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Planning to sell or purchase a firearm in California?

It's difficult to have a conversation about firearms in America without prompting contention. Many people in California agree with millions of others in the nation who strongly support their right to bear arms as protected under the Second Amendment in the Constitution. Although there are those who espouse views that claim gun ownership and gun violence are closely linked, others understand that most gun-owning individuals adhere to state and federal regulations regarding such matters and buy, sell, possess and use firearms without ever encountering trouble with the law.

Doctor convicted for writing fraudulent prescriptions

On Sept. 20, a doctor in California was convicted of 17 felony charges of unlawfully prescribing controlled substances without a medical need. A jury took two hours to deliberate before reaching a guilty verdict. At his upcoming sentencing hearing, the 44-year-old Rancho Palos Verdes doctor could be sent to prison for as long as 13 years and four months.

California crime statistics show several crime trends

The California attorney general released four crime reports on July 1 in an effort to promote transparency in the state. The reports that were made public include the state's overall crime rate, hate crime rate and homicide rate. In addition, a report related to juvenile justice was also released to the public. Among the findings were a decrease in robberies and aggravated assaults between 2010 and 2015.

California crime statistics show several crime trends

The California attorney general released four crime reports on July 1 in an effort to promote transparency in the state. The reports that were made public include the state's overall crime rate, hate crime rate and homicide rate. In addition, a report related to juvenile justice was also released to the public. Among the findings were a decrease in robberies and aggravated assaults between 2010 and 2015.

Police and prison guards are fighting marijuana legalization

Two groups in California are fighting against the pending legalization of recreational marijuana use, and their opposition to the law is hardly surprising. Police and prison guard groups in the state have raised nearly half of all of the money being used to oppose the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which will be put before voters in November.

Police and prison guards are fighting marijuana legalization

Two groups in California are fighting against the pending legalization of recreational marijuana use, and their opposition to the law is hardly surprising. Police and prison guard groups in the state have raised nearly half of all of the money being used to oppose the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which will be put before voters in November.

Young man who called 911 for Prince may face charges

A consultant for his dad's California addiction clinic, the young man who called and reported Prince's apparent death to authorities may now be in hot water in Minnesota. He was sent to Prince's Minnesota home with suboxone, which is used to help ease the pain associated with withdrawal from opiates.

Young man who called 911 for Prince may face charges

A consultant for his dad's California addiction clinic, the young man who called and reported Prince's apparent death to authorities may now be in hot water in Minnesota. He was sent to Prince's Minnesota home with suboxone, which is used to help ease the pain associated with withdrawal from opiates.

2 charged with drug offenses following investigation

On April 28, two California residents were taken into custody following an investigation into drug activity that was allegedly taking place in Los Altos near the Mountain View border. One of the individuals was a 24-year-old woman while the other was identified as a 44-year-old man.

2 charged with drug offenses following investigation

On April 28, two California residents were taken into custody following an investigation into drug activity that was allegedly taking place in Los Altos near the Mountain View border. One of the individuals was a 24-year-old woman while the other was identified as a 44-year-old man.