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Five CA Mayors Urge Welcome of Refugees

Mayors from five California cities on Friday signed a letter urging Congress not to reject vetted refugees, including those from Syria, that seek to come to the United States.

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City Attorneys Advise Kevin Johnson Not to Hug People

Despite the fact that a law firm investigating a sexual harassment claim against Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson found it unsubstantiated, the same law firm wrote a memo to the city attorney warning Johnson should “be advised as to how his actions (i.e. hugging and being flirty) are being perceived by some city employees,” and that he should “refrain from hugging or touching anyone in the workplace or at city-related events.”

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ESPN Delays Film Lauding Scandal-Plagued Kevin Johnson

ESPN suddenly canceled the nationwide release of a film lauding Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson after a video was released showing a teenaged girl whom Johnson has been accused of having molested nearly 20 years ago.

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Alleged Sexual Assault Victim of Kevin Johnson Speaks Out

The girl who may have been the first in a series of alleged sexual assaults perpetrated by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is finally going public with her story, 19 years after Johnson allegedly molested her when she was 15 years old.

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Kevin Johnson Wants Restraining Order to Prevent E-mail Release

Johnson filed a restraining order request against the city of Sacramento to prevent the Sacramento News and Review from gaining access to e-mails he sent as mayor. Johnson claims that the release would harm him and the National Conference of Black Mayors (NCBM), of which he was once vice president and president. He named the NCBM as a co-plaintiff.

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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Praises…Ben Carson?

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, a Democrat who has praised Barack Obama for his efforts to “improve policing” in America and lauded him by saying “he’s hip, he’s a smooth president,” decided to flatter a GOP candidate for president on Monday, praising Ben Carson in Sacramento at a gathering of Johnson’s “Indivizible” African-American empowerment organization.