CVU News

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
Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:47am
Several members of the Auburn law firm Ashford and Strasser and the non-profit Crime Victims United participated in The Great Auburn Obstacle Scramble Sunday, Sept. 28. The event took place at Regional Park and featured a 5K run through several obstacles, including a mud pit, pumpkin tunnel, river... read more
Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:08pm
We attended a convention last week with the intent to educate people on the dangers of Proposition 47, the so called “Safe” Neighborhoods and Schools Act. This is one of the most dangerous propositions to be on the California ballot.  Just one of the dangers of Proposition 47 is that it will... read more
Mon, 09/29/2014 - 3:41pm
Nina Salarno Ashford, Executive Board Member and attorney for America's leading crime victim organization -- Crime Victims United of California -- traveled to Sacramento Monday afternoon to record a radio commercial urging voters to vote No on Proposition 47. "We do not need to be letting more... read more
Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:00am
An analysis conducted by the California District Attorneys Association has found that while Proposition 47 claims to reduce criminal behavior, it excludes several violent and serious crimes that would be viewed as "non-serious" should Proposition 47 pass this November. The list of these crimes... read more
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:48am
Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:40pm
The 25th Annual Michael Salarno Memorial Classic Cup will be taking place on Friday, Oct. 3 at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln Calif. Each Fall, the Crime Victims United Charitable Foundation hosts a golf tournament in Northern California to raise funds for its programs for victims of violent... read more
Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:52am
(Auburn, CA) Don't let the name fool you, there is nothing "safe" about Proposition 47 "Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act." In truth, Prop 47 is a dangerous and radical package of ill-conceived policies wrapped in a poorly drafted initiative that will endanger Californians. State law enforcement... read more