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  • Pelé's son, Edinho, sentenced to 33 years in money laundering verdict

    Pelé's son, Edinho, sentenced to 33 years in money laundering verdict
    Less than two weeks before welcoming the world to his country for the World Cup, legendary Brazilian soccer star Pelé learned his son Edinho could be headed to jail after being found guilty of laundering money raised from drug trafficking. Edinho, 43,...
  • $201-million marijuana grow seized in Los Padres National Forest

    $201-million marijuana grow seized in Los Padres National Forest
    Ventura County sheriff's deputies found a $201-million marijuana grow operation hidden in canyons north of Lake Piru in the Los Padres National Forest, authorities said Wednesday. More than 50,000 pot plants, stretching over a mile and into several...
  • $7.2 million in meth seized in San Bernardino County drug bust

    $7.2 million in meth seized in San Bernardino County drug bust
    California Department of Justice officials said Monday that they have arrested two alleged drug traffickers and seized more than 200 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $7.2 million in San Bernardino County.  State officials said the bust...
  • Bills on crack cocaine, medicinal pot advance in California

    Bills on crack cocaine, medicinal pot advance in California
    State lawmakers Wednesday gave initial approval to proposals that would reduce penalties for selling crack cocaine, require medical marijuana dispensaries to get state licenses and allow people in the country illegally to get student loans for college....
  • The libertarian approach to crime [Letter]

    The libertarian approach to crime [Letter]
    In The Sun article "New views about crime" (May 25) the writers failed to mention the Libertarian approach to the failed war on drugs. As the Libertarian candidate for attorney general, my main campaign theme is to end the drug war. The U.S. has the...
  • Narcoliterature explores realities of Mexico's drug culture

    Narcoliterature explores realities of Mexico's drug culture
    In Mexico, the drug culture has spawned a genre of its own: Narcoliterature — a blend of fiction and, in some cases, investigative journalism — explores the realities of drug culture. Narcoliterature titles are among Amazon's 100 best-...
  • Commentary: Writer fails to address bringing motels up to basic living standards

    I was surprised to read Kathy Esfahani's latest defense of Costa Mesa's slumlords "End the assault on low income motel tenants" (May 18). Esfahani, of the Costa Mesa Affordable Housing Coalition, does an admirable job of tugging at the heartstrings of...
  • More traffic on marijuana legalization

     
    "Joe from Salisbury" had trouble posting this commentary in response to my recent column regarding driving while high on marijuana, and to the several responses from readers both pro and con, so I'll steer the information onto the site for him. Thanks,...
  • More on marijuana: Warrior faces opposing traffic from Bob Shiffert of Whitehall

     
    In the March 7 column on the relative danger of driving drunk versus driving under the influence of marijuana, I admitted that I've taken both roads, and that in the view through my windshield, drunk driving is more dangerous by far. Before the screech of...
  • O.C. man sentenced to prison under state's human trafficking law

    O.C. man sentenced to prison under state's human trafficking law
    A convicted cocaine dealer was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in state prison for luring a 14-year-old girl into prostitution in Orange County's first case prosecuted under a state law that increases the penalties for human trafficking. Chuncey...
  • CANNES: Jean Dujardin Talks Oscars and Italian Cinema

    After lining up a pair of roles in Hollywood movies such as Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" and George Clooney's "The Monuments Men," Jean Dujardin will next star with Elsa Zylberstein in Claude Lelouch's film "Un de Plus," a romantic road...