The governors of Florida and California faced off in a one-of-a-kind, heated debate on Thursday night in Georgia, clashing over topics like crime, taxes, abortion, and parental rights. The questions in the debate moderated by Fox News’ Sean Hannity drew on a number of statistics showing Florida in a favorable light over California. Florida Gov. […]
A pair of Jewish advocacy organizations are suing the University of California and UC Berkeley in particular, alleging they’ve allowed anti-Semitism and the harassment of Jewish students to go virtually unchecked on their campuses. The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in San Francisco on Tuesday by the Louis D. Brandeis Center and the […]
Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta routinely ignores reports of underage users on its platforms and has “coveted and pursued” the underage Instagram user demographic for years, according to a newly redacted complaint accompanying a lawsuit filed in October by the attorneys general of 33 states. The complaint is part of a wider federal lawsuit […]
As decorated Marine Lt. Gen. Chesty Puller once said, “pain is weakness leaving the body.” Today recruits continue to embody those words as they train to become full-fledged Marines. NTD’s David Lam visits a Marine Corp recruiting sub-station to get an inside look.
The youngest county GOP treasurer, a 20-year-old student at UC Berkeley, is also running for California State Assembly. Utkarsh Jain shared with NTD’s David Lam why he thinks the younger generation today should run for office.
In a fight against mandatory diversity policies, one professor receives help. A federal judge takes a step in overturning diversity mandates in California colleges. U.S. Magistrate Judge Christopher Baker weighed in on Tuesday, recommending that Bakersfield College be prohibited from investigating, disciplining, or firing Daymon Johnson—a history professor. NTD’s David Lam reports.
Protests amid tensions around APEC—the economic conference summit—with world leaders. The head of a pig was even brought to a protest near President Joe Biden and China leader’s meeting location. NTD’s David Lam reports.
Paul Pelosi, the husband of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), took to the stand for the first time on Nov. 13 to deliver testimony in the trial of David DePape, the Canadian citizen who allegedly attacked him inside the couple’s San Francisco home last year. Mr. Pelosi described the night he was attacked by […]
Identifying fake news is now required for California students. The new law says it’s for preparing people to critically think about online content and potential misinformation. NTD’s David Lam has more.
Wayne Lee grew up in the foster care system and has lived the American dream by serving the country through military service, church, and his nonprofit for children. From escaping communism in Vietnam to becoming a U.S. Navy commander and now high school teacher, he shares with NTD’s David Lam his take on society’s culture […]
Two big events coming up—Veterans Day and the Marine Corps’ birthday. In Northern California, first responders showed up in uniform, taking the time to recognize heroes ahead of Veterans Day. NTD’s David Lam reports.
A new poll shows approval ratings for California’s governor on the decline. The new numbers claim Gavin Newsom’s popularity is decreasing as he takes on national actions outside his state. NTD’s David Lam has the details.
Perseverance prevails in Oakland, California—a youth football team wins a local championship game and moves on to regional matchups. The East Bay Panthers say they focus on education, positivity, and not just sports. NTD’s David Lam speaks with one of the coaches.
An alleged hit-and-run on a California University campus. Law enforcement has opened a hate crime investigation, but some students are skeptical of the victim’s story. NTD’s David Lam visits the campus to hear more.
Labor strikes from many industries—pilots and flight attendants, Hollywood, teacher’s unions, and medical workers—have appeared in recent times. Peter Pusateri, chief negotiator with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, speaks with The Epoch Times’ Steve Ispas on the state of his labor unions.
In a historic trip, California Governor Gavin Newsom visits China’s Great Wall and an EV company—the one he purchased masks from in a controversial contract during COVID. We hear more from NTD’s David Lam.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom discussed critical issues, including climate change, human rights, and trade, with senior Chinese officials during his weeklong tour of China. Notably, the topic of human rights was not addressed in his conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. “We accelerated our progress on climate in meaningful and substantive ways,” Mr. Newsom told […]
While in Hong Kong, California Gov. Gavin Newsom tells the public in a climate change talk that they’ll always have a partner in California. He also visited Israel and is working to send humanitarian aid to Israel and Gaza.
Jesse Zhu, 62, has been arrested in connection with a Chinese biolab that illegally operated in Reedly, California, the DOJ says. The lab contained viruses such as SARS, COVID, and HIV. NTD’s David Lam speaks with The Epoch Times’ Steve Ispas who spent several weeks uncovering the web of company connections with Universal Meditech Incorporated.
A panel of Huntington Beach community members will soon determine what books will go into the city’s libraries with the aim of keeping sexually inappropriate books out of the children’s section. The resolution, passed by the council’s conservative majority Oct. 17, will create a 21-member panel of community members who will be given oversight of […]
More than half of Americans are exposed to potentially damaging earthquakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. That’s why millions signed up for the global Great Shakeout drill. NTD’s David Lam reports.
Hundreds of quilted artworks at an international festival from traditional styles to innovative designs. This year’s theme is perseverance. Connoisseurs hope to spread art to the world, while attendees look for inspiration.
The other day a school board president told us he received death threats after the board passed a flag resolution in September. One concerned mom, who supports the resolution, sits down with NTD’s David Lam. She migrated from Hong Kong twenty years ago, saying there’s now a stark contrast in what the U.S. was like […]
A former Hollywood singer put her morals over fame. Landon Starbuck said she saw child grooming in the music industry, and now runs a nonprofit exposing child trafficking and abuse. Ms. Starbuck lives in Tennessee, currently running Freedom Forever, a nonprofit exposing the world of child exploitation and saving children. She also creates music, such […]
Death threats were made against a California school board president Ryan Jergensen. Comments like “enjoy your weekend, it could be your last” were sent by email after the board decided to fly only the American and California flags on campus. NTD’s David Lam speaks with Mr. Jergensen, who was granted a temporary restraining order for […]
A father fighting for child custody finds relief after California’s governor vetoes a new bill. The bill would have made “affirming the minor’s gender identity” a consideration in child custody court disputes. The father says his 3-year-old son’s mother tried to raise their son as nonbinary. NTD’s David Lam sits down with Harrison Tinsley.
In California, some law enforcement and community leaders are urging Governor Gavin Newsom to veto a bill that would legalize psychedelic drugs. They say the substances are harmful, and the proposed law would decrease public safety.
San Jose in Silicon Valley wants to unite neighbors. The city saw the positive impacts from National Night Out and hopes to hold more similar events frequently. San Jose chose 20 neighborhoods for their pilot program.
IRVINE, Calif.—Local officials attended a ribbon-cutting for The Epoch Times’s Orange County new office Sept. 19. The 27,000-square-foot office—located in the Marketplace Center—represents a significant enhancement for the newspaper since the local branch’s inception in 2019. General Manager Siyamak Khorrami expressed gratitude for the edition’s growth and conveyed the news team’s enthusiasm to persist as […]
Some say not enough voters use their voice at the ballot box. One Registrar of Voters told us her dream is a 100-percent turnout. Registration events to boost voter engagement were held nationwide this week.
A 17-year-old accused of a hit and run, killing a cyclist in Las Vegas. After video of the incident was shared online, police determined it was intentional. The cyclist was a retired California police chief, remembered for his big heart and love of coffee. NTD’s David Lam reports. Just a warning, the following footage and […]
An ex-Hollywood singer put her morals over fame. She said she saw child grooming in the music industry. She now runs a nonprofit exposing child trafficking and abuse. NTD’s David Lam speaks with Landon Starbuck.