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Palmdale Mayor, Two Consultants Charged in Public Corruption Scheme

CityNews - 8 hours 1 min ago
Los Angeles County prosecutors have filed conspiracy, conflict of interest, and perjury charges against Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford.Tags: corruptionFeaturedPalmdale
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No, a Major Earthquake did Not Hit Isla Vista Yesterday

CityNews - 8 hours 19 min ago
Thousands of people receive a false alarm about a 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Southern California on Wednesday.Tags: unusualnews
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How a Hipster Coffee Shop Became Ground Zero in Boyle Heights’ Gentrification War

CityNews - 8 hours 28 min ago

The owners of a new boutique coffee shop in one of L.A.’s most historically Latino neighborhoods were greeted with picket lines and protests at their quiet grand opening last week.

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Fired SFO Officer Allegedly Dressed Up as an ICE Agent and Spied on Parishioners

CityNews - 8 hours 34 min ago

Hang on to your hats and glasses because this is one wild story.

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Guest Commentary: AB 1250's Burdensome Restrictions on County Service Contracts

CityNews - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:10

The following commentary was submitted by our friends at

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Do More with Less: 5 Successful Strategies from Finance Leaders

CountyNews - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:56

In this webinar, join local government finance officers whose agencies have successfully adopted the OpenGov Smart Government Cloud™.

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The California Budget: A Primer

CountyNews - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 04:52

California lawmakers approved a $183.2 billion budget Thursday, an all-time record.

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L.A. County Oks $3 Million to Help Immigrants Fight Deportation

CountyNews - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 04:50

Against the wishes of immigrant advocacy groups, those convicted of violent felony offenses or those appealing a conviction for a violent felony will be ineligible for the funds.

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Hundreds Attend Yolo County’s First Cannabis Job Fair

CountyNews - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 04:24

“I never thought this would happen in Yolo county.”

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Former Aide to Janice Hahn Found Guilty of Stealing Campaign Signs

CountyNews - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 03:10

When will people learn that it isn’t worth it to steal campaign signs?

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The California Budget: A Primer

CityNews - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 03:52

California lawmakers approved a $183.2 billion budget Thursday, an all-time record.

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Flint Crisis Results in Manslaughter Charges for Five Public Officials

CityNews - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 03:43

Plus attempts at obstruction and lying to investigators.

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CA's Vanishing Republicans Comprise Majorities in Just 14 Cities

CityNews - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 03:39

California Republicans are an endagered species.

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Clovis’ Interim City Manager Becomes Permanent

CityNews - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 03:36

Six months after he took over as Clovis’ interim city manager, Luke Serpa has been tapped for the permanent position.

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Do More with Less: 5 Successful Strategies from Finance Leaders

CityNews - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:10

Is your organization constantly striving to do more with less? Almost universally, public sector agencies now operate under conditions where every dollar and minute must go further.

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Contra Costa County D.A. Resigns, Pleas No Contest in Corruption Case

CountyNews - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 05:33

His attorney said he just couldn't help himself.

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You Could Soon Buy Weed at the County Fair

CountyNews - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 05:22

Picture it: cotton candy in one hand and a joint in the other.

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Carlos Palacios Promoted to Santa Cruz CAO

CountyNews - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 05:15

Carlos Palacios, 55, will be sworn in Tuesday, becoming the first Latino CAO in Santa Cruz County’s history.

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How Much Has Prop 47 Saved L.A. County? Nobody Knows.

CountyNews - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 05:10

The Rand Corporation said it is impossible to determine what -- if any -- savings L.A. County has incurred as a result of Proposition 47.

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