Speaker Toni Atkins boots Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez from the public safety committee, bills addressing police cameras and citizen cameras advance and the DA endorses a school threats measure.
For months, I scanned the social-networking-for-neighbors app Nextdoor with relatively passive interest. But over the last several weeks, things started getting a little weird in South Park.
What Toni Atkins is doing on spring recess, seven different bills addressing police body cameras and more in our weekly Sacramento roundup.
District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis is still desperate to make the case that Aaron Harvey and Brandon Duncan are hardcore gangsters, and that journalists covering the case are a bunch of gullible dummies.
The Chamber’s uneventful showdown with Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, the latest effort to boost voter turnout and more in our weekly Sacramento roundup.
Two different judges have now shut down the San Diego district attorney’s office over its effort to charge gang members using an obscure law. But the DA’s office might keep fighting.
A challenge to Arizona’s redistricting process could have major implications for California, the state education board puts API scores on hold, Brian Jones eyes a state Senate seat 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 […]
Gonzalez bill could put Atkins in a tough spot, taking stock of the latest round of political musical chairs and more in our weekly Sacramento roundup.
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.