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DREAM Act Opponents Collect Signatures to Overturn Law
Opponents of the California DREAM Act that was signed into law this month are collecting signatures to overturn the law that goes into effect in 2013, according to the Sacramento Bee.
The law, sponsored by Assemblyman Gil Cedillo D-Los Angeles, allows undocumented immigrants, who already qualify for in-state tuition rates to receive state-funded financial aid, including Cal Grants.
Tim Donnelly, a Republican assemblyman in Twin Peaks (who also founded the California chapter of the Minutemen) is leading a referendum that would keep the law from being implemented. He has until January 6 to collect signatures from 504,760 voters. If Donnelly succeeds, the issue will be put up to state voters next year. The group is relying on volunteers, social media and talk radio will give the group the boost they need to get those signatures.
We're waiting for conservative talk show hosts John & Ken to weigh in on this signature-gathering effort in 5...4...3...2...
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.