CVU News

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:33pm
          From left: Sacramento County Sheriff Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Sheriff Detective Mike Davis lost their lives on Friday while protecting and serving their Sacramento and Placer County communities.     Anthony Holmes was critically... read more
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:11pm
In an ad endorsing Proposition 47, The California Endowment claims that the state of California spends $62,300 a year on one inmate while only spending $9,100 a year on a K-12 student. However, according to our 2014 State Budget Expenditure Chart, 35 percent of the general fund is reserved for... read more
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:32pm
Attorney General Kamala Harris has recently come forward with her own definition of recidivism that conflicts with the definition put forward by the Board of State and Community Corrections. In his article in the Sacramento Bee reporter Dan Walters said, "Lawmakers have demanded a statewide... read more
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:25pm
The No on Prop 47 team, which includes Crime Victims United, won a major victory Wednesday in the fight against the heavily flawed Proposition 47. United States Senator and member of the Democratic party, Dianne Feinstein, came out against Proposition 47 in a column featured in the Los Angeles... read more
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:39am
Sacramento Bee writer Dan Morain brings up an excellent point in his Sunday editorial that we here at Crime Victims United have been questioning since the announcement of Proposition 47. With about three weeks left before voters head to the polls the same question remains: where exactly is the... read more
Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:41am
The National Association of Drug Courts Professionals issued a statement in opposition of California’s Proposition 47 ballot measure.   "On behalf of the 28,000 Drug Court professionals in over 2,800 operational Drug Court programs nationwide and specifically, the 226 California... read more
Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:35am
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Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:01pm
Crime Victims United chair Harriet Salarno spent Wednesday morning and part of the afternoon speaking out against Proposition 47 at the annual Auburn Senior Health Fair. The event took place in the gymnasium at Regional Park and hosted over 40 businesses representing healthcare, housing, end-of-... read more
Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:03pm
Blue skies and warm temperatures greeted over 100 golfers Friday at the sold-out 25th Annual Michael Salarno Memorial Golf Tournament. The yearly event took place at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln and featured a day of golf, games, a dinner, a raffle and a silent auction, all benefiting... read more
Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:29am
Harriet Salarno of Crime Victims United and several employees at Ashford and Strasser law firm volunteered to man a booth at the Auburn Home Show during the weekend of Sept. 27. The event took place at the Gold Country Fairgrounds and included local vendors from all over Placer County. Harriet... read more