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Japanese City to End Sister Ties With San Francisco Over Statue

CityNews - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 22:55

Some wounds never heal.

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It Wasn’t Your Imagination. Thursday Was the Hottest Thanksgiving Day Ever in Southern California.

CountyNews - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 19:11

If you’re anything like us, you were standing as far away from the kitchen on Thursday, letting poor aunt Agnus do all the dirty -- err, sweaty -- work of cooking Thanksgiving dinner.

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California’s New Marijuana Rules Have Been Released. Here Are Some Highlights.

CountyNews - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 18:56

276 pages, condensed.

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Cannabis Industry Spends Big Vying for Influence in San Diego County

CountyNews - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 18:53

Move over real estate developers and labor unions because there’s a new special interest on the scene and it’s packing a punch in San Diego’s 2018 supervisors’ race.

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Madera County D.A. Facing Possible Censure for Workplace Harassment

CountyNews - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 18:21

Madera County Supervisors will meet Monday to discuss alleged “abusive conduct” at the hands of the county’s district attorney, David Linn.

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New Study Casts Doubt on L.A.’s Annual Homeless Count

CountyNews - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 18:16

A new study is calling into question the accuracy of Los Angeles County’s annual homeless count, finding that it underestimates the number of people living on L.A. streets and provides implausible yearly breakdowns on race, gender, ethnicity and age.

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Antonio Villaraigosa Calls for New “Prosperity Zones” to Bridge State’s Economic Divide

CityNews - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 04:04

“These new Prosperity Zones need the power to keep local funds local. They need the ability to adapt regulations to local realities while continuing to meet statewide goals. Most of all, they need the authority to act together as regional economies to help lift up every family in every part of California.”

Tags: FeaturedLos Angeleseconomic development
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Could ‘Gabriel’s Law’ Help Prevent Another Senseless Child Death?

CityNews - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:56

The death and torture of eight-year-old Palmdale boy Gabriel Fernandez is one of the most horrific in recent memory.

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Laguna Niguel Expected to Hire Anaheim’s Assistant City Manager

CityNews - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:45

Anaheim Assistant City Manager Kristine Ridge is expected to be appointed to the top administrative position in Laguna Niguel today, effective January of 2018.

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Antonio Villaraigosa Calls for New “Prosperity Zones” to Bridge State’s Economic Divide

CountyNews - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:54

“These new Prosperity Zones need the power to keep local funds local. They need the ability to adapt regulations to local realities while continuing to meet statewide goals. Most of all, they need the authority to act together as regional economies to help lift up every family in every part of California.”

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Tehama County Shooter Kevin Janson Neal Was a Ticking Time Bomb. Why Wasn’t He Defused?

CountyNews - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:45

Victims’ families and neighbors have some tough questions for Tehama County authorities.

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SoCal Smog is Rising While Emissions Decline. Why?

CountyNews - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:19

For the second straight year, Southern California has seen an increase in smog.

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Could ‘Gabriel’s Law’ Help Prevent Another Senseless Child Death?

CountyNews - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:14

Lancaster wants to force changes at L.A. DCFS.

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Could ‘Gabriel’s Law’ Help Prevent Another Senseless Child Death?

CountyNews - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:42

Lancaster leaders are a proposing an ordinance that would change how L.A. County DCFS operates in their city.

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Here’s What We Know About the Legionnaire’s Outbreak in Orange County

CountyNews - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:15

An outbreak of Legionnaires Disease in Orange County, California has affected 15 people, including two who have died.

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Selma City Manager Arrested For Misuse of Fowler Funds

CityNews - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:29

Selma City Manager David Elias has been arrested on suspicion of misappropriating public funds through the use of a city credit card while he was employed as the top administrator of Fowler.

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Lompoc City Manager Leaving for Santa Maria

CityNews - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:21

Lompoc City Manager Patrick Wiemiller is headed to Santa Maria to assume the assistant city manager’s job. He’ll start in about 90 days, according to statements released by both cities on Nov. 9.

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How a Group of Mental Health Patients May Have Defeated a Sales Tax Measure in Coalinga

CityNews - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:01

The Coalinga State Hospital is home to more than 1,000 sexually violent predators and other individuals with severe psychiatric illnesses. 

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