Civil Rights Group Opposes Law Identifying Sex Offenders On PassportsA California civil rights group filed a lawsuit in San Francisco on Tuesday challenging a bill signed into law by President Barack Obama earlier this week that will require sex offenders to be identified on their passports.
AP Exclusive: Most Sex Offender Parolees Exempt From School BanThree-quarters of California's paroled sex offenders previously banned from living near parks, schools and other places where children congregate now face no housing restrictions after the state changed its policy in response to a court ruling that said the prohibition only applies to child molesters.
Halloween Restrictions On Sex Offenders Include No Decorations, No CandyIt's lights out at homes of registered sex offenders on Halloween night. They won't be able to interact with trick-or-treaters.
62 Sex-Offenders Arrested Halloween Night In Statewide Sweep Dubbed “Operation Boo”California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation made 62 arrests during the 21st Annual Operation Boo Child Safety Project on Halloween night.
Probation Office May Be Moved Near Oakland SchoolsParents in one Oakland neighborhood said they are outraged as Alameda County looks to move a probation office next to two schools.
17 Sex Offenders Arrested In Solano County SweepSolano County sheriff's deputies have arrested 17 sex offenders for alleged parole and probation violations during a weeklong countywide sweep, according to a sheriff's spokesman.
California Sex Offenders Getting Approved To Work As Counselors For Vulnerable TeensA state Senate oversight report finds that at least 23 sex offenders have been approved to work as drug and alcohol counselors in California over the past eight years.
Sex Offenders Not Screened From California Substance Abuse Counselor JobsThe investigative arm of the state Senate has found nearly two dozen registered sex offenders serving as substance-abuse counselors in California, which lacks procedures to screen them out.
More California Sex Offenders Go Missing Under Prison Realignmenthe number of paroled sex offenders who are fugitives in California is 15 percent higher today than before Gov. Jerry Brown’s sweeping law enforcement realignment law took effect 17 months ago, according to figures released Wednesday by the state corrections department.
SF Judge To Hear Motion To Block Sex Offender Internet Disclosure RequirementA federal judge will hear arguments in San Francisco Monday morning on a motion to block a voter initiative’s requirement that California’s 73,000 registered sex offenders must give police a list of their online screen names and Internet service providers.
Federal Judge Halts Part Of California Human Trafficking MeasureA federal judge has blocked part of a voter-approved ballot initiative related to human trafficking.
ACLU Challenges Prop. 35, Human Trafficking InitiativeThe American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging California’s new voter-approved law to boost penalties for those convicted of human trafficking.