Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: California

Videos reveal California cop slamming unarmed woman to the ground

After the officer slapped the cellphone out of the woman’s hand, her mother attempted to record the rest of the incident on her cellphone as another officer detained her.

These Indigenous women are reclaiming stolen land in the Bay Area

“We want to be able to figure out how to give the land back to Indigenous people.”

Trump administration to open a million acres of public holdings in...

"Trump's plan would unleash a fracking frenzy that puts California's people and wildlife in harm's way."

Sacramento teacher strike is a warning to #RedForEd Movement everywhere

Much like other teacher actions that have occurred across the nation, Sacramento teachers are demanding changes to their salaries, reduced class sizes, and increases in school support staff including more nurses, psychologists, librarians, and program specialists.

Justice for Stephon Clark: Protests erupt as DA fails to charge...

This marks the 34th consecutive police shooting review in which Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert found that the officers acted legally, according to The Sacramento Bee.

Can Native American tribes protect their land if they’re not recognized...

State laws and policies in California have made some progress possible, but many tribes still lack legal recognition and struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and the environment.

San Francisco erases more than 8,000 marijuana-related convictions

District Attorney George Gascón partnered with Code for America to use a technological approach to help identify eligible cases, some going back decades.

California Attorney General sued to force disclosure of police misconduct files

Although the new police transparency law took place on January 1, Becerra refuses to provide records involving police misconduct that occurred before the law took effect.

California to pull National Guard from border

“This whole border issue is a manufactured crisis. We are not interested in participating in this political theater."

CHP officers suspended for taking $360K in fake overtime pay

“This ongoing investigation serves as a reminder to us all of the important bond of trust we share with the public we serve and the importance of carrying out our duties with the integrity expected of our profession.”

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This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

One solution to climate change no one is talking about

A key to fighting climate change could be right under our feet.

New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

‘Enough is enough’: Thousands go on strike to support McDonald’s workers fighting for $15...

"We shouldn’t be begging for scraps when we have a corporation that makes $6 billion a year and we ain’t even making $15.”

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

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