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McGeorge students make law – and history

McGeorge students make law – and history

Revenge porn victims can get offensive material taken off the Internet using a pseudonym. Child care centers can consider job applicants' arrest warrants in hiring decisions. Prisoners can seek a new trial if the scientific evidence that convicted them is later discredited. And police will get training to recognize signs of elder abuse.

Californians won these new rights and protections thanks to four bills developed by students at Pacific McGeorge School of Law and signed into law by Gov. Brown.  

"It is rewarding to have our students not only studying the law on the books in the nation's most important state capital, but also helping to put those laws on the books," said Francis J. Mootz III, dean and professor of law at McGeorge.  

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Brothers sentenced in deadly shootout in front of Sacramento barbershop


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A judge has sentenced two brothers to more than 50 years to life in prison each in a shootout at a Sacramento barbershop that killed two people, including a mother shielding her toddler.

The Sacramento Bee reports that a judge issued the sentences against 28-year-old Lonnie Mitchell and 23-year-old Louis Mitchell on Friday.

Authorities say the Mitchells and a rival group headed by a man named Marvion Barksdale got into a shootout at the Fly Cuts & Styles barbershop on Dec. 14, 2010. Thirty-year-old Monique Nelson was killed while protecting her 2-year-old son. Barksdale also died.

A man on the Barksdale side who fired the bullet that killed Nelson, 35-year-old James Leo Carney III, was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 21 years in prison. Carney claimed he shot in self-defense.

Japanese Culture Lesson

Japanese Culture Lesson
Japanese Culture Lesson
10-24-2014 - 10-24-2014
Sacramento Public Library
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): Fri 3:30pm-4:30pm
Members of the Japanese National Honor Society will present a special program on Japanese culture 
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Prepare to get HalloWILD at Micke Grove Zoo!

Prepare to get HalloWILD at Micke Grove Zoo!

San Joaquin County, CA – From 10AM-3PM on Saturday, October 25 Micke Grove Zoo will be taken over by miniature ghosts, goblins, and Disney’s Frozen characters for its annual Halloween event, “HalloWILD.” Hosted by the Micke Grove Zoological Society, HalloWILD is a safe, family-friendly event including Halloween and animal themed games, crafts, trick-or-treat stations, and live animal presentations.

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VOTE for 'Breakfast in My Neighborhood' on Halloween

VOTE for 'Breakfast in My Neighborhood' on Halloween

With 'Breakfast in My Neighborhood' News10 viewers get a chance to decide where News10 Mornings traffic reporter Melissa Crowley will be broadcasting live from 5-7 a.m. on Halloween, Friday, October 31.

The voting starts Friday, September 24 and ends Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m.

This week's Halloween picks are:

Top 5 Bars to Watch the 2014 World Series

Top 5 Bars to Watch the 2014 World Series

By Laura Braden

Originally posted: October 23, 2o12

Updated: October 16, 2014!

Did you hear that the San Francisco Giants are in the 2014 World Series?

As someone who has lived all over the country but never in a “baseball town,” I am stoked to see Midtown come alive as we root for and celebrate our friends in the City by the Bay.

And if you’re not able to score tickets or a seat on the shuttle party bus to/from the city, here are my top five picks for the best bars to watch the games…

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University of the Pacific Pres. Pamela A. Eibeck named AICCU chair

University of the Pacific Pres. Pamela A. Eibeck named AICCU chair

Pamela A. Eibeck, president of University of the Pacific, has been named the new chair of the executive committee of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, an organization that has represented the state’s 77 private nonprofit colleges and universities since 1955.

Eibeck’s two-year term begins Oct. 24. She succeeds Pepperdine University president Andy Benton.

“California’s partnership with its private nonprofit colleges and universities has played a pivotal role in making our state a symbol of innovation across the globe,” Eibeck said. “Over the course of nearly 60 years, AICCU has made tremendous strides for higher education, and I look forward to the challenges and rewards of continuing that effort during my tenure.”