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  • With Oroville Spillway Damage Spreading, Officials Prepare for Reservoir to Overflow

    02/09/2017 9:30:51 PM PST · by blueplum · 65 replies
    KQED TV ^ | 09 Feb 2017 | Staff writers
    Update, 7:15 p.m. Thursday: The situation surrounding the damaged spillway at Oroville Dam has escalated into a crisis, with state water managers hoping they can dump enough water down the badly compromised structure to prevent the state’s second-largest reservoir from pouring over an emergency release point that has never been used before. Flow rates down the collapsing spillway were increased late Thursday morning to 35,000 cubic feet per second. The result was a spectacle of churning mud and water and the further damage to the concrete structure. [snip] Officials at the media briefing repeated further reassurances that the integrity of...
  • Sacramento Police: Protester With Device Shuts Down Tower Bridge, Capitol Mall

    01/31/2017 6:21:30 PM PST · by markomalley · 25 replies
    KHTK ^ | 1/31/17
    4:23 p.m. UPDATE: The woman has been peacefully taken into custody after an hour and a half, and police are inspecting the vehicle.4:10 p.m.: UPDATE: The City of West Sacramento is urging people to avoid the area and use alternate routes.The woman is still located inside the vehicle as police stage around the scene.—-3:40 p.m. UPDATE: Sacramento Police have shut down the Tower Bridge and Capitol Mall. Traffic is being redirected to Interstate 80 and the I Street Bridge.For the latest traffic conditions on the freeways, visit http://cbs13.com/traffic.—SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A woman claiming to have a device has shut down traffic around...
  • Mayor Steinberg to Trump: Sacramento will remain a sanctuary to immigrants

    01/25/2017 6:17:50 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 60 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 25, 2017 | Ryan Lillis and Angela Hart
    Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg struck a defiant tone Wednesday against an executive order signed by President Donald Trump seeking to block federal aid to local governments that do not cooperate with federal authorities to track and report undocumented immigrants. The Sacramento City Council passed an ordinance in 1985 prohibiting city police and other employees from asking about individuals’ immigration status. Steinberg said the city will not reverse course and will remain what is known as a “sanctuary city,” even under the threat of missing out on federal aid. He said the city will begin assessing how much federal revenue is...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown’s Holy War Against Climate Change

    01/12/2017 5:24:32 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/12/17 | Katy Grimes
    Brown's reign of madness over California. Halting Brown foolish hysteria is only the first step in saving California. Climate change is California Gov. Jerry Brown’s “crusade,” his jihad, his holy war. Yet Gov. Brown’s climate change and drought policy is flooded with a manic madness - never has his manic obsession with climate change been more evident. California’s drought conditions are actually historically normal; water shortages are created by incompetent and scheming government In March on Meet the Press, after declaring Ted Cruz unfit to run for president because of his views on climate change, Brown said, “We are running...
  • Senator Steinberg’s Liberal Indifference to Waste and Failure

    12/27/2016 5:18:07 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/27/16 | Katy Grimes
    Sacramento's Very Expensive Homeless Problem Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg’s political track record is dismal; long on pious preening, and short on what makes a society successful. And if you don’t believe me, just look at where California stands now economically, with Steinberg’s 25 years in political office. Fresh from the State Legislature, Sacramento’s new Mayor, former State Senator Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, announced his plans for making homelessness in Sacramento his priority. But it appears that no matter the billions progressives spend on the homeless and homelessness, the problem is growing. And in Sacramento with its fancy new $556.6 million...
  • Singer Takes Knee During National Anthem At Sacramento Kings Game

    10/11/2016 10:43:35 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 27 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | October 11, 2016 | Macy Jenkins
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The day after the first Kings’ preseason game, the buzz is all about what happened before the first play. Singer Leah Tysse took the microphone to sing the national anthem, then she took a knee – and took the audience by surprise. --SNIP-- Bay Area Singer Leah Tysse took the opportunity to make a statement of her own on Tuesday night by kneeling on the court while singing the national anthem. She explained her decision on Facebook: “Taking a knee felt like the most patriotic thing I could do. I cannot idly stand by as black people...
  • Sacramento police tried to run over man before shooting him, recordings reveal

    10/01/2016 7:10:03 AM PDT · by Mariner · 33 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | September 30th, 2016 | By Anita Chabria and Phillip Reese
    Two Sacramento police officers attempted to run over a mentally ill homeless man with their car less than 35 seconds before they shot and killed him, according to recordings released by police this month. One of the officers says “f--- this guy” in the frantic final minute before they shot Joseph Mann on Del Paso Boulevard. Moments later, the driver says, “I’m going to hit him.” “OK. Go for it. Go for it,” his partner responds. During that sequence, the officers gunned their vehicle toward Mann, backed up, turned and then drove toward him again, based on dashcam video released...
  • West Bound I-80 closed due to police activity

    07/20/2016 6:49:22 AM PDT · by BlueNgold · 11 replies
    KCRA ch3 ^ | 7-20-16 | kcra
    Brian Hickey/KCRA (July 20, 2016) ROSEVILLE, Calif. (KCRA) All lanes of westbound Interstate 80 and southbound Highway 65 in Roseville are shut down as police search for at least two people after shots were fired, officers said. Westbound I-80 between Rocklin and Eureka roads was closed just after 6 a.m., and no vehicles are allowed on southbound Highway 65 at Galleria Boulevard. Traffic is being diverted off I-80 onto northbound Highway 65. There is no word on when the lanes will reopen.
  • Trump trumps Juno, to the detriment of us all

    07/07/2016 6:13:10 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 18 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | July 6, 2016 | Shawn Hubler
    Finding the big picture in a political season of smallness Why, even in the face of wonders, we can’t look away from the presidential campaign ‘Now the fun begins,’ scientists say, but will we share it?
  • Woman in wheelchair drowns in Sacramento River (ADA Advocate)

    07/06/2016 12:40:58 PM PDT · by rey · 60 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 6 Jul 2016
    SACRAMENTO — A disability rights advocate drowned in a bizarre accident when she fell into the Sacramento River in her wheelchair after watching Fourth of July fireworks. Laurie Hoirup's husband, Jacob Hoirup, tells the Sacramento Bee (http://bit.ly/29mKqJs) the accident happened after she and several other people were getting off a pontoon at the Sacramento Marina Monday night after watching fireworks on the boat. He says the 60-year-old woman was on a ramp between the boat and dock when the boat shifted and caused the ramp to fall into the water, bringing her, her husband and some others down with it....
  • FBI Flagged This Congressman as a Terrorist. Here’s Why He Opposes a New Gun Ban.

    07/05/2016 7:06:11 AM PDT · by milton23 · 23 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 7/5/2016 | Philip Wegmann
    Waiting on a routine flight from Sacramento back to Santa Barbara, Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., discovered he was a terrorist. Or at least that’s what the FBI thought. McClintock was clearly more of a frequent flyer than radical extremist. But a classic case of mistaken identity, not ties to terrorism, landed him on the FBI’s no-fly list. A well-known state senator at the time, McClintock was left stranded at the Sacramento International Airport about 10 years ago. He couldn’t fly home under his own name.
  • Clinton-Warren together: Is America ready for all-female ticket?

    06/27/2016 9:04:05 PM PDT · by Mariner · 73 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | June 27th, 2016 | By Anita Kumar
    WASHINGTON - As Hillary Clinton campaigned with Elizabeth Warren for the first time Monday, the joint appearance raised the question: Is America ready for two women on a presidential ticket? Clinton is, of course, the first woman ever to clinch a major-party nomination for president. And she’s considering adding a second woman to the ticket, with Warren, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, as a running mate. “There is a wow factor to having two women on the ticket,” said Jim Hodges, a former governor of South Carolina and a Clinton ally who urged the campaign to select a woman. “It’s...
  • Leftists violently attack Neo-Nazi idiots peacefully demonstrating in Sacramento

    06/27/2016 7:00:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6/27/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    It is necessary to state at the outset that I despise Neo-Nazis. But that does not mean that I approve of violent attacks on them as they peacefully exercise their rights to free speech. And that seems to have been what happened in Sacramento yesterday, despite media reports that report “violence erupts” and other such passive voice euphemisms that obscure the difference between perpetrator and victim. An important caveat is that I was not there and am relying on both reading between the lines of media reports and on local Sacramento talk radio.
  • Multiple people stabbed at Sacramento white nationalist rally

    06/26/2016 1:55:16 PM PDT · by Wolfie · 136 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | 06/26/16
    Multiple people stabbed at Sacramento white nationalist rally Multiple people were stabbed and beaten in a brutal clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters just outside the California capitol building in Sacramento on Sunday, city fire officials said. Five people were taken to hospitals with injuries, some with “critical trauma stab wounds”, the fire department said after what it called a “mass casualty incident”. Sacramento police did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Fire Department spokesman Chris Harvey said the main fight broke out when people carrying sticks rushed into the rally area, a park by the capitol building....
  • At least 7 stabbed at protest outside California Capitol

    06/26/2016 5:53:20 PM PDT · by Mariner · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 26th, 2016 | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At least seven people were stabbed Sunday when counter-protesters clashed with members of right-wing extremists groups that planned to hold a rally outside the California state Capitol building in Sacramento, authorities said. California Highway Patrol Officer George Granada said about 30 members of the Traditionalist Worker Party were gathering for a rally around noon Sunday when they were met by about 400 counter-protesters and a fight broke out. As people tried to leave the area, smaller fights broke out, Granada said. He said no arrests had been made as of Sunday afternoon. He said the Capitol...
  • Gerald Walpin, inspector general fired by Obama, dies

    06/26/2016 3:34:46 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 62 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-24-2016 | Byron York
    Gerald Walpin, the inspector general who was at the center of controversy in 2009 when he was fired by the White House amid an investigation of an Obama friend, died today. He was 84. Walpin's son-in-law, Allan Tananbaum, said Walpin was struck by a car while crossing a street in Manhattan. Walpin was fired in June 2009 for his investigation of the misuse of money in AmeriCorps, the service organization that was part of the Corporation for National and Community Service, where Walpin served as inspector general. The investigation focused on Kevin Johnson, the former NBA star who became mayor...
  • At least five stabbed at Capitol neo-Nazi protest

    06/26/2016 2:33:47 PM PDT · by Mariner · 67 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | June 26th, 2016 | By Stephen Magagnini and Ellen Garrison
    <p>At least five people were stabbed in a riot that broke out at the state Capitol Sunday between more than 150 anarchists and “anti-fascist” protestors and about 25 neo-Nazis who had gotten permission to rally on the west steps, police said.</p>
  • 'We Shouldn’t Be Mourning the Deaths': Sacramento Pastor Praises Orlando Massacre

    06/15/2016 8:54:51 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 71 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Jun 14, 2016
    A Sacramento pastor is receiving backlash after video of his sermon discussing the Orlando massacre surfaced online. In a YouTube video uploaded by Verity Baptist Church, Pastor Roger Jimenez praises the massacre of 49 people at Pulse night club in Orlando, Florida and claims to be upset that the gunman did not finish the job. The video, which was removed by YouTube on Tuesday for violating their policy on hate speech, has already caught the attention of people intolerant of this pastor’s sermon. “As Christian’s we shouldn’t be mourning the deaths of these 50 sodomites,” Jimenez said. “Because the bible...
  • Sacramento Baptist preacher incites outrage with praise of Orlando massacre

    06/14/2016 2:03:08 PM PDT · by Mariner · 45 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | June 14th, 2016 | By Tyler Foggatt
    Sacramento’s religious community Tuesday roundly denounced a Natomas pastor who praised the Orlando massacre for eliminating “sodomites.” The 45-minute sermon Sunday by Roger Jimenez, pastor of a tiny church in a South Natomas office park, had gone viral by Tuesday morning, drawing condemnation around the nation. YouTube took down a video of the sermon, saying it violated the site’s ban on hate speech. But another copy was quickly posted. Jimenez of Verity Baptist Church spoke to reporters briefly Tuesday morning outside his house on River Run Circle in South Natomas. He said he would not back down from his Sunday...
  • Orlando, the latest deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history

    06/12/2016 6:36:06 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 31 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | June 12, 2016
    In the midst of Pride Month, a week into Ramadan, days after the burial of the beloved American Muslim Muhammad Ali, America woke on Sunday to yet another unbearable slaughter, the deadliest mass shooting yet in modern U.S. history.
  • Sacramento: Let Felons Vote in Jail

    06/02/2016 9:04:46 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 13 replies
    American Spectator ^ | June 2, 2016 | Debra J. Saunders
    California lawmakers seem intent on making Sacramento the place where reasonable reforms, much like runaway trains, jump the tracks. In that no-speed-limit spirit Tuesday, the California Assembly voted 41-37 to allow convicted felons to vote in jail. (Yes, you read that correctly.) If Assembly Bill 2466 becomes law, the American Civil Liberties Union estimates that 50,000 adults will be able to vote behind bars. The state doesn’t trust these people on the streets, but they are welcome in the voting booth. When individuals commit crimes that endanger public safety, they forfeit their civil rights upon conviction. The National Conference of...
  • America Was Never Great!!!’ Protesters Greet Trump in Sacramento

    06/02/2016 9:35:33 AM PDT · by detective · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Jun 2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    Presumptive Republican nominee Donald J. Trump was greeted by several dozen demonstrators outside the Sacramento International Jet Center on Wednesday evening, where he was due to speak. “America Was Never Great!!!” read one sign. Others shouted “Shame on you!” at attendees. According to Breitbart News’ Michelle Moons, who was on location, the protesters were attempting to intimidate those arriving at the rally. Law enforcement formed a human wall between the demonstrators and the Trump supporters.
  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally in Sacramento, CA at beginning at 7:00PM PDT. International Jet Center

    06/01/2016 1:55:49 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 363 replies
    Wednesday, June 1, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Sacramento, CA at Sacramento International Jet Center beginning at 7:00 PM PDT. International Jet Center @ 7pm PDT
  • More harassment of gun owners by Sacramento

    05/28/2016 10:06:59 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 20 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | May 28, 2016 | Steve Greenhut
    SACRAMENTO – The latest round of gun-control bills speeding through the Legislature should offer a reality check to those of us who own firearms: Democratic leaders will never be satisfied closing the latest round of “loopholes.” Every year they push new rounds of “reasonable and common sense” gun laws, few of which seem reasonable given they target law-abiding owners. To many legislators, the Second Amendment is the real loophole. Most Register Opinion readers already know this, of course, but they might not understand some other dismal realities: Law enforcement is generally not on our side on this. For instance, Assemblyman...
  • Trump support leads Teamsters to withdraw Scott Jones endorsement

    05/15/2016 10:32:06 AM PDT · by Mariner · 25 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | May 15th, 2016 | By Christopher Cadelago
    Republican congressional candidate Scott Jones’ pledge to support his party’s likely presidential nominee Donald Trump has cost him the endorsement of a key labor ally. On Saturday, a spokesman for the Teamsters Joint Council 7 confirmed the group has withdrawn its endorsement of Jones, who is challenging Democratic Rep. Ami Bera in suburban Sacramento County’s 7th Congressional District. Scott Jones Rome Aloise, president of Teamsters Joint Council 7, last week sent a letter to Jones stating his group was “extremely disappointed” with Jones’ decision to vote for Trump, whom Aloise said has taken “diametrically” opposite positions to Jones on collective...
  • Donald Trump to Keynote CAGOP 2016 Convention Friday Kickoff Lunch Banquet

    04/29/2016 10:48:16 AM PDT · by Syncro · 38 replies
    cagop.org ^ | 4-289-2016 | Staff
    Donald Trump to Keynote CAGOP 2016 Convention Friday Kickoff Lunch Banquet SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Republican Party announced today that Presidential candidate Donald Trump will deliver the keynote speech at the CAGOP 2016 Convention Kickoff Lunch Banquet on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame.   “We are very excited to have Donald Trump kicking off our weekend convention,” said California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte. “Mr. Trump’s success and experience as an American businessman is a result of his tenacity and unique ability to make any endeavor a triumph. He has built...
  • McCarthy: Donald Trump Could Help GOP Win Seats

    03/12/2016 5:43:37 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 18 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | March 11
    On Thursday, House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told reporters that Donald Trump’s nomination would help Republicans running for office, not hurt them. McCarthy cited the fact that turnout in the first nine presidential primaries had risen this year from 2008, while Democratic turnout had declined. McCarthy used the example of the 7th District, where Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones is challenging two-term Democrat Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), telling to the Sacramento Bee, “I have big hopes that that one is going to be very competitive.” Jones has made immigration one of his top issues: last October, after an...
  • Sacramento Kings scrap Chinese New Year of the Monkey T-shirt giveaway for ... racially insensitive

    02/03/2016 4:38:59 PM PST · by Zhang Fei · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 20:11 EST, 2 February 2016 | Alexandra Klausner
    The Sacramento Kings basketball team had to cancel giving away Lunar New Year shirts celebrating the Year of the Monkey on Monday after a player noted the shirts could be deemed offensive during Black History month. Bucks TV analyst Marques Johnson says he was called into a conversation player DeMarcus Cousins was having with the Kings operations team over the controversial shirt. 'I walk into the building and DeMarcus Cousins calls me over to an animated discussion he's having with Kings operations people. He [asks] me, "Olskool, what you think about this T-shirt? Told him a little insensitive on first...
  • 'Hipster terrorist' and 'ISIS supporter' arrested in Sacramento and Texas discussed their plans

    01/09/2016 2:04:33 PM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/09/16 | AP & Ashley Collman
    'Hipster terrorist' and 'ISIS supporter' arrested in Sacramento and Texas discussed their plans over social media to join fight in Syria Two Iraqi-born refugees arrested on terrorism charges allegedly used social media to discuss their plans for returning to Syria to fight in the civil war. Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab, 23, was arrested on Thursday in Sacramento, California on charges he was plotting to travel to Syria to join the al-Nusra Front terrorist organization. Omar Faraj Saeed al Hardan, 24, was arrested in Houston, Texas on Thursday as well on three charges of trying to provide material support to the...
  • Iraqi Refugee Arrested in Houston Terror Plot: Officials

    01/07/2016 6:09:56 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 29 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Jan 7, 2016 | By Julie Fine
    Authorities say they have arrested two people on terrorism-related charges in Texas and California. Federal officials said 24-year-old Omar Faraj Al Hardan, a Palestinian born in Iraq, was arrested in Houston on Thursday. According to the federal indictment, Al Hardan has been charged with three counts alleging that he attempted to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization. He is charged with one count each of attempting to provide material support to ISIL, procurement of citizenship or naturalization unlawfully and making false statements. Federal authorities told NBC News that...
  • Alleged terror threat busted in Houston

    01/07/2016 5:37:04 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 10 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 7, 2016 | Mike Ward
    A man identified as an Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Houston as part of a federal investigation into an alleged terrorist plan with links to two other U.S. cities, state officials confirmed Thursday. Federal officials would not immediately confirm details, but Gov. Greg Abbott and other officials said the suspect is believed to have provided support to terrorists -- including connections to ISIS.
  • Man arrested in California stabbing of French train hero

    11/04/2015 4:29:04 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 33 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 4, 2015 | Don Thompson
    A tip from the public led police in California's capital city to arrest a 28-year-old man Wednesday in the stabbing of a U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping thwart a European terror attack.Air Force Staff Sgt. Spencer Stone was knifed three times in the torso on Oct. 8 in a fight near a bar in Sacramento, shortly after nightclub patrons applauded the 23-year-old for his role in tackling a gunman with ties to radical Islam on a Paris-bound passenger train in August.
  • Student slams principal to ground in cafeteria brawl

    10/28/2015 5:46:41 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 14 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 28, 2015 | Reuters
    Three teenage California boys were arrested after a high school brawl caught on video during which the school's principal was flipped to the ground by one of the youths, authorities said on Wednesday. The 40-second clip, apparently shot on a student'smobile phone on Monday, shows pupils at Florin High School in Sacramento screaming as a melee breaks out in the cafeteria.
  • Tower film draws former employees to Sacramento from around the world

    10/23/2015 10:41:46 PM PDT · by Mariner · 23 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | October 23rd, 2015 | By Ed Fletcher
    If you see a pack of senior citizens whooping it up in Sacramento tonight, you best step aside. They might just be a group of former Tower Records employees in town to party about the past. Hundreds of former Tower Records employees have descended on the home of the defunct record store chain for an employee reunion timed with the theatrical release of “All Things Must Pass,” the Colin Hanks documentary about the life and death of the chain. “I think it’s great that we are still a family,” said Theresa Allen, 69. She started at the company at age...
  • Malkin: The Comeuppance of Creepy Obama Crony Kevin Johnson

    10/15/2015 1:38:02 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 16, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    The fit finally hit the shan for Sacramento mayor and former NBA star Kevin Johnson. His latest troubles are a stark reminder of the despicable White House role in railroading a vigilant government watchdog who red-flagged Johnson's corruption years ago. Sports fans buzzed last week after ESPN shelved a documentary celebrating Johnson's efforts to keep the Sacramento Kings basketball team in his city. The public relations disaster came at the hands of the weekly Sacramento News & Review, which has published damning reports all year long on Johnson's use of public resources for personal gain — along with sports website...
  • Why the public dislikes state workers

    10/14/2015 6:11:04 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 22 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | October 13, 2015 | Jon Ortiz
    Nearly two dozen state workers and retirees dropped into The Bee’s Capitol Bureau on Friday to munch on brown-bag lunches and think the Big Thoughts about government work.
  • Spencer Stone in hospital as police hunt for woman he defended before he was stabbed at gay club

    10/13/2015 1:17:55 AM PDT · by XHogPilot · 16 replies
    DailyMail UK ^ | 11 Oct 2015 | Regina F. Graham
    Army National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos took a break from practicing in Los Angeles for Dancing With the Stars to travel to Sacramento, California, this weekend to visit his hospitalized pal Spencer Stone. Skarlatos, Stone, and Anthony Sadler were all credited with helping to stop a gunman on a Paris-bound train in August. Stone, a United States airman, has been in hospital since Thursday after being stabbed during a fight. It was reported that Stone was stabbed trying to protect a girl who was being punched by her boyfriend after he enjoyed a night out with friends at Badlands dance club...
  • Gov. Brown bans 'Redskins' name at public schools

    10/12/2015 1:01:14 PM PDT · by rey · 59 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 12 Oct 2015
    LOS ANGELES — Four California schools will be forced to change mascots after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation barring public schools from using the "Redskins" name for sports teams. It was one of three sports-related bills Brown approved Sunday. He also signed a measure that bans using or possessing smokeless tobacco on the playing field at professional baseball parks and another that recognizes competitive cheerleading as a high school sport. The mascot legislation will prevent public schools from using a term that American Indians regard as offensive. It goes into effect in 2017. Only four schools still use the name....
  • He stopped a jihadist in France. Now he's been stabbed in California (not coincidence)

    10/09/2015 3:45:51 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 46 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/9/15 | Matthew Vandum
    Yesterday’s brutal knife attack on the U.S.-born French train hero Spencer Stone is yet more evidence suggesting that Stone and his fellow heroes are being targeted, possibly by Islamic terrorists. In just the span of a week, this is the second time a world-famous American Christian who overwhelmed a would-be mass-murdering jihadist terrorist on a train in Europe two months ago appears to have been targeted. Stone, Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, and civilian Anthony Sadler, devout Christians who have been friends since childhood, all subsequently received France's highest honor, the Légion d'Honneur, from French president François Hollande and were...
  • U.S. hero of French train attack stabbed in Calif.

    10/08/2015 10:10:33 AM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    MSN News ^ | Oct 08, 2015 | Doug Stanglin and John Bacon
    Spencer Stone, one of the American heroes who stopped a terrorist attack on a French train in August, was stabbed multiple times early Thursday in downtown Sacramento and is in stable condition, the U.S. Air Force confirmed to USA TODAY. "A1C Spencer Stone has been transported to a local hospital, and is currently being treated for injury," Air Force spokesman Lt. Col. Christopher Karns said in an email in Air Force Times.
  • Air Force: U.S. airman who helped thwart French train attack stabbed, wounded in California

    10/08/2015 9:01:12 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, who helped subdue an attacker on a French train in August, is in stable condition after being stabbed in California, an Air Force spokesman said Thursday. The spokesman, Lt. Col. Christopher Karns, said details are sketchy. He said Stone is being treated in a hospital in the Sacramento area. …
  • He stopped a jihadist in France. Now he's been stabbed in California [Who is the assailant?]

    10/09/2015 6:56:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/09/2015 | Matthew Vadum
    Yesterday’s brutal knife attack on the U.S.-born French train hero Spencer Stone is yet more evidence suggesting that Stone and his fellow heroes are being targeted, possibly by Islamic terrorists. [SNIP] At time of writing, it had been reported that he was stabbed four times in the chest.  One report indicated he was stabbed in the heart and lung. "It is believed that the victim was out with a group of friends when a physical altercation led to the victim being stabbed multiple times in his upper body," a Sacramento police spokesman was quoted saying.  At press time, two suspects...
  • French train hero now in 'good spirits' after stabbing outside bar

    10/09/2015 12:09:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/09/2015
    Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans hailed a hero in the French train attack in August, was "in good spirits" as he recovered from a stabbing outside a Sacramento bar, hospital officials said Friday. The UC Davis Medical Center upgraded Airman Spencer Stone's condition from serious to fair. Doctors say he was awake, and could get out of bed Friday. "We know it's not related to what occurred in France," Sacramento Deputy Police Chief Ken Bernard said. Stone was out with four friends when they got into a fight near a bar with another group of people, Bernard said....
  • Spencer Stone, French train hero, in reportedly in stable condition after stabbing

    10/08/2015 9:13:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/08/2015
    DEVELOPING: Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans hailed a hero in the French train attack in August, is in stable condition after being stabbed near Sacramento, a senior Pentagon official told Fox News. The Air Force Times reported that Stone was stabbed four times in the chest early Thursday. "A1C Spencer Stone has been transported to a local hospital, and is currently being treated for injury," an Air Force spokesman said, according to the report. "The incident is currently under investigation by local law enforcement." Details of the stabbing early Thursday are unclear. A reporter for ABC 10 tweeted...
  • French Train Attack Hero Spencer Stone Stabbed

    10/08/2015 8:08:23 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 46 replies
    NBCNews ^ | 10/08/2015 | Matthew Gimson
    French train attack hero Spencer Stone was in a stable condition after being stabbed in Sacramento on Wednesday night, police said. CBS first reported that Airman Stone, one of three Americans who helped thwart a terror attack on a French train in August, had been "repeatedly stabbed." Stone, 25, tackled Morocco-born Ayooub El-Khazaani after the heavily armed terror suspect emerged opened fire on a Paris train in August.
  • Spencer Stone has succesful surgery [One of the heroes on the Amsterdam-Paris train]

    08/22/2015 9:46:30 AM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 38 replies
    Le Figaro ^ | 22 August 2015
    [Translated from LIVE THREAD on Le Figaro website] 14:24 The injured American soldier has surgery Between 10 o'clock and 12:30 Spencer Stone underwent a succesful operation on his hand. The surgery took plance at the Hand Clinic at Lesquin, a suburb south of Liile. The soldier is now recovering and will later be heard by the police. 15:38 Spencer Stone may leave the hospital by Saturday evening. Spencer Stone, one of the Americans who helped subdue the shooter on the Thalys train between Amsterdam-Paris on Friday should be able to leave the clinic where he underwnet a succesful surgical procedure...
  • Spencer Stone stabbing: police searching for two Muslim male suspects, say attack not terrorism

    10/08/2015 12:17:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 90 replies
    jihad watch ^ | 10/8/15 | Robert Spencer
    The Daily Mail is a British paper, and in the British press, “Asian” is the universally-employed code word for “Muslim.” If this British paper is suddenly using the word to refer, as in the American custom, to people from China or Japan, they’re not saying so. And so now the plot thickens. Police are insisting this attack had nothing to do with terrorism, but they always do that, no matter what the circumstances. If Spencer Stone was indeed stabbed by Muslims, then the possibility that the stabbing was related to his stopping the jihad attack on the French train cannot...
  • BREAKING: French train attack hero Spencer Stone

    10/08/2015 8:09:54 AM PDT · by SweetAkitoRose · 222 replies
    CBS Evening News Twitter feed ^ | Oct 8, 2015 | CBS Evening News Twitter
    BREAKING: French train attack hero Spencer Stone was repeatedly stabbed last night, is in critical condition, Any other reports on this?
  • Shocking footage shows French-terror train hero Spencer Stone fighting off group of men

    10/08/2015 4:07:26 PM PDT · by traumer · 91 replies
    French train attack hero Spencer Stone was stabbed four times in the chest in Sacramento early Thursday Footage of the incident shows him fighting off a group of three men who flee the scene shortly after one of the men starts stabbing Stone Stone, 23, was with three girlfriends and one male friend and had just left the gay bar Badlands when the attack occurred Authorities are now searching for two adult Asian males who drove away in a dark Toyota Camry Initially police did not believe that Stone, 23, would be able to survive his injuries and began treating...
  • Spencer Stone, hero in French train attack, is stabbed in Sacramento

    10/08/2015 9:16:32 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 24 replies
    W.J. Hennigan ^ | 10/8/2015 | Los Angeles Times
    Spencer Stone, one of three Americans hailed as heroes for stopping a suspected terror attack on a French train in August, was stabbed Wednesday night in the Sacramento area and is in stable condition, Air Force officials said.The Sacramento Police Department on Thursday morning declined to identify the victim, but described a stabbing incident that occurred around 12:46 a.m. in downtown Sacramento.Police received a report about a man in his 20s who had been stabbed in the 2100 block of K Street in Sacramento, an area with a number of nightclubs nearby.Officers responded and found the man, who had been...