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The In-N-Out boycott will only swell the ranks of California's 'decline to state' voters

The In-N-Out boycott will only swell the ranks of California's 'decline to state' voters
  • The In-N-Out boycott will only swell the ranks of California's 'decline to state' voters FWC: The In-N-Out boycott will only swell the ranks of California’s ‘decline to state’ voters

    To the editor: Boycott In-N-Out? Over a $25,000 contribution to the California Republican Party? When the company was an equal opportunity offender, also donating to a group that supports moderate Democrats? Thoughtful Democrats should take this as their cue to head for the exits and join the ranks…

  • FWC: El saliente presidente mexicano, Enrique Peña Nieto, admite que no se logró la “paz”

    El presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, pronunció el lunes su último discurso sobre el estado de la unión, admitiendo que no había logrado su objetivo de llevar la “paz” a la nación atormentada por la violencia. “No logramos el objetivo de recuperar la paz y la seguridad para los mexicanos…

  • Kavanaugh hearings: Senators should ask questions, not rant or ramble FWC: Kavanaugh hearings: Senators should ask questions, not rant or ramble

    On Tuesday the Senate Judiciary Committee begins confirmation hearings on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s second nominee to the Supreme Court. Too often such hearings are empty exercises — the nominees are coached to avoid saying anything controversial, and most senators…

  • Review: Does 'The Purge' translate as TV? Wake us up and we'll tell you FWC: Review: Does ‘The Purge’ translate as TV? Wake us up and we’ll tell you

    Probably the most important thing to say about “The Purge,” the film franchise that becomes television Tuesday on USA, is that the four pictures already released cost $35 million combined and have together grossed more than $447 million worldwide. If you’re wondering why it’s a series now, why…

  • 1 killed in paraglider crash in San Jacinto FWC: 1 killed in paraglider crash in San Jacinto

    One person was found dead at the scene of a paraglider crash Monday in a remote area near the 200 block of Soboba Road in San Jacinto, Riverside County officials said. Firefighters found the man’s body while responding to a call about a downed paraglider, officials said. No other details were available…

  • Cómo evitar un costoso error con Medicare que demasiadas personas cometen a menudo FWC: Cómo evitar un costoso error con Medicare que demasiadas personas cometen a menudo

    Estimada Liz: Mi esposo se retiró el año pasado, a los 74 años. Originalmente se inscribió en Medicare Parte A y Parte B. Pero durante su empleo, canceló la Parte B debido al seguro de salud privado de la compañía. Cuando se retiró, usamos COBRA para seguir con la cobertura de seguro para nuestra…

  • Pasadena’s quick exit from bike-share program is a blow for Metro FWC: Pasadena’s quick exit from bike-share program is a blow for Metro

    In July of last year, volunteers mounted 375 green-and-black bicycles and pedaled them across Pasadena to celebrate the city’s enrollment in the fledgling Los Angeles County bike-share program. Fourteen months later, the bicycles are gone. Pasadena was the second city to join the Metropolitan Transportation…

  • Female janitors working the night shift take safety into their own hands FWC: Female janitors working the night shift take safety into their own hands

    The women planted their bodies and kicked one foot forward, imitating the self-defense move displayed on a projector screen: La patada hacia los testiculos. The kick to the testicles. Some of the students were sexual assault survivors. Others had dealt with harassment at work. Some were in the…

  • Essential California: The uneven road to housing for the homeless FWC: Essential California: The uneven road to housing for the homeless

    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, Sept. 4, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES When Los Angeles City Council members vowed to back a minimum number of new homeless housing units in each of their districts, it was clear hitting…

  • Carla Suarez Navarro celebrated her birthday by upsetting Maria Sharapova at the U.S. Open FWC: Carla Suarez Navarro celebrated her birthday by upsetting Maria Sharapova at the U.S. Open

    Carla Suarez Navarro celebrated her 30th birthday in style, pulling off a solid 6-4, 6-3 victory over Maria Sharapova on Monday and advancing to a quarterfinal matchup against Madison Keys. Sharapova, 31, has been inconsistent since her return from a 15-month drug suspension in April 2017. She…

  • Streaming service DAZN offers Amir Khan's possible Manny Pacquiao prelude bout on Facebook, Twitter FWC: Streaming service DAZN offers Amir Khan’s possible Manny Pacquiao prelude bout on Facebook, Twitter

    Before its debut later this month, the new sports streaming service DAZN (pronounced “The Zone”) will give viewers a taste of its stable by carrying former 140-pound champion Amir Khan’s Saturday bout against Samuel Vargas on Facebook and Twitter. DAZN’s full debut will occur Sept. 22 with Anthony…

  • How to abolish the electoral college without amending the Constitution FWC: How to abolish the electoral college without amending the Constitution

    To the editor: Abolishing the electoral college is not an issue as flippant as flag burning, as Michael Kinsley implies, and it is well worth our time. If the idea is akin to opening a Pandora’s box, here are some of the “awful” consequences I foresee: increased voter participation and an understanding…