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Top Ten Stories for May 2021 include a fatal pedestrian accident, COVID-19 vaccinations, and clemency from Gov. Newsom. The Top Ten Stories for May 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of May 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has granted 14 pardons, 13 commutations and 8 medical reprieves. In addition, the Governor signed an executive order to launch an independent investigation of death row inmate Kevin Cooper’s case as part of the evaluation of Cooper’s application for clemency. The investigation will …continue reading

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has granted 13 pardons and 21 commutations. The California Constitution gives the Governor the authority to grant executive clemency, including in the form of a pardon or commutation. A clemency grant recognizes a person’s subsequent efforts in self-development. It does not forgive or …continue reading