Resignation

Police officer Darren Wilson, who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9th, 2014. A St. Louis County 12 member grand jury who reviewed evidence related to the shooting decided not to indict Wilson on charges, sparking large ongoing protests. (Photo by St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office via Getty Images)

Darren Wilson’s Resignation No Consolation For Protesters Angry Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Wilson’s attorney says his resignation is effective immediately. It comes just days after he went on television to defend his decision to shoot Brown.

11/29/2014

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison delivers a keynote address during the 2013 Oracle Open World conference on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Ellison kicked off the week-long Oracle Open World conference that runs through September 26. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Ellison Stepping Down As CEO Of Oracle

Oracle says Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO of the company he founded. The business software maker promoted Safra Catz and Mark Hurd to replace him as co-CEOs.

09/18/2014

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

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