The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – March 17, 2016

On Thursday, about 100 students gathered at Tower Plaza at San Jose State, angry about the light sentence received Monday by 3 former students who were found guilty of battery against Donald Williams, a black student who shared the same dormitory suite. The 3 men were not convicted of committing a hate crime. Helen Higinio reporting from San Jose.


Democratic leaders are blasting the Republican Party for failing to live up to its own recommendations on modernizing the GOP. The so-called “Republican Autopsy Report” aimed at drawing in more women, youth and people of color. The Democrats say the party of Donald Trump is moving in the opposite direction. Christopher Martinez reports.

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