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Nearly 28,000 Marijuana Plants Removed From Los Padres National Forest

Almost 28,000 marijuana plants were removed last week from illegal cultivation sites in the Los Padres National Forest in Monterey County by federal, state and local authorities, the sheriff’s office reported Tuesday.

06/17/2014

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Alameda County Will No Longer Hold Undocumented Immigrants In Jail

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will no longer honor requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining a growing wave of backlash against the controversial policy.

05/22/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

30 Waitresses, 8 VIP Rooms Found In Illegal SJ Nightclub

Police have arrested the owner of an illegal nightclub in an industrial area of San Jose that served alcohol, employed dozens of waitresses, and was outfitted with eight VIP rooms, a police spokeswoman said.

02/05/2014

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Oakland Police Warn Residents Against Fireworks, Gunshots On New Year’s Eve

With New Year’s Eve approaching, Oakland police are warning residents that firing guns or fireworks into the air is illegal and highly dangerous.

12/30/2013

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More Than 100 Arrested At Mountain View Rave

Police arrested more than 100 people, mostly for drug offenses and drunkenness at a weekend rave in Mountain View.

09/30/2013

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Rapper 2 Chainz Arrested While On A Tour Bus

Rapper 2 Chainz was among more than 10 people arrested after they failed to exit a tour bus following a traffic stop in Oklahoma City early Thursday…

08/22/2013

UPS driver pushes a load of packages (AP)

UPS Agrees To Give Up $40M Made From Illegal Online Pharmacies

Shipping company UPS has agreed to pay $40 million to end a federal criminal probe connected to its work for online pharmacies.

03/29/2013

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Conservation Group Claims Google Helping Fuel Illegal Ivory Trade Abroad

A conservation group claims that Google has something in common with illicit ivory traders in China and Thailand: It says the Internet search giant is helping to fuel a dramatic surge in ivory demand.

03/05/2013

Under the eyes of city hall and a statue of Frank H. Ogawa, Occupy Oakland protestors camp in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on November 13, 2011 in Oakland, California. In the wake of violent confrontations with police, vandalism and the recent shooting near the encampment, Oakland mayor Jean Quan and city administrators have issued eviction notices to protesters at the Occupy Oakland encampment and have asked them to leave immediately.  (Photo by Mathew Sumner/Getty Images)

Oakland Touts New ID Cards For Undocumented Residents As Crime Fighting Tool

When Oakland begins issuing municipal identification cards on Feb. 1 it will help residents without legal immigration status and also help fight crime, Mayor Jean Quan and Councilman Ignacio De La Fuente said Wednesday.

01/02/2013

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NorCal Latino Market Chain Facing Backlash Over E-Verify Employment Verification

Labor groups and immigrant rights activists are planning a San Jose protest Thursday following the decision by Northern California’s largest Latino market chain to begin using an employment eligibility verification system.

09/05/2012

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