In a race between two Democrats, Tony Thurmond beat Elizabeth Echols with 54 percent of the vote for the 15th District of the California Assembly. District 15 includes 11 cities between the southern edges of [...]
By Post Staff and news reports California approved a major shift against mass incarceration on Tuesday in a vote that could lead to the release of thousands of state prisoners.
The San Leandro Police Department has been awarded a four-year, $500,000 grant through the United States Department of Justice – Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program.
It was with a heavy heart that I watched the events unfold in Ferguson, Missouri. You hear it in the news – another young African American shot – but usually his name is left out [...]
In 2013, police killed 400 people in the United States. Most died with barely a blip on the world’s screen. Michael Brown’s death was not unique. He was African American, young, male – and unarmed.
Uber and Lyft announced their removal of opposition and revealed their support of Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla’s AB 2293 last week. Throughout the process, both companies adamantly opposed the measure, which would address the dangerous gap [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, along with the U.S. Department of Justice and state partners, has announced a settlement with Bank of America to resolve federal and state civil claims related to Bank of America’s [...]
As a black Republican I have so much I want to share; debate; explore and examine with you. Our weekly conversations will go all the way from the genesis of the Republican Party up to [...]
Congresswoman Lee hosted a Regional Economy Development Forum on Monday featuring U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker. The forum focused on generating greater regional economic development including job creation, business growth and available resources for [...]
This year marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act. The law was quickly followed by the Voting Rights Act, which immediately had an impact on one of the [...]