State News

Veteran police officer Keith Boyer killed in line of duty

Update: (Whittier) The Whittier police officer slain earlier today has been identified as 25-year veteran Keith Boyer, according to Whittier Police Chief Jeff Piper. The wounded officer was identified as Patrick Hazel. L.A. County Sheriff's Lt. John Corina says the…

Oroville evacuees return home to find homes burglarized

A hazardous situation developed with the Oroville Dam emergency spillway. Officials feared that because of severe erosion and massive amounts of water sending downstream, the structure would fail. On Sunday, February 12th there was an immediate…

New legislation helps human trafficking victims get on their feet

 SACRAMENTO —(Thursday, February 16, 2017) –California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D- San Diego) and State Controller Betty Yee announced today their effort to allow victims of human trafficking to be compensated by the state crime victims fund for the income…

New proposal that would require schools to test water for lead

SACRAMENTO —(Wednesday, February 15, 2017) –California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) proposed regular testing for lead in the water systems at public schools and to shutter the unsafe water systems if high lead levels are discovered. Assembly Bill…

San Diego pursues the Raiders franchise

Lee Hacksaw Hamilton has the latest on the Chargers move to Los Angeles, The Raiders problems in Las Vegas and San Diego’s attempts to lure the Raiders here….

Could California really become its own country?

SAN DIEGO - A group has proposed to separate California from the rest of the country with a petition. A total of 500,000 signatures are needed by July 2017 along with an initial vote. Many official focus on…