Dave Rice

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Border Patrol agent who shot rock-thrower faces lawsuit

https://oag.ca.gov/civil/htm/laws The Bane Act "provides protection from interference by threats, intimidation, or coercion or for attempts to interfere with someone's state or federal statutory or constitutional rights . . . and protection from bodily restraint or harm." There's a caveat that a violation must be in some way hate-fueled, so I'm not sure how much the plaintiffs have to go on to prove this - it could have been just one additional charge to create the broadest possible arguments, the merits of each to be determined later.
— August 4, 2015 3:51 p.m.

Nuke storage by the sea

Ask and you shall receive: http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2015/apr/23/... http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2015/mar/18/... There are a few others, but yes, we are watching this one closely as well...
— July 23, 2015 12:23 a.m.