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Toks Omishakin, Transportation Sec. Nominee, Moves Up to Cabinet Level
March 17, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Adetokunbo “Toks” Omishakin Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA). ... read more »
Report: California police stops down significantly in 2020
January 6, 2022
Traffic and pedestrian stops by California law enforcement agencies dropped significantly in 2020 compared to the year before, but Black or transgender people were still more likely to be searched than White or cisgender people, according to a state report released December 30. ... read more »
Newsom Announces Plans to Fight Rash of Retail Theft, Follow-Home Crimes
December 17, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom today announced new measures to fight a statewide rise in property and violent crimes, including a rash of smash-and-grab robberies targeting retailers and follow-home attacks in the Los Angeles area. ... read more »
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Mothers In Action’s Back-to-School Festival Continues to Help During Uncertain Times
August 13, 2020
Despite the difficulties of COVID-19, the organization is still dedicated to helping youth meet their educational needs. ... read more »
Comedian Kevin Hart Recovering from Back Surgery After Crash
September 6, 2019
Comedian Kevin Hart is recuperating today from surgery to repair a back injury suffered when his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda rolled down an embankment on Mulholland Highway in Calabasas.  ... read more »
California Now Has One of the Strongest Police Use-of-Force Laws In the Country
August 22, 2019
 Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law one of the strongest measures in the country intended to deter police officers from killing civilians while pursuing criminal suspects. ... read more »
California Officer Likely Unaware of Killer’s Criminal Past
August 15, 2019
The man who suddenly grabbed a rifle and opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Southern California freeway had a long and violent criminal history that the police officer he killed most likely knew nothing about as he filled out paperwork alongside the road. ... read more »
Cop Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop Mourned in California
August 14, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bells tolled Wednesday during a solemn California Highway Patrol ceremony for an officer killed when a motorist he pulled over for a traffic stop grabbed a rifle and opened fire in a shooting rampage that wounded two more officers. ... read more »
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CHP Officer Sues Appellate Court Justice for Sexual Harassment
July 26, 2019
A Black California Highway Patrol officer who acted as a driver for justices of the 2nd District Court of Appeal is suing one of the justices and the CHP for sexual harassment. ... read more »
Woman Sentenced for Killing 6 in 2014 Fatal Car Crash on 60 Freeway
December 11, 2018
A 26-year-old Fontana woman was sentenced today to 30 years to life for killing six people in a wrong-way car crash on the 60 Freeway four years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
For the First-Time Ever, an African-American is CHP’s Top Cop
March 1, 2018
Governor Jerry Brown swore in Warren Stanley, a CHP officer of over three decades, as the California law enforcement agency’s commissioner during a Feb. 26 ceremony at the State Capitol in Sacramento. ... read more »
HERE COMES TASTE OF SOUL!
October 19, 2017
 From Rodeo Blvd to Stocker Ave., this festival continues to best in L.A.  ... read more »
Taste of Soul Has Your Medical, Safety, and Informational Plan Covered   
October 12, 2017
The Taste of Soul (TOS) Family Festival is just one week away! As the TOS Nation counts down the days till Los Angeles’ largest street festival, local safety and medical providers are working tirelessly to ensure that Taste of Soul remains one of safest places to be in the city!  ... read more »
California Highway Patrol flips pancakes and scrambles eggs for Dorsey High School Law Magnet Students
April 27, 2017
Most importantly these students have the power to bring positive change to their community for the rest of the United States to follow.” ... read more »
The California Highway Patrol’s Southern Division
February 2, 2017
The California Highway Patrol’s Southern Division Community Engagement and Recruitment Team (CERT) is a unique unit within the CHP comprised of 12 officers and two sergeants. ... read more »

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