Hoax Leads To Hoosegow; Gigantic EDD Fraud; Lead Pollution Over Long Beach: Your Top 3 Weekly Numbers

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Sources: https://www.vindy.com/news/latest-news/2022/09/california-woman-gets-18-months-for-kidnapping-hoax/ https://www.kcra.com/article/analysis-edd-fraud-326-billion-and-counting/41281662# https://www.aviationpros.com/aircraft/business-general-aviation/news/21281199/lead-spews-from-some-southern-california-airports-cleaner-fuel-is-coming To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to info@cerc.net.

Trains Stopping? Props Take a Hit; Twitter Suffers Heat Stroke: Your Top 3 Weekly Numbers

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Sources: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/California/Railroads https://www.casino.org/news/california-sports-betting-la-times-editorial-urges-voters-to-reject-prop-26-and-27/ https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/12/tech/twitter-data-center-california-heat-wave/index.html To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to info@cerc.net.

Biden’s Speech at Independence Hall

Brad Gerbel Brad Gerbel 4 Comments

When I first got involved with the Republican Party, I was excited to meet people like Eric Andersen, Brian Brady, and Barry Jantz, leaders who could sit down at a computer and put their thoughts together to clearly articulate what it means to be a conservative and to stand up for our values. Former Chairman Tony Krvaric wouldn’t have hesitated …

Would You Buy A Printed Home?; Heatwave Coming; Furious Alright: Your Top 3 Weekly Numbers

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Sources: https://cityofredding.civilspace.io/en/projects/city-of-redding-3d-printed-homes https://www.foxla.com/news/southern-california-heat-wave-weather https://deadline.com/2022/08/residents-protest-fast-x-filming-in-l-a-s-angeleno-heights-saying-it-encourages-illegal-street-racing-there-1235101245 To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to the email address shown above.

Sen. Jim Nielsen Outlines Corrupt Budget Process in Opinion Piece in the Orange County Register

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Dean of the Senate, Jim Nielsen, Outlines Corrupt Budget Process in Opinion Piece in the Orange County Register “This is my final season in California’s Legislature. My final budget. It’s bittersweet. In my decades representing the people in the state Assembly and Senate, I’ve seen a gradual erosion in the traditions and processes of each house. In respect for the …

💩 Floating Poo-Poo; 🚄 Pricey Choo-Choo; 💻 Old Apple: Your Top 3 Tuesday Numbers

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Sources: https://www.kpbs.org/news/politics/2022/08/22/u-s-mexico-sewage-solution-hits-snag-on-capitol-hill https://sanjosespotlight.com/california-high-speed-rail-trains-to-silicon-valley-bay-area-san-jose-passes-another-hurdle https://www.kron4.com/news/jobs-apple-1-computer-prototype-auctioned-for-nearly-700k To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to the email address shown above.

People’s Park Protest; PPP Mega-Fraud; GEICO Gone: Your Top 3 Weekly Numbers

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Sources: https://www.berkeleyside.org/2022/08/05/court-order-halts-uc-berkeley-construction-at-peoples-park-at-least-until-october https://smallbiztrends.com/2022/08/california-man-pleads-guilty-to-ppp-loan-fraud.html https://www.globest.com/2022/08/08/geico-shuts-all-of-its-california-sales-offices/?slreturn=20220709030320 To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to the email address shown above.

Mo Muir’s Republican Party of San Diego County Endorsement Request Should Be Rejected

Brian Brady Brian Brady 7 Comments

Maureen “Mo” Muir is running for re-election to the San Dieguito Union High School District Board of Trustees. She has served on school boards for close to 12 years now. Four years ago, she ran for the California Assembly. She didn’t raise money, didn’t secure the Republican Party of San Diego County (RPSDC) endorsement, and at the 11th hour either …

Weekly Numbers: Monkeypox Going Bananas; Big Labor Meets Big Government?; Basketball Great Bill Russell

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Sources: https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/01/health/california-newsom-state-of-emergency-monkeypox/index.html https://www.politico.com/newsletters/california-playbook-pm/2022/08/01/the-legislature-is-back-in-session-00048949 https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/34323568/boston-celtics-great-bill-russell-11-nba-champion-dies-88 To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to the email above.

Around the Region: Rodriguez out in Oceanside, Michell blows the whistle, a lefty in Poway, and more

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Chris Rodriguez bows out of Oceanside politics Surprisingly to many in local politics, once shooting star Christopher Rodriguez appears to be burning out quickly. Others knew it was bound to happen, citing his obvious hubris and many legal issues. The Reader has the story. ___ “I’m a Whistleblower”; Former SD City COO Kris Michell Confirms She Leaked Ash Street concerns …

Vanishing Forests, Newsom v Abbott, SF Losing Residents: Your Top 3 Tuesday Numbers

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Sources: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/environment/story/2022-07-23/southern-california-forests-wildfire-drought?utm_id=62056&sfmc_id=1810869 https://www.politico.com/news/2022/07/22/newsom-attacks-abbott-00047420 https://dsnews.com/daily-dose/07-25-2022/record-share-of-homebuyers To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to the email above.

All-Star Inflation; Comic-Con’s Back; Giant(?) Jewel Heist: Your Top 3 Tuesday Numbers

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Sources: https://www.sportingnews.com/us/mlb/news/mlb-all-star-game-ticket-prices-2022-cheapest-expensive-seats/lqxp9xazvr2wku7sqhzwjh27 https://www.comic-con.org/cci/covid-19-faq https://www.bendbulletin.com/business/millions-in-jewels-stolen-from-armored-truck-in-california/article_c632baf7-9001-5b0c-8558-1c4b0e0400be.htm To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to the email above.

Space Crunch, Endangered Sequoias, COVID Toll: Your Top 3 Tuesday Numbers

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Sources: https://www.courthousenews.com/las-insatiable-demand-for-warehouses-starts-to-gobble-up-suburban-office-parks/ https://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/local/community/mariposa-and-yosemite/article263377558.html https://calmatters.org/california-divide/2022/07/california-life-expectancy To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to the email above.

SDPD Officers Leaving, Nukes Suddenly OK, Hate Crime Rising: Your Top 3 Tuesday Numbers

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Sources: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/public-safety/story/2022-07-03/number-of-officers-who-left-san-diego-police-department-spiked-in-2022?utm_id=60066&sfmc_id=1810869 https://timesofsandiego.com/business/2022/07/03/california-budgets-75-million-to-keep-last-nuclear-plant-operating-to-avoid-blackouts/ https://oag.ca.gov/news/press-releases/attorney-general-bonta-releases-2021-hate-crime-report-highlights-resources To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to the email above.

Healthcare Expanding; Gas Tax Rising; Forests Closing: Your Top 3 Tuesday Numbers

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Sources: https://insidehealthpolicy.com/daily-news/california-opens-medicaid-program-undocumented-residents https://calmatters.org/politics/2022/06/california-budget-deal-2 https://fox40.com/news/local-news/californias-largest-private-land-owner-closes-forest-access-to-the-public/ To be added to the Competitive Edge email list and receive these weekly, please send a request to the email above.

As Democrats plunge leftward, they push moderates and Hispanics to the right

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In early 2021 I reported the details of an Antifa riot in Pacific Beach on January 9, 2021. Masked militants attacked at least 16 innocent victims. You’d think such an incident would receive universal condemnation from the media, politicians of both parties and even liberal political activists. But the media gave a watered-down characterization of Antifa’s violence and fabricated a …

How about the judge races?

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Recommendation for Upcoming Judical Election By Judge Joe Brannigan At this time of year, many complain about the lack of information pertaining to candidates for judge. This is not surprising, since information is hard to come by. Because of the difficulty in running in countywide Superior Court elections, even the best candidates must often rely on word of mouth, a network …

Why You Should Vote for Kelly Martinez

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I recently posted an article discussing the reasons SDCGO rejected John Hemmerling as a candidate for San Diego County Sheriff.  You can read the many policy issues we have with Hemmerling HERE. Our vetting process led SDCGO to proudly endorse Undersheriff Kelly Martinez for San Diego County Sheriff. Here’s why. I met Kelly Martinez after she was promoted to Undersheriff, …

Busy Day for Health

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On April 26, due to time-consuming debates in previous sessions and untimely equipment failures, the Assembly Health Committee, which I serve as Vice Chair, agendized 56 bills lasting well into the evening.   Several important pieces of legislation made it through the committee. Among these were two bills that I introduced, Assembly Bills 2818 and 2768.  AB 2818 will ultimately …