Category Archives: California

Crackdowns on Lone Surfers and Paddleboarders Threaten to Erode Respect for Law Enforcement Even Further

I’ve been a cop for nearly 40 years. For the last 20 of them, I’ve had the good fortune of being granted the platform, first at National Review Online, later at City Journal, Ricochet, and here at PJ Media, to … Continue reading

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Funeral Homes Forced To Make Tough Choices Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

MODESTO (CBS 13) — The coronavirus outbreak is forcing funeral homes to make tough changes that make it hard for families to mourn their loved ones. CBS13 has heard from families all over Northern California who aren’t allowed to say … Continue reading

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So it only got half the assholes off the road?

Coronavirus stay-at-home orders that went into effect on March 20 have reduced vehicle collisions on California roadways by roughly half, according to a UC Davis survey that is the first to estimate the impact of the extraordinary health orders on … Continue reading

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Judges to California: They do the crime, they’re gonna do the time

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal judges on Saturday refused on procedural grounds to order California to free thousands of prisoners to ease crowded conditions that attorneys representing inmates likened to a “tinderbox” ready to ignite with the rapid spread of … Continue reading

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California pot shops provide Senior Shopping Hours

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Essential businesses are allowed to remain open during the coronavirus stay-at-home order – including cannabis shops that provide medicinal options. “I love weed. I smoke it,” said 77-year-old Major Barton. MORE

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His tinfoil hat must’ve had a hole in it

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A train engineer at the Port of Los Angeles was arrested Wednesday for allegedly derailing a locomotive at full speed near the USNS Mercy hospital ship being used to ease hospital beds during the coronavirus pandemic. … Continue reading

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Those who live by the sword… die by the gun

A police officer shot and killed a stabbing suspect who advanced on the officer with a sword in Pomona late Monday, authorities said. MORE

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AUBURN (CBS13) — Three people were arrested in Auburn over the weekend after a baby was taken to the hospital for a possible drug overdose. According to Auburn Police, a seven-month-old baby was taken to the hospital by its grandmother … Continue reading

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LA County sheriff abandons effort to close gun stores

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who was sued by gun-rights groups after trying to shut down firearms dealers in the wake of coronavirus concerns, said Monday that he is abandoning the effort. The sheriff said he’s … Continue reading

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California Announces 90-Day Waiver For Mortgage Payments

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Amidst this coronavirus crisis, there’s now an effort to avoid another California mortgage crisis. Governor Gavin Newsom announced an agreement with banks to allow three-month waivers on California mortgage payments by homeowners impacted by then coronavirus — … Continue reading

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Things are normal in Stockton, I see

STOCKTON (CBS13) – A man is in custody in Stockton after police said he chased a man down the street with a knife threatening to kill the victim. MORE

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Making California safer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. 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. The victims … Continue reading

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Don’t they know Governor Newsom grounded them to their houses?

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Deputies say three people were arrested Tuesday night in connection to a robbery at a Walgreens. According to the Placer County Sheriff’s office, two juvenile males entered the Walgreens on Douglas Boulevard in Granite Bay and … Continue reading

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Family values and all that

NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) — A man is under arrest on suspicion of striking and killing his own grandfather with a baseball bat in North Highlands. The incident happened Thursday night along the 3700 block of Bolivar Avenue. According to the … Continue reading

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Damn, what kind of kinky shit was he asking her for?

SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Deputies say a man was shot by a woman he was soliciting for prostitution in South Sacramento Wednesday night. MORE

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Things are finally getting back to normal in Sacramento

One person was injured in a shooting Wednesday night in south Sacramento, officials said. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said. Their condition is unknown. MORE

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Next up – padlocking people inside their homes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the immediate closure of parking lots at all state parks in response to people congregating at beaches, hiking trials and other state parks while California is under a stay-at-home order to mitigate the … Continue reading

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LA County Sheriff got kicked in the nuts

The Los Angeles County sheriff said Tuesday gun shops are not essential businesses and ordered deputies to make sure they were closed during the coronavirus crisis — a move that was contradicted hours later when the county’s top lawyer said … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti opened his daily briefing Tuesday recognizing what may have been the first teenage COVID-19 death in L.A. County and went on to announce actions against nonessential businesses that don’t close and a new portal for … Continue reading

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Cut ‘im loose, what harm could he possibly do?

An ex-convict designated as a “sexually violent predator” following a string of break-ins and sexual assaults in Ventura during the 1980s was released to live as a transient in a nearby unincorporated area this week after court officials deemed him … Continue reading

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