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  • Q&A: Sacramento political analyst on Kavanaugh’s confirmation

    10/07/2018 2:48:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    KCRA-TV ^ | October 7, 2018 | Marlei Martinez
    'He has the power to shape the court for a generation' Chief Justice John Roberts and retired Justice Anthony Kennedy conducted the swearing-in for Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday. Kavanaugh’s addition to the Supreme Court comes after a tumultuous, monthslong confirmation process. Sacramento political analyst Steve Swatt weighed in on the impact of Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Q: How much is partisan politics affecting the Supreme Court? Swatt: That’s what a lot of people are concerned about, that the politics will in fact saturate the court. What is interesting is that in Brett Kavanaugh, the court now has a reliable staunch conservative...
  • Gavin Newsom Appears in 1st-grade Textbook with Abraham Lincoln, MLK

    09/26/2018 5:40:14 AM PDT · by DFG · 17 replies
    breitbart ^ | 09/26/2018 | Joel B Pollak
    Parents in a Sacramento, California suburban school district were shocked this week to discover that Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom, the Democratic Party candidate for governor in November, is portrayed in a first-grade textbook as a “champion for people’s rights.” The textbook celebrates Newsom alongside such icons as President Abraham Lincoln and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — apparently for his decision, as mayor of San Francisco, to recognize gay marriages in 2004.
  • How eight elite San Francisco families funded Gavin Newsom’s political ascent

    09/07/2018 8:39:50 AM PDT · by DFG · 10 replies
    LA Times ^ | 09/07/2018 | SEEMA MEHTA, RYAN MENEZES, MALOY MOORE
    Gavin Newsom wasn’t born rich, but he was born connected — and those alliances have paid handsome dividends throughout his career. A coterie of San Francisco’s wealthiest families has backed him at every step of his political rise, which in November could lead next to his election as governor of California. San Francisco society’s “first families” — whose names grace museum galleries, charity ball invitations and hospital wards — settled on Newsom, 50, as their favored candidate two decades ago, said Willie Brown, former state Assembly speaker and former mayor of the city.
  • ICE ‘surprise’ arrest in Sacramento courtroom could have chilling effect across state

    08/25/2018 8:54:38 PM PDT · by Mariner · 57 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | August 25th, 2108 | By Yesenia Amaro
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents entered Sacramento Superior Court last week and handcuffed an immigrant, making an arrest inside a courtroom that is considered a first of its type in the state, one that could have a chilling effect across California. “This will turn the judicial system on its head,” Sacramento attorney Charles Pacheco said. Pacheco said Wednesday’s arrest happened as a Sacramento Superior Court arraignment for his client, Yovanny Ontiveros-Cebreros, was concluding. Pacheco said ICE agents placed his client in handcuffs. Pacheco said he asked Superior Court Judge Lawrence Brown to step in, and Brown placed Ontiveros-Cebreros in the...
  • Unsavory Rot Uncovered In Catholic Dioceses

    08/16/2018 2:56:38 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/16/18 | Katy Grimes
    It’s not just Pennsylvania; something is rotten in Sacramento, California, but it is the men who are wrong, not the Church itself Outside of the Catholic Church, high-risk, sexually violent and repeat sex offenders are required to register on sex offender registries for life, and in California are listed on the Megan’s Law public website. Within the Catholic Church, homosexual priests are offered rehabilitation. Pedophile priests are moved to another parish and avoid prosecution. Why should or would Catholic parents send their children into harms way to Catholic schools inside Catholic parishes run by corrupted Bishops? The explosive news Tuesday...
  • ISIS Member Wanted in Murder in Iraq Is Arrested in Sacramento, U.S. Says

    08/16/2018 2:15:11 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 15, 2018 | Matt Stevens and Gabe Cohn
    Federal authorities said Wednesday they had arrested an Iraqi national and longtime member of Al Qaeda and the Islamic State who fled after killing an Iraqi police officer in 2014, eventually settling in Sacramento as a purported refugee. The man, Omar Ameen, 45, is wanted on a murder charge in Iraq and appeared before a federal magistrate judge in Sacramento on Wednesday soon after his arrest, the Justice Department said in a statement. He is to be extradited and will face trial in his home country, prosecutors said. Mr. Ameen has been a member of Al Qaeda in Iraq since...
  • Suspected Terrorist Living In Sacramento To Be Tried In Iraq For Killing Former Police Officer

    08/16/2018 8:41:48 AM PDT · by plain talk · 8 replies
    CBS Sacramnto ^ | August 15, 2018 | Shirin Rajaee
    A man was arrested in Sacramento on suspicion of a 2014 murder of a former police officer in Iraq believed to be carried out by the Islamic State. Omar Abdulsattar Ameen is expected to be extradited to Iraq. The government of Iraq has charged Ameen with premeditated murder that happened during an ISIS takeover of the Rawah District of the Al-Anbar Province. ISIS took control of the area on June 21, 2014, and the next day investigators say Ameen was part of a four-vehicle ISIS convoy that opened fire on a home of a former Iraqi police officer on June...
  • Suspected ISIS member arrested in Sacramento County, allegedly committed ‘most heinous crimes’

    08/15/2018 8:08:24 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 28 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | August 15, 2018 | Sam Stanton, Darrell Smith And Julia Sclafani
    Federal agents in Sacramento arrested a suspected ISIS member Wednesday on charges that he killed an Iraqi police officer in 2014 in the Rawah District of Al-Anbar province as fighters were taking over the town.
  • Two men identified in fatal fight on I-5; witnesses say one chased the other with a bat

    08/13/2018 8:09:29 PM PDT · by plain talk · 37 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | August 13, 2018 | Kellen Browning
    The two men who were killed early Sunday morning after a vehicle collision caused a fight on Interstate 5 in Natomas were identified Monday. Their vehicles hit each other in the northbound lanes of I-5 around 3:44 a.m., prompting the men to drive farther up the freeway near Del Paso Road, get out of their cars and fight, California Highway Patrol spokesman Mike Zerfas said. Jason Dykes of Sacramento was killed in the fight, the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office said. The Coroner’s Office identified the other man as Jose Rodriguez-Carrasco of Oroville. Witnesses said one man was chasing the other...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Bp. Jaime Soto Punishing Whistleblower Priests

    08/09/2018 8:18:26 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | August 7, 2018 | Anita Carey
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (ChurchMilitant.com) - A California bishop is under fire for persecuting priests that don't go along with their political agenda.  Bishop Jaime Soto, of the diocese of Sacramento, California, has been accused in a recent report of persecuting orthodox priests while protecting homosexual ones. Bishop Soto is an outspoken supporter of immigration rights, has called for sanctuary cities and supported Pope Francis' climate change narrative, he has also hosted pro-abortion and pro-LGBT politicians at the cathedral.  Church Militant spoke with David Leatherby Sr., a notable Catholic in the diocese and the father of ten children, 30 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren. One of his...
  • Black Lives Matter Protesters Crash Wedding Of Cop Linked To Stephon Clark Shooting

    08/07/2018 6:38:29 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    sacramento.cbslocal.com ^ | August 7, 2018 at 12:24 am | By Shirin Rajaee
    <p>SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — One of the two officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark was confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters on his wedding day.</p> <p>Sacramento police have not released the names of the two officers who opened fire on Clark on March 18 due to safety concerns. CBS13 has blurred the faces of the newly released video to protect their identities.</p>
  • Sikh man attacked, told to go back to country while posting campaign signs supporting GOP lawmaker

    08/06/2018 3:21:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/6/18 | Avery Anapol
    A Sikh man says he was attacked and told to “go back to [his] country” in an incident that police in California are investigating as a hate crime.Surjit Malhi, 50, told Sacramento’s CBS13 that he was beaten last week by two men, who also allegedly spray-painted his truck with hate symbols, while he was posting campaign signs in support of Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) in Stanislaus County.Malhi told the CBS affiliate that the men threw sand in his eyes and brutally beat him in the head, shoulders and neck, while shouting: “Go back to your country!”“It’s very scary, you know,”...
  • Conspiracy of Silence in Catholic Dioceses

    08/03/2018 9:45:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 66 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/03/18 | Katy Grimes
    The culture wars we are fighting are indeed as deep as the Catholic Church, but it's not limited to the Catholic Church, and it's not just a gay thing. Corruption wears many disguises, including liturgical garments. Don't let the robes fool you The conspiracy of silence in the Catholic Church over scandals involving sex, homosexuality, cover-ups, payouts, betrayal, and corruption have left many Catholics disillusioned and even angry. Corruption wears many disguises, including liturgical garments. As Part l of “Conspiracy of Silence in Catholic Dioceses”, I addressed, Sacramento Bishop Jaime Soto as one such cover-up agent, according to many area...
  • Sacramento Police Clear Occupy ICE Protest, Seize Gear

    08/01/2018 3:08:49 PM PDT · by BBell · 21 replies
    https://sacramento.cbslocal.com ^ | 7/31/18 | Lemor Abrams
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Police officers clad in riot gear raided an immigration protest on Tuesday. Officers temporarily shut down N Street between Sixth and Seventh streets and got right to work, lifting heavy pieces of furniture including beds and couches, and it all up into truck beds. “We’ve had complaints of their presence noise and inability to get through the sidewalk,” said Sacramento Police Capt. Norm Leong.Police say they collected what’s been “illegally stored” for the last five days. But activists say they were just protesting President Trump’s immigration policies, and claim what may have looked like a campsite...
  • Lawsuit Hearing To Remove Xavier Becerra as California Attorney General

    07/15/2018 10:20:35 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 49 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/15/18 | Katy Grimes
    Lawsuit Hearing To Remove Xavier Becerra as California Attorney General Should the powerful be allowed to ignore or change the laws they don’t agree with? Of course not. But that issue is at the heart of a lawsuit filed in May by former Attorney General candidate Eric Early against the unelected, appointed California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who is running to keep his office. The case was heard Friday morning in Sacramento Superior Court. When Becerra filed his election paperwork with the California Secretary of State, he represented that he was qualified for the position of Attorney General. However, according...
  • ‘Could he actually win?’ Dave Eggers at a Donald Trump rally (2016 flashback)

    04/30/2018 2:44:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | June 17, 2016 | Dave Eggers
    Is this the most dangerous campaign in history, or a surreal comedy act, playing to a crowd laughing too hard to listen? The US writer spends a day at a presidential rally I spent five hours at the Donald Trump rally in Sacramento, California, on 1 June. I spoke to and overheard dozens of the rally’s attendees, not as a journalist but as one ticketholder to another – I was dressed in jeans, workboots and wore a Nascar hat – and found every last one of the attendees to be genial, polite and, with a few notable exceptions, their opinions...
  • Students Beaten, Robbed By Teens Near Sheldon High School

    04/20/2018 9:19:40 AM PDT · by BBell · 29 replies
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – In the past few months, multiple teens claim they were jumped and stripped of their belongings. And today, while we were interviewing one of the victims, it happened again. “I thought I was gonna die at first ’cause they were just, like, stomping on me and kicking me for like a minute,” said a Sheldon High student. He was jumped by 12 teens as he walked home from school. “It just happened all right here,” he said. A freshman at Sheldon High who didn’t want to be identified said it happened last month as he left a...
  • Saint John’s Program For Homeless/Addicted Women Threatened by County Bureaucrats

    04/09/2018 12:39:38 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/09/18 | Katy Grimes
    It's time for Sacramento County to back down and allow success to happen with Sacramento's most vulnerable women through a proven program We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.—~Mother Teresa Today, American’s mental health institutions have become county jails. Especially in California, following the 2011 prison realignment which resulted in moving “non-violent” prisoners from state prisons down to county jails and letting the “non-violent” out of jails. And Propositions...
  • Producer gunned down outside recording studio may have been killed by music rivals, FBI say

    03/31/2018 11:58:02 PM PDT · by qaz123 · 48 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | 30Mar18 | Richard Winton
    On a Sunday night nine years ago, musician Kevin Robert Harris II was sitting in his parked car outside an Inglewood studio when a car pulled alongside him and opened fire, emptying numerous rounds into the promising young artist. Voviette Morgan, FBI special agent in charge of the criminal division in Los Angeles, said the number of rounds and different guns used "is significant ... (and) unusual in an investigation like this."
  • Mayor Lets BLM Take Over, Turn Sacramento City Council Meeting Into Riot

    03/28/2018 1:11:54 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/28/18 | Katy Grimes
    Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg lost control of the Sacramento City Council meeting Tuesday when Black Lives Matter activists turned the meeting into a riot. Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg lost control of the Sacramento City Council meeting Tuesday when Black Lives Matter activists turned the meeting into a riot. The council meeting was supposed to be an opportunity to address the recent police shooting of Stephon Clark, a 22-year old black male with a lengthy criminal record. The brother of Stephon Clark interrupted the Sacramento council meeting, took ahold of the microphone to attack the Sacramento cops who shot his brother,...