Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez of San Diego announced Wednesday a bill that would exempt diapers from the state’s sales tax. Gonzalez says the move could save California families up to $100 per child a year.
Enriquez has been in prison since 1993 serving a sentence of 20 years-to life in prison for two murders, multiple assaults and conspiracy to traffic in controlled substances.
The “misinformed” public address system announcement apparently arose from police activity outside Terminal 2, where officers had pursued an unarmed driver to the departures level after responding to an emergency call around 9 a.m. that he may be trying to commit suicide off airport property, LAX Police Sgt. Belinda Joseph said.
The mother of four and former California nurse gave her 14-year-old daughter a driving lesson in a nearby school parking lot and was driving back home when she had a near-collision with another vehicle Thursday night, police said.
Concord police Lt. Tim Runyon says the carjacker ordered the victim at gunpoint to drive him to another location, where he forced the owner out of the car. Runyon says the carjacker tried to drive off, but gave up when he couldn’t operate the manual transmission.
“We’re really working to convince the state this is not a murder case,” defense attorney Walter Todd said after a brief court hearing Thursday in Marion County. “There are other possibilities – criminally negligent homicide, manslaughter in the second degree … there are many other options.”
Alan Dean Edwards, 46, of Lancaster, his 9-year-old son, Erick Dean Edwards, and 5-year-old daughter, Alona Marie Edwards, all died in the crash on Interstate 5 around 1 a.m. Monday.
A California appeals court has struck down a state law that requires the collection of DNA from anyone arrested on suspicion of committing a felony.
A decade of financial data posted by Controller John Chiang on his open-data website, ByTheNumbers.sco.ca.gov , shows that the state’s 130 public pension systems are carrying $198 billion in unfunded liability in 2013, compared with $6.3 billion of unfunded liability in 2003.
Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient’s bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.
Anthony Sullivan, 72, asked federal immigration authorities in Los Angeles to reopen a petition filed by his late husband Richard Adams so Sullivan can be awarded residency as the surviving spouse of a U.S. citizen, immigration attorney Lavi Soloway said.
A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.