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California Gov. Jerry Brown Pardons Refugee Found Guilty of Murder and Robbery

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California Gov. Jerry Brown has actually absolved a Refugee founded guilty of murder and also break-in costs, along with a Democrat previous state legislator founded guilty of felony citizen fraudulence.

Jerry Brown, California’s longest-serving guv, absolved 38 individuals on Wednesday in advance of the Thanksgiving vacation and also has actually currently absolved an overall of 1,593 individuals throughout his terms.

Brown’s excuses of criminal evacuees, every one of whom got here in the USA as minors are his most recent initiative to aid immigrants whose criminal activities imply they are qualified for expulsion under government legislation. According to Gov. Brown, they have actually all finished their sentences and also end up being upstanding people deserving of clemency.

Washington Times records: The excuses do not immediately quit the expulsion process, yet they remove the state sentences on which government authorities could base expulsion choices. That provides the males’ attorneys solid lawful debates prior to migration courts to attempt to stop their elimination from the nation.

More: Jerry Brown Pardons Democrat Senator Jailed For Voter Fraud

Refugee founded guilty of murder and also a break-in

Brownish absolved Tung Tanh Nguyen, that was founded guilty of murder and also break-in in 1994 in Orange Region. The excuse claims Nguyen risked his life to conserve private citizens throughout a jail trouble, and also given that his launch “has actually ended up being a determined supporter for adolescent justice reform.”

Truong “Jay” Quang Ly, that was founded guilty of volunteer homicide in 1997 when a traveler in a car and truck Ly was driving shot and also eliminated one more motorist, currently has 7 dining establishments in Southern The golden state. Hai Trong Nguyen, that was founded guilty of break-in with a gun in Los Angeles Region in 1999, volunteers with anti-recidivism and also detainee re-entry companies.

Brown claims all 3 have actually acted well given that completing their sentences.

Democrat lawmaker founded guilty of felony citizen fraudulence

Previous Sen. Roderick Wright was founded guilty of felony costs of citizen fraudulence and also perjury in 2014 when a Los Angeles Region court established he lived outside the area he stood for. Some legislators at the time protected Wright, claiming state legislation was unclear. The Legislature has actually given that altered the legislation to make Wright’s circumstance lawful, and also the state Supreme Court got rid of the means for the excuse today.

Wright was punished to 90 days behind bars after that launched practically quickly.

More: WildFire: California largest blazes now in state history

Ex-convicts encountering deportation

Previously this year, Brown attracted a mad feedback from Head of state Donald Trump when he absolved 5 ex-convicts encountering expulsion, consisting of 2 that took off the Khmer Rouge program in Cambodia with their family members 4 years back.

Brown additionally absolved a guy that simply shed his residence when The golden state’s most dangerous wildfire brushed up with the community of Heaven. Jason James Burnett was founded guilty of medicine costs in1994 Brown’s spokesperson, Evan Westrup, claimed the timing of the excuse was accidental, “yet he was absolutely pleased to listen to some great information offered what he’s experienced in current days.”

The guv is a previous Jesuit seminarian and also typically problems excuses around Thanksgiving and also significant Christian vacations.

The golden state’s longest-serving guv has actually currently released 1,593 excuses, consisting of 404 throughout his very first 2 terms as guv from 1975 to 1983.

Brown’s dad, Edmund G. “Rub” Brown released 467 excuses and also 55 commutations, yet there have actually been lengthy stretches of really couple of in The golden state.

From 1991 with 2010, previous Govs. Pete Wilson and also Gray Davis released no excuses while Arnold Schwarzenegger gave out simply 15.

More: California Wildfire: Thousands of People Evacuated, Charge grows to five as flames rage on

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Free family fun at Denver’s newest park, Doors Open Denver, film fests and more things to do

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Wet, and maybe a little wild

Friday-Oct. 30. Evergreen’s annual Rocky Mountain Watermedia Exhibition this year sourced its 65 entries from an impressive 485 submissions representing 25 states. It speaks to the prestige of the event, which focuses on not only on traditional, transparent watercolor paintings but also materials such as acrylic, egg tempera, gouache, and mixed media in a variety of artistic styles. Subjects range from wild animals to the domesticated environment and lots in-between.

The free, opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, at The Center for the Arts Evergreen includes food and drink (beer and wine available for purchase) and free tours of the exhibit at 4 and 5 p.m., led by Sara Miller, CAE’s senior director of exhibitions. Painter and teacher Steve Griggs, the juror for the show, will also hand out 20 awards for the top pieces.

Stream it on Zoom or attend in person at 31880 Rocky Village Drive in Evergreen. 303-674-0056 or evergreenarts.org

Check out Denver’s newest park this weekend when RiNo’s ArtPark debuts, Sept. 24-27, with a free family-friendly celebration. (Provided by ArtPark)

ArtPark: Denver’s newest outdoor hangout

Friday-Sunday. It’s been a long time coming, but we’re happy the creative minds behind the River North Art District’s ArtPark did it right. The new, manicured open space at 1900 35th St. transformed an otherwise gritty industrial lot into one of Denver’s most attractive new hangouts and art-making centers.

From Friday, Sept. 24, to Sunday, Sept. 27, organizers will hold a grand opening celebration with art projects and workshops, tours of the on-site library and artist-workspace, live music and more. Artists Jaime Molina and Pedro Barrios (with help from Tres Birds Workshop) will unveil their latest works at a 4 p.m. dedication ceremony on Sept. 24: three industrial cement mixers that are now sculptural works, according to a press statement.

Saturday, Sept. 25, and Sunday, Sept. 26, offer more free, all-ages activities — Ethiopian coffee, books and zines, live music, bilingual paper flower and piñata making, yarn-bombing, food trucks — and a 6-9 p.m. Lawn Salon fundraiser ($150 per ticket). Other events are free and open to the public. Visit rinoartpark.com for the full schedule.

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Drag TV show “We’re Here” sashays through Grand Junction for upcoming episode

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“We’re Here,” the HBO show that brings three drag queens to small towns across America, filmed in Colorado this week.

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Hard Rock Cafe settles feud with Denver Pavilions landlord

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At Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Denver, the band plays on.

Earlier this month, the Florida-based chain of rock ’n’ roll-themed restaurants settled a lawsuit it filed against its Denver landlord in January in an effort to get out of its lease.

At the time the lawsuit was filed, the restaurant within Denver Pavilions along the 16th Street Mall had been closed for nearly 11 months since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The eatery reopened in June, about 15 months after closing, according to its Facebook page.

As is typical, specifics of the settlement are not outlined in court documents.

Hard Rock operates in 11,736 square feet, which it has leased since 1996.

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LoDo hotel files for bankruptcy in bid to slow down foreclosure process

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The owner of the Nativ Hotel building in downtown Denver has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an effort to slow the foreclosure process — and a nightclub operator currently facing heat from the city wants to move in.

KDA Properties LLC said in its Wednesday filing that it owes $9.61 million to four creditors.

The bulk of the money — $8.07 million — is owed to Chicago-based Pangea Mortgage Capital. The claim is secured by the four-story building Nativ occupies at 1612 Wazee St., as well as other assets. Pangea did not respond to a request for comment.

“We’ve recently had the intention to exit the property, but we’re going to exit our way,” said Nativ Hotel co-owner Amin Suliaman. “I’m not going to let them bully us out of the property.”

Companies use Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reorganize and help keep the business alive, paying creditors over time.

Suliaman told BusinessDen the bankruptcy filing pertains solely to the business’ real estate. He said the 14-room hotel and attached nightclub are run by a different entity that did not file for bankruptcy.

Pangea Mortgage Capital initiated the foreclosure process for the hotel building in December 2020, according to Denver’s Public Trustee Office. Suliaman said the business was about to receive its PPP funds in January and was “blindsided.”

An auction of the property was initially set for May, but has been repeatedly pushed back. Suliaman said the lender has not set an official date because the business has been making its monthly mortgage payment of $56,000.

“This gives us an opportunity to reset with a neutral third party in the bankruptcy court, and forces our lender to address the plan in place that we have to exit,” Suliaman said. “It gets us back to an even playing field.”

Attorney Jeffrey Weinman of Weinman & Associates is representing Nativ in bankruptcy proceedings.

Lily O’Neill, BusinessDen

The hotel is on the market for around $7 million, Suliaman said.

Building up for sale; hotel largely not operating

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Fall fun guide: Don’t miss these 2021 Colorado Oktoberfests before they blow away

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It seemed cruel last year that we couldn’t enjoy the crisp, cold air together while sipping beers, gnawing on giant pretzels and enduring polka music.

Fortunately, this year’s crop of Oktoberfests isn’t quite so puny, and the fact that they’re all outside is good news in this dicey era of public health. Some started last weekend, or even in late August, when many of us were still in a summer mindset. But there are many more on tap.

Here’s a sampling of these family-friendly, fall events — many of them free (see this link for haunted houses and corn mazes). Be sure to mask up, and check with each event to see if they require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test for entry.

Daniel Brenner, Special to the Denver Post

Contestants hold beer steins to see who can last the longest during Denver Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 on Larimer Street.

The 51st Denver Oktoberfest promises better music production, shorter lines and seamless payment for its array of foods, beers, seltzers and Cutwater cocktails this year. While it doesn’t feature the tongue-in-cheek 5K of years past, it does have keg bowling, a marketplace, stein hoisting, 30-plus bands and long-dog (Dachshund) racing. The fest continues Friday, Sept. 24-Sunday, Sept. 26, along Larimer Street between Market and Lawrence Streets, and 21st Street between 20th and 22nd streets. Wristbands are $15-$65. denveroktoberfest.com

Longmont Oktoberfest takes over Roosevelt Park on Saturday, Sept. 25, with, appropriately, a hearty showing by local producer Left Hand Brewing, but also 10 other breweries, distilleries and cideries. Drinks and German-themed food and festivities — including contests for best-dressed, stein-holding, and bratwurst-eating — complement the mix of rock, bluegrass and other genres on the live-music stage. Entry is $10-$35. lhbfoundation.org/longmont-oktoberfest

Colorado Springs Oktoberfest takes place Sept. 24-26 at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry with traditional food and drink, live bands, the ever-popular weiner dog races, retail vendors, and contests for stein hosting and best costumes. Admission is free, but tickets are required for the beer school, schnapps school and wine-tasting events. $10 parking. csoktoberfest.com

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CSU Rams vs. Iowa football: 4 things to know, key matchups and predictions

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Colorado State (1-2) at No. 5 Iowa (3-0)

1:30 p.m. Saturday, at Kinnick Stadium (Iowa City)

TV/Radio: FS1/1430 AM, 98.1 FM

Line: Iowa -23.5

Weather: 10% chance of thunderstorms, 73 degrees

What to know

Positive momentum. The misery of two awful loses to begin the year got wiped away last week in CSU’s stunning upset victory at Toledo. It wasn’t pretty (zero offensive touchdowns) but the Rams, as 14.5-point underdogs, showcased impressive resiliency and a dominant defense. CSU held Toledo’s offense to just 0.5 yards per rush (28 carries for 13 yards). The Rams compiled seven sacks. CSU should have a newfound confidence that its defense can actually win games this year.

David vs. Goliath. CSU enters another matchup this week as significant underdogs against the talented Hawkeyes. Iowa is riding a nine-game winning streak dating back to last year and it has already beaten two ranked opponents this season: No. 17 Indiana and No. 9 Iowa State. The Hawkeyes’ defense is currently second in the nation with six interceptions over their first three games. Starting quarterback Spencer Petras hasn’t thrown a pick this year. Iowa is a team with real College Football Playoff aspirations.

Do the wave. The in-game atmosphere at Kinnick Stadium ranks among the best in all of college football with 60,000-plus expected in attendance Saturday. Pay attention at the end of the first quarter when the entire crowd all turns at once to wave at the tall building behind the east stands. They’re acknowledging patients on the top floors of a nearby Children’s Hospital. The heartwarming tradition dates back to 2017 and should be celebrated by college football fans everywhere.

Help on the way. CSU’s Week 3 victory over Toledo was more impressive when you consider the Rams were shorthanded with targeting ejections and multiple injuries to key players. But coach Steve Addazio told reporters this week that junior starting defensive back Tywan Francis is “probable” after missing last week. It’s also possible that star sophomore wide receiver Dante Wright returns from injury. CSU is missing a downfield passing threat from its offense. The Rams need all the help they can get against Iowa.

Key Matchups

CSU punter Ryan Stonehouse vs. Iowa return unit. Stonehouse is arguably the nation’s top punter. His ability to flip the field and force the Hawkeyes to move 80 or 90 yards for touchdowns will be essential to CSU hanging in the game. The Rams will get hammered if Iowa’s offense has a short field to the end zone all day.

CSU front seven vs. Iowa offense. We finally witnessed the potential of CSU’s talented defense against Toledo. It now must prove that performance wasn’t an aberration. Look for defensive lineman Scott Patchan to potentially have a breakout game on Saturday against the Hawkeyes.

Predictions

Kyle Fredrickson, sports reporter: Iowa 35, CSU 10

It’s difficult to imagine the Rams scoring many points. But their defense is good enough to prevent an embarrasing blowout.

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Pick 6: Odds Broncos win most regular-season games in NFL, Pat Surtain II wins defensive rookie of the year

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Pick 6: Odds Broncos win most regular-season games in NFL, Pat Surtain II wins defensive rookie of the year

All aboard the Broncos hype train.

Denver is 2-0 for the first time since 2018 and that early-season success is shifting the betting odds in the team’s favor.

The Broncos, as of Thursday, are now slightly favored to make the playoffs for the first time since the Peyton Manning era at -166 — meaning a $166 bet would win $100 — according to Fanduel Sportsbook. Feeling optimistic? They also have the ninth-best odds at +2,000 to finish the year with the most regular-season wins in the league, according to BetMGM.

How about super optimistic? Denver has +2,500 odds to win Super Bowl LVI, according to DraftKings Sportsbook, an improvement from +4,000 that the oddsmaker gave them entering the season.

Here’s a look at some current odds in the world of sports.

+2,000

The odds the Broncos will finish with the most regular-season wins in the NFL this year, according to BetMGM. Denver has the ninth-best odds. Tampa Bay (+300) is the favorite, followed by Kansas City (+700), Buffalo (+800) and San Francisco (+800).

+500

The odds Broncos cornerback Pat Surtain II will win the NFL defensive rookie of the year award, according to Caesars Sportsbook. He is the favorite, ahead of Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons (+550) and Washington linebacker Jamin Davis (+750.

+1,100

The odds the Rapids will win the 2021 MLS Cup, according to BetMGM. They have the fifth-best odds. New England (+400) is the favorited, followed by Seattle (+500).

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10 NYSCOPBA members file lawsuit against state over vaccine mandate

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Come Monday, it’s either vaccination or termination for those who work in state run hospitals and nursing homes. Security officers are among those who work at state hospitals who are being forced to make that decision. The lawsuit claims that the vaccine mandate goes against their constitutional rights.

In a newly filled lawsuit against Governor Kathy Hochul, Heath Commissioner Howard Zucker, and the New York State Health Department, 10 individual state hospital security officers are fighting for the option to have regular COVID tests instead of being mandated to get the vaccine. They say it’s unfair that teachers would have the option for regular testing, but they won’t.

“Students who are 12 years or younger can’t be vaccinated,” said Dennis Vacco. “Inherently, the population in schools is less vaccinated than the population in hospitals or in health care facilities. To say nothing of the fact that health care facilities are constructed to prevent the spread of illness within the facility.”

Former New York Attorney General Dennis Vacco represents the security officers for his Buffalo law firm and said they could lose their jobs, healthcare benefits, and seniority, if they do not get their first shot by Monday.

‘In this instance, we are alleging that the constitutional right to be free from bodily interference and to choose their own treatment is being infringed upon because our clients are being forced to choose between a state mandated treatment, the vaccination, or their employment.”

Vacco requested a temporary restraining order from the court, but it was denied Thursday. However, the lawsuit will be moving forward.

“If we ultimately prevail in the lawsuit, I think that the state is going to be responsible for damages to these employees,” said Vacco.

The state has until October 12 to respond to this lawsuit. NEWS10 reached out to members of the Governor’s Office for a statement on this issue but was told that they do not comment on pending litigation.

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Tourist one day, rock star the next: Mick Jagger visits Gateway Arch

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ST. LOUIS – Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones posted a photo of himself on Twitter Friday morning visiting the Gateway Arch.

He looks excited to be in the Gateway city with his arms stretched out wide and a big smile on his face.

The Rolling Stones kick off their “No Filter Tour” at the Dome at America’s Center on Sunday.

This weekend’s concert launches the band’s 13-date tour. It will be the band’s first St. Louis show since 2006 when they performed at the Savvis Center, now known as Enterprise Center.

The band’s “No Filter Tour 2020” was going to include a June 2020 show at the Dome at America’s Center, but because of the pandemic, they had to take an unscheduled break and relaunch the tour. After the unscheduled break, the tour relaunches this weekend at the Dome at America’s Center.

The Rolling Stones have been touring since 1964, and this is the Stones first tour without late drummer Charlie Watts. The band announced this summer that the longtime drummer was ill and would be sitting out the tour. He died last month, not long after the announcement. Watts is being replaced on this tour by Steve Jordan, known for his role in the John Mayer trio.

The St. Louis City ordinance requires wearing a mask indoors. However, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test is not required to enter the Dome at America’s Center. The concert begins Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

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The Rolling Stones kick off ‘No Filter Tour’ in St. Louis on Sunday

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ST. LOUIS – The Rolling Stones begin their  “No Filter Tour” in St. Louis on Sunday. 

The stage at the Dome at America’s Center is set for the Stones concert. That concert launches their 13-date tour. It will be the band’s first St. Louis show since 2006 when they performed at the Savvis Center, now known as Enterprise Center.

The band’s “No Filter Tour 2020” was going to include a June 2020 show at the Dome at America’s Center, but because of the pandemic, they had to take an unscheduled break and relaunch the tour. After the unscheduled break, the tour relaunches this weekend at the Dome at America’s Center.

The Rolling Stones have been touring since 1964, and this is the Stones first tour without late drummer Charlie Watts. The band announced this summer that the longtime drummer was ill and would be sitting out the tour. He died last month, not long after the announcement. Watts is being replaced on this tour by Steve Jordan, known for his role in the John Mayer trio.

The St. Louis City ordinance requires wearing a mask indoors. However, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test is not required to enter the Dome at America’s Center. The concert begins Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

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