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Californians banned state lawmakers from accruing pension benefits back in 1990 under Proposition 140, a measure that imposed term limits. ... Under pension enhancements approved back in 1999, California Highway Patrol officers were granted retirement as early as 50 with 90 percent of their peak ...
This storm, with combined moisture flows from Hawaii and southern tropical regions, was more intense than January`s rains in Southern California, the National Weather Service`s Seto said. The Rocky Butte area in San Luis Obispo County, north of Santa Barbara, has already received nearly 9 inches ... California mudslide

Protesters took to the streets of Sacramento, California, days after police killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark after mistaking his cellphone for a gun. Demonstrators .... A California Highway Patrol officer is confronted by a Black Lives Matter protester during a demonstration Thursday in Sacramento, California.
California officials are pushing through a $20,000 reward as they seek information about whoever pushed a boulder onto a highway, ultimately killing a man. ... The CHP is trying to find the person(s) who tossed a boulder onto the 134 Freeway, which killed a car passenger in Pasadena. ...
Armed law enforcement officers would be assigned to all school campuses in California at state expense under a measure that advanced Wednesday in ... out of committee on a 4-0 vote, with support also coming from Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale), a retired California Highway Patrol officer.
Onyx Media/Getty Images; CHP rescue a hiker in Sonoma County. ... The staff was able to pull together statistics through 2016 from the California Department of Housing and Community Development's website, which listed San Jose as 11th in total permits issued out of the 15 cities that make up the county.

In 1999 California passed Senate Bill 400, which retroactively increased pensions for the CHP (sound familiar?). At the time, CalPERS was well over 100 percent funded. Today, CalPERS is 68 percent funded, according to ($326 billion in assets vs. $477 billion liabilities). In 1999 ...
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The northern edge of a storm front that was threatening Southern California with torrential rains brought showers to the Bay Area, setting up a treacherous Tuesday evening commute. The National Weather Service forecasted a wet week for the Bay Area with the southern ...
Just before 7 a.m., the train engineer was reportedly able to reverse the long freight train and clear it of the railroad crossings through Santa Margarita. According to CHP, Highway 58 is no longer blocked by the train and traffic is returning to normal. It's unknown what cause the train to stop and block the ...
Members of the California Highway Patrol Color Guard present the colors at a Celebration of Life service, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Yountville, Calif., in remembrance of Dr. Jennifer Gray Golick, Christine Loeber and Dr. Jennifer Gonzales Shushereba and her unborn child, who were all killed by a ...
The California Highway Patrol will be cracking down on motorists who drive under the influence during the holiday weekend. "Don't let a day of celebration turn into a day of tragedy. If you drive impaired, you risk your life and the lives of others on the road," CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley said in a ...
Additional details on that investigation have not yet been released by California Highway Patrol. The program's six remaining residents were relocated ... The Pathway Home is an independent program housed on the grounds of the Veterans Home of California. Since its founding in 2008, it has provided ...
California Highway Patrol, King City area: Officer Brandon Smith; CHP, Monterey area: Officer Nicholas Marzullo; California Department of Corrections, ... of Monterey Police Department: Office Casey S. Murphy; Salinas Police Department: Officer Robert Miller; Sand City Police Department: Officer Matthew ...
There have been reports that Wong may have threatened one of the women, but Napa County officials and the California Highway Patrol have declined to ... California Highway Patrol Sgt. Rob Nacke said CHP and the Napa County Sheriff's Department shared responsibility for responding to the shooting.
A man is in custody after a hit-and-run accident that caused a fatality in Vista, the California Highway Patrol reported Saturday. ... CHP officers and San Diego County Sheriff's deputies searched for the vehicle and found it parked at a residence less than a quarter-mile from the accident, Latulippe said.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — CHP in San Francisco shut down the connector between southbound I-280 and southbound Highway 101 for several hours to investigate and armed robbery Friday afternoon, according to authorities. According to the CHP, at about 1:30 p.m., there was strong arm robbery on ...
President Trump will make his first visit to California next week since taking office, with planned stops in San Diego and Los Angeles. Expect demonstrations by protesters and supporters and possible traffic problems when his motorcade takes to the roads. Trump's visit to the state, which is viewed as the ...

A suspected gunman and three women he was believed to have taken hostage at a California veterans home were found dead Friday, nearly eight hours ... have to come before the public to give," Chris Childs, assistant chief of the California Highway Patrol Golden Gate Division, said at a news conference.
Highway connector reopens after CHP investigates armed-robbery ... connector in San Francisco was shut down Friday afternoon due to an investigation of an armed robbery, according to the California Highway Patrol. ... UPDATE: Residual Delays on Southbound I-280 to US-101 S in San Francisco.
Hostage negotiators had spent hours trying to contact the gunman at the facility north of San Francisco but were not able to do so, according to California Highway Patrol spokesman Robert Nacke. After the victims were found, investigators were left to determine when during the standoff the deaths occurred.
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Three workers for a program that treats veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder were found dead Friday along with the suspect who took them hostage in a daylong standoff at the largest veterans home in the U.S., officials said. The bodies of the four were discovered ... gunman California
Occurred at S State Highway 29/LAKEPORT Bl, Lakeport. TX TO CHP. Cellular E911 Call: Lat: 39.043629 Lon:-122.91664. Service Class: W911. Disposition: REFERRED TO ANOTHER AGENCY. ... Officer initiated activity at Lakeport Police Department, S Main, Lakeport. Disposition: REPORT TAKEN. gunman California
Last year, Joseph Salim Mourad, a music producer better known as Dj Klypso, was driving his Model S on Autopilot with his feet out of the window and was filmed while passing a California Highway Patrol on the 101 freeway in Los Angeles – pictured above. The officer gave Mourad a ticket for driving at an ... gunman California
California Gov. Jerry Brown accuses Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying and vows to fight the Trump administration's sanctuary lawsuit. Sessions, in remarks to a California police group in Sacramento, calls the state's sanctuary laws "unconstitutional." The attorney general says the pending lawsuit ... gunman California
A DJ who got busted for driving while on his cellphone, and with his FEET HANGING OUT THE WINDOW, just got off the hook because his car was self-driving and he was merely along for the ride. Grammy nominated producer, DJ Klypso, tells The Blast last year he was riding on the 101 freeway in his ... gunman California
The CHP San Francisco Twitter account posted a photo at 2:44 p.m. that showed smoke emanating from underneath the span. The post said that eastbound traffic was blocked. About 10 minutes later, the CHP reported that the fire was out but eastbound traffic lanes remained blocked due to first responders ... gunman California
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday sued to block California laws that extend protections to people living in the U.S. illegally, the ... Peace Officers' Association and groups representing police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys, narcotics investigators and the California Highway Patrol. gunman California
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The California Highway Patrol briefly evacuated a hotel along the Embarcadero in Oakland on Monday evening as they conducted a criminal ... CHP officials evacuated the Homewood Suites and blocked off several blocks of the Embarcadero as they looked for explosives. The CHP ... gunman California
A little after 6 p.m. the CHP received reports of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 880, CHP Officer Matthew Hamer said. When CHP ... CHP officers did not find a collision, but they received a call from Oakland police that good Samaritans had picked up the victim of a shooting walking along Highway 880. gunman California
... fence on the south side of the road, according to Tommy S. Riggin, California Highway Patrol public information officer. “It doesn't look like sobriety is an issue right now,” Riggin said. “We don't know if he fell asleep or whatnot.” The CHP report on the accident said Cardona suffered head and body trauma ... gunman California
... of S. Manthey Road in Lathrop and drove down to Stockton. The group took over the intersections of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Hunter Street, Main Street and Golden Gate Avenue and Pixie Drive and Kingsley Avenue, according to Stockton police. Aerial video from the California Highway Patrol ... gunman California
The arctic storm that moved throughout Southern California on Friday brought significant showers to punctuate one of the driest winters on record but was not ... between Grand View Drive and Pacific Coast Highway because of a mud and rockslide, said California Highway Patrol Officer Stephanie Norton. gunman California
27, 2018, file photo, Lantry Road became a difficult hill to climb as a winter storm left few inches of snow in Oak Hills area in Hesperia, Calif. Motorists are warned to stay off Northern California mountain roads as a major winter storm gaining strength Thursday, March 1, is expected to bring heavy snowfall ... gunman California
Image: California Highway Patrol. In an effort to try to catch the suspect(s) behind the attacks, CHP is using decoy buses on Interstate 280, which will have undercover CHP investigators posing as riders. The hope, Sanchez says, is that if the decoy buses are also attacked the agency can “[look] at damage ... gunman California
7 theft of less than $50 worth of copper pipe from a rooftop at the office, 501 85th Ave., led to tens of thousands of dollars' worth of damage at the DMV, forcing the California Highway Patrol to investigate. The DMV said flooding and roof damage was discovered when employees arrived the following ... gunman California
CONCORD (CBS SF) — A 5-year-old child was killed and her young brother and mother were injured when the family's SUV careened out of control Thursday morning on Kirker Pass and rolled down an embankment, according the California Highway Patrol. The CHP said the solo vehicle accident took ... gunman California
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A multi-vehicle crash on eastbound I-80 at the Berkeley Curve briefly shut down all lanes Thursday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. A Sig Alert was issued after CHP reports of the crash shortly before 1 p.m. on I-80 east of the I-580 connector in Oakland that ... gunman California
In this image from a dashboard camera provided by the California Highway Patrol is a closed section of Interstate 80 at Donner Summit Thursday, March 1, 2018, near Truckee, Calif. A major winter storm moved across Northern California on Thursday, bringing heavy snow and strong winds to the Sierra ... gunman California
OAKLAND (CBS SF) – California Highway Patrol officers pursued a suspect from Merced to Oakland on Wednesday night but the suspect ultimately got away and is still at large, a CHP spokesman said. At 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, Merced police asked the CHP for assistance in pursuing a vehicle that ... gunman California
KMIR went to the California Highway Patrol. ... "I called code enforcement, I called CHP, I called the sheriffs department and nobody seems to want to move it," said Steinwachs. ... Protocol according to California Highway Patrol is if the vehicle sits there for more than 72 hours, it can legally be taken away. gunman California
... multiple vehicles significantly backed up traffic Monday morning on northbound U.S. Highway 101 between Rohnert Park and Santa Rosa, a California Highway Patrol official said in a news release. In particular, there were two crashes involving "unusual circumstances," CHP Officer Jonathan Sloat said. gunman California
LIVERMORE, CA — A Livermore woman arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder and gross vehicular manslaughter following a deadly crash near Livermore on Nov. 22 was arraigned ... California Highway Patrol investigators arrested Davis at a home in Livermore Thursday afternoon. CHP officials said ... gunman California
SONOMA COUNTY, CA — A Mendocino County man was arrested early Tuesday after allegedly leading California Highway Patrol officers on a pursuit ... At 11:15 p.m., the suspect — identified by Ukiah Area CHP officials as 58-year-old Dennis Tober of Laytonville — reportedly yielded onto the Dutcher ... gunman California
SIMI VALLY, Calif. – A California Highway Patrol officer suffered serious injuries in a crash involving Justin Trudeau's motorcade last night. It happened just after the ... PHOTOS: PM Justin Trudeau's motorcade involved in an accident in California – Highway patrol officer in hospital. Unclear if there are other ... gunman California
SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA) — An officer with the California Highway Patrol who was part of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's motorcade while on his visit to California was injured in a crash Friday evening. The accident happened near East Easy Street and Madera Road in Simi Valley as the ... gunman California
In the photo above, the California National Guard's Adjutant General Maj. Gen. David S. Baldwin speaks with then-Acting California Highway Patrol Commissioner Warren Stanley before an air and ground survey of Northern California fires near Santa Rosa, California, Oct. 14, 2017. (Army National Guard ... gunman California
The Ventura County Fire Department says the crash involving California Highway Patrol officers happened shortly after Trudeau's motorcade left the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, where Trudeau gave a speech Friday night. One officer was hospitalized with moderate injuries. It's not ... gunman California
Some California highway patrol (CHP) investigation records, however, raise questions about the police's investigative tactics and communication with the TWP. Felarca's attorneys obtained numerous examples of CHP officers working directly with the TWP, often treating the white nationalist group as victims ... gunman California
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A good Samaritan was allegedly carjacked by the person she was trying to help, according to the California Highway Patrol. An officer came across a vehicle blocking traffic on Watt Avenue south of Elverta and saw a woman on the ground and another woman standing over her. gunman California
The problem that vacant properties create when the government takes private land is not new, but the massive scope of the bullet train project has birthed a problem unprecedented in recent California history: The current construction program is creating a corridor 100 feet or more wide through the Central ... gunman California


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