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Larry Ellison (Kimberly White / Getty)

Oracle Funds Anti-Google Effort that Outs Hillary, Obama

The Oracle Corporation is using its deep financial resources to fund the “Google Transparency Project,” which has set up headquarters in Washington, D.C. with a mission to “out” Google’s dicey lobbying practices and expose crony relationships with President Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Jerry Brown (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Trying to Extend Cap-and-Trade Without 2/3 Vote

California Gov. Jerry Brown is trying to amend Senate Bill 32, which would extend “targets” for greenhouse gas emissions reduction beyond 2020, in order to pass an extension of cap-and-trade “proceeds” (i.e. taxes) without the constitutionally required two-thirds vote of both houses of the legislature to pass a tax.

Private health insurance (Stan Honda / AFP / Getty)

Aetna Joins Industry by Bailing Out of Obamacare

The Aetna insurance company is terminating coverage for 73 percent of its Obamacare individual policies, facing huge financial losses and the need to hike health insurance premiums by 20 percent just one week before the November 8 elections.

DST - AP Photo

California Moves Closer to Dumping Daylight Savings Time

Despite warnings from law enforcement that criminals hate daylight savings time (DST) because they are more likely to be seen by witnesses and police, Assembly Bill 385 cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and is headed for confirmation, to be placed on the state ballot in 2018.

Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva (ACSD / AP)

32 Child Predators Arrested in Sutter County Sex Sting

Following the arrest of the Stockton Mayor on child endangerment and delinquency charges, nearby Sutter County announced the arrest of 32 adults in a child sex sting operation. Breitbart News reported on August 4 that the Stockton’s 41-year-old Republican Mayor,

Rick Perry California AP PhotoReed Saxon

9,000 Companies Left California Since 2008

At least 9,000 companies have left California from 2008 to 2015, according to the 378 page study by Spectrum Location Solutions titled, California’s Forty Year Legacy of Hostility to Business. Joseph Vranich, president of site selection consultants Spectrum Location Solutions (VLS)

Bat in flight (Raghunath Thirumalaisamy / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Zika: Aerial Spraying and Releasing Bats Approved

With Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control rapidly losing the battle to contain the epidemic from the Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, panicking authorities began aerial spraying and may soon bring in bats that can eat 1,000 mosquitoes an hour.