They didn't take money or marijuana--they took people. On the afternoon of July 31, and well into the evening, Santa Ana Police Department raided ("attacked," according to some) dispensaries, detaining and processing approximately 80 dispensary owners, employees, and medical marijuana patients. They ... More >>
See Update No. 2 at the end of this post on the Orange City Council repealing the sign requirement in its Halloween ordinance. Update No. 1 was on the city attorney recommending that action. ORIGINAL POST, SEPT. 18, 6:10 P.M.: A federal lawsuit was filed today challenging a city of Orange ordinance ... More >>
The revelations of massive internet surveillance brought to light by whistleblower Eric Snowden has launched what's being called the "Restore the Fourth" movement with actions planned nationwide. Angered by what has been reported in the The Guardian by Glenn Greenwald regarding the US National Secur ... More >>
When the DA declines to prosecute bad cops, the only justice families can get is financial
Theresa Ann Jones clearly wasn't happy in her August 12, 2011 mug shot.On that day, police in Orange County stopped a vehicle leaving a motel parking lot known for drug activity.Because the driver had no valid license, the cops took him into custody and were going to let Jones take the vehicle.
[Moxley Confidential] And all they have to say is 'We're here investigating something'
This weekend I got a DUI. The way the cop stopped me seemed weird to me though. He said he pulled me over for speeding. I knew I wasn't speeding because I saw him behind me and when I asked how fast I was going he said 66 mph!!! He immediately started asking me questions about how much I ha ... More >>
UPDATE, NOV. 23, 8:28 A.M.: The Laguna Hills City Council on Tuesday night approved on first reading an ordinance banning registered sex offenders from city parks and, if homeowner associations request to join in, their private parks as well.The city will join La Habra, Westminster, Yorba Linda, ... More >>
Big Brother is not only watching you, he can answer in the affirmative, "Can you hear me now?" The American Civil Liberties Union would like to know how much he's listenening, and by "he," I mean "your local cop shop."The Communist Par . . . er, ACLU of California announced today that demands wer ... More >>
For the UC Irvine School of Law's first-ever Supreme Court Review Wednesday, the assembled panel was saddled with a reportedly "boring" 2010-2011 term. Fortunately, the legal all-stars who enlightened about 170 lunching students, lawyers and professors on campus (and an equal number watching the ... More >>
But what's been unearthed reveals a culture of cruelty
That's not "us" in the post title, that's U.S. As in the U.S. federal government. Because according to a Cnet News story (found via TPMmuckracker.com), while your boss may never find out what you're really doing with your computer when you should be working, the feds just might. Th ... More >>