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California To Soon Offer Amnesty For Certain Traffic Tickets

Drivers in California struggling to pay off traffic fines are going to get a break. An amnesty program will give them a chance to settle for a fraction of what they owe.

23 hours ago

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Proposes Amnesty On Traffic Debt For The Poor

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an amnesty program for Californians who can’t afford to pay off spiraling traffic fines and court penalties.

05/23/2015

Crews dump poison into Mountain Lake in San Francisco's Presidio. (CBS)

‘Amnesty’ Pond For Dumping Unwanted Goldfish Planned After Deadly Restoration Of SF’s Mountain Lake

People can soon start dumping their pet goldfish, carp and other unwanted fishy pets in a designated “amnesty” pond near San Francisco Presidio’s Mountain Lake.

11/22/2014

Demonstrators seeking change in immigration policy march on May Day in Los Angeles, California, May 01, 2013. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area’s Undocumented Immigrants Watching Closely As President Set To Unveil Amnesty Plan

Undocumented immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area will be watching closely as President Obama unveils his plan to let them stay.

11/19/2014

Crews dump poison into Mountain Lake in San Francisco's Presidio. (CBS)

Only In San Francisco: ‘Goldfish Amnesty’ Pond Planned After Poisoning Non-Native Fish In Mountain Lake

Crews have taken drastic measures alien invaders in Mountain Lake, in San Francisco’s Presidio. But to do that, they have to kill off every living thing in the water.

11/13/2014

Travis Outlaw dunks against the Miami Heat. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sacramento Kings Claim Forward Travis Outlaw Off Waivers

The Sacramento Kings have claimed forward Travis Outlaw off waivers under the NBA’s new amnesty provision, filling out the frontcourt with another veteran.

12/17/2011

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Santa Clara County Offers Amnesty For Minor Offenses

A Santa Clara Co. program allows anyone with a nonviolent misdemeanor warrant to avoid jail time.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/24/2010