Former Fresno Deputy Police Chief Sentenced for Drug Crimes
A high-profile case involving drugs, a stash of cash, wiretaps and Fresno’s former number-two cop has come to an end, for now. Yesterday a federal judge sentenced one-time deputy police chief Keith Foster to 4 years in prison.
Political Pressure Leads to Changes in Legislative Harassment Policy
The California Senate is changing the way it investigates sexual harassment claims. The move comes as Los Angeles Senator Tony Mendoza faces multiple harassment allegations.
Scientists Discover Plants Never Seen Before on One of the Channel Islands
Beginning in the early 1900s, scientists thought they had surveyed all the plants they could find on San Nicholas, one of California’s Channel Islands, off the coast of Santa Barbara. But more than 100 years later, researchers have discovered many plants never seen on the island before.
When UC Santa Cruz was offered a trove of photos a soldier stationed on Okinawa took in 1952, one of their history professors jumped on the offer. Then he took students to the island to seek out the exact places where Captain Charles Gail shot his photos, and found some of the people he photographed are still alive, or at least, remembered by people alive today.