Civil Rights Groups Sue Kern County School District Over Disciplinary Actions
A coalition of civil rights groups are suing the Kern County high school district over disciplinary actions they say unfairly target black and Latino students.
Proposition 47: Reducing Some Nonviolent Crimes to Misdemeanors
California voters are being asked this fall to decide whether six non-violent crimes should be downgraded from a felony to a misdemeanor. Prop 47 signals a further shift from the state's historic tough-on-crime stance.