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  • CA21 (Coalinga-Lemoore-South Bakersfield): updated analysis and rating change from Leans Dem to Toss-up (2020-08-15)
  • CA25 (Santa Clarita-Palmdale):  updated analysis (Toss-up) - money update
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  • CA45 (Anaheim Hills-Tustin-Irvine): updated analysis (Likely Democrat) - money update

The Nooner for Wednesday, August 26, 2020, presented by SYASL Partners

  • Wildfires
    • Bless you Davis, or Namu Amida Butsu in my spirtuality
  • COVID-19
    • The numbers

As if 2020 couldn't suck more, my Auntie Carol is in the eye of Hurricane Laura at my late grandparents house in Conroe, Texas. Fortunately, she is probably far enough inland to avoid storm surge but of course worry about winds.

I am still exhausted and can't write much. I will of course extend subscriptions and advertising as I always do. Like most of you, I am exhausted.


You need to. know that I am being screwed by anti-SEasian Folt

Bless you firefighters. Namu Amida Butsu. 

From the Davis Fire Department: "G33 returned yesterday, after fighting fires throughout the state, to spend time with their families before they return to work in the city. A fresh crew on G33 left Davis at 3:30am this morning. #davisfirefighters #lnulightningcomplex"

I am so sorry!

NorCal Fires

COVID-19: California added 156 deaths yesterday for a total of 12,416. The largest counties were Los Angeles (50), Orange (15), and Fresno (13). The hopes of keeping Orange off the state monitoring list are being dashed.

-Testing: Overall cases have been declining, but so has testing. I don't want to make this political, but every politician wants lower numbers.

WILDFIRES: As of the report this morning, 937 structures have burned in the LNU Lightining Complex in Sonoma, Lake, Napa, Yolo & Solano counties, becoming one of the biggest and deadliest wildfires in California history. Meanwhile, the SCU Lightning Complex is 362,722 acres in Stanislaus, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Joaquin counties.

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Probolsky Research

CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Lo siento...Facebook is down this morning, which beyond electeds, are where I get most my birthdays!


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Research Analyst, Full-Time (remote)

Probolsky Research is a market and opinion research company based in Newport Beach, California. We are woman and Latina-owned. We are non-partisan, independent researchers passionate about accuracy, data security, and using storytelling to make data usable.

The Research Analyst is responsible for facilitating market and opinion research projects from instrument design to project fulfillment, final research deliverables and presentation to client.


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California School Boards Association - Public Affairs & Community Engagement Representative (LA North/Ventura)
Serve as CSBA’s liaison to local schools and county boards of education, key decision makers, and the community-at-large. Execute grassroots strategies designed to build relationships with, train, and mobilize local school board members and communities to advance CSBA’s legislative and statewide ballot measure advocacy priorities. Coordinates and executes fundraising events. Remote position based in the following location: LA North/Ventura. Salary based on experience. Please apply at:
Between 1-3 unfurnished offices are available for sublease in the Wells Fargo office building, 400 Capital Mall Sacramento, CA 95814. The offices are approximately 12’X10’ each. Internet, gym. 24/7/365 key card access; professional offices. One year lease preferred. $1,500 per office. Contact Tricia Horan at or 415-919-7990 with questions.
Offices available for sublease: Meridian Plaza

Between 1-3 offices are available for sublease in the Meridian Plaza office building, 1415 L Street, two blocks from the Capitol. The offices are approximately 150 SF each. Internet, gym, partially furnished (desk, chair, bookcases) are included. 24/7/365 key card access; floor-ceiling windows facing Sierras; professional offices. One year lease preferred. $1,500 per office. Contact Jane at or (415) 577-9734 with questions.

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