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Government of Alameda County, California

The Government of Alameda County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution, California law, and the Charter of the County of Alameda. Much of the Government of California is in practice the responsibility of county governments s ...

                                               

Alameda County Board of Supervisors

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is the five member non-partisan governing board of Alameda County, California. Members of the Board of supervisors are elected from districts, based on their residence.

                                               

Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is the governing body for Contra Costa County, California in the San Francisco Bay Areas East Bay region. Members of the Board of supervisors are elected from districts, based on their residence.

                                               

Government of Fresno County, California

The Government of Fresno County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution, law, and the Charter of the County of Fresno. Much of the Government of California is in practice the responsibility of county governments, such as the G ...

                                               

Government of Los Angeles County

The Government of Los Angeles County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution, California law, and the Charter of the County of Los Angeles. Much of the Government of California is in practice the responsibility of county gover ...

                                               

Kern County Board of Supervisors

As of October 2015 the members were: 4th District, David Couch. 2nd District, Zack Scrivner. 3rd District, Mike Maggard. 1st District, Mick Gleason. 5th District, Leticia Perez.

                                               

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is the five-member governing body of Los Angeles County, California, United States. The people of Los Angeles County on April 1, 1850 asserted their newly won right of self-government and elected a thre ...

                                               

Marin County Board of Supervisors

The Marin County Board of Supervisors is the governing body for the unincorporated areas of Marin County, California in the San Francisco Bay Areas North Bay region. The current board members are Damon Connolly, Katie Rice, Kate Sears, Dennis Rod ...

                                               

Monterey County Board of Supervisors

The Monterey County Board of Supervisors is the central governing body for Monterey County, California. The Board is made up of five elected officials, each of whom represent a distinct geographical district within the County.

                                               

Orange County Board of Supervisors

The Board consists of five Supervisors elected by districts to four-year terms by the citizens of Orange County. The Supervisors represent districts of approximately 600.000 people. Supervisorial elections take place in June, with run-off electio ...

                                               

Government of Sacramento County, California

The Government of Sacramento County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution, California law, and the Charter of the County of Sacramento. Much of the government of California is in practice the responsibility of county governm ...

                                               

Sacramento County Board of Supervisors

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors is the five member governing board of Sacramento County, California. Like all other counties in California, with the exception of the City and County of San Francisco, Sacramento is split into five distr ...

                                               

Government of San Diego County, California

The Government of San Diego County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution, California law, and the Charter of the County of San Diego. Much of the Government of California is in practice the responsibility of county governmen ...

                                               

Government of San Joaquin County, California

The Government of San Joaquin County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution and law as a general law county. Much of the Government of California is in practice the responsibility of county governments, such as the Government ...

                                               

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is the five-member elected body that supervises the operation of San Mateo County, California. Board members represent one of five districts of roughly equal population within the county, elected, since a ...

                                               

Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors (California)

The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors is the governing body for Santa Cruz County, California. As required by California Law, the board comprises five elected members, each of whom represents one of five districts.

                                               

Government of Solano County, California

The Government of Solano County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution and law as a general law county. Much of the Government of California is in practice the responsibility of county governments, such as the Government of S ...

                                               

Government of Stanislaus County, California

The Government of Stanislaus County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution and law as a general law county. Much of the Government of California is in practice the responsibility of county governments, such as the Government ...

                                               

Greenman v. Yuba Power Products, Inc.

Greenman v. Yuba Power Products, Inc, was a California torts case in which the Supreme Court of California dealt with the torts regarding product liability and warranty breaches. The primary legal issue of the case was to determine whether a manu ...

                                               

Miller v. California

Miller v. California, 413 U.S. 15, is a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court where the court redefined its definition of obscenity from that of "utterly without socially redeeming value" to that which lacks "serious literary, arti ...

                                               

Fireboats of California

Californias major ports have long traditions of maintaining dedicated fireboats, and, soon after Al Qaedas attack on September 1st, 2001, FEMA started issuing port security grants equipping fireboats for California s smaller ports, that are also ...

                                               

Howard Forest Station

Howard Forest Station is a CAL Fire station and emergency command center in Mendocino County, California, located along U.S. Route 101 and 5 miles south of the city of Willits. The Howard Forest ECC serves as a secondary public safety answering p ...

                                               

Sierra National Forest Fire & Aviation Management

The Sierra National Forest Fire & Aviation Management team operates in the Sierra National Forest, a United States National Forest located on the western slope of central Sierra Nevada in the U.S. state of California.

                                               

2002 United States airtanker crashes

In 2002, two large airtankers – a Lockheed C-130 Hercules and a Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer – crashed about a month apart while performing aerial firefighting operations. These crashes prompted a review of the maintenance and use of the entire ...

                                               

California Border Police Initiative

The California Border Police Initiative was a proposed state ballot initiative seeking to amend the California Constitution to create a new state law enforcement agency called the "California Border Police." Proponents of the initiative failed in ...

                                               

Law enforcement in Los Angeles County

Long Beach Harbor Patrol Long Beach Police Department

                                               

Sky Knight Helicopter Program

The Sky Knight Helicopter Program is an airborne law enforcement program in Lakewood, California which began service in 1966. The unit operates using non-sworn pilots, employed by the city of Lakewood, partnered with a sworn deputy sheriff from t ...

                                               

Annual liquor license pay-off scandal

                                               

City of Bell scandal

The Bell scandal involved the misappropriation of public funds in Bell, California, United States, over a period of several years in the late 2000s. In July 2010, the Los Angeles Times published an investigative article on possible malfeasance in ...

                                               

Ron Calderon bribery scandal

                                               

Thomas D. Harp bribery scandal

                                               

Insurance company educational funds scandal

                                               

List of California state prisons

This is a list of state prisons in California administered by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. This is a list of adult facilities, and does not include county jails, California Division of Juvenile Justice facilities, ...

                                               

United States Penitentiary, Atwater

The United States Penitentiary, Atwater is a high-security United States federal prison for male inmates in California. The institution also includes a minimum-security satellite camp. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division o ...

                                               

Avenal State Prison

The structures on ASPs 640 acres 260 ha include "17 open dorm buildings, six 200-bed open dorm E-bed buildings, six converted gymnasiums, a 100-cell administrative segregation unit, and a 10-bed firehouse." It is a "low-medium security" or "Level ...

                                               

California City Correctional Center

California City Correctional Facility is a privately owned prison for men, operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to house a maximum of 2304 inmates at Level II security. Since 2013, the facility has been leased f ...

                                               

California Correctional Center

California Correctional Center is a state prison in the city of Susanville in Northern California. It is a minimum-security facility. Also located in Susanville is the High Desert State Prison California maximum security, and nearby the Federal C ...

                                               

California Correctional Institution

California Correctional Institution is a supermax state prison located in Cummings Valley, west of the city of Tehachapi in southern California. CCI is sometimes referred to as "Tehachapi prison" or "Tehachapi". As stated by the California Depart ...

                                               

California Medical Facility

California Medical Facility is a male-only state prison medical facility located in the city of Vacaville, Solano County, California. It is older than California State Prison, Solano, the other state prison in Vacaville.

                                               

California Rehabilitation Center

California Rehabilitation Center is a state prison located in Norco, Riverside County, California. There are about 3400 male inmates at CRC. It is designated a rehabilitation prison, but due to the overcrowding of Prisons in California, many are ...

                                               

California State Prison, Centinela

California State Prison, Centinela is a male-only state prison located in Imperial County, California, approximately 20 miles from Imperial and El Centro. The facility is sometimes referenced Centinela State Prison.

                                               

California State Prison, Los Angeles County

California State Prison, Los Angeles County is a male-only state prison located in the city of Lancaster, in Los Angeles County, California. The only state prison located in the county, it is also referenced as Los Angeles County State Prison, CS ...

                                               

California State Prison, Sacramento

California State Prison, Sacramento is a male-only state prison located in the city of Folsom, in Sacramento County, California. The facility is also referenced as Sacramento State Prison, CSP-Sacramento, CSP-SAC, and occasionally, New Folsom or ...

                                               

California State Prison, Solano

California State Prison, Solano is a male-only state prison located in the city of Vacaville, Solano County, California, adjacent to the California Medical Facility. The facility is also referenced as Solano State Prison, CSP-Solano, and CSP-SOL.

                                               

Calipatria State Prison

Although located about 3 miles 4.8 km from the center of Calipatria, the prison is within the city limits. Called the lowest prison in the Western Hemisphere, it lies 184 feet 56 m below sea level. As of Fiscal Year 2005/2006, CAL had a total of ...

                                               

Chuckawalla Valley State Prison

Chuckawalla Valley State Prison is located south of Interstate 10, in a detached section of Blythe, California, that lies west of the main portion of the city. It is located in eastern Riverside County, California, adjacent to Ironwood State Pris ...

                                               

Correctional Training Facility

Correctional Training Facility, commonly referenced as Soledad State Prison, is a state prison located on U.S. Route 101, 5 miles north of Soledad, California, adjacent to Salinas Valley State Prison.

                                               

Deuel Vocational Institution

DVI opened in 1953 and named for the late California state senator Charles H. Deuel, who sponsored legislation establishing the institution. The facility has been expanded and reorganized several times, in 1959, 1981 and 1993. Its current head wa ...

                                               

Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility

Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility is a U.S. state prison located in unincorporated southern San Diego County, California, near San Diego. It is a part of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. It is a 780-acre facilit ...

                                               

Federal Correctional Institution, Mendota

The Federal Correctional Institution, Mendota is a medium-security United States federal prison for male inmates in California. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. The facility a ...

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