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Oroville Sues State Over Dam Crisis

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:48

The City of Oroville is suing the California Department of Water Resources over a massive spill at the Oroville Dam that forced 188,000 people to flee their homes last year.

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Showdown Over Homeless Feeding in El Cajon

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:40

A group of activists in El Cajon say they were cited last weekend for nothing more than trying to lend their homeless brethren a helping hand. The city says that's not true. 

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NorCal Cities Brace for ICE Arrests

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:30
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One California City is Helping Its Cannabis Industry Fill Jobs

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:23

Greenfield, California is partnering with its budding medical marijuana industry to recruit talent for a range of open cannabis positions.

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Moreno Valley Gets a Scolding (and a Threat) From the Washington Post

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:16

Officials in the City of Moreno Valley have been forced to remove a mock edition of the Washington Post that they created as part of a creative campaign to woo Amazon’s new headquarters.

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El Monte’s City Manager is Moving to Norwalk

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:37

Norwalk has hired El Monte top administrator Jesus Gomez as its next city manager.

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Peace Officers Research Association of California Endorse Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:27

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has received an endorsement for governor from the state’s largest law enforcement organization.

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Opening Salvo: Gov. Brown Proposes 2018-2019 Budget

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

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

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

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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Monterey Investigating Alleged “Sexual Improprieties” by City Manager

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

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

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

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

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:18

Was Justin Vincent a whistleblower?

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