Berkeley Councilman Resigns, Suspends Mayoral Campaign Over Safety Threats

Berkeley City Councilmember Rigel Robinson has joined a growing list of public officials who are calling it quits because of

Brittany Maldonado 01/16/2024 - 10:05 AM
Former California Police Chief Sentenced to Prison for his Role in January 6th

A former La Habra police chief named Alan Hostetter has been sentenced to

Brittany Maldonado 12/11/2023 - 9:04 PM
Poll Finds Female Politicians Receive More Threats and Harassment Than Men

A survey conducted by the University of San Diego reveals that female officeholders are more likely to receive threats and harassment from members of the public.

Brittany M. 08/08/2023 - 7:43 AM
Former La Habra Police Chief Convicted for His Role in the Jan. 6 Insurrection

A former La Habra, California police chief was convicted Thursday in connection with the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Brittany M. 07/18/2023 - 4:49 AM
Antisemites Troll Walnut Creek City Council Meeting

Kevin Wilk, the City Council’s first Jewish member, was dismayed by the "pretty stunning comments.”

Brittany M. 06/08/2023 - 4:18 AM
Researchers to Gauge Extent of Political Violence Against Public Officials

In addition to probing severity, the researchers will examine how threats of violence have impacted decision making by public officials.

Brittany M. 02/07/2023 - 5:35 AM
California’s Extremists: Anti-Defamation League Finds Dozens of Officers and Several Elected Officials on Oath Keepers’ Membership Rolls

One of the law enforcement officers who appeared in the database is a sergeant with the Anaheim Police Department.

Brittany M. 09/08/2022 - 3:00 AM