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Sheriff: Suspect Shot By Officer During Pot Grow Raid At Wildlife Refuge

Authorities say a Fish and Wildlife officer shot an armed suspect at a wildlife preserve south of Elk Grove Wednesday morning.


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Twitter Suing FBI, DOJ To Reveal Information About Surveillance Of Users

Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users.


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Nationwide Raids Target Synthetic Drugs Processed In Stockton And Millbrae

The Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday broadened its national crackdown on synthetic drug manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers as federal agents served hundreds of search and arrest warrants in at least 25 states.


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Safeway To Pay $600K Fine For Clean Air Violations

Grocery store chain Safeway, Inc. will pay a fine of $600,000 and has agreed to a nationwide reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from refrigeration equipment at its 659 U.S. stores.


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DOJ Proposes Shorter E-Books Injunction For Apple

Apple may face a reduced punishment for conspiring with publishers to raise e-book prices under a new proposal from the federal government.


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State Officials Investigating Use Of DOJ Helicopter At High School Football Game

State officials are investigating the use of a Department of Justice helicopter at a high school homecoming football game in Northern California.



Manteca Man Accused Of Bilking Stockton Company For Nearly $1 Million

A Manteca man was arrested Wednesday and accused of embezzling nearly $1 million from a Stockton company where he was in charge of accounts.


Drying marijuana plants are pictured in a barn south of Elk Grove during a raid by the state Department of Justice on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. (credit: Department of Justice)

More Than 1,300 Pot Plants Seized South Of Elk Grove

An illegal marijuana grow was discovered Monday morning and nearly 1,400 plants were seized south of Elk Grove.


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Opinion: Voter ID: A Good Idea

It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?


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Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.


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Opinion: Karl Rove’s Super PAC For Hire

Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.


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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.