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California task force to consider reparations for slavery under bill signed by Gov. Newsom

California Gov. Gavin Newsom the signed Assembly Bill 3121 into law on Wednesday, which opens the door to the state paying reparations to Black Californians. (Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, AP)

In breaking news, Deadline reports that California is working on a plan to grant reparations to Black Americans under Assembly Bill 3121,

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New law considers reparations, and what’s opening in L.A. County

Plus: COVID outbreak hits Cal State Long Beach, and a man has been charged in Compton cop attack.

I’m Winston Gieseke, philanthropy and special sections editor for The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, wishing you a very happy hump day! It’s hot as usual here in the Coachella Valley, and here are some of today’s hottest California news stories.

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California task force to consider reparations for slavery under bill signed by Gov. Newsom



Gavin Newsom wearing a suit and tie: California Gov. Gavin Newsom the signed Assembly Bill 3121 into law on Wednesday, which opens the door to the state paying reparations to Black Californians.


© Rich Pedroncelli, AP
California Gov. Gavin Newsom the signed Assembly Bill 3121 into law on Wednesday, which opens the door to the state paying reparations to Black Californians.

In breaking news, Deadline reports that California is

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What’s the Difference Between the Law of Attraction and Overconfidence?

The essence of the law of attraction is this: think good things, and good things will come to you. Is this just more self-help psychobabble? Or can it really be true? Many people wonder if the law of attraction isn’t really a law at all, just something in your head that you fool yourself into believing. Is the law of attraction just a form of overconfidence?

First, let’s get it straight that confidence and the law of attraction are definitely related. While they’re not the same thing, they work together a lot of the time. When you have desires for more money, love, or success, you need to believe that you’ll get it.

Otherwise all sorts of conflicting messages will be bouncing around in your head: “but if I don’t get that promotion…”, “of course I may fail at this…”, or my personal favorite “I’ve got to have a Plan … Read More