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California Top Officials’ Reveal Their Support for Ballot Measures

By David Le California’s top officials revealed their support for November ballot measures, the Sacramento Bee reported. Governor Jerry Brown approves of Proposition 57, which, among other things changes, parole rules for some nonviolent offenders and would help to alleviate overcrowding and “ensure that any release of rehabilitated inmates is consistent with public safety,” the […]

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District Attorneys Differ on Prison Realignment

By Thomas Winfrey Los Angeles and San Francisco counties are taking different approaches to the state’s prison realignment plan. San Francisco officials view realignment as an opportunity to improve public safety: Los Angeles officials see it as a burden.   “It is predictably the worst thing that is going to happen to the public in […]

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In America Slaves Have No Voting Rights

By LAMONTA McBROOM   Participation in the electoral process has always been important for many reasons, but more so now.  By November 4, a black president was elected.  Whom ever was elected we are being thrust into historical event, but none of this would be significant without the right to vote. Have you ever wondered why […]

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PROPOSITIONS 5 & 6

By DAVID MARSH In an election that was quite clearly overshadowed by the uncertain economic times, Americans went to the polls and voted their pocket-books in sending Propositions 5 and 6 down to decisive defeat. Prop. 5, known as the Non-Violent Offenders Act, would have diverted drug and non-violent offenders into rehabilitation and diversion programs, […]

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A Victory For America

By ALY TAMBOURA In an election that is truly one for the history books, Barack Obama won his bid for the White House in a sweeping victory, capturing an overwhelming number of the nation’s electoral college votes in a fashion which the nation has rarely seen. By 7:30 pacific time, Fox News had announced Obama […]

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