California

Holocaust survivor to ICE director, California sheriff: ‘History is not on your side’

An Auschwitz survivor confronted one of the nation’s top immigration officials and a local sheriff at a California town hall Tuesday night. Bernard Marks, 87, addressed Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan and Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, a supporter of President Trump. Jones had invited Homan to the public forum to discuss(…)

Nearly 190K Ordered to Evacuate in California Dam Spillway Failure

“The time frame that we were dealing with at that point was mere hours. I couldn’t risk the lives of thousands of people,” Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told reporters after a hole formed in an emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam in Northern California. Authorities began using the emergency spillway after a 200-foot long,(…)