On this episode of WTF California, we thank our police, firefighters, military and all first responders. We then talk about Cpl. Jordan Perez who swam 250 meters to save a drowning couple. We then talk about Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe and blatant disrespect to first responders calling for Police Reform Now not even 24-hours after a firefighter and EMS employee were shot in the City of Antioch. We touch on the Oakley School Board resignations, Governor Gavin Newsom recall hits 1.1 million signatures, San Francisco School Board still a mess, and AB 1379 Would Prohibit False Campaign Speech
Pendleton Marine swims 250 meters, saves drowning couple
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – A young Marine was recognized for actions taken on Feb. 15th, 2021, when he saved the lives of two civilian kayakers at the 21 Area Boat Basin.
- We talk about supporting police, firefighter, EMS and military after a connection of incidents in Discovery Bay, City of Brentwood and City of Antioch led to a Contra Costa County Firefighter and EMS employee being struck by gunfire. This prompts a response to Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe calling for “Police Reform Now” less than 24-hours after this incident within the City of Antioch:
- Entire Oakley School Board Resigns
On Friday, Oakley Union Elementary School District announced that all four of its school board trustees have submitted their resignations from their position on the OUESD school board.
- With 1.1 million signatures, Newsom recall effort moves closer to making the ballot
Almost 1.1 million signatures have been submitted in support of a recall election against Gov. Gavin Newsom, state elections officials reported Friday, though supporters said a sizable number of voter petitions have yet to be reviewed as the effort approaches next month’s official deadline.
- Much-Criticized San Francisco School Renaming Effort Paused; Board to Focus on Reopening
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Board of Education is putting the plan to rename 44 buildings in San Francisco Unified School District on hold and focusing on reopening efforts, board president Gabriela Lopez announced Sunday.
- Effort launched to recall three S.F. school board members
More than 1,200 city residents have so far signed a petition that started circulating Friday to recall three members of the San Francisco Board of Education. The members are President Gabriela López, Vice President Alison Collins and Commissioner Faauuga Moliga.
- AB 1379 Would Prohibit False Campaign Speech
On February 19, Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) introduced Assembly Bill 1379, which deals with false campaign speech and online platform disclosures.
- California Republican Party to discuss possible censure of Hanford’s David Valadao
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — The California Republican Party is holding a virtual state convention this weekend — and they have plenty to talk about online. The agenda includes a possible censure of Hanford Congressman David Valadao for voting to impeach President Trump.
- Average US price of gas up 14 cents a gallon to $2.64
CAMARILLO, Calif. – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 14 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.64.
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