Articles Tagged With ‘California’




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Hundreds of California police guns go missing

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At least 329 firearms were lost by or stolen from Southern California law enforcement agencies over the last five years. [Orange County Register] Dozens of the missing firearms ended up in the hands of criminals, and some were used in... (Continue reading)

Jerry Brown vetoes reimbursement bill for San Bernardino responders

Gov. Jerry Brown

California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Sunday that would have required the state to fully reimburse local agencies that responded to the December terrorist attack in San Bernardino. The bill had unanimously passed both the State Assembly and Senate.... (Continue reading)

California initiative expected to generate billions in marijuana sales

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With a proposed marijuana cultivation ban slated to return to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, some local officials are weighing the potential harm pot farms pose to public health and safety against the possible financial... (Continue reading)

DNA from 1973 California killings leads to arrests

Larry Don Patterson

Authorities have arrested two men for the 1973 slayings of two Northern California girls who were 12 and 13 years old at the time of their deaths. Semen that was found on one of the victims matched the DNA of... (Continue reading)

Prosecutors to charge seven officers in Bay Area sex scandal

Celeste Guap

Prosecutors will file charges against seven current and former Bay Area law enforcement officers involved in a teen sex scandal, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley said at a press conference Friday. The charges will consist of a range of... (Continue reading)

Cow fart bill passes California Legislature

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California legislators have approved a bill targeting cow flatulence and manure, which lawmakers blame for releasing greenhouse gases. The legislation aims to reduce methane emissions related to manure to 40 percent below 2013 levels by 2030. [CBS San Francisco] Senator... (Continue reading)

Central Coast cities rank among least safe in California

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Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach rank among the 30 least safe cities in California, according to a report released by a research and analysis website. The rankings are based on a variety of FBI crime metrics, and... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for starting devastating California wildfire

Damin Anthony Pashilk

Authorities have arrested a Northern California man for starting the Clayton Fire, which has burned 4,000 acres and more than 175 structures in Lake County. The alleged arsonist is also accused of starting numerous other fires in the Northern California... (Continue reading)

California gang database rife with errors

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Law enforcement agencies entered the names of 42 people in a state gang database when the alleged gangsters were under 2 years old, according to findings of a recent audit. The audit revealed that the CalGang database contained numerous errors,... (Continue reading)

Another View of the transportation sales tax hike

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote “The only things certain are death and taxes” seems incomplete. These days, it should be modified by adding “and tax increases.” Having read Gordon Mullin’s excellent piece taking on the Tribune... (Continue reading)



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