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After Weinstein Scandal, California Lawmakers Say “Me Too”

CityNews - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:29

Female lawmakers and lobbyists in the state’s capital have joined a chorus of women nationwide who say they too have been victims of sexual harassment or assault.

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It’s Not Just Football. Now City Employees are Kneeling During the Pledge of Allegiance.

CityNews - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:24
Four city employees in Ann Arbor, Michigan decided to take a knee during the Pledge.Tags: Featuredcity councilProtest
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Chips, Hot Dogs and Pinball: Banning Holds Best State of the City Address Ever

CityNews - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:18

State of the city speeches aren’t usually known for their fanfare, but Banning’s last was quite the exception.

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These Millennials Are the Future of Local Governance

CityNews - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:11

Meet the Generation Yers taking over our city halls.

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Texas County Worker Stole Over $1 Million in… Fajitas?

CountyNews - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 05:47

How much does this guy weigh?

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Cell Tower Permitting Bill Vetoed by Jerry Brown

CountyNews - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:57

Local governments breathe a sigh of relief.

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Kern County and Bakersfield at Odds Over Marijuana

CountyNews - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:49

Cannabis is a polarizing issue.

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State Bar Recommends Suspension for O.C. Prosecutor Who Withheld Evidence

CountyNews - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:46

A suspension may be in order for Deputy Dist. Atty. Sandra Lee Nassar, an Orange County prosecutor accused of withholding evidence from the defense in a child abuse case.

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Not Your Average Harassment Training: Preventing and Responding to Workplace Harassment in Compliance With California Law

CountyNews - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:39

Don’t miss this fun and informative webinar on Oct. 25.

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Alameda’s City Manager Refused to Hire “Handpicked” Union Head for Fire Chief. Now She Could Lose Her Job.

CityNews - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 07:07
Jill Keimach’s job hangs in the balance after she resisted “unrelenting” political pressure to hire the less experienced, labor-backed candidate for fire chief.Tags: Featuredlegalcity manageralamedalabor unionscity counciltransparency
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New Law Means Big Changes for SANDAG

CityNews - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 06:41
Despite fierce objections from several cities, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a significant piece of legislation Wednesday that could dramatically alter transportation in San Diego County.Tags: FeaturedChula VistaSan DiegoPowayEl CajonNational CitySan MarcosSolano BeachVista
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Kern County and Bakersfield at Odds Over Marijuana

CityNews - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 06:38

Cannabis is a polarizing issue.

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Not Your Average Harassment Training: Preventing and Responding to Workplace Harassment in Compliance With California Law

CityNews - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 06:35

Don’t miss this fun and informative webinar on Oct. 25.

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As Fire Spread, Sonoma County Opted Not to Send Mass Alert

CountyNews - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:59

Northern California officials are facing some tough questions over their response to a series of deadly fires.

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New Law Means Big Changes for SANDAG

CountyNews - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 07:29

Despite fierce objections from several cities, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a significant piece of legislation Wednesday that could dramatically alter transportation in San Diego County.

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Santa Clara, Employee Union File Joint Suit Over DACA

CountyNews - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 07:23

This is the first instance of a lawsuit filed jointly by an employer and a labor union on behalf of DACA recipients.

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All Pet Stores Must Sell Rescue Animals by 2019

CountyNews - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 07:09

California has become the first state to pass such a requirement.

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State Bar Recommends Suspension for Public Defender Who Snuck Out of Bathroom On Judge

CountyNews - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 06:57

The California State Bar says she abandoned her client, casting serious doubt over whether he was fairly served by the justice system.

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