Daily Archives: September 18, 2012

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.

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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.

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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.

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