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Kim Lehmkuhl, former City Clerk of Pleasant Hill. (CBS)

Pleasant Hill City Clerk Slams Council In Resignation Letter, Calls Job ‘Atrocious, Incredibly Depressing’

The embattled city clerk of Pleasant Hill offered her resignation on Monday, but not before disparaging the City Council and citizens in a note to city leaders.

05/20/2014

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, looks on as his team plays. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Reportedly Battling Cancer

After receiving a lifetime ban from the NBA, multiple media outlets reported Thursday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has prostate cancer.

05/01/2014

NAACP Los Angeles Branch President Leon Jenkins attends the NAACP convention - opening press conference on July 22, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Chapter President of NAACP Resigns Over Decision To Honor Donald Sterling

Leon Jenkins resigned on Thursday, following the controversy surrounding the Los Angeles NAACP’s decision to award LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime achievement award.

05/01/2014

New Acting Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent (CBS)

Another Oakland Police Shakeup, 3rd Chief In Less Than A Week

Anthony Toribio, who took the helm of the department two days ago, is out as acting chief just days after assuming command. Deputy Chief Sean Whent has been sworn in as acting chief.

05/10/2013

George Shirakawa

Ex-Santa Clara County Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Misuse Of Funds

Former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to a host of criminal charges, including the misuse of tens of thousands of dollars of campaign and taxpayer funds.

03/18/2013

George Shirakawa

June Special Election To Replace Ex-South Bay Supervisor Shirakawa

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning voted to hold a special election on June 4 to fill the seat of former Supervisor George Shirakawa, who resigned Friday amid perjury and other criminal charges.

03/05/2013

George Shirakawa

Santa Clara Supervisor Shirakawa Admits Gambling Addiction, Resigns

Santa Clara County prosecutors have charged county Supervisor George Shirakawa with four felony counts of perjury and other charges in connection with his alleged misuse of public and campaign funds, according to court documents.

03/01/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Surprise Resignation Costs Dems State Senate Supermajority

A Democratic state senator from the Central Valley has resigned unexpectedly, dropping Democrats below the two-thirds threshold they need to pass tax changes or override vetoes.

02/22/2013

This file picture taken on December 29, 2012, in St.Peter's square at the Vatican shows Pope Benedict XVI saluting as he arrives to the ecumenical christian community of Taize during their European meeting. Pope Benedict XVI on February 11, 2013 announced he will resign on February 28, a Vatican spokesman told AFP, which will make him the first pope to do so in centuries. (Alberto Pizzolio/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope’s Resignation For ‘The Good Of The Church’ Says SF Archbishop

Declaring that he lacks the strength to do his job, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he will resign Feb. 28 – becoming the first pontiff to step down in 600 years. His decision sets the stage for a mid-March conclave to elect a new leader for a Roman Catholic Church in deep turmoil.

02/11/2013

This file picture taken on December 29, 2012, in St.Peter's square at the Vatican shows Pope Benedict XVI saluting as he arrives to the ecumenical christian community of Taize during their European meeting. Pope Benedict XVI on February 11, 2013 announced he will resign on February 28, a Vatican spokesman told AFP, which will make him the first pope to do so in centuries. (Alberto Pizzolio/AFP/Getty Images)

California Cardinal Tainted In Abuse Scandal To Vote On Pope Benedict Successor

Leaders of SNAP, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, question why Cardinal Roger Mahoney is still being allowed to select a new pope.

02/11/2013

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