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UC Davis Responds to Calls for Professor Clover’s Termination

In a letter dated February 27, 2019, I urged University of California, Davis Chancellor Gary S. May to reevaluate the continued employment of UC Davis Professor Joshua Clover who, in numerous past comments, has condoned and advocated for the murder of police officers.   While I appreciate a response to my letter from the Executive Vice […]

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Do We Discard a Homicide Theory Simply Because It Seems So Far-Fetched?

I’m on board with the notion that, on the surface, the attention-getting “Smiley Face” gang homicide theory being discussed by four seasoned homicide investigators trying to solve hundreds of drowning deaths in this country, seems incredibly wild and unbelievable. Are we to believe that for years, groups or cells across the country have been operating […]

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Interesting Conversations with Non-Union Employees

Probably like many of you, I have been involved in a lot of conversations about the pros and cons of union membership following the United States Supreme Court’s decision on Janus V. AFSCME. Interesting are the conversations I have heard among non-union employees. Conversation #1: I call it the “gone fishing” conversation.  You know the […]

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CSLEA: First Responder-Officers Must Have Firearms

SACRAMENTO-  In its unwavering commitment to public safety, and the public safety officers it represents, the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) is pushing to plug a dangerous gap in emergency response at some California’s state facilities. “We currently have public safety officers at the Yountville Veterans Home who are unarmed, as well as police […]

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