An assembly bill that would allow California Community Colleges to receive full funding for courses offered in correctional institutions, AB1271, has passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee with strong bipartisan support (12-1). According to [...]
By D. Demond King, The Redemption Center Recent legislation in Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana use is being touted as a “springboard” by many supporters of the nation’s burgeoning pro-pot movement. Ma
After 30 years of service, Douglas L. Bragg is retiring from his current position as director, Oakland Regional Office, United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Bragg has had the responsibility of overseeing services for California’s [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has announced a $2.1 billion multistate and federal settlement with Ocwen Financial Corporation and Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC (Ocwen) over alleged mortgage servicing misconduct.
Funds for workforce training are now available from the Employment Training Panel (ETP). The funds originate through employer contributions into the Unemployment Insurance Fund, and are intended to address the training needs of private, for-profit [...]
Lawyers from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) are urging a federal judge to grant class action status to a lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement in California prisons.
Teveia Barnes, a Marin County resident, has been recently appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as executive director of the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Barnes, [...]