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How to Recognize Fake News: Now a Subject in California Schools

In an era where teenagers and even adults get most of their news from social media, fake news has become quite common, so much so that it is dangerous and can bring about behavioral change in people. This is especially true in the case of AI which is used for creating hyper-realistic content across formats […]

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Bill To Move Convicts Into Prisons Closer To Their Children Under 18 Signed By Gov. Newsom

On July 25, a bill launched by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to place the incarcerated and legal parents of children under the age of 18 in a facility close to the child’s home was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. Assembly Bill 1226 Authored by Assemblyman Matt Haney, AB 1226, also known […]

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Former UCF Football Player Killed in Orange County Crash

Mike Merritt, a former UCF and NFL football player was involved in a car crash over the weekend in Orange county. The 38-year-old former player lost his life in the accident. According to troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol who are working within the county, the accident occurred during the wee hours of the morning […]

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Bay Area Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal

As the deadline for filing lawsuits related to decades-old incidents of abuse comes closer, the names of 14 Northern California priests accused of sexual abuse have come up. The priests, 10 of whom are from the Bay Area, are the latest additions to a long list of disgraced clergymen who have been exposed by their […]

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Truck Makers Tout an Electric Future. Privately, They’re Stalling It

With the growing concerns about the negative impact of diesel-powered vehicles on the planet, major truck manufacturers have given repeated assurances to the public regarding their efforts in producing low-emission trucks. Volvo, for instance, claims to be leading the transformation towards creating safe and fossil-free vehicles in their latest Annual and Sustainability Report. However, these […]

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Man Arrested In Series Of Stockton, California Killings

A man suspected to be involved in a series of killings in Stockton, California, was arrested by the authorities last Saturday. Stanley McFadden, the Stockton Police Chief, informed through a news conference that the police acted on tips received from the public, which enabled them to arrest the man associated with 6 killings and one […]

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What to Know About Omicron

A new variant of the dreaded coronavirus has taken the world by storm, with speculations on its effects leading to increased panic in the US and other parts of the world. As per headlines, the variant, which was first identified by scientists in South Africa, was officially named Omicron. With the news making headlines all […]

‘Rust’ Film Crew Describes Gun Safety Issues On Set Days Before The Fatal Shootout Accident

Half a dozen camera crew at the New Mexico set of ‘Rust’ walked off the sets to protest against the terrible working conditions merely hours before actor Alec Baldwin shot a cinematographer in a fatal incident. Three people (who have chosen to remain anonymous) told us the reasons for the earlier protests were regarding long […]

California’s New Misdemeanor Diversion Law Sparks Confusion

A new law passed recently in California has been a cause of concern for judges and prosecutors alike. The law, introduced as an assembly bill last year by Assemblyman Phil Ting, enables judges to allow diversion for first-time misdemeanor offenders convicted in DUI cases. The law, it is claimed, conflicts with another existing state Vehicle […]

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Massive Oil Spill Sends Crude Oil Onto Orange County Beaches, Killing Birds, Marine Life

A massive oil spill off the coast of Orange County had crews racing to try and contain the damage early on Sunday the 2nd of October. The spill, originating from a pipeline connected to an offshore oil platform called Elly, was first noticed on Saturday. As per estimates, around 126000 gallons of crude oil have […]