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Community Against Sexual Harm provides assistance to women “who are or have been commercially sexually exploited, sex-trafficked, or involved in prostitution.”

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Senate Impeachment Trial Begins for Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas

04/17/2024

Alejandro N. Mayorkas, a Cuban immigrant who grew up in California, is the first U.S. Cabinet official impeached in nearly 150 years.

TSA Found More Than 1,500 Firearms on Airline Passengers in First 3 Months of 2024

04/11/2024

A majority of the guns found were loaded, according to the TSA.

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Newsom Announces New Appointment To Sacramento Superior Court

Sacramento Superior Court Gets Richard C. Miadich on its BenchOriginal article published at American River Messenger

Image caption: A new law seeks to prevent cars from speeding, which causes about one of every three traffic fatalities.
If Drivers Won’t Slow Down, Proposed Law Requires Cars Do It for Them

“Intelligent” speed-limiting technology will be required in all new California cars starting in 2027, if a new law authored by San Francisco Senator Scott Wiener passes.

Image caption: Under a new law, homeless people in San Mateo County can be criminally charged for refusing to move to a shelter.
Should Homelessness be a Crime? New San Mateo County Law Allows Charges

In San Mateo County, a new law allows police to charge homeless people with criminal offenses if they don’t accept shelter. SCOTUS will soon weigh in with a potential landmark decision in an Oregon case.

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Sacramento Superior Court Implements e-filing for Civil and Probate Cases

Sacramento Superior Court Offers New Way to File Effective January 16, 2024Original article published at Carmichael Times

Image caption: California traffic deaths dropped by 12 percent in the first three months of 2023, but road fatalities remain at crisis levels.
Death on the Roads: Traffic Fatality Crisis Far From Over

As the COVID pandemic eased, so did the epidemic of death on the road. Somewhat. But the ongoing crisis of traffic fatalities remains at high levels with early numbers form 2023 appearing to top 4,000 in California.

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California Highway Patrol Celebrates 96 New Officers

CHP Hosted a Ceremony in West Sacramento to Honor the 96 New Officers Ready to Serve Their CommunityOriginal article published at West Sacramento News-Ledger

Image caption: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (L) and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis faced each other in person at last in an acrimonious Fox News debate Nov. 30.
Newsom, DeSantis Finally Square Off in Wild Fox News Debate

Governors Gavin Newsom (D-CA) and Ron DeSantis (R-FL) faced each other on a debate stage and traded blows, barbs, and zingers over the relative merits of their states in a Fox News debate that was nothing if not entertaining.

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Sacramento County’s opioid deaths by the numbers

By Will Duvall and Kimberly Gomez Santos The number of deaths due to opioid related overdoses has steadily increased in Sacramento County, with 215 fatalities...

Image caption: How does social media affect the minds and well-being of children? According to California and other states, not well.
California Sues Meta For Damaging Kids’ Mental Health

California and 32 other states are suing Instagram’s parent company, Meta, saying that their apps are damaging to children. Is there evidence for those claims? Here’s why social media is under attack.

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Rancho Cordova Announces New Chief of Police

The current Chief of Police, Brandon Luke, Retires in November Original article published at Rancho Cordova Independent

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