The Fresno Bee– California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday pardoned five ex-convicts facing deportation, including two whose families fled the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia four decades ago. The pardons don’t automatically stop deportation proceedings, but eliminate the state convictions federal authorities based their deportation decisions on. That gives the men’s lawyers strong legal arguments before immigration judges to try to prevent the deportations. Read … Continue reading Jerry Brown Pardons 5 Men Facing Deportation
CBS Bay Area– An immigration judge Thursday issued an order allowing a Mexican immigrant and San Jose father facing deportation to remain in the United States, supporters said. Immigration Judge Joseph Park issued a withholding of removal order for Fernando Carrillo Thursday afternoon, according to Sarah Lee, an organizer with the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity. Read More Continue reading San Francisco Immigration Judge Allows Illegal Alien To Stay In U.S.
CBS Sacramento– A Sacramento area home is up for sale, but it comes with a catch. The homeowner has a political preference in mind for the next owner of her house, which has been in her family for decades. “She entertained people from all walks of life,” said the homeowner who asked we not use her name for fear of retaliation. “I told her [the realtor] that I didn’t want … Continue reading Sacramento Homeowner Puts House Up For Sale But Won’t Sell To Trump Supporters
San Francisco Examiner– San Francisco will compete to host the Democratic National Convention in 2020 and Mayor Mark Farrell says locating the event here would send a strong message to President Donald Trump. Farrell sent a letter Thursday to chairman of the Democratic National Committee Tom Perez saying he would like San Francisco to be considered as the host city for the event. The letter … Continue reading San Francisco Mayor Wants to Bring The Democratic National Convention To The Deep Blue City
Fox 40– Holding a press conference in front of City Hall, Sacramento’s black community leaders are continuing to urge the city to make policing policy changes in the wake of Stephon Clark’s death. District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert’s office is now the planned site for protests to be held within the next three days. “We need change, systematic change. So we will be focusing on … Continue reading Black Lives Matter, Civil Rights Groups Call For California’s DA to Charge Police Officers Involved In Stephon Clark Shooting
Orange County Register– Californians strongly favor metal detectors and armed security at school sites and a ban on AR-15-style rifles. But there was less certainty over the topic of arming teachers in the results of an Eyewitness News-Southern California News Group poll conducted by Survey USA and released Wednesday, March 28. Read More Continue reading New Poll Shows Californian’s Support Stronger Security And Banning AR-15 Rifles
KPCC– Southern California gets about a third of its water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta east of San Francisco. But deliveries aren’t always reliable because ecological concerns often slow the pumps conveying the water southward. The state wants to build two new conveyance tunnels under the delta to reduce ecological harm and increase reliability, but the plan is in trouble for lack of funding. … Continue reading Southern California Water Bills Increase $2.40 Under New Delta Tunnel Plan
KCRA– A Sacramento County jury unanimously recommended the death penalty Tuesday for a man found guilty in the killings of two Northern California sheriff’s deputies. A judge will make the official decision on Luis Bracamontes’ sentencing on April 25. Bracamontes, who was in the country illegally after having previously been deported twice to Mexico, was convicted in February in the 2014 shooting deaths of Sacramento County sheriff’s Deputy Danny … Continue reading Jury Recommends Death Penalty For Northern California Cop Killer
SF Gate– Two Mexican nationals with families in the Bay Area who have been jailed in Richmond for more than six months sued the federal government Tuesday, arguing they have a right to bond hearings while pursuing asylum cases. The ACLU and a trio of law firms representing the immigrants say the pair are not alone. They are seeking class-action status on behalf of hundreds … Continue reading Illegal Aliens Held In Richmond Jail Sue The U.S.
ABC 7– With just 10 weeks until the statewide primaries, the key races are starting to take shape. ABC7 obtained results of an exclusive Eyewitness News Southern California News Group poll conducted by SurveyUSA. In the governor’s race, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom maintains a sizeable lead with 22 percent of the vote. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is next with 14 percent. Read More Continue reading New Poll Shows Newsom In The Lead, Followed By Villaraigosa In California’s Governor Race