Gov. Newsom To Sign Order Halting Death PenaltyCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom will sign an executive order placing a moratorium on the state's use of the death penalty on Wednesday morning. The order will reprieve all individuals sentenced to death in California.
Father Of Polly Klaas Reflects On 20 Years Since DisappearanceTuesday marked 20 years since the kidnapping of 12-year-old Petaluma resident Polly Klaas, and her father used the grim anniversary to focus on progress that has been made in missing-child cases since then.
California ‘Three-Strike’ Inmates Get 2nd Chance With New LawThe state is caught between a tight budget and its "three strikes" law, which imposes a life sentence after convictions. Last Fall voters approved a plan to release some of those lifers.
Sierra LaMar’s Family Announces Reward For Her Safe ReturnThe family of missing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar have announced a $10,000 reward for the first person with information leading to her safe return.
Search Party For Morgan Hill Teen Makes Social Media PleaThe KlaasKids Foundation is asking participants of a vigil for a Morgan Hill girl who has been missing for weeks to post her picture on their social media profiles for a day.
Sierra LaMar’s Disappearance Raises Questions About School Absentee NotificationsAlthough Sierra LaMar missed her school bus in the morning and was marked absent by all her teachers the day she disappeared, an automated e-mail from the school notifying her mother did not go out until 6 o’clock that night.
Detectives Focus On Abduction As Search For Sierra LaMar WidensDozens of volunteers working with the KlaasKids Foundation for Children gathered Tuesday at Burnett Elementary School in Morgan Hill to search for Sierra LaMar.