CVU News

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:18am
Harriet Salarno and her granddaughter Lexy Catina Ashford helped make rose pens Wednesday with the Placer/Auburn Bulldogs Marine Corps League Detachment 1247, which will sell the pens to raise funds for men and women in the United States Marine Corps.
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:34am
In honor of our loved ones and to never forget them, CCPOA will be putting the photos from the current signs into a Victims Memory Book that will be made available. To receive a copy of this Memory Book, fill out this reservation form (Victims Memory Book Order Form PDF) and e-mail it to mail@... read more
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:42pm
Finally more information has been brought forward by the media on how exactly the "Yes on Proposition 47" campaign was able to garner 9.5 million dollars in support for their cause. According to the L.A. Times: $1.4 million (*that we know of) came from hedge fund billionaire George Soros $3.5... read more
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 10:16am
Crime Victims United of California (CVUC) was created by Harriet and Mike Salarno after the brutal murder of their daughter, Catina Rose Salarno, who was attending her first day of college at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. Since the loss of Catina in 1979, the Salarnos have been... read more
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:48pm
                A 20 year snapshot of paroles granted by the Board of Parole Hearings/Board of Prison Terms from 1994 through 2014. YEAR - Number of Grants 1994 - 12 1995 - 8 1996 - 10 1997 - 16 1998 - 27 1999 - 13 2000 - 52 2001 - 83 2002 - 168 2003... read more
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 3:46pm
It is with great sadness that we announce that there will not be a 26th Annual Victims’ March on the Capitol this year. Each year we have come together as victims and respected one another’s grief and pain regardless of how we became victims.  We were there as one voice; the voice of victims.... read more
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:10pm
During his State of the Union address Tuesday evening President Obama emphasized the importance of both citizens and members of law enforcement coming together to help fix the criminal justice system so that it protects and serves EVERYONE. In the ever-watchful eyes of Crime Victims United of... read more
Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:52pm
As we head into 2015 Crime Victims United will continue to keep you updated on our victim advocacy and legislative activity. We tirelessly fight to balance the scales of justice and will maintain our ongoing support of public safety. This year we look forward to working with the many California law... read more
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:42am
As we enter this holiday season, Crime Victims United understands this is a bittersweet time for many.  The joy of the season and being with those we love is often overshadowed by the pain of the ones who are not with us anymore.When I look back over the past year and remember the victories and... read more
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:29pm
Crime Victims United of California met with members of International Rescue Committee Wednesday morning to asses working together in order to assist victims of human trafficking. CVU chair Harriet Salarno and IRC Sacramento anti-trafficking coordinator Kirsten Raschko discussed at length the pain... read more