RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — The family of a Rubidoux man who was shot and killed last year outside a hotel in Riverside is pleading for help Thursday in catching his killer. (credit: Riverside Police Department) Grant Leggette Sr., 57, was at a Valentine’s Day celebration at a Marriott hotel on Market Street on Feb. 14, 2020 when he was shot several times while going out to his parked car. Even with a $10,000 reward for information in the case approved by the Riverside City Council, the killer remains at large. READ MORE: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Motor Deputy Killed In Lakewood Crash “Losing Grant has left a gaping, gaping wound in our family, in our church, and in every aspect of our living,” his mother, Marie, said. READ MORE: Santa Ana Winds Expected To Diminish By Thursday Evening Leggette — who was described as a family-oriented man that was generous with his skills as a handyman and an elder at the Life Church of God in Christ in Jurupa Valley – left behind a … [Read more...] about ‘Left A Gaping, Gaping Wound’: Family Pleads For Help In Catching Killer Who Gunned Down Rubidoux Man On Valentine’s Day Last Year
President Joe Biden’s deputies are dropping many poor migrants with coronavirus into Americans’ neighborhoods, according to a report in the New York Times . On February 23, the newspaper reported a statement about the drop-offs they say came from Juan “Trey” Mendez, the mayor of Brownsville: “If it’s several hundred overnight, then that’s something that would become overwhelming for us,” said Mr. Mendez. “The administration is very well aware of that — we’ve conveyed that on numerous occasions.” Elsewhere on the border, local officials are decrying the administration’s policy of dumping the poor migrants into Americans’ neighborhoods. CNN reported February 19: … communities along the border in Texas have expressed concern about migrants being released during the pandemic. McAllen requested thousands of Covid-19 tests from state officials last month after learning migrants were not being tested by CBP. “To drop them off at our bus station without testing them … [Read more...] about Texas Towns Cope with Migrant Wave Not Tested for Coronavirus
Republican voters are more concerned about illegal immigration to the United States than any other issue, including the economic damage caused by the Chinese coronavirus crisis, a new survey reveals. A survey by Echelon Insights finds that above all other issues, illegal immigration concerns Republican voters the most. When asked to rank issues by level of concern, nearly 6-in-10 Republicans said they are “extremely concerned” about illegal immigration, while 22 percent said they are “very concerned.” Another seven percent of Republicans said they are “somewhat concerned” about illegal immigration. The second most concerning issue to Republicans is anti-law enforcement rhetoric. About 59 percent said they were extremely concerned about the issue, 20 percent said they were very concerned, and 14 percent said they were somewhat concerned. The two issues, along with higher taxes on the middle class and liberal bias in the establishment media, are more concerning to Republican … [Read more...] about Survey: GOP Voters Are Most Concerned About Illegal Immigration to U.S.
China conducted its seventh national population census in November and December. The results are startling. China’s downward human spiral is accelerating, according to the government’s new numbers . This isn’t just a social and economic problem for China. It threatens the country’s geostrategic position in the long term and international security in the short term. U.S. foreign and defense policymakers should pay close attention to how Beijing responds to the news. Chinese mothers bore fewer babies in 2020 than in any year since 1961. Some provinces reported a 30 percent drop. This, on top of nearly a decade of contraction in working-age Chinese citizens is speeding up the pace of population aging. By 2050, a Chinese government think tank announced , there will be only one worker supporting each dependent old person; today there are two workers supporting each elderly person. By comparison, China’s old-age dependency ratio, a key indicator of future economic stability, has … [Read more...] about Biden’s Pentagon can exploit China’s population decline
President Joe Biden ordered a review of critical supply chains Wednesday, acknowledging concerns about America’s ability to acquire critical items for manufacturing. The president spoke after meeting with a bipartisan group of members of Congress to discuss the issue. “This is a critical area where Republicans and Democrats agreed, it was one of the best meetings I think we’ve had so far,” he said, noting that he had been president for about five weeks. “It was like the old days, people were actually on the same page.” Biden focused on recent glaring examples of shortages of personal protective equipment during the height of the coronavirus pandemic and recent shortages of semiconductor chips, slowing auto manufacturing. The president did not specifically mention America’s over-reliance on countries like China for critical supplies but hinted about the dangers that the country faced. “We shouldn’t have to rely on a foreign country, especially one that doesn’t share our … [Read more...] about Joe Biden Voices Concern About Future of Critical Supply Chains in America