Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of Immigration Law

The Supreme Court declared a clause in federal law, requiring the deportation of immigrants convicted of a "crime of violence," unconstitutionally vague Tuesday. It's a blow to the Trump Justice Department, and came at the hands, ironically of conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, who sided with the court's liberals in a 5-4 decision. In 2015, the court also held that a clause alluding to a "violent felony" in the Armed Career Criminal Act was unconstitutionally vague. For background on the case...

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Santa Cruz Republican McPherson to run for full term as Calif. Sec'y of State

Monterey Bay Aquarium

So two penguins walk out of an elevator...

Monterey, CA – The Monterey Bay Aquarium's annual "Meet the Penguins" event is a chance for visitors to see a couple of penguins without a pane of glass in the way ... and a chance for the penguins to get out and about.

Monterey County general plan battle heads for ballot box

Panetta: Schwarzenegger, Calif. Dems must work together

Pacific Grove, CA – Former Monterey Bay Area Congressman and White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta joins KAZU's Ben Adler on Morning Edition to discuss the impact of the Nov. 8 special election on California politics

Maldonado, Laird on Calif. special election results

Pacific Grove, CA – California voters rejected all four of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's ballot initiatives at the Nov. 8 special election.

The Monterey Bay Area's representatives in the California legislature -- State Senator Abel Maldonado (R-Santa Maria) and Assemblyman John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) -- join KAZU's Ben Adler on All Things Considered to discuss the results.

Salinas libraries to stay open: Measure V passes

Salinas, CA – After a year of uncertainty (and negative national publicity), the city of Salinas will keep its public libraries open. About 60 percent of voters on Nov. 8 approved Measure V, a half-cent sales tax that will fund city services including libraries, police and fire.

Salinas Mayor Anna Caballero led the Yes on V campaign. She talked with KAZU's Ben Adler at the Yes on V election night party.

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