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California governor commutes sentences, including for murder

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pardoned five people who already served their time and commuted the sentences of 21 state prison inmates, including more than a dozen convicted of murder or related crimes. The victims were children in two of the cases and a pregnant woman in a third. The clemency requests were being…

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Coronavirus closures lead owners to board up some Southern California businesses

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Furry Faces boarded up its windows amid concerns about burglaries as they stay open for business during the coronavirus crisis in Redlands on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Darby’s American Cantina boarded up their windows with plywood with heart shaped oranges on them amid concerns about burglaries during the coronavirus…

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Freeway on-ramps slowly getting staggered meter lights

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Q. Dear Honk: I’ve noticed a number of freeway on-ramps with two lanes, each with a meter light, and then those lanes merge into one. Both lights turn green at the same time, thus requiring the two drivers to merge cooperatively, which usually occurs without incident. Why not make the process simpler and stagger the…