Thursday’s Briefing: Federal judge orders injunction against OPD use of tear gas on protesters; Sheriff’s technician accused of smuggling meth into Santa Rita Jail



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By Steven Tavares

Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 4:00 AM


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A federal magistrate ordered an indefinite injunction against on Wednesday against OPD's use of tear gas and flash-bang grenades against demonstrators. - FILE PHOTO

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  • A federal Justice of the Peace ordered an indefinite injunction against on Wednesday against OPD’s use of tear gas and flash-bang grenades against demonstrators.

Information you do not wish to miss for July 30:

1. “A federal Justice of the Peace prolonged his earlier restrictions against use of drive by Oakland police Wednesday, prohibiting officers from utilizing tear gas or flash-bang grenades against demonstrators, besides when mandatory to forestall critical damage or substantial property injury, and barring all use of picket or rubber bullets and pepper-ball projectiles,” the San Francisco Chronicle stories. The injunction will stay in impact indefinitely. $$

2. An Alameda County sheriff’s technician is alleged to have smuggled a cellphone and methamphetamine into Santa Rita Jail, KPIX stories. The technician and an inmate allegedly sought to separate earnings from the sale of the narcotic to different prisoners.

3. The U.S. economic system contracted by a record-shattering 32.9 % between April and June, the Related Press stories. In California, the quantity of jobless declare jumped to 9.1 million because the starting of the pandemic final March, the San Francisco Chronicle stories.

4. The California Supreme Court docket unanimously upheld a regulation that prohibits public workers from pension spiking, an motion that enables them to spice up their pensions incomes by rising their final 12 months’s annual pay, the Los Angeles Occasions stories. The lawsuit was filed by the Alameda County Deputy Sheriff’s Affiliation. $$

5. “The pastor of The Manner Church in Berkeley on College Avenue says somebody tried to burn the constructing down, lower than twelve hours after church leaders put up a “Black Lives Matter” banner within the entrance of the constructing,” KTVU stories.

6. The Oakland Metropolis Council on Tuesday night time handed a decision vowing to dam federal regulation enforcement officers from getting into town as seen lately in Portland, ABC7 stories.

7. A’s basic supervisor Billy Beane is concerned with a funding group looking for to lift $500 million for a sports-related function, Sportico stories. Are the A’s on the market? Is Beane and others laying the groundwork to probably purchase the staff?

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