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[21 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
New California law redefines drug transport charge in effort to ease prison crowding Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 721, which narrows the definition of drug transport to drug possession with the explicit intention to sell.

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[10 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Menlo Park to deploy cameras in Belle Haven and license-plate readers in three police cars Menlo Park police will use technology to identify stolen or suspicious vehicles and to monitor Belle Haven neighborhood streets. But some are concerned about privacy and racial profiling.

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[16 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
San Jose tattoo removal program helps give troubled youth a fresh start San Jose’s Clean Slate program has been rehabilitating local young adults for nearly 20 years by offering them free removal of the tattoos that are preventing them from moving forward with their lives.

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[11 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Commercial real estate report and a look at school truancy’s ties to community crime [PODCAST] On this week’s Peninsula Report Radio show, Atul Singh, editor-in-chief of FairObserver.com, joins us to discuss North Korea, America and the warlike words that flow in both directions. In the midst of bluster and fear, what and how should the media report? Also this week, Peninsula Press reporter Anna Li gives us a Silicon Valley economic update through the lens of bricks and mortar — commercial real estate occupany rates are reaching record highs in the valley. And Alexei Koseff returns with an East Palo …

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[1 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
East Palo Alto targets school truancy in its anti-violence campaign This spring, the city’s battle to reduce crime and violence will take on an unexpected new front: junior and senior high school students who chronically miss school.

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[20 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara County to review immigration policy that became nationwide model Santa Clara County’s district attorney is asking law enforcement authorities to hold some immigrants so that federal officials can decide whether to deport them.

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[7 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Voters express mixed views on matters of life and death, Prop 34 and 36 Proposition 36, the Three Strikes Reform Act, passed with 68.6 percent of popular support. The death penalty repeal, Proposition 34, lost narrowly.

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[7 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Prop. 35 — crackdown on human trafficking wins landslide victory The measure cruised to an emphatic victory, as 81 percent of the more than 9 million votes cast favored enacting the legislation.

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[7 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Palo Alto medical marijuana measure is defeated Mayor says voters made the right choice.