31, Jul 2014 - San Diego, CA Appleâ€™s California Workers Can Sue as Group Over Breaks
Apple Inc. (AAPL) retail and corporate employees in California won a court ruling allowing them to sue as a group over claims they often canâ€™t take meal and rest breaks required by state law.
31, Jul 2014 - Santa Ana, CA Not-guilty plea in Syria war-related passport case
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of lying on a passport application so he could allegedly travel to Syria to hook up with a terrorist group. Adam Dandach, 20, of Orange, entered the plea in federal court in Santa ...
31, Jul 2014 - Monterey, CA Death penalty ruled unconstitutional in California
A federal judge ruled California's death penalty unconstitutional Wednesday, writing that lengthy and unpredictable delays have resulted in an arbitrary and unfair capital punishment system. California has not executed a prisoner since 2006. READ: California death penalty ruling The decision by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney represents a legal victory for those who want to abolish the ...
31, Jul 2014 - Nevada, CA Ex-Nevada lawmaker Steven Brooks sentenced to California prison in police chase case
VICTORVILLE, Calif. â€” A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison.
31, Jul 2014 - Monterey, CA California death penalty unconstitutional, federal judge rules
In a decision that could wipe California's death penalty off the books, a Los Angeles federal judge has declared the state's capital punishment law unconstitutional because of the decades death row inmates must inevitably wait before execution.
31, Jul 2014 - Monterey, CA Guard at Northern California state prison attacked
A state prison guard was sent to a hospital after being stabbed repeatedly in the back of the head by an inmate armed with a handmade weapon.
31, Jul 2014 - Fresno, CA APNewsBreak: Study recommends valley fever test to decide who to house at 2 California prisons
31, Jul 2014 - Placer, CA Museum to Honor California Prisons On the Way?
Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, (R-Roseville), in partnership with the Old Guard Foundation, is urging Governor Jerry Brown to sign Assembly Bill 1503, which would create the opportunity to build
31, Jul 2014 - Nevada, CA Former Nevada Lawmaker Sentenced to California Prison
A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison.Â
31, Jul 2014 - California inmate accused of murdering young Minneapolis couple in 1998
A man serving a lengthy sentence in a California prison has been charged with a brutal double homicide on Christmas Eve in Northeast Minneapolis more than 15 years ago.
31, Jul 2014 - Los Angeles, CA California can't say if it's meeting drought goal
LOS ANGELES (AP) â€” The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
31, Jul 2014 - Official: State can send inmates to medical site
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California can once again send sick inmates to an $839 million prison medical complex that was closed earlier this year amid staffing, supply and other problems at the site intended to help end years of federal court oversight, an overseer said Monday. J. Clark ...
31, Jul 2014 - Placer, CA Museum to Honor California Prisons Needed?
Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, (R-Roseville), in partnership with the Old Guard Foundation, is urging Governor Jerry Brown to sign Assembly Bill 1503, which would create the opportunity to build a
31, Jul 2014 - Federal judge rules California's death penalty system unconstitutional
California's system for imposing and carrying out the death penalty is so long and drawn-out that it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment and is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. Ruling in the case of Ernest Dewayne Jones, who was condemned to death in 1995 and has yet to be executed, Judge Cormac J. Carney of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ...
31, Jul 2014 - Napa, CA 90-year-old convict denied parole in fatal crash
A 90-year-old man convicted of killing a motorist on the Silverado Trail near Calistoga in August 1993 will remain in prison after a parole board denied him parole for three years, according to the California Department of Corrections and the Napa County District Attorneyâ€™s Office.