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Will LAPD Be Declared Racist—Again?

  Can LAPD anticipate crime with ‘predictive policing’? Aaron Mendelson, KPCC,  9/9/13 In an age of big data, California police departments are getting in on the action. In Los Angeles, the LAPD now uses software for what it calls &#...

Rio Linda Online
Large Marijuana Grow Near RLHS – CBS 13

Sep 10, 2013

Nearly 100 plants were discovered in a bust by Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies blocks away from Rio Linda High School. With harvest season about to start, marijuana plants are giving off a much stronger odor than usual, leading people who live near the grows to call the sheriff’s department to complain. “You could smell...

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Guv/Legislator Deal on Prisons: Fine Print—Keep criminals on Streets NOT in Prison

  Governor Brown, Legislative Leaders Announce Prison Reform Agreement Senator Lou Correa, 9/9/13 Sacramento, CA—Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) released the following statement in response to legislative agreement to end the federal litigation...

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Unions Bully and Steals From Teenager—Part Time Grocery Clerk

  Grocery Union Faces Federal Charges for Violating Teenage Ralphs Grocery Clerk’s Workplace Rights Union officials threaten teenage worker with job termination National Right to Life,  9/5/13 Oceanside, CA (September 5, 2013) – A local g...

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American Tech Industry is Arm of NSA—Spies on customers—And Received $$ for Stalking Without court Order

  NSA Revelations Cast Doubt on the Entire Tech Industry By DAVID KRAVETS AND ROBERT MCMILLAN, Wired,  9/7/13 Six years ago, two Microsoft cryptography researchers discovered some weirdness in an obscure cryptography standard authored by the Nati...

California Political News and Views
Santa Cruz: Quality of Life Lawbreakers Thumb Nose at Justice System

  High number of repeat offenders taxing courts, Santa Cruz task force told By Shanna McCord, Santa Cruz Sentinel,  09/03/2013 SANTA CRUZ — The County Jail is perpetually crowded. Tickets and fines do little to stop the nuisance behaviors t...

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California bill would give ex-cons sentenced under realignment chance to expunge conviction

  California bill would give ex-cons sentenced under realignment chance to expunge conviction Erika Aguilar, KPCC,  9/4/13 Some employment applications ask candidates if he or she has ever been convicted of a felony. A state bill up for vote this...

California Political News and Views
“REJECTED SPENDING AND THE PRISONER RELEASE CRISIS”

   “REJECTED SPENDING AND THE PRISONER RELEASE CRISIS” By Tom Elias,  California Focus,  8/30/13 For every action, goes the law of both physics and politics, there is a reaction, a consequence. Now it seems more and more that a decision by...

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Veteran prosecutor describes SoCal as ‘epicenter’ of Medicare fraud

  Veteran prosecutor describes SoCal as ‘epicenter’ of Medicare fraud Frank Stoltze, KPCC,  9/2/13 Medicare “fraudsters” often don’t even bother setting up a fake clinic — they simply use a post office box. Last we...

Appeal Democrat
Incoming Marysville police chief stresses community involvement

Marysville's police officers need to get closer to people in the city's neighborhoods, the incoming chief of the department said. To do that interim Chief David Baker wants to revive Neighborhood Watch programs and have officers be "problem-solvers"...

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