Green Charter Township has a population of 3,210 people, and they felt that they were not represented by their elected leaders. Voters objected to Gotion establishing a factory in their area because the company pledges loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Kruse showed that voting in local government matters.
A critic wrote that every single problem in American cities, the crime, the drugs, the homelessness, could all be solved overnight but the radical leftist leaders simply refuse to do it. A former CIA agent wrote, “When politicians are this smarmy about their failures, it means they have total control and fear nothing.”
During the first nine months of 2023, 458 juveniles were arrested for robbery, including carjacking, homicide, and assault with a dangerous weapon, a 10% increase over 2022. 73% of the carjackings involved guns. Juveniles accounted of 66% of the carjacking arrests, with 863 carjackings reported so far this year.
The fire was reportedly caused by arson in storage lots below the freeway that were filled with pallets and cars. The California Department of Transportation leased the storage yard to Apex Development Inc. that reportedly subleased the site to five or six other companies. There was a homeless encampment nearby.