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Tech Report: Obama’s Executive Order Has Critics Concerned Over Internet Control

President Barack Obama signed an executive order last week that some critics fear could give the U.S. government the authority to take over the internet.

07/12/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano speaks at San Jose State University (CBS)

Secretary Of Homeland Security Speaks At SJSU

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano spoke at San Jose State Monday morning. Specifically, she was expected to call on high tech companies to join the federal government in its fight against international hackers.

04/16/2012

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

Court Says Stanford Student On ‘No-Fly List’ Can Sue Homeland Security

A federal appeals court said a Stanford University student can sue the Department of Homeland Security over her erroneous placement on the government’s “no-fly list.”

02/08/2012

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Bay Area Law Enforcement Agencies Prepare to Train in ‘Urban Shield’ Drill

More than 500 members of law enforcement agencies are getting ready to take part in the Bay Area’s non-stop, 48-hour training exercise called “Urban Shield.”

10/15/2011

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Homeland Security Warns Airports Against New Al Qaeda Threat

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have issued a new warning of vigilance to airports that al-Qaeda might be looking to load smaller airplanes with explosives, but don’t have specific threats.

09/04/2011

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Fruitvale Latinos Call For Repeal Of Homeland Security Program

Latinos in Oakland’s Fruitvale District gathered with some prominent political supporters to call for the repeal of a Homeland Security program they claim promotes racial profiling.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/27/2011

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Terminating Partnership With ICE Agents

The San Jose Police Department is letting go of two federal immigration agency investigators it had enlisted to help crack down on escalating gang violence.

KPIX 5–08/24/2011

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Immigration Activists Wary Of Federal Agents Working With SJPD

A coalition of activists concerned about the presence of two Homeland Security supervisors, who are helping San Jose Police with gang issues, have gotten their wish, a face-to-face meeting with those officers. However, they said that they still want more.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/27/2011

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Homeland Security Offers San Jose Police Help With Gang Problem

The San Jose Police Department announced they are getting some much-needed assistance in combating gang-related crimes from The Department of Homeland Security.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/25/2011

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