SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Immigrants who are not U.S. citizens could serve as poll workers in California under 1 of several election-related bills that have passed the state Assembly. As many as five non-citizens could volunteer in a precinct under legislation from Democratic Assemblyman Rob Bonta of Alameda. Those poll workers must be legal permanent U.S. residents.
JULIAN, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters are battling a 250-acre fire in rugged eastern San Diego County. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the blaze began at 12:20 p.m. north of State Route 79, east of the town of Julian. The blaze is 5% contained.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A Sacramento doctor has been convicted of sexually abusing two patients at a workers' compensation clinic. The Sacramento Bee reports that a jury convicted Dr. Scott Dodd Anderson of 6 counts of sexual abuse and acquitted him of 2 others. The jury has not reached verdicts on seven other counts related to two other alleged victims.
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) - Two hundred Americans who were prisoners of war during the Vietnam conflict have arrived in California to mark the 40th anniversary of a White House dinner that celebrated their release. The 3-day gala started today at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda. The reunion is centered around a celebration hosted by President Nixon on May 23, 1973, to honor the 571 American POWs.
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