Marin Independent Journal
S.F. tenants' rights activists demonstrate outside the Marin home of alleged 'serial evictor'
The San Francisco housing crisis spilled over into Marin County Saturday with a demonstration outside the Strawberry Point home of a landlord protesters accused of being "a serial evictor."
"Orange is the New Black" author speaks to rapt crowd about prison life
Author Piper Kerman signing books for the County Jail's Women's Honor Farm book club while speaking at Cuesta College on Thursday.
The Jewish Journal
Many doubt report on Iranian-Jewish captives
Los Angeles-area Iranian-Jewish activists are expressing doubt about a recent report from the Israeli intelligence agency that a group of Jews fleeing Iran during the 1990s were, in fact, kidnapped and then murdered.
The Fresno Bee
Central San Joaquin Valley Sikhs call for end to bullying
And the hurtful actions: A shaving razor thrown at a Sikh boy who has a long beard, a rock thrown at a Sikh girl in her traditional dress.
Fresno County OKs $73K in fines for pot growers
FRESNO, Calif. -- Two Fresno County residents who grew marijuana at their homes have been fined a total of $73,000 under the county's new pot cultivation ban.
The Fresno Bee
Fresno County supervisors OK $73k in fines for pot growers
Under the county's new cultivation ban, which took effect in February, the county can fine residents $1,000 per plant found at their homes.