Vandals Deface Vietnam War Memorial In Venice « CBS Los Angeles

VENICE (CBSLA.com) — Vandals defaced a memorial to Vietnam war veterans in Venice – an awful sight on this Memorial Day weekend. Stewart Oscars welled up as he looked at the vandalized mural located on Pacific Avenue near Sunset Court. It was covered in graffiti from end to end. “This knocked me out. So sickening.…

Sexual predator alleged to be teaching at Madera South High School

An alleged sexual predator, who has impregnated one teenage student and coerced her into having an abortion to cover it up, is currently teaching at Madera South High School, according to charges made during Tuesday night’s school board meeting by Leslie Swan, a former teacher at Madera South. Swan, who taught for 14 years at…

Merced homeowner wakes up, shoots teen burglar | The Merced Sun-Star

A Merced homeowner and a 15-year-old boy exchanged gunfire Wednesday morning after the teen woke the owner while burglarizing the home, Merced police reported. The homeowner woke about 10:30 a.m. to noises inside the house and grabbed his gun to investigate, Merced police Lt. Chris Goodwin said in a news release. When the owner walked…