Richard Gonzales

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Family of Kate Steinle Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Friday, May 27, 2016

The suit alleges San Francisco's "sanctuary city" immigration policies led to Steinle's death, allegedly at the hands of a man in the U.S. illegally. It also blames two federal agencies.


San Francisco Police Department Embroiled In Another Text Messaging Scandal

Friday, April 29, 2016

There are new allegations of racist and homophobic text messages shared by officers in the San Francisco Police Department. Three officers have resigned, another is under investigation, and nearly 200 convictions are being reviewed. The scandal is the second of its kind in the past year, and it comes amid other charges of police misconduct in the famously liberal city.


Youth And The English Language Define U.S. Latino Population

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Nearly 6 in 10 Latinos are millennials or younger, and most report speaking English at home. The trends are noted in a Pew Research Center report, which says they follow a slowing of immigration.


For Same-Sex Married Couples In America, A Historic Tax Day

Thursday, April 14, 2016

This tax season marks the first time that every married couple in the U.S. can file both state and federal taxes together, after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex unions across the land last year.


Immigrant Felons And Deportation: One Grandmother's Case

Saturday, April 09, 2016

President Obama says his administration seeks to deport immigrant "felons, not families." But some immigrants with criminal records may still have a strong case for remaining in the United States.


Lawsuit Says Some Immigrants Are Locked Up Because They're Poor

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Civil liberties groups allege the U.S. government incarcerates some immigrants because they can't afford to pay bond. They would be eligible to be free while waiting for their court date.


To Reduce Gun Violence, Potential Offenders Offered Support And Cash

Monday, March 28, 2016

A city in California adopted an innovative program to stop violence: offering potential criminals support services and cash for good behavior. Since then, the murder rate has dramatically declined.


Ship That Vanished 95 Years Ago Is Found

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The maritime mystery is solved with the discovery of wreckage off the California coast. In 1921, the USS Conestoga's disappearance with its crew of 56 prompted a fruitless air and sea search.


House Endorses Anti-Obama Lawsuit Over Deportations

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Republican members of Congress are intervening in a lawsuit in Texas over President Obama's executive actions on immigration. They argue that he can't block deportations that the law requires.


Peter Mondavi, Napa Valley Wine Pioneer, Dies At 101

Monday, February 22, 2016

Peter Mondavi, a pioneer of the Napa Valley wine industry, died over the weekend in California. He was 101.

Mondavi and his more famous brother, Robert, joined their parents' business, the Charles Krug Winery, in 1943. Back then, the Napa Valley was better known for producing prunes, and its grapes ...


Court: State Department Wrongfully Revoked Passport Of American In Yemen

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

A federal magistrate judge ruled Wednesday that the State Department wrongfully seized the passport of a naturalized U.S. citizen in Sanaa, Yemen, leaving him stranded in that war-torn country for over a year with no way of returning to his home in California.

The case involves 64-year-old Mosed Shaye ...


States Step Up As Washington Stalls On Immigration

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Maybe it's understandable that immigration reform remains stalled in Congress during an election year. And that the fate of President Obama's executive actions on immigration before the U.S. Supreme Court remains unclear, especially in the aftermath of the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

But lawmakers in virtually every state in ...


Man Reports Car Stolen, Ends Up In Deportation Limbo

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Immigration advocates say Pedro Figueroa's detainment violates San Francisco's sanctuary city law, which has been under scrutiny since a woman was killed by another man in the U.S. illegally in July.


Officials Remain Tight-Lipped On Complex Security At Super Bowl 50

Friday, February 05, 2016

Law enforcement experts say this year's Super Bowl is one of the most guarded public events in recent history. But you won't hear that from federal or local officials. They are very tight-lipped about security.


More Evidence of Decline In The Number Of People In U.S. Illegally

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

As the issue of immigration — legal or otherwise — gains traction in the 2016 presidential race, there's more evidence that illegal immigration is not only declining, but it's been on a decade-long downward trend.

"The undocumented population has essentially reached zero growth, " said Robert Warren, the author of ...


New Study Shows Millennials Drive A Rise In Latino Eligible Voters

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

As the 2016 election year opens, new data shows that more Latinos will be eligible to vote than ever before. However, Hispanic political power may be sapped by the relatively young age of these potential voters and their geographic distribution.

That conclusion comes in a new report from the Pew ...


Sikhs In Fresno Worried After Recent Attacks

Sunday, January 17, 2016

In Fresno, California — the heart of that state's agricultural community — police are looking for whoever attacked two elderly Sikh-American men. The incidents happened a week apart over the holidays. One man was fatally stabbed, another badly beaten.

The attacks come amid reports of increased bullying and violence directed ...


Griffey Jr., Piazza Headed For Baseball's Hall Of Fame

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

There will be two new members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. and catcher Mike Piazza are being awarded the sport's highest individual honor.

"Junior," who hit 630 home runs, had one of the game's sweetest hitting strokes, and his energy and enthusiasm for the game ...


Immigration Activists Hope To Maintain Momentum For Reform

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Immigration activists go into 2016 hoping to maintain momentum in their campaign for reform. The new year promises a major Supreme Court ruling on President Obama's executive actions.


County Employees In San Bernardino, Calif., Return To Work After Mass Shooting

Monday, December 07, 2015

County workers returned to their offices Monday, five days after the mass killings in San Bernardino, Calif., during an office party. The FBI says it is investigating the shooting as an act of terrorism.