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Category Archives: Geography of California

DHS Releases Images Of Border Wall Prototypes

The White House wasn’t going to let minor details like the fact that Congress hasn’t appropriated any money to fund construction of President Trump’s promised border wall stop it from building eight prototypes in Otay Mesa, near San Diego. And with few expecting the Democrats to accept the White House’s demands relating to a tentative […]

Facebook Employee Lives Out Of Car, Can’t Afford Housing

Google employees aren’t the only tech workers struggling to afford Silicon Valley rents. One (alleged) Facebook employee recently confessed to a local TV station that she cannot afford the Bay Area’s $2,000 a month rents, forcing her to live out of her car. Unique Parsha, the employee in question, opened up about her situation to […]

San Francisco’s Dirty Little Secret

It's one of the most racially segregated cities in North America… Via Elaine's Idle Mind blog (h/t Climateer Investing), Good Zoning Laws Make Good Neighbors Three years ago, FT had an article praising Tokyo’s laissez-faire zoning laws. Landowners can build and demolish as they see fit; the rules are set at the national level, so […]

Police Issue “Shelter In Place” After Shooter Kills 2, Injures 3 More In San Francisco UPS Facility – Live Feed

San Francisco police advised residents to avoid the area and shelter in place, after at least five people were shot in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood near a UPS facility around 9amPT this morning, according to numerous reports. Avoid the area of 17th Street and Vermont due to #SFPD Police activity. #SF pic.twitter.com/G1jpmm6hE5 — San […]

Mapping The U.S. Zip Codes Where “The Rent Is Too Damn High”

As America’s young snowflakes graduate their liberal bastions of higher education and get ready to migrate around the U.S., at least those who were lucky enough to actually find a job after graduation and avoid the embarrassment of moving back home with mom and dad, we thought it would be helpful to take a look […]

San Francisco Launches Public Defender Office Dedicated To Illegal Immigrants

To our complete ‘shock’, the liberal bastion of California’s northern shores has just announced that it will create a brand new branch of the Public Defender’s office to specifically defend illegal immigrants in deportation cases.  Adding insult to injury, taxpayers will have to pony up an additional $200,000 each year to cover the cost of […]

Chicago Airport Security Chief Fired After United Airlines Debacle

Following United Airlines’ settlement with David Dao (with no one from the airline being fired), it seems a scapegoat has been found. AP reports, Jeffrey Redding, the head of security at Chicago’s airports, “has been terminated from his duties” at O’Hare and Midway airports. No reason was given. As AP reports, The Department of Aviation […]

Students At Pomona College: Truth Is A “White Supremacist Concept,” “Free Speech” A Tool Of “Bigotry”

In an open letter to outgoing Pomona College President David Oxtoby, a group of  self-identified black students from the Claremont Colleges assail the president for, of all things, affirming Pomona’s commitment to free speech, a concept which they argue simply allows “hegemonic institutions” who seek to “perpetuate systems of domination a platform to project their […]

46% Of Millennials In San Fran Ready To Move Out; Blame Housing, Traffic & Trump

A growing number of snowflake millennials are saying they can no longer stand to live in the preeminent American ‘safe space’ of San Francisco because the “rent is too damn high”, the traffic is too damn congested and, well, President Trump.  According to a new poll conducted by the Bay Area Council, 40% of all […]

Are Enviro’s Trying To Kill Farming In California? 2017 Water Allocations Imply ‘Yes’

Several times over the past two months we’ve written about the historic floods that have descended upon California during the 2016-2017 rainy season (see here and here for some examples).  In fact, the flooding was so severe that it very nearly caused the complete failure of a major dam in Northern California and resulted in […]