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Sam Ribakoff

Sam Ribakoff

Latest Articles by Sam Ribakoff

Cop and suspect shot by San Diego sheriffs can advance parts of their suit

The detective was shot in the leg by San Diego County sheriff's deputies in a friendly fire incident when the deputies fired at a car theft suspect, who also ended up severely injured.

French national sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing $1.8 million from California controller office

Gabriel Adrien Lobe Diop must pay restitution and spend 10 years in jail for stealing $1.8 million in unclaimed property from the California State Controller’s Office’s Unclaimed Property Division.

Particulate matter from over a decade of wildfires caused over 52,000 premature deaths in California, new study estimates

Using a model that compared California Department of Public Health mortality data from 2008 to 2018 with records of particulate matter concentrations caused by wildfires, researchers estimated that between 52,480 and 55,710 premature deaths were caused by particulate matter from wildfire smoke.