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Gavin Newsom believes he’s better than you and me

By Tyler Diep In California, one of our crown jewels is the initiative process enumerated in our Constitution.  The people, like you and me, have the right to directly ask our fellow Californians to decide through the ballot, issues that determine our future and fate.  Many say this is the “fourth branch of government” –…

License plate data collected in these Southern California cities is shared with ICE

By Beau Yarbrough Several Southern California police departments regularly feed information into a massive database used by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to help with deportations, potentially violating state law, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. In the report released earlier this month, the ACLU of Northern California identified the police departments of Bell,…

University boys seeded second to Harvard-Westlake for All-American tennis tournament

By Dan Albano University and Harvard-Westlake are ranked first-second, respectively, in the latest CIF-SS Division 1 boys tennis poll. But entering this weekend’s 20th National High School Tennis All-American Tournament, they flipped spots. Harvard-Westlake is seeded first while University is second for the prestigious 16-team tournament, which runs Friday and Saturday in Orange County. University…

Swim: Thursday’s leaderboard, March 22

By Dan Albano BOYS SWIMMING Trinity League Santa Margarita 126, Orange Lutheran 44 200 Medley Relay – SM 1:42.68, OL 1:47.80 200 Freestyle – Kevin Tu (SM) 1:48.90 200 IM – Noah Brune (SM) 2:01.26 50 Freestyle – Yurian Quinones (SM) 22.27, Jack Forsythe (SM) 22.86 100 Butterfly – Noah Brune (SM) 52.42 100 Freestyle…

Kings rally past Sharks with three third-period goals

By Robert Morales Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick makes a glove save on a shot by Sharks center Melker Karlsson during the third period of Thursday’s game at Staples Center. The Kings won 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Kings defenseman Alec Martinez, left, and San Jose Sharks left wing Marcus Sorensen vie for the puck during…