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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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Newsom Appoints Rob Bonta as California’s First Filipino-American Attorney General
Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO — Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday appointed Filipino-American Assemblyman Rob Bonta, a progressive Democrat from Oakland, as California’s next attorney general. The appointment ends weeks of anxious speculation about who will fill the vacancy created when Xavier Becerra left to become...

California AG Asks Court to Intervene in Ballot Box Fight With State GOP
Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020

The California attorney general has asked a judge to enforce subpoenas served on the California Republican Party, to order the removal of unofficial ballot drop boxes placed across the state and to turn over the names of voters who used the boxes. This month, California Republicans arranged unofficial...

Water Supplier Temporarily Backs Out of Shasta Dam Deal
Friday, Nov 8, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Trump administration’s push to raise the Shasta Dam – and flood a protected river stretch in the process – suffered another blow Friday after a major California water supplier announced it was temporarily pulling out of the contentious deal. The project’s main investor, Fresno-based...

California AG Asks Court to Enforce Facebook Subpoena
Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a petition in the San Francisco Superior Court Wednesday requesting the court order Facebook Inc. to comply with an outstanding subpoena and investigative interrogatories issued by the AG on behalf of the People of California on June...

March 26: Webinar Aimed at Educating California Charitable Organizations
Thursday, Mar 21, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Wednesday an initiative to educate California charitable organizations. The initiative, Operation Donate with Honor, comes after Attorney General Becerra distributed more than 550 delinquency notices, and approximately 200 cease and...

State Supports Communities’ Climate Change Suit Against Chevron
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California’s attorney general is leading a multi-state coalition in support of San Mateo County’s suit to hold petroleum and coal companies accountable under state law for actions contributing to climate change and the resulting harms from sea-level rise and other effects. AG...

California AG, 19 Others Urge Feds to Block 3D Gun Printing
Monday, Jul 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined a coalition of 20 attorneys general Monday in urging the State Department and the Department of Justice to abandon a recent abrupt change in policy which would allow untraceable 3D printed weapons to become available without restriction. Joining...

Judge Tosses Most of Feds’ Lawsuit Against 3 California Immigration Laws
Monday, Jul 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO – U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez on Monday dismissed most of the federal government’s lawsuit seeking to invalidate three 2017 California immigration laws – SB 54, California Values Act; AB 103, relating to the review of detention facilities; and AB 450, the Immigrant Worker Protection...

AG Reports: Statewide Violent Crime Up, Property Crime Down in 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Monday released five annual criminal justice reports that show violent crime overall up by 1.5 percent and property crime down by 2.1 percent statewide over 2016. The reports, as well as raw data supporting each report, can be accessed via the...

Preliminary Injunction Secures DACA Renewals for At Least 45,000 Dreamers
Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement Monday following the publication of the latest quarterly report on DACA renewals, which the federal government is required to file as part of the preliminary injunction that California secured in January to preserve...

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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
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1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
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1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
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