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April 11, 2017: KQED RADIO FORUM - Labor Department Accuses Google of Gender Pay Discrimination

April 11, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor has accused Google of violating federal employment laws and discriminating against its female employees. In an ongoing investigation, a regional solicitor said last week that the government found “systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce.” Google has denied the allegations, which come as one San Francisco supervisor has proposed legislation barring employers from asking prospective employees for their salary history.

March 22, 2017: Group founded by ‘Hangover’ producer aims to reform Sacramento’s juvenile offenders

March 14, 2017

NOTE: This story was originally published Sept. 19, 2016.

By Nashelly Chavez

At the age of 11, West Sacramento native Michael Rizo first entered the juvenile justice system after he stole something from his neighbor’s yard.

“I started messing up around elementary school, just started getting influenced by negative people,” Rizo said.