The Chamber’s uneventful showdown with Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, the latest effort to boost voter turnout and more in our weekly Sacramento roundup.

We’ve heard a lot over the past year about police body cameras, and departments stocking up on MRAPs and assault rifles. But there’s a more benign tool that police are using more than ever. Facebook. This week, I wrote about Aaron Harvey, a young man who spent most of his life in Lincoln Park, and […]

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis is using an obscure criminal statute to prosecute a group of San Diego men, including 26-year-old Aaron Harvey. The DA has admitted that some of the men had nothing to do with the underlying crimes at the heart of the case – a series of shootings by Lincoln Park gang members in 2013.

Coverage of homelessness feels like it comes in waves – big surges where it’s all anyone talks about, and long ebbs where it fades from view. This week was a surge. Our pal and VOSD veteran Kelly Bennett checked back in on a big investigation she worked on two years ago, and found that a […]




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