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San Joaquin County Pathologists Offer to Rescind Resignations on One Condition

CountyNews - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 08:19

Is it time to separate the Coroner’s Office and Sheriff’s Department?

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L.A. County Has the Second Highest Homeless Population in the United States

CountyNews - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 08:11

And unlike New York (No. 1), most of L.A.’s homeless are on the street.

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As Wildfires Rage, Inmate Firefighters Are in Short Supply

CountyNews - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 08:01

A series of criminal justice reform measures have reduced the number of inmates serving time in California’s state prisons. That has cut the ranks of inmate firefighters dramatically at a time when devastating wildfires seem to be becoming the norm.

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Sonoma County Issues First Permit for Commercial Marijuana Farm

CountyNews - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 07:51

Sonoma County has issued its first non-medical marijuana cultivation permit to a couple in Sebastopol.

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What’s In a Name? San Diego Changes Rules for Honorary Bridge Naming

CountyNews - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 07:48

It just got a little harder to have a bridge named after you in unincorporated San Diego County.

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Fear Grips Ojai as Flames Close In

CityNews - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:43

As fires rage across the southern portion of the state, residents in Ojai fear there might be nothing left of their beloved city soon.

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Half Moon Bay City Manager Submits Resignation

CityNews - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:37
Half Moon Bay is on the lookout for a new city manager following last week’s resignation of Magda Gonzalez.Tags: FeaturedHalf Moon Baycity managercomings and goings
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Oakland Worker Strike Enters Third Day

CityNews - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:30

What do they want? More money. When do they want it? Now.

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Santa Ana Finalizes Cannabis Rules

CityNews - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:26
Santa Ana is the only city in Orange County to allow recreational marijuana pot shops so far.Tags: FeaturedSanta Ana
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Here are the Most Hipster Cities in the U.S.

CityNews - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:23

Move over, Portland.

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SoCal Under Siege: More than 65,000 Acres Burned in Wildfires So Far

CountyNews - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 05:33

Wildfires in Los Angeles, Ventura, and San Bernardino counties ravaged the southland Tuesday, scorching more than 65,000 acres and forcing over 150,000 evacuations.

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‘Concussion’ Doctor Resigns From San Joaquin County Job, Alleges Sheriff Corruption

CountyNews - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 05:26

Dr. Omalu is sharing alarming details about the sheriff's interaction with the medical examiner's office. 

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Kern County, Which Just Banned Pot, Could Still Welcome Delivery Services

CountyNews - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 03:48

Less than two months after banning commercial pot, Kern County supervisors now want to consider mobile delivery services.

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New Guide Explores San Diego County's Wildlife

CountyNews - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 03:46

Pretty cool.

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San Diego Sheriff’s Candidate Says He’s Facing Retribution for His Election Challenge

CountyNews - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 02:10

San Diego County Sheriff’s Commander Dave Meyers has decided to challenge sitting sheriff Bill Gore in 2018. Now, he says that decision has made him the target of a workplace retaliation campaign.

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Special Holiday Discount for our Readers

CityNews - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:19

Get the perfect gift for the City Planner in your life.

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Meet Preet Didbal of Yuba City, America’s First Female Sikh Mayor

CityNews - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 05:15

In a national first, Yuba City will swear in a Sikh woman as mayor at a ceremony today.

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Review of OCSD Contracts Underway

CityNews - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:32
Thirteen cities have hired a contractor to examine the rising cost of policing services carried out by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.Tags: FeaturedMission ViejoAliso ViejoDana PointLaguna HillsLaguna NiguelLaguna WoodsLake ForestRancho Santa MargaritaSan ClementeSan Juan CapistranoStantonVilla ParkYorba Lindapublic safety
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Plaintiffs Say San Jose PD’s Sex Sting Operations Targeted LGBT

CityNews - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:29

Five gay men are accusing the San Jose Police Department of targeting them in sex sting operations because of their sexual orientation back in 2014 and 2015.

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Chico is California’s ‘Drunkest’ City

CityNews - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:24

Nationwide, the designation goes to Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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