Sep 3rd was our 28th issue of California News and Black Media Network Newsletter- to date there have been 32,550 opens and the highest week was July 9 with 1712 opens.. THANK YOU!

I’d like to know what you would like to see more or less of in the Newsletter?


California school district first in nation to require student COVID vaccination | California |
(The Center Square) — California’s largest school district is the first in the nation to require all eligible students to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

JADED: Journalism with a Touch of Shade is Lashaun’s views and opinions on various trending topics.

I literally thought when I was scrolling my newsfeed earlier today and saw this headline “San Francisco To Pay ‘Cash for Criminals’ to keep them from shooting people”, I literally thought this was some sort of click bait, an advertisement, a trick.

And then I looked at the source and other sources and thought, oh yeah, it’s San Francisco, here we go again!

Among wealthier, developed countries, the USA is an outlier when it comes to firearm violence. US governments have allowed gun violence…

The heartbreaking disappearance of the two California City boys remains a mystery.

Missing flyer for Orrin and Orson West — :: Courtesy Bakersfield PD Facebook-:

On December 21, 2020, 4-year-old Orrin and 3-year-old Orson West were reported missing from their home at 10717 Aspen Ave. at around 5:45 p.m. in California City.

Jacqueline and Trezell West, their adoptive parents, said the boys had vanished from the backyard. Trezell West said that the boys were last seen in the backyard drawing with chalk while Jacqueline West was inside wrapping Christmas presents.

Trezell West said he had been collecting wood from a…

I mentioned last week that I would be making some changes within my operations to account for the new position at NEWSBREAK. After careful consideration, I have decided to end News Publication on my website and revert it back to

Unfortunately without an adequate amount of contributors, I would not be able to populate my site and its syndication endpoints like Google News and Flipboard, now that I’m writing for NEWSBREAK.

I will however continue posting News and Media in the Facebook Group and in my weekly Newsletter. …

Hello from Las Vegas!

GOOD NEWS: I have passed my NEWSBREAK probation and did sign a Contract with them a few days ago. Very excited to be part of their platform!

I currently have almost 700 Followers, 1million impressions, and over 76K reads, on 36 articles.

I have now TOO MUCH going on and part of the reason I wanted to get away was to be able to clear my head and figure out what to do with Cali.FM Radio, the website etc. Some of you may not know but I also have a Face Book Group, with 4.3K members…

'Don't blame Black people for your failure': Doctor fires back at Texas Lt. Gov.'s false claim

CNN’s Laura Coates and Dr. Cedric Dark discuss Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s false claim during a recent interview on Fox News that Black people were to blame for the recent wave of coronavirus cases.

California Supreme Court denies cannabis for prison inmates 8/18/21

Court denies cannabis for prison inmates

(The Center Square) — California’s high court has reversed a lower court’s ruling declaring that inmates in state prisons have the right to possess up to an ounce of marijuana.

The California Supreme Court ruled the incarcerated aren’t entitled to carry cannabis on them while in the custody of a state prison.

The case comes from five incarcerated individuals, one being Goldy Raybon, who were found to have had cannabis in their cells. They argued to have their convictions dismissed since the 2006 change that allowed people to carry up to an ounce on their person…

University of Southern California will partially defund its police after nearly year-long review 8/18/21

(The College Fix) — The University of Southern California has heard the pleas of student and faculty activists and will partially defund its campus police department.

The private university unveiled multiple police recommendations on July 28 in a 80-page safety report after the school’s police received heightened scrutiny from the campus.

The Community Advisory Board, which began meeting in September 2020, said USC should “reallocate where warranted” in an effort to “re-envision its policing strategy.” The reallocation of funds from policing to other functions is a partial defunding.

University of Southern California

Lil Xan describes his struggles with anti-anxiety drugs 8/17/21

The Rapper started taking benzos when he was 18 to treat what he described as “intense anxiety.” Eventually, his usage ballooned to roughly 50 times his initial prescription.

Lil Xan describes his struggles with anti-anxiety drugs — video

Lashaun Turner

Owner/PD @Cali.FM — Entreneur, Publicist. Former NBC/CNBC KCAA On-Air Media Personality “CALI’S BEST RADIO SHOW”

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