The ACLU says DA Tony Rackauckas shouldn’t investigate the Kelly Thomas police beating death in Fullerton.

The OC Register is raising questions about Rackauckas’ possession of a gun.

Suddenly there are many more Sacramento lobbyists, thanks to a new state law.

Costa Mesa releases information on worker’s suicide.

Mission Viejo set to pay $2 million to keep redevelopment agency.

And the SEC fines former Angels star Doug Decinces.


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