Tag: Riverside County

Gov. Brown Declares State Of Emergency For Holy Fire-Ravaged Riverside, Orange Counties

LAKE ELSINORE (CBSLA) — With thousands of people ordered to evacuate the area where the Holy Fire continues to burn out of control, Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for the counties of Riverside and Orange. The Holy Fire is just 5 percent contained as it burns into a fourth day, scorching 10,236 […]

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Lawsuit Seeks to Stop ‘Punitive and Ineffective Law Enforcement Program’ That Feeds the School-to-Prison Pipeline 

Photo: iStock Prior to a few years ago, I had never heard of a preschool student being suspended from school. The idea made no sense to me. How could a 3-, 4-, or 5-year-old child who is still learning the basics of sitting still for more than five minutes at a time possibly learn anything […]

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Is This a Youth Diversion Program or School-to-Prison Pipeline Feeder System? 

Photo: iStock Prior to a few years ago, I had never heard of a preschool student being suspended from school. The idea made no sense to me. How could a 3-, 4-, or 5-year-old child who is still learning the basics of sitting still for more than five minutes at a time possibly learn anything […]

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Incumbent LA, Riverside County Sheriffs Fail To Win Majority Votes

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Incumbent county sheriffs in Los Angeles and Riverside counties will have to battle to keep their jobs come November, while the man picked by the retiring Orange County sheriff won the office outright in Tuesday night’s election. Don Barnes picked up 51 percent of the vote to succeed Orange County Sheriff Hutchens, […]

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