Gov. Newsom Commutes 21 Prisoners' Sentences, Including MurderersGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pardoned five people who already served their time and commuted the sentences of 21 state prison inmates, including more than a dozen convicted of murder or related crimes.
Obama Pardons Giants Great Willie McCovey's Tax Fraud ConvictionSan Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey is among the people who have received a pardon from President Barack Obama, days before the end of his presidency.
Pres. Obama Commutes 35-Year Prison Sentence Of San Leandro ManPresident Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentences of 111 people convicted of nonviolent drug offenses, including the prison term of a man from the East Bay.
Obama Commutes 20-Year Drug Sentence For Fairfield ManA Fairfield man convicted of stealing materials for making methamphetamine from his Vacaville employer over 16 years ago was one of 214 inmates granted a commuted sentence by President Barack Obama Wednesday.
California Bill Would Bar Last-Minute Clemency, PardonsA state assemblyman is seeking a constitutional amendment that would prohibit a California governor from issuing last-minute pardons and commutations.
Schwarzenegger Reduces Sentence For Son Of Ex-Assembly SpeakerThe victim’s father said politics had no place in interfering with justice.