Richard Gonzales appears in the following:
Friday, May 17, 2013
As America's Cup officials investigate the tragic drowning of Olympian Andrew Simpson last week in San Francisco, some in the sailing community are questioning the safety of the ultra-fast high tech catamarans featured in the upcoming race.
Friday, May 03, 2013
California is in the midst of an effort to bring its prison population down, as ordered by the U.S. Supreme Court. California Gov. Jerry Brown has submitted a new plan to further reduce the number of inmates. But he's still striking a defiant tone toward the courts — saying he's done enough to address overcrowding concerns.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
California Gov. Jerry Brown is trying to end federal oversight of his state's prison system, with little success. Legal experts have compared his position to those of Southern governors who defied court orders to integrate public facilities in the 1950s.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Summerall was a former NFL player turned sports announcer who is best known for his football broadcasts with booth partner John Madden. Summerall also covered the Masters golf tournament and tennis.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
A judge has cleared the way for the city to file for Chapter 9 protection. And that sets up a fight between bondholders and the state pension system, who is first in line to get paid?
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
A federal judge says Stockton, Calif., may continue with its bankruptcy filing. The judge ruled Monday that the city does not have to take money from its pension obligations to pay its debts.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
In the aftermath of the Newtown school shooting, there's a raging public debate over placing armed guards in schools. Some say it's impractical, but about a third of American schools already have some kind of armed security. One school police officer in Stockton, Calif., finds the job is part protector, part mentor.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Oakland, Calif., is issuing municipal ID cards to anyone who can prove residency. It doubles as a debit card. Supporters say it will help residents who are poor, without a bank or undocumented. Immigration control advocates say the city is abetting illegal immigration.
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Richard Aoki, an early member of the Black Panther Party, gave the Panthers their first guns. He was a former soldier, a militant radical and, maybe, an FBI informant.