aquinas […]

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Report: ICE To Raid, Arrest Thousands Of Illegal Immigrants Beginning Sunday

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are expected to begin conducting raids Sunday to locate and arrest illegal immigrants in major cities across the nation, according to a report. The New York Times reported Thursday that ICE will conduct raids on 10 cities and target at least 2,000 immigrants. It’s likely Los Angeles […]

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El Indio Botanas Y Cervezas, Santa Ana restaurant, redefines OC nightlife. El Indio Botanas Y Cerveza

‘Paisa’, an affective term used between Mexicans, and, sometimes to tease details surrounding one’s origin, is now also in vogue at the Santa Ana Downtown location of #ElIndioBotanasYCervezas since it opened in 2017.Initially, bar owners in the surrounding area questioned the viability of even one #Cumbia and 1980’s Mexican music night. While this doubt betrays a monolithic view of […]

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Woman Arrested, Accused of Posing as Social Worker to Try Kidnapping Newborn in Santa Ana — BY MARISSA WENZKE

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of trying to kidnap a newborn in Santa Ana while posting as a social worker, police said Saturday. A woman being sought after allegedly posing as a social work in a kidnapping attempt in Santa Ana is seen in a still from a video released by Santa Ana […]

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Trump Had A ‘Productive’ Call With Facebook CEO Day After He Signed Executive Order Targeting Social Media: Report

4:47 am ET June 1, 2020 (Benzinga) Print President Donald Trump held discussions with Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg over the phone the day after he had signed an executive order targeting social media legal immunity, Axios reported Sunday. What Happened Both sides described the conversation as “productive,” according to Axios, but more details on the […]

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Unrest Overshadows Peaceful US Protests for Another Night

By ASHRAF KHALIL, AARON MORRISON and TIM SULLIVANWashington (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with peaceful demonstrations against police killings of black people overshadowed by unrest that quickly ravaged parts of cities from Pennsylvania to California.City and state officials had deployed thousands of National Guard soldiers, […]

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What’s Going On Oustside of SoCal? “CNN Crew Arrested, Then Released, Amid George Floyd Protests”

Minneapolis erupts in outrage over George Floyd murder. CNN Crew Arrested. See story from Dow Jones. 10:50 am ET May 29, 2020 (Dow Jones) Print By Benjamin Mullin A CNN television crew was arrested and detained briefly by Minnesota state patrol officers early Friday morning while covering a protest in Minneapolis sparked by the death of George […]