Firefighters disciplined over sexual behavior near academy

An assistant state fire chief was demoted for using a state cellphone and vehicle to arrange sex with escorts, and a firefighter was fired for sexually harassing a civilian at a graduation celebration near the state's fire academy, according to documents made public Monday.


Correction: Retirement Home Deaths

In a story Feb. 27 about a possible murder-suicide of a husband and wife at a retirement home in Northern California, The Associated Press erroneously reported the day of the killings. They took place on Feb. 20 not Feb. 27.


Court rules against sex-offender law's blanket lifetime ban

State corrections officials cannot impose blanket lifetime restrictions on where sex offenders may live, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case challenging a voter-approved measure that prohibits sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park.


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