Archive for December 9th, 2015

Jarrod Burguan

San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan takes a question at a press conference on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (Chris Carlson/AP)

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Cassie MacDuff

Published: Dec. 8, 2015
Updated:   Dec. 9, 2015 – 6:59 a.m.

In the midst of the media maelstrom after the San Bernardino terror attack has stood one figure, solid as a rock: Police Chief Jarrod Burguan.

To read column by Cassie MacDuff in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

San Bernardino Shooting

Pictures of last week’s shooting victims are displayed at a makeshift memorial site Monday in San Bernardino. Legislators are considering more restrictions on the purchase of ammunition and rifle magazines that can hold more than 10 bullets. (Jae C. Hong – The Associated Press)

Capitol Alert
By Christopher Cadelago
ccadelago@sacbee.com
December 8, 2015

  • California has stringent restrictions
  • Some want them to be even stronger
  • Recent shooting underscores their limits

California lawmakers have acted repeatedly to give the state what are considered the nation’s strictest gun laws.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
December 8, 2015

  • Voters limited property taxes in 1978
  • Proposition 13 still controversial
  • Big change proposed for 2016 ballot

Millions of Californians will be paying billions of dollars in local government and school property taxes this week.

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Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump campaigns in Iowa in September. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)

Mark Z. Barabak
December 8, 2015

Donald Trump may be an imperfect candidate — he is coarse, impetuous, antagonistic — but he presents the Republican Party with a perfect dilemma.

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