Ban On Chokeholds Among California Criminal Justice ReformsSpurred by the slayings of George Floyd and other Black people in police custody across the country, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday banned certain chokeholds as he approved several new laws designed to increase oversight of the criminal justice system.
BLM Group Gathers Early At Capitol For Breonna Taylor; Another Group Protests Saturday EveningA group of Black Lives Matter protesters from Manteca marched around the California State Capitol in downtown Sacramento on Saturday morning as a result of the Breonna Taylor grand jury decision, and separate demonstrations occurred during the night.
Capitol ‘Remodel’ Permit Quietly Filed For Area Where Columbus Statue StandsCBS13 has learned the Christopher Columbus statue inside the California Capitol building could be moved out as early as Tuesday morning.
Davis Councilmember Proposing Replacing ‘Police’ With ‘Community Safety Department’"It sends a signal that we’re serious," Councilmember Will Arnold said.
L'Oreal To Remove Words Like "Whitening" And "Fair" From Its ProductsL'Oreal, the world's largest cosmetic and beauty company, announced on Friday that it will stop using words like "whitening" and "fair" in describing its products.
Sacramento Councilmember Proposes 'How’s My Policing' Decals For Police CarsIt’s a first-of-it’s-kind idea proposed by Sacramento councilmember Allen Warren.
Sacramento Won’t Prosecute 43 People Cited On First Night Of CurfewPeople cited for violating curfew on the first night the ordinance went into effect in Sacramento earlier in June are getting a reprieve, city officials say.
Northern California City Named After Confederate General Considers Name ChangeFort Bragg in Mendocino County is responding to the public outcry to drop its Confederate name.
Modesto-Area Firefighters Placed On Leave After Posting 'All Lives Splatter' Anti-Protest MemeThe meme was posted on social media by a battalion chief with the West Stanislaus County Fire Protection District and a firefighter with the Modesto Fire Department.
Lincoln Police Bans Use Of Controversial Carotid HoldThe Lincoln Police Department is the latest local police department to stop using the carotid hold in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
Woodland Police Joins Sacramento And Davis In Getting Rid Of Controversial Carotid HoldAnother local police department has suspended the use of the carotid hold.
Downtown Sacramento Falls Quiet Amid Curfew; Businesses Ready For Return To NormalAs nationwide protests of police brutality and the death of George Floyd continue to unfold, Friday night in downtown Sacramento was a bit quieter.
2 Artists Aim To Beautify Buildings Boarded Up From Sacramento ProtestsTwo artists want to paint a different portrait of the Sacramento protests.
'Remain Vigilant': West Sacramento City Officials Lift CurfewCity officials announced on Friday that the curfew instituted in West Sacramento has been lifted.
Newsom: California Cities Should End Use Of National GuardGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday urged mayors and other local authorities around the state to end reliance on the National Guard and curfews to help deal with policing of protests over the death of George Floyd.