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Saturday Jul 23 | via The Raw Story
Richard "Pedie" Perez was shot and killed by Officer Wallace Jensen of Richmond, California during a 2014 scuffle. Now Jensen has retired from the police department. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via Los Angeles Times
The oldest park ranger in the U.S. received a new presidential commemorative coin Sunday to replace one that was stolen last month during a violent home invasion robbery in Richmond, Calif. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell gave Betty Reid Soskin, 94, the coin and letter from President Obama during a speech at the 72nd Anniversary of the Port Chicago Disaster at the Concord Naval Weapon Station. Comment?
Saturday Jul 16 | via Loudoun Times
As a kid, he went by the name "Jersey Joe," identifying more with mob movies and culture than his father's Iranian heritage. Comment?
Saturday Jul 16 | via CBS Local
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Friday Jul 15 | via High Country News
Healed but still bearing "bruises internally" two weeks after she was beaten and robbed at her condominium in Richmond, California, Betty Reid Soskin, the country's oldest park ranger at 94, returned to work at Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park on Tuesday. "The experience took something away from me, and I'm still trying to measure that," Soskin said, addressing a roomful of reporters, park ranger and supporters during a press conference at the national park unit. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via Blue Maumau
SAN FRANCISCO A federal judge in California has granted class action certification for employees who worked at restaurants owned by a five-unit McDonald's franchisee, in a case alleging the company violated various labor laws. In hearing the judge's July 7 decision, worker plaintiff Yadira Rodriquez exclaimed, "McDonald's abusive practices aren't a problem just for my family and me, but for workers across California. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via Inside Bay Area
A man suspected of stealing candy and beer from Walgreens at 10 a.m. "took a fighting stance" when confronted by the manager "and told her he was going to kill her" before fleeing, police said. TRESPASSING -- Nine students from El Cerrito High School were detained by police in the rear yard of a vacant home at 2:30 p.m. by police responding to reports of a residential burglary in progress. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via San Jose Mercury News
A 26-year-old man has been charged with murdering a man who called 911 last week as he was dying from a stab wound. Keylen Malik Dunn, of Richmond, was arrested Saturday night after police identified him as a suspect in the slaying of 38-year-old Eaen Hale. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via Stars and Stripes
In Dallas this week, President Barack Obama spoke movingly of the five officers killed after a protest. The president spoke beautifully of these officers' acts of service, charity and good will, and he honored how bravely they placed themselves between a gunman and the people who had come to defend their constitutional rights. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via The Washington Post
Nick Selby is a Texas police detective and the lead researcher on the StreetCred Police Killings in Context data project. President Obama relayed a message of hope and perseverance while delivering remarks at the memorial service for the five Dallas police officers killed by a sniper July 7. In Dallas this week, President Obama spoke movingly of the five officers killed after a protest. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
The nation's oldest full-time park... . National Park Service Ranger Betty Reid Soskin, right, is embraced by a volunteer Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via The Campbell Reporter
Slowly, steadily, Betty Reid Soskin stepped into her workplace Tuesday morning, returning to a building that celebrates women who displayed stereotype-busting strength and courage during World War II. "I've had a hard time marking time until I could be among the people I work with," said Soskin, 94, who on June 27 was beaten in her second-floor Richmond apartment during a brazen home invasion. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 12 | via SFBay
A 94-year-old woman who was viciously attacked in her Richmond apartment last month made a triumphant return Tuesday morning to the historical park where she serves as the nation's oldest full-time park ranger. Betty Reid Soskin had her first day working Tuesday at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond since she was assailed by an intruder on the night of June 27. Grinning colleagues were lined up and flanked by media as Soskin was greeted at the park's visitor's center and asked to address a crowd. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via SFGate
Police arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 38-year-old man Friday night in Richmond. Police arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 38-year-old man Friday night in Richmond. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via The Campbell Reporter
A Richmond man died after being stabbed Saturday, and an associate has been arrested on suspicion of causing his death, police said. Hale, 38, called police around 6:45 p.m. after being stabbed in the upper torso, Richmond police spokesman Lt. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via SFGate
Nearly two years after an unarmed man was shot and killed by a police officer in Richmond, his father says that the investigation that determined the cop acted in self defense left out witnesses who disputed the police account of the shooting. Richard Perez, 24, was shot three times by Richmond Police Officer Wallace Jensen outside of a liquor store in 2014. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via KRON 4
Contra Costa County District Attorney's officials offered rationale behind the decision not to charge a Richmond police officer who killed an unarmed man during a 2014 incident in a report released on Friday. The report provided an account of what led to Richmond police Officer Wallace Jensen shooting 24-year-old Richard "Pedie" Perez outside a liquor store on Sept. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via SFGate
Contra Costa County district attorney Mark Peterson penned a letter Thursday offering an unusual step-by-step account into why his office has refused to charge a Richmond police officer in the 2014 killing of a man outside a liquor store. Peterson sent the letter to Richmond Mayor Tom Butt and City Council members explaining why his office had declined last year to charge Richmond Police Officer Wallace Jensen in the shooting death of 24 year-old Richard Perez. Comment?
Saturday Jul 2 | via Inside Bay Area
Lara Smith fires her Devil Dog Arms DDA-15B, a .223 Remington/5.56mm NATO caliber, semi-automatic rifle, on a target range at the Richmond Rod & Gun Club in Richmond, Calif., on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Smith, a lawyer is also vice president of The Liberal Gun Club. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via NewsOne
Betty Reid Soskin was the victim of a brutal robbery on Monday when an unidentified man beat her and stole a coin given to her by President Obama. The 94-year-old park ranger was the victim of a brutal attack earlier in the week when an unidentified man broke into her apartment, punched her several times and stole precious items, including a coin she received from President Barack Obama last Christmas. Comment?
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