El Cajon Police Shoot and Kill Unarmed Man
A police officer with the city of El Cajon shot and killed an unarmed black man on Tuesday. El Cajon Police Chief Jeff Davis said an officer responded to calls from a woman who said her brother was "not acting like himself." Several dozen protesters gathered around the El Cajon police department.
Booming Marijuana Industry Creates Unlikely Union in Trinity County
If the polling holds up, Californians are likely to pass Proposition 64 in November, legalizing recreational marijuana. Cannabis cultivation is already a mainstay in the Emerald Triangle counties of Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity. But it's also a source of tension. Efforts to protect the community against an influx of outsiders are bringing together people who've been at odds for decades: environmentalists and their mortal enemies, loggers.
State Weighs Closure of Humboldt County Nursing Homes
By the end of the day Wednesday, the state Department of Public Health should decide if three skilled nursing homes in Humboldt County have met state criteria to close. Some 190 frail and elderly residents might have to relocate, about 150 of them out of the county. The facilities are owned by Los Angeles-based Brius Healthcare Services, which owns five of the six nursing homes in the County and many more around the state.