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Opening Salvo: Gov. Brown Proposes 2018-2019 Budget

CityNews - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:28

California Gov. Jerry Brown proposed the 16th and final budget of his career Wednesday, kicking off months of negotiations with state lawmakers.

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Claremont Hires Tara Schultz as City Manager

CityNews - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:19

Alhambra's assistant city manager has a new gig.

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Legal Weed Begins in San Francisco

CityNews - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:12

Good things come to those who wait.

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Santa Ana River Homeless Camps To Be Dismantled by Month’s End

CityNews - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:11

Hundreds of homeless men and women camped along the Santa Ana Riverbed in Anaheim have been told to leave.

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15 Dead in Post-Thomas Fire Mudslides

CountyNews - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:11

Tragedy begets tragedy.

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Orange County Scraps Immigration Program

CountyNews - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:00

Orange County was the only jurisdiction in the state participating in the program known as 287(g) which trains deputies to identify and hold undocumented inmates pending notification and removal by ICE.

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Calaveras Hires New Economic Development Director

CountyNews - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:56

alaveras County has tapped Kathy Gallino, an economic development veteran with the County of the Sacramento, for its new economic development director position.

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Hundreds of Families Will Be a Getting a Check from Contra Costa County

CountyNews - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:54

Contra Costa intends to pay back a total of $136,000 with interest billed to parents of incarcerated children after the practice was banned by a new state law.

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Monterey Investigating Alleged “Sexual Improprieties” by City Manager

CityNews - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:48

Mike McCarthy resigned on Dec. 18. In a Jan. 5 email, the city revealed why.

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L.A. Officials Will Crack Down on Homeless Encampments in Fire-Prone Areas

CityNews - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:42

Officials in the City of Los Angeles have been roused to action after learning that at least one of last month’s devastating wildfires was caused by activities at a nearby homeless encampment.

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Former Turlock City Manager Alleges Retaliation, Cover-Up

CityNews - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:36

But this isn’t his first legal claim against a former employer.

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Destination Nowhere: How American Cities Are Shuffling Thousands of Homeless Around the U.S. Each Year

CityNews - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:30

Each year, thousands of homeless people are given one-way tickets from one city to another with little consideration as to where they’re going, who they’ll meet, or what will eventually become of them.

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California City Residents Rally Behind Fired Chief

CityNews - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:18

Was Justin Vincent a whistleblower?

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San Bernardino Remembers Slain Deputy

CountyNews - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:40

Plus, how you can help the deputy's family.

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After Thomas Fire, Santa Barbara Braces for ‘Toxic Soup’

CountyNews - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:34

You know the drill. First come the fires. Then the rain. Then the mudslides.

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Sheriff, Undersheriff Leaving Ventura County

CountyNews - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:30

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says he will not run for reelection.

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ICE Chief Slams Sonoma County on Fox News

CountyNews - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:26

Here we go again. 

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Jeff Sessions’ Pot Crackdown: Reactions, Predictions, and More

CountyNews - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:15

U.S. Atty General Jeff Sessions has reversed the Obama-era policy that paved the way for state legalization of marijuana. What will it mean for California and the nation at large?

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