Board of Supervisors send a letter to Governor Jerry Brown Asking Him to Veto a Bill

By Mario Conde

The County Board of Supervisors sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown asking him to veto a bill that would change the workers compensation for firefighters and peace officers.

Assembly Bill 2451 that is authored by Assemblyman John Perez and is co-authored by Senator Juan Vargas would expand the timeline for death benefit claims for firefighters and peace officers.

Virginia Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Plot to Carry Out Suicide Bomb Attack on U.S. Capitol

Amine Mohamed El-Khalifi, a 29-year-old resident of Alexandria, was sentenced today to 30 years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, in connection with his efforts to carry out a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. Capitol building in February 2012 as part of what he intended to be a terrorist operation.

U.S. Border Patrol Agents Thwart Three Narcotic Smuggling Attempts in San Diego County

San Diego — U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the San Diego Sector prevented three drug smuggling attempts this week, resulting in the seizures of cocaine, methamphetamine, and crystal methamphetamine valued at more than $500,000.