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Season of Giving 2021

Season of Giving 2021

The holiday season traditionally is a time for both giving and receiving.

But, for that to work, there obviously needs to be a giver and a recipient. This a quick story about one of each who helped make the DA’s Office 2021 Season of Giving a tremendous success.


Guest blog: District Attorney Mike Hestrin talks about the fentanyl drug crisis

Guest blog: District Attorney Mike Hestrin talks about the fentanyl drug crisis

The DA's Office recognizes that fentanyl is terrorizing our community. We are dedicated to combatting the fentanyl crisis with a three-pronged approach: education, prevention, and prosecution. Read this blog article to learn more.


Whether you stay home and shop in your PJs or go out and battle crowds, now is the time for a refresher on how to shop safely

Whether you stay home and shop in your PJs or go out and battle crowds, now is the time for a refresher on how to shop safely

While it seems like we just finished handling out Halloween candy and, depending on when you read this, may not yet have had Thanksgiving dinner, now is a good time to either learn or remind yourself how to stay safe when shopping – online or in person.


Domestic Violence Awareness Month -- 23 Minutes of Terror

Domestic Violence Awareness Month -- 23 Minutes of Terror

Erin Reid was a victim of domestic violence. Erin tells her story and joins with  Deputy DA Tara Powell, who prosecuted Erin's abuser, to let anyone who may also be a domestic violence victim know that help and resources are there for you.


National Hispanic Heritage Month -- Never Lose Hope

National Hispanic Heritage Month -- Never Lose Hope

Paralegal Aida Tamayo was an attorney in Mexico before coming to the United States. Read her story of hope and overcoming challenges. 


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