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Ben Franklin Bike Messenger (torbakhopper / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Bike Messenger Delivers…a Baby

An unidentified bike messenger is being lauded as a hero after he helped deliver a baby under a San Francisco bus shelter to a homeless woman who did not even know she was pregnant.

California substation (Matthew Fern / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Anti-Terror Budget for CA Power Plants Cut in Fight

Money that was being appropriated for use towards protecting California power plants from terror attacks is reportedly being held hostage as a consequence of a battle between the California Public Utilities Commission and state legislators over the appropriation of $5 million in legal fees stemming from a corruption investigation into the agency.

Berkeley police

Black Lives Matter Sues Berkeley Police

A civil rights complaint has been filed against the City of Berkeley by a group of eleven demonstrators and journalists who are claiming damages for alleged “unconstitutional police attacks on peaceful protesters and journalists” during the violent Black Lives Matter protests that took place on December 6 of 2014.

Occidental College protest (Twitter / @mikachooooo)

Occidental Student Protesters End Occupation

Student protesters at Occidental College have ended their six-day occupation of the school’s Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center building. And they have vowed to continue their fight against alleged racial bias at the privately-funded liberal arts institution.

Occidental class (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

Occidental Faculty Back Radical Student Protests

on Thursday, the faculty council at Occidental College unanimously approved a resolution indicating their “full support of The Oxy United for Black Liberation students’ actions and the demands for the culture around racism and diversity in the institution to change,” according to the Huffington Post. Students have demanded that Veitch resign, as one of their 14 demands.


Iran Arrests Cartoonist as Crackdown on Free Expression Continues

This week, Iran arrested cartoonist Hadi Heidari and sent him to Evin – the Islamic Republic’s most notorious prison – to complete a suspended jail sentence stemming from a conviction he had received two years ago. Heidari’s arrest arrives on the heels of an aggressive crackdown by Iran’s hardliners on journalists, artists, and U.S. citizens.

Fortune Teller (Kate Ter Haar / Flickr / CC)

Man Pays Psychic $700K to Pursue Dead Ex-Lover

A love-struck man paid over $700,000 to a fraudulent psychic who promised to reunite him with his deceased lover by buying a time machine and building a bridge of gold to help fight the evil that was separating the kindred spirits.

Occidental 2 (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

Occidental College Cops Blast Students’ Demands

LOS ANGELES — Campus safety officers at Occidental College are denouncing a demand by a student activists that they stop wearing bulletproof vests. The police do not carry weapons, and bulletproof vests are their only protection.

Stanford sit-in (DivestStanford / Twitter)

Stanford Students Stage Sit-In Against Fossil Fuels

Nearly 400 Stanford students planned an “indefinite” sit-in while singing, chanting and joining hands outside the administration building Monday and Tuesday, calling on university President John Hennessy and the board of trustees to divest Stanford from all fossil fuel companies.

Garry Kasparov (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

Chess Master Garry Kasparov Talks Putin’s Poker

SAN FRANCISCO — World-famous Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov has made no secret Monday evening of his fierce disdain for Vladimir Putin’s authoritarian rule and for his gang of oligarchs in their war against the West–including the United States of America.

San Francisco City Hall and Paris (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

‘Nous Sommes Tous Paris': San Francisco Shows Solidarity

San Francisco and other cities throughout the world joined in solidarity with Paris by holding candlelight vigils in front of the French Consulate on Friday and Saturday nights to mourn the loss of life at the hands of radical Islamic terrorists in the aftermath of France’s most brutal attack in recent history.

Nohemi Gonzalez memorial (Chris Carlson / Associated Press)

Paris Attacks: California Student Remembered

Nohemi Gonzalez, 23, the first American identified among those shot and killed by radical Islamic terrorists in Friday’s deadly Paris attacks, was a native of Whittier, California and a prized design student at California State University Long Beach, where she was completing her senior year.