Obama Pardons Giants Great Willie McCovey's Tax Fraud ConvictionSan Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey is among the people who have received a pardon from President Barack Obama, days before the end of his presidency.
Pres. Obama Commutes 35-Year Prison Sentence Of San Leandro ManPresident Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentences of 111 people convicted of nonviolent drug offenses, including the prison term of a man from the East Bay.
Obama Commutes 20-Year Drug Sentence For Fairfield ManA Fairfield man convicted of stealing materials for making methamphetamine from his Vacaville employer over 16 years ago was one of 214 inmates granted a commuted sentence by President Barack Obama Wednesday.
California Bill Would Bar Last-Minute Clemency, PardonsA state assemblyman is seeking a constitutional amendment that would prohibit a California governor from issuing last-minute pardons and commutations.