A California college student used a Snapchat filter to pose as an underage girl online in an effort to catch sexual predators. The alleged predator he caught was San Mateo Police Officer Robert Davies, 40.
Ethan, a 20-year-old San Francisco Bay Area college student, used Snapchat’s gender-switch filter to become Esther and posed on Tinder as a 19-year-old because Tinder does not allow juveniles to open accounts, according to NBC Bay Area.
In a stance to distance itself from President Trump’s administration, California is set to become the first state in the country to pay for tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have full health benefits.
The rise comes despite two voter-approved tax hikes and more than $600 million spent last year on social services and new supportive housing. Officials blame rising rents and evictions.
Homelessness is up in Los Angeles County for the third time in four years. Numbers released Tuesday show nearly 59,000 people living on the streets or in vehicles — a 12% increase over 2018. That’s despite two voter-approved tax hikes and more than $600 million spent last year by the city and county on social services and new supportive housing.
Since 2000, LA County’s median monthly rent has risen 32%, to $2,471, while household income has stagnated, according to the nonprofit California Housing Partnership.
“Hundreds of thousands of Angelenos are on the edge of homelessness, and that has been the case for quite a while,” Lynn said. “We’re essentially catching up … and we have a ways to go.
Car stopped when it hit tree, and driver was taken into custody
A car plowed into eight pedestrians at a Sunnyvale, California intersection Tuesday evening and it might have been intentional, authorities said. Some of those hit have serious injuries and all were brought to area hospitals, the city’s Department of Public Safety told CBS News.
Sunnyvale DPS Captain Jim Choi said the youngest person struck was 13 years old.