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Here’s What Happened in L.A.’s Election Tuesday

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:51

An important election that almost no one voted in.

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Santa Paula Hires Banning City Manager Michael Rock

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:43

Banning City Manager Michael Rock has resigned and accepted the same position with the City of Santa Paula.

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Long Beach Hires New Deputy City Manager

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:11

The City of Long Beach has looked to the Prairie State for its next deputy city manager.

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Walnut Creek Hires San Luis Obispo CAO Dan Buckshi

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:48

There’s a new city manager coming to Walnut Creek.

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La Cañada Flintridge City Councilman David A. Spence Dies at 80

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 16:42

Farewell, Councilman.

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Mystery Deepens as Lemoore and Its City Manager Part Ways

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:29

What exactly happened between Andi Welsh and the city is still unclear.

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Meet the Lawyer Behind California’s Voting Rights Act Revolution

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:24

A number of cities have had to swap their at-large systems for district-based elections. Meet the attorney behind it all.

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Bay Area Companies Offer Paid Time Off to Protest

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:20

In the Bay Area, the “paid protester” canard is real.

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Bidding on Trump’s Border Wall? If You’re Doing Business With L.A., You May Need to Disclose It.

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:15

One L.A. Councilman wants companies to disclose their ties to Trump’s border wall before doing work with the city.

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Sacramento Welcomes New Pot Boss

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:10

Sacramento has hired its first chief of cannabis policy to oversee marijuana regulation and operations in the city.

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Santa Ana Hires Acting City Manager… Again

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 04:10

Santa Ana has seen better days.

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America Can't Get Enough of Newark PD's 'Gluten-Laced Meth' PSA

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 04:04

"Is your meth laced with deadly gluten?"

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Public Smoking Ban Headed for Laguna Beach

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 03:56

It would become the first city in Orange County to do so.

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Starting a Family? Consider One of These 10 Cities.

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 03:50

SmartAsset ranks the top cities for raising a family in California.

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Gov. Jerry Brown Taps Coachella Councilman for Riverside County's Fourth District

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 03:46

Gov. Jerry Brown has announced the appointment of Coachella City Councilman V. Manuel Perez to replace the late Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit.

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Palmdale Mayor’s Home and Offices Raided by Investigators

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:27

The searchers were carried out by members of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Wednesday as part of a probe involving Ledford’s past work for a consulting firm.

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For Riverside’s Four Newest Cities, Help is Finally on the Way

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:22

A state Senate bill aimed at restoring lost funding to Riverside County’s newest cities cleared the state Assembly Thursday and is now headed to the governor’s desk for signature.

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Sources Say Oakland Firefighters Had Partied at the Ghost Ship Before

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:14

Firefighters weren’t just aware of the safety hazards; they’d danced among them.

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Lake Forest Welcomes New City Manager

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:08

Congratulations, Debra Rose.

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L.A. City Council Joins Calls for Trump’s Impeachment

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:04

“With this resolution, the city of Los Angeles calls on our Congress members and senators for the good of the country to investigate Trump’s international finances, and make sure that he is actually working on behalf of the American people and not his own pocketbook.”

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