In Case You Missed It Archive

Modesto Bee: Fingers pointing over courthouse construction crisis

July 18, 2016
…“Had this problem been brought to the attention of lawmakers in April, we are confident that bipartisan action could have been taken to address the funding shortfall,” reads the bipartisan letter. It was signed by Assembly members Kristin Olsen and Adam Gray, and Sens. Cathleen Galigiani, Anthony...

Merced Sun-Star: Gang violence prevention money headed to Merced

June 28, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown approved the state budget Monday that includes the $4.5 million championed by Merced-area elected officials to fight gang violence and other law enforcement issues.

The Californian - Salinas to receive $5.5M from state for public safety

June 24, 2016
The city of Salinas expects to receive $5.5 million from the state of California to help tackle crime.

Merced Sun-Star: Merced-area leaders discuss gang violence prevention

June 23, 2016
Better information-sharing and increased prevention efforts are part of a plan unveiled Friday by elected officials and law enforcement agents who said they are determined to attack gang violence in Merced County.

Revenge Porn' Law Sees First Conviction In California

December 3, 2014
Huffington Post - A man who posted nude photos of his ex-girlfriend without her consent on her employer’s Facebook page is the first person to be convicted under California’s “revenge porn” law, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office reported Monday.

California's revenge porn law, which notoriously didn't include selfies, now will

August 27, 2014
The Washington Post - A California bill expanding the definition of “revenge porn” to include selfies has passed the state legislature and is headed for Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) desk.

Norman C. Groot: Cannella bill will ease river channel maintenance

March 21, 2014
Monterey Herald - Monterey County Farm Bureau is supporting SB 1398 authored by state Sen. Anthony Cannella, the Salinas River Environmental Stability Act, which will ease maintenance of the Salinas River channel in Monterey County.

Anthony Cannella: Reforms needed to make UC affordable

November 5, 2013
Merced Sun-Star - As a father of four, I know how difficult it can be for working and middle-class families to save enough each month to send their children to a four-year college, even if they plan ahead. In Sacramento, I’m committed to bipartisan efforts that will make California’s universities...

California Sees Gridlock Ease in Governing

October 18, 2013
New York Times - the past month, California has been the stage for a series of celebrations of unlikely legislative success...

'Revenge porn' may soon be a crime in California

August 26, 2013
Los Angeles Times - In that innocent age before smartphones and laptops, perhaps the nastiest public revenge that a spurned beau could take was writing “for a good time call …” with his ex’s phone number on a men’s room wall (in the interest of gender fairness, a man's number might also have been...