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Morning Splash: State’s Extra $6.6 Billion; Oakland Could Defund Gang Injunctions

May 17, 2011 | 7:41 am

Morning Splash: State’s Extra $6.6 Billion; Oakland Could Defund Gang Injunctions

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Jerry Brown recasts tax push, targeting California’s ‘wall of debt’ (Sacramento Bee) With state revenues rising, Gov. Jerry Brown reframed his call for tax extensions Monday, saying they are still necessary to help the state whittle down an accumulated “wall of debt.” The Democratic governor announced that California can count on $6.6 billion in surprise […]

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March 15, 2011 | 4:34 pm

Listen to Jeff Adachi and John Russo Debate Gang Injunctions

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Gang injunctions are a hot topic. The court hearing on Oakland’s proposed Fruitvale injunction against 40 alleged members of the NorteƱos gang drags on; City Attorney John Russo is at odds over the plan with anti-injunction activists; and Mayor Jean Quan has expressed lukewarm support at best for the tactic, while others in the city […]

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March 15, 2011 | 3:14 pm

Blog Beat: Are Gang Injunctions Working in SF?; 5 Issues to Watch at Oakland City Council Meeting

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The Snitch asks: Are gang injunctions working in San Francisco? From Oakland Local: 5 issues to watch at tonight’s Oakland City Council meeting If you haven’t heard yet: Start lining up for Britney Spears’ Castro concert at 9 a.m. on Sunday, March 27. That’s according to the Bay Area Reporter. A pro-choice videographer mocks five […]

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Morning Splash: Gang Injunction Supporters Speak Out; Return of Matt Gonzalez; Snow?

February 23, 2011 | 7:39 am

Morning Splash: Gang Injunction Supporters Speak Out; Return of Matt Gonzalez; Snow?

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Supporters of Oakland gang injunctions speak out at City Council committee hearing (Oakland Tribune) With a judge’s decision looming in the proposed Fruitvale district gang injunction, more than 100 people packed the City Council’s public safety committee meeting Tuesday in a long, heated debate over the issue. The injunction, which targets 40 adults accused by […]

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Morning Splash: Prop 8, Gang Injunctions, Pot Raids, SF School Choice, Borders Store Closings

February 17, 2011 | 8:01 am

Morning Splash: Prop 8, Gang Injunctions, Pot Raids, SF School Choice, Borders Store Closings

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California high court to rule on key Prop. 8 issue (SF Chronicle) The California Supreme Court has rejoined the battle over same-sex marriage, agreeing to decide the crucial question of whether sponsors of an initiative can defend it in court when state officials refuse to do so. The justices issued a unanimous order Wednesday granting […]

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Morning Splash: New Dog Restrictions in GGNRA Proposal, Oakland to Study Gang Injunctions

January 13, 2011 | 7:58 am

Morning Splash: New Dog Restrictions in GGNRA Proposal, Oakland to Study Gang Injunctions

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Federal plan would ban, leash dogs in many parks (SF Chronicle) Dog owners in the Bay Area will get their chance Friday to chew over a voluminous management plan for man’s best friend on Golden Gate National Recreation Area land – a proposal that would require dogs to be leashed in many areas where they […]

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