Category Archives: James Rojas

California To Become First State To End Bail On Still Murky Risk-Assessment System

California will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown, but it’s still unclear how the risk-assessment system replacing it will work.  “Our path to a more just criminal justice system is not complete, but today it made a transformational shift away from valuing…MORE

Disneyland wages vote

After months of protesting for higher wages, it’s looking like Disneyland employees have something happy to be about.MORE

Riverside Lawmaker Introduces “Hashtag” Legislation To Support Homeless Vets

The hashtag movement may be jumping from social media to the highway.  “#BOOTFC” You might be reading that while stuck in traffic on the 405 freeway if Democratic Senator Richard Roth’s bill, SB 1112, passes.  The Riverside lawmaker says it would allow drivers to personalize their license plate with a hashtag – with that fee…MORE

Huntington Beach Mayor: Sanctuary State Laws “Represent Threat To Public Safety

Mayor Mike Posey says the city of Huntington Beach has been following the news of cities standing up to Sacramento in their rejection of Senate Bill 54 and he too is looking for ways around the law. The Orange County city of Los Alamitos earlier this month passed an ordinance exempting itself from the California…MORE

Looking into Proposition 57

In this special KABC report, we look into Proposition 57 and the preliminary court ruling that says sex offenders in prison must also be considered for early release and what’s being done to prevent that.MORE

Flu in LA County

Despite this year’s flu vaccine not being as effective, health experts are still encouraging you and your family to get your shots. James Rojas 790KABC-AM  MORE

7-Eleven Ice Raid

A handful of 7-Eleven stores in the L.A. area were among the dozens that were raided by immigration agents this (Wednesday) morning. Four stores in L.A. and one in Culver City were visited by ICE and Homeland Security agents where they interviewed managers and employees.    In a statement, ICE Deputy Director Thomas Homan said…MORE

What Does Disney’s Purchase of 21st Century Fox Mean For Movie-Goers?

Now that Disney is buying a large chunk of 21st Century Fox, one question now is “how will this affect the movie-going experience?” Disney announced Thursday it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the studio including Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses, for $52.4 billion…MORE